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VENUS SOVIETICA

1 november 2007—7 april 2008
The exhibition is timed to the 90th anniversary of the Great Russian Social Revolution. The show comprises paintings, easel and printed graphic art, sculptures, objects of decorative and applied art, posters as well as photographs from private collection of Moscow and Saint Petersburg. For the first time the exhibition presents works that reflect at the same time equally changed social status of woman and artist's traditional perception of woman as a muse, a source of inspiration and sensual beauty. The exhibition features the well-known canvases by Alexander Samokhvalov 'On the Stadium' and 'After Crossing-Country Race', Alexander Deineka 'Expanse', Andrei Mylnikov 'Morning'. The most part of the works are presented in such context for the first time: sketches for unpainted 'Joy of Life' by Alexander Samokhvalov, 'Night' by Alexander Deineka, models by Yuri Pimenov and Vladimir Lebedev, Alexander Shevchenko and Andrei Goncharov, 'Nude with White Drapery' by Vladimir Malagis. The role of emancipated woman equaled with man both in family and at work is fully reflected in posters of the 1920s. The exhibition is supplemented with the show of soviet documental and feature film clips. The multimedia film of the same title was created especially for the exhibition. The exhibition is supported by the Unident Company and Tamaz and Iveta Manasherov personally. It is accompanied by a catalogue in Russian and German.
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Igor Grabar. For the 150th Anniversary of the Artist's Birth

Igor Grabar. For the 150th Anniversary of the Artist's Birth

22 july—20 september 2021

The exhibition dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the artist presents more than 120 paintings made in 1880s - 1950s. The exposition will include works from 17 Russian museums, as well as private collections in both Russian capitals.

Ivan Shishkin. 1832–1898

Ivan Shishkin. 1832–1898

23 june—30 august 2021

The work of Ivan Shishkin (1832–1898) occupies a special place in history of Russian art. The major exhibition from the funds of the Russian Museum will provide an opportunity to get acquainted with the unique talent of the greatest master of Russian landscape in all its diversity.

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