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The sacred seam (Krestetskaya stroch'ka) Folk handicraft

23 march 2000—25 april 2000
The Sacred seam is one of the brightest phenomena in contemporary folk art. Its name is due to the village of Krestzy that is located near Novgorod. Nowadays this handicraft is developed in the Valday and Krestzy districts where have been worked generations of noted masters. The exposition included more than 100 works from the collections of the Russian Museum, the Novgorod Reserve Museum and the Sacred seam handicraft that illustrate many-years history of assimilating complicated technical methods of hemstitch and ornamental tradition formation. The exhibition was organized in cooperation with open joint-stock company Sacred seam where this traditional art is organized on industrial base.
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The Union of Youth

The Union of Youth

4 july—2 september 2019

The exhibition of the first avant-garde association of Russia will present about 200 items: paintings, graphics, scenographic projects, as well as posters and archival materials.

Angels of the 20th and 21st Centuries

Angels of the 20th and 21st Centuries

13 june—19 august 2019

The exhibition will trace the pictorial and semantic metamorphosis of the image of the angel in fine arts from modernism, symbolism, and avant-garde to the art of our contemporaries.

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