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Kandinsky and Russia

Black spot (I). 1912. Oil on canvas. 101х131. State Russian Museum
21 february 2017—16 july 2017

The exhibition is held at the Málaga branch.

The exhibition “Kandinsky and Russia” presents 66 art pieces from the collection of the Russian museum. The oeuvre of Wassily Kandinsky (1866–1944), world-renown Russian artist is for the first time presented with special emphasis made on the national origins of his early figurative works and abstract paintings of 1910-s. The exhibition dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the artist comprises his graphic and painterly works alongside with the pieces by his prominent contemporaries (Ivan Bilibin, Elena Polenova, Sergei Malyutin, Mikhail Larionov, Natalia Goncharova, Kazimir Malevich, David Burliuk, Alexey Yawlensky, Marianna Verevkina and others). These artists participated with Kandinsky in the Izdebsky Salons and “The Blue Rider” group exhibitions and reflected the symbolism, expressionism and art nouveau trends.

The exposition also includes the examples of traditional Russian folk art (distaffs, birch bark boxes, embroidered towels, toys, carved wooden items) that largely influenced the stylistic and ideological principles of Wassily Kandinsky’s art.

A river in autumn. Between 1901 and 1903. Oil on plywood. 20х30,5. State Russian Museum A white cloud. 1918. Oil on glass. 25x31. State Russian Museum Two ovals. 1919. Oil on canvas. 107х89,5. State Russian Museum Distaff. Middle of XIX century. Carving and painting on wood. State Russian Museum

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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.”

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