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Ivan Sotnikov. Heracles.
Marble Palace

Ivan Sotnikov. Heracles.

16 june—19 july 2021

The name of Ivan Sotnikov (1961, Leningrad - 2015, St. Petersburg), artist and priest, marks a specific period of 35 years of St. Petersburg art. The first graphic ...

Vladimir Vasilkovsky. To the 100th Birth Anniversary
Stroganov Palace

Vladimir Vasilkovsky. To the 100th Birth Anniversary

17 june—23 august 2021

The exhibition is dedicated to the centenary of the birth of Vladimir Sergeevich Vasilkovsky (1921-2002), an outstanding figure of St. Pet...

Ivan Shishkin. 1832–1898
Benois Wing

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 ...

Aidan Salakhova. From the New Saints Series.
Marble Palace

Aidan Salakhova. From the New Saints Series.

24 june—25 october 2021

Aidan Salakhova is a famous Russian painter and sculptor, pedagogue, recent active gallery owner and public figure. Her career in recent years has been ...

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

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

22 july—20 september 2021

The name of Igor Grabar (1871-1960) is inextricably linked with the Silver Age of Russian culture.

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Circus: an opening of the exhibition - Events

Circus: an opening of the exhibition

18 march 2016—18 march 2016

On 17 of March the exhibition "Circus" is opened in the Benois Wing.

The major exhibition in the Russian Museum presents the pieces of art dedicated to the circus of the XIX-XX centuries for the first time. Among the artists who were inspired by this subject are A. Benois, S. Sudeikin, A. Shevchenko, S. Dymshits-Tolstaya, I. Puni, A. Jakovlev, V. Shukhaev, M. Shemiakin, A.Agabekov, N. Nesterova, K, Simun, I. Tarasiuk and others.

The exhibition comprises paintings, graphic works, sculptures and pieces of decorative and applied art from the Russian Museum and artists' workshops and also unique historic materials from the collection of St. Petersburg Museum of Circus Art.

The fantasy costumes are made by artist Alyona Kogan.
Foto: Tatiana Barkova, Galina Kogemyachenko

17 march—9 june 2016


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