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29 december 2002—10 march 2003
The main theme of this exhibition, which consists of works of painting, sculpture and graphics of XVI-XX cc. from collection of the Russian museum, will be relationship between two. Antinomies that form dialectic of human life (like love and hatred, youth and old age, good and evil, friendship and enmity, gift and mediocrity) were transferred to art with inevitable constancy and determined plots of the great majority of masterpieces of the world fine art. At the exhibition in the Benoi wing various problems of relationship between people will be shown by such canvases as On the eve of Annunciation by M.Nesterov, Persey and Andromeda by K.Brullov, Harlequin and his Lady by K.Somov, A Kiss by F.Moller, Wrestlers by N.Goncharova, Petre I is interrogating zarevich Alexey by N.Ge. Sometimes the same themes or images can be seen in their development. For instance, saints Boris and Gleb are shown both in the icon of XVI c. and in the picture by N.Rerikh. Besides, canvas of V.Borovikovsky, A.Venezianov, A.Ivanov, N.Yaroshenko, B.Kustodiev, P.Kusnezov, K.Malevich, G.Serebryakova, and many many other brilliant Russian artists will be showcased at the exhibition. The exhibition is held as a part of IV International winter festival 'Ploshad Iskusstv' (Square of Arts)
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Mikhail Vrubel. To the 165th Anniversary of the Artist

Mikhail Vrubel. To the 165th Anniversary of the Artist

2 june—2 august 2022

The exhibition dedicated to the 165th anniversary of Mikhail Aleksandrovich Vrubel (1856-1910) will present the main stages of the path of one of the leading masters of Russian art. Like the titans of the Renaissance, the artist was richly gifted. His creative pursuits and achievements were far ahead of his time. Portraits of contemporaries and landscapes created by him, works inspired by Russian and ancient mythology and classical literature, are marked by high spirituality.

Preserving History. The Russian Museum Restoration Workshops Celebrate Their Centenary

Preserving History. The Russian Museum Restoration Workshops Celebrate Their Centenary

21 april—18 july 2022

April 25, 2022 marks exactly 100 years since the organization of the first restoration workshop at the Russian Museum. Only 330 of the most interesting exhibits from the restoration point of view will be presented at the exhibition. These are paintings, icons and graphic works, objects of decorative, applied and folk art and sculptures.

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