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Kandinsky and Russia

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

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