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Igor and Ekaterina Pestov
Marble Palace

Igor and Ekaterina Pestov

13 september 2018—14 january 2019

A retrospective exhibition of works by Igor and Ekaterina Pestov focusing on the most burning issues of today’s world: consumption, spiritual void, aggression, and human v...

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Karl Marx Forever?
Benois Wing

Karl Marx Forever?

17 october 2018—14 january 2019

An exhibition on the occasion of the 200th birth anniversary of Karl Marx offers a comprehensive overview of images of the influential thinker in Russian culture and everyday lif...

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Unexpected Malevich. From the Archive of A. A. Leporskaya, Donated to the Russian Museum
St Michael’s Castle

Unexpected Malevich. From the Archive of A. A. Leporskaya, Donated to the Russian Museum

15 november 2018—14 january 2019

The exhibition will present drawings by Kazimir Malevich donated to the Russian Museum by R. F. Strimaitis, ac...

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Lazar Khidekel (1904–1986). Towards the History of the Russian Avant-Garde
Stroganov Palace

Lazar Khidekel (1904–1986). Towards the History of the Russian Avant-Garde

21 november 2018—14 january 2019

The exhibition will present over 80 works by Lazar Khidekel — a prominent figure of the Russian avant-garde — from the colle...

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Russian Daily Life in the Sculpture of the 19th and 20th Centuries
Marble Palace

Russian Daily Life in the Sculpture of the 19th and 20th Centuries

22 november 2018—14 january 2019

The exhibition presents a “cross-section of Russian life” in genre scuplture from the mid-19th century to the present day.

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Dashi Namdakov
St Michael’s Castle

Dashi Namdakov

12 december 2018—11 march 2019

Dashi Namdakov's work is closely tied to the national Buryat culture, Mongolian epos and the legends and parables of Buddhism, and distinguished by academic precision, particular...

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Headscarves and Shawls in Russia from the 18th to the 21st  Century
Benois Wing

Headscarves and Shawls in Russia from the 18th to the 21st  Century

20 december 2018—11 march 2019

The exhibition will present more than 600 works of various types of textile art, painting, graphics, decorative and applied art, an...

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Exhibitions in Russia and Abroad

Exhibitions in Russia and Abroad
Three Great Portraitists: Rokotov, Levitsky, Borovikovsky

Three Great Portraitists: Rokotov, Levitsky, Borovikovsky

23 march—17 june 2018

An exhibition at the Cultural and Exhibition Center of the Russian Museum in Murmansk presents 40 paintings by three great Russian masters of portraiture held in the collection of the Russian Museum: F. Rokotov, D. Levitsky, and V. Borovikovsky.

Aivazovsky. In Pursuit of the Ideal

Aivazovsky. In Pursuit of the Ideal

9 march—8 july 2018

The exhibition, comprised of 39 works, is the first large exposition of Ivan Aivazovsky’s works in Estonia. The core of the exhibition at Kadriorg Art Museum in Tallinn is comprised of Ivan Aivazovsky’s famous paintings and drawings from the State Russian Museum in St Petersburg.

The Tour. Ludwig Museum — The Collection of Russian Museum at MAMM

The Tour. Ludwig Museum — The Collection of Russian Museum at MAMM

19 february—1 may 2018

A part of the collection of works by modern artists, donated by well-known German collectors Peter and Irene Ludwig to the Russian Museum in 1994, will be open to the Moscow public  in a temporary exhibition at the Multimedia Art Museum.

Radiant Future. Art of Socialist Realism

Radiant Future. Art of Socialist Realism

10 february 2018—21 january 2019

The exhibition is held at the Málaga branch.
The exhibition, encompassing topics from industrialization and agriculture to sport and youth, includes over 100 works of painting, sculpture, and decorative and applied art from the collection of the Russian Museum and features artworks by such artists as S. Adlivankin, I. Brodsky, A. Gerasimov, A. Deineka, P. Konchalovsky, Yu. Pimenov, A. Samokhvalov, and K. Yuon.

The Traveller’s Gaze: Russian Artists around the World

The Traveller’s Gaze: Russian Artists around the World

10 february—26 august 2018

The exhibition is held at the Málaga branch.
Travel impressions of Russian artists of the 18th-20th centuries who visited Italy, France, Egypt, Palestine, Japan, China, Morocco, and the USA, represented in paintings, drawings, and sculptures from the collection of the Russian Museum.

Mikhail Shvartsman

Mikhail Shvartsman

10 february—26 august 2018

The exhibition is held at the Málaga branch.
Mikhail Shvartsman was a legendary figure for several generations of Russians: his deeply individual interpretation of the world, the mesmerizing force and depth of his thought and the absolute novelty of his visual language aroused unconditional respect. The exhibition includes 13 works created by Shvatsman between the 1970s and the 1990s.

REVOLUTIJA. From Chagall to Malevich, from Repin to Kandinsky

REVOLUTIJA. From Chagall to Malevich, from Repin to Kandinsky

12 december 2017—13 may 2018

Over 70 masterpieces from the State Russian Museum on display at Bologna Museum of Modern Art. The artworks show the developing styles and the dynamics of development of such artists as Natalia Goncharova, Kazimir Malevich, Wassily Kandinsky, Marc Chagall, Ilya Repin, Valentin Serov and Alexandr Rodchenko among the others.

Pavel Filonov

Pavel Filonov

1 december 2017—18 february 2018

November 30, the exhibition “Pavel Filonov” opened at the Samara Regional Art Museum. The exhibition is a result of the partnership between the two museums in the project “Cultural and Exhibition Centres of the Russian Museum.”

Family Portrait

Family Portrait

25 november 2017—25 february 2018

The exhibition at the Belgorod Art Museum provides an insight into the development of the family portrait genre in Russian art through the ages: from couple portraits by V. L. Borovikovsky, sentimental family scenes by G. Dawe, F. G. Toropov, and N. N. Ge, to optimistic paintings of the Soviet era by V. I. Ivanov, A. A. Mylnikov, and K. S. Petrov-Vodkin.

Russian Painting of the late 19th and early 20th centuries

Russian Painting of the late 19th and early 20th centuries

14 september 2017—21 january 2018

On September 14, 2017, the exhibition “Russian Painting of the late 19th and early 20th centuries” will open at the Cultural and Exhibition Center of the Russian Museum in Kazan. The exhibition encompasses major trends in Russian art of the period.

Red: Painting, Folk Art, and  Decorative and Applied Art from the collection of the Russian Museum

Red: Painting, Folk Art, and Decorative and Applied Art from the collection of the Russian Museum

8 september 2017—26 august 2017

On September 8, 2017, the exhibition “Red: Painting, Folk Art, and Decorative and Applied Art from the collection of the Russian Museum” will open at the Murmansk Regional Art Museum.

Nicholas Roerich

Nicholas Roerich

29 august 2017—26 november 2017

On August 29, the exhibition “Nicholas Roerich” will open at the Yaroslavl Art Museum. The display will include 50 painting and graphic works from the collection of the Russian Museum.

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