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Boris Kustodiev.Palm Sunday near the Spassky Gate on the Red Square in Moscow. 1917. Oil on canvas, 93.5 x 80 cm. State Russian Museum
18 may—22 july 2018
An exhibition of works from the collection of the Russian Museum devoted to traditional holidays in Russia has opened at the Museum of Norilsk. 

Christianity and paganism, rural and urban culture, the spiritual and corporeal, the Russian and foreign were combined in the Russian holidays for many centuries. The exhibition gives the viewer an opportunity to trace the evolution of the theme of holiday from the beginning of the 18th century when the state and folk holidays, as well as their rites, customs, and traditions, appeared in the creative oeuvre of the Russian artists for the first time.

The exhibition features works by 27 artists, including Ilya Repin, Boris Kustodiev, Konstantin Yuon, Ivan Pelevin, Kiriak Kostandin, Alexander Morozov, and many others.
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Nicholas Roerich. Painting from the Collection of the State Russian Museum

Nicholas Roerich. Painting from the Collection of the State Russian Museum

20 april—1 july 2018

An exhibition of works by Nicholas Roerich at the Mordovian Republican Museum of Fine Arts named after Stepan Erzia will include 40 paintings providing insight into the artist's aesthetic exploration.

Chagall, Lissitzky, Malevich. Russian Avant-Garde in Vitebsk (1918-1922)

Chagall, Lissitzky, Malevich. Russian Avant-Garde in Vitebsk (1918-1922)

28 march—16 july 2018

The exhibition devoted by the Centre Pompidou to the Russian avant-garde between 1918 and 1922 focuses on the work of three of its iconic figures: Marc Chagall, El Lissitzky and Kazimir Malevich — and the artists of the Vitebsk School.

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