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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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Works by Contemporary Chinese Artists from the Shanghai Art Fair

Works by Contemporary Chinese Artists from the Shanghai Art Fair

22 august—30 august 2018

Works selected at the Shanghai Art Fair intended to represent the diversity of styles and perspectives in Chinese contemporary art

St. Isaac's Cathedral: A History

St. Isaac's Cathedral: A History

22 august—7 october 2018

The exhibition, dedicated to the 200th anniverary of St. Isaac's Cathedral, reveals new facts on the history of its construction and decoration. It presents drawings and cartoons made for the interior of the cathedral by such masters as Karl Bryullov, Fyodor Bruni, and others.

A Masterpiece by Karl Bryullov. New attribution

A Masterpiece by Karl Bryullov. New attribution

9 august—1 october 2018

The exhibition in the Garden Vestibule presents the only portrait Karl Bryullov had ever painted of the members of the imperial family — the portrait of Grand Duchess Alexandra Nikolaevna, daughter of Nicholas I, and the story behind it.

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.

Children of the Soviet State

Children of the Soviet State

7 september 2017—20 november 2017

The works by painters, graphic artists, sculptors and masters of the applied arts, created in 1920-1980-s, provide a vivid image of the Soviet State smallest citizens’ life. Through the images of children of the Soviet State these art pieces reflect the pages of Soviet history – both heroic and  tragic.

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.

Ostroumova-Lebedeva, Artist and Art Collector

Ostroumova-Lebedeva, Artist and Art Collector

25 august 2016—7 november 2016

The exhibition forms part of the project dedicated to the private art collections that arrived to the Russian museum in various periods and constitute its treasury.
In 1916 the museum acquired the first nine works by Anna Ostroumova-Lebedeva, whose oeuvre reflects the revival and flourishing of etching in the early XX century Russian art.

Sylvester Schedrin and School of Posillipo. To the 225th Anniversary of the Artist

Sylvester Schedrin and School of Posillipo. To the 225th Anniversary of the Artist

11 august 2016—7 november 2016

Silvester Schedrin (1791–1830) is a prominent master of Russian landscape of romanticism epoch. He was one of the first masters who started making landscapes directly from nature, reflecting the vision of the air and light and the idea of the unity of man and nature.

German video art in the Russian Museum

German video art in the Russian Museum

3 august 2016—31 august 2016

"The Last News" (2002)
Christoph Draeger
Reynold Reynolds

Masterpieces of the Russian Museum

Masterpieces of the Russian Museum

24 september 2015—20 december 2015

The exhibition is held in the Kaliningrad State Artgallery

Three of Great Russian Portraitists: Rokotov, Levitsky, Borovikovsky

Three of Great Russian Portraitists: Rokotov, Levitsky, Borovikovsky

19 september 2015—20 december 2015

The exhibition is held in The Yaroslavl Art Museum

Georgiy (Gaga) Kovenchuk. 1933-2015

Georgiy (Gaga) Kovenchuk. 1933-2015

17 september 2015—12 october 2015

Gaga Kovenchuk - Georgy Vasilievich Kovenchuk (1933-2015) was born in Leningrad. Kovenchuk graduated from the graphic faculty of the Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture named after Ilya Repin (Alexei Pahomov's studio). His grandfather, Nicolai Kulbin was a prominent figure in art world, a theoretician of the Russian avant-garde. Kovenchuk's life is organically interlinked with artistic life of St. Petersburg with many connecting lines.

VALENTIN SIDOROV. MY QUIET COUNTRY...

VALENTIN SIDOROV. MY QUIET COUNTRY...

3 september 2014—3 november 2014

The exhibition presents the main steps of creative biography of Valentin Sidorov (born 1928) - the People's artist of USSR, the People's artist of Ukraine, full member of the Russian Academy of arts, head of management board of the Union of Artists of Russia and member of the Union of Writers of Russia.

FAMILY PORTRAIT

FAMILY PORTRAIT

13 august 2014—27 october 2014

The exhibition includes over 200 paintings, graphic works and sculptures from the Russian Museum collection, private collections and artists' studios.

LATIF KAZBEKOV. WATERCOLOR.

LATIF KAZBEKOV. WATERCOLOR.

7 august 2014—15 september 2014

The exhibition presents works of Latif Kazbekov - famous contemporary artist from St. Petersburg.

ENGRAVING ON METAL IN RUSSIA. 17th -19th CENTURIES

ENGRAVING ON METAL IN RUSSIA. 17th -19th CENTURIES

11 july 2013—14 october 2013

Engraving had the important role in the Russian art until the beginning of the 20th century, when the Russian society had the requirements in the printed copies from different originals of images.

LEONID BORISOV. THAT'S ALL

LEONID BORISOV. THAT'S ALL

27 june 2013—12 august 2013

The solo exhibition of the Russian artist Leonid Borisov is dedicated to the 70th birth anniversary of the artist, who died at January, 2013.

ALEXANDER GOLOVIN.1863-1930.

ALEXANDER GOLOVIN.1863-1930.

20 june 2013—4 september 2013

The exhibition is devoted to the 150th birth anniversary of the famous Russian artist Alexander Golovin (1863-1930) who organically combined in his creative oeuvre the tradition and modernity, the severity of classicism and decorative fineness of the modern style.

MIKHAIL SHVARTSMAN AND HIS DISCIPLES

MIKHAIL SHVARTSMAN AND HIS DISCIPLES

24 may 2012—2 july 2012

For the first time in the Russian Museum this exhibition bring together artworks by a prominent master of Soviet unofficial art of the 2nd half of the XX century Mikhail Shvartsman and disciples of his Hieratic School.

SAUKA FAMILY

SAUKA FAMILY

17 may 2012—18 june 2012

For the first time in Russia this exhibition presents the creative oeuvre of the modern Lithuanian artists Sharunas Sauki, his wife Nomeda Saukene and son Mikolas Sauki.

ALEXANDER LABAS (1900 – 1983)

ALEXANDER LABAS (1900 – 1983)

12 april 2012—16 july 2012

The exhibition presents the works by famous Soviet artist Alexander Labas (1900-1983) who is one of the leading masters of the Society of Easel Painters. His creative oeuvre became a bright and an original phenomenon in fine arts of the 1920`s - beginning of the 1930`s.

2011
GENIA CHEF. GLORY OF A NEW CENTURY

GENIA CHEF. GLORY OF A NEW CENTURY

16 november 2011—11 december 2011

The solo exhibition of Genia Chef presents the creative oeuvre of the well-known master of contemporary art who was born in the Soviet Union and from 1985 works in foreign countries (Germany, Austria, the United States of America, Spain).

HELLO - THIS IS US!

HELLO - THIS IS US!

28 october 2011—17 november 2011

The international exhibition of the children's photograph is the artistic and educational Photo-project that united the young masters of photograph from Cologne, Turku and St. Petersburg. The exhibition shows what the young Finns, Germans and Russians are interested in.

RUSSIA FOR ALL. Exhibition project by Victor Bondarenko and Dmitry Gutov

RUSSIA FOR ALL. Exhibition project by Victor Bondarenko and Dmitry Gutov

29 september 2011—16 october 2011

The Russia for All exhibition project by the inhabitants of Moscow Victor Bondarenko (the author of idea of the exhibition) and the artist Dmitry Gutov is connected with the practice of contemporary art and realized in the form of the trip across Russia with stops in different cities.

2010

“EXPEDITION” EXHIBITION-INSTALLATION

18 november 2010—13 december 2010

“Expedition” exhibition-installation created by the modern artists Mikhail Pavlukovich and Olga Subbotina in 2010 especially for the Festival of modern art “Living Perm” is holding within the framework of the Days of Perm Culture in St. Petersburg “Cultural Alliance”.

THE VICTORY. INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF THE CHILD ART.

THE VICTORY. INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF THE CHILD ART.

3 november 2010—3 november 2010

The participants of the exhibition are the children from 5 to 17 years old, studying in the kindergartens, lyceums, general education and art schools, palaces, houses and centres of art of St. Petersburg, the Leningrad Region, Vologda Region and Murmansk Region, Magnitogorsk, Tver, North Osetya-Alanya Republic.

2009
VLADIMIR TITOV

VLADIMIR TITOV

28 october 2009—1 december 2009

For the first time the paintings by the well-known painter-emigrant Vladimir Titov, who lives now in France are presented at his personal exhibition in Saint-Petersburg. The exposition includes 45 works from the author's collection.

EUGENE ABEZGAUZ

14 october 2009—10 november 2009

The exhibition activity of Abezgauz envelop hundreds of expositions: from the small apartment-exhibitions of the Leningrad underground to such final historic expositions as "From Gulag to Glasnost.

ROBERT BATEMAN. Canada

8 october 2009—30 november 2009

At the exhibition there are presented for the first time in Russia the works by the well-known Canadian animal painter, naturalist and active greener Robert Bateman.

2008

GOING BRONZE. PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

14 november 2008—12 december 2008

Exposition opens the series of exhibitions in the project dedicated to Russian private collections.

Mikhail Shvartsman Graphic art

29 october 2008—1 december 2008

For the first time the exhibition of artworks by Mikhail Shvartsman from the collection of the artist’s family presents his graphic heritage as an organic, unique, marked by special virtuosic “making” branch of his creative oeuvre.

Manfred Hebenstreit

16 october 2008—20 november 2008

The artworks by the well-known Austrian artist Manfred Hebenstreit will be presented in the Russian Museum for the first time.

2007

ZINAIDA SEREBRYAKOVA. NUDES

11 october 2007—22 november 2007

Till recently the viewers knew Zinaida Serebryakova as a master of portrait, genre scenes from the life of peasantry.

YURY GRETSKY. IRINA GRETSKAYA. Painting. Graphic Art. Object

11 october 2007—19 november 2007

The unfathomable creative harmony makes the duet of Irina and Yury Gretsky highly attractive.

MIKHAIL KOZLOVSKY

MIKHAIL KOZLOVSKY

27 september 2007—10 december 2007

The Mikhail Kozlovsky (1753 — 1802) exhibition is dedicated to the 250th birthday anniversary of one of the leading artists of the eighteenth century.

2006

German Egoshin. Painting from the Collection of the Russian Museum and the Artist´s Studio

2 november 2006—20 november 2006

The second exhibition of paintings by famous St Petersburg artist German Egoshin in the Russian Museum is dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the master´s birth.

Ladislas Kijno

26 october 2006—27 november 2006

The Russian Museum presents the one-man show of Ladislas Kijno, one of the most unusual and resourceful representatives of the generation of artists, whom traditionally call 'the artists of the fifties'.

Andrei Lanskoy

25 october 2006—20 november 2006

The Russian Museum presents the one-man show of the artist Andrei Lanskoy.

2005

"THE MIRACLE MAN WAS OF LARGE STATURE". Dedicated to the 100-th anniversary of Daniel Harms

22 december 2005—30 january 2005

The project is dedicated to the centenary of Daniil Kharms' birth. He was one of the most renowned writers of the 20th century.

Family Relics and Contributions of the Stroganovs to Russian Churches. Opening of the permanent exposition

16 december 2005—31 december 2005

The unique works of applied art, icon painting and embroideries from the funds of the Russian Museum are shown in the rooms of the first floor, facing the Nevsky prospect.

ANDY WARHOL. ARTIST OF MODERN LIFE

9 december 2005—28 february 2005

The State Russian Museum introduces the oeuvre of Andy Warhol. This is one of the biggest and most significant projects ever realised in Russia.

2004

Andrei Yakovlev. Painting from the collection of the Russian Museum

17 november 2004—17 december 2004

The exhibition marks the seventieth anniversary of the birth of Andrei Yakovlev, honoured artist of Russia and winner of the Repin Prize.

Olga Chernysheva. The Happiness Zone

15 november 2004—6 december 2004

The Zone of Happiness exhibition shows four Olga Chernysheva's videofilms (The Unknown, Self-Studying, Dionysius Steamer, Train), as well as a series of drawings and watercolours created by the artist on the basis of her video- and photo-works.

Roger Ballen Photography

15 october 2004—15 november 2004

This is the first ever exhibition of the famous American photographer Roger Ballen in Russia.

Eero Jarnefelt (1863-1937) and the family of the artists Klodt

8 september 2003—12 october 2003

The exhibition introduces the oeuvre of Eero Jarnefelt - one of the most prominent artists of "the Golden Age" in the history of Finnish art.

Mikhail Karasik. Selfportrait

4 september 2003—28 september 2003

The exhibition includes works by Mikhail Karasik - an avowed leader of artist's book current in Russia. Self-portrait is a certain sizing up and is devoted to the semi-centennial of the author.

Exhibition of the works by Irina Yaroshevich. Sculpture, drawings. From the series Jubilees - 2003

28 august 2003—29 september 2003

A personal exhibition of a famous St. Petersburg sculptor Irina Yaroshevich, who many times took part in such large-scale exhibition projects of the Russian Museum as "Russian Impressionism", "Portrait in Russia. XX century", and "St. Petersburg.

Sergey Esayan

17 september 2002—26 october 2002

The opening exhibition is one of the most significant exhibits which have been organized by Contemporary Art Department of the Russian museum lately.

Bernard Schulze

12 september 2002—26 october 2002

The exhibition presents more than 100 works of painting and installations of 1960-2000 created by a contemporary German artist Bernard Schulze.

Vadim Ovchinnikov. 1951-1996 Paintings, mail-art

6 september 2002—7 october 2002

Vadim Ovchinnikov is one of the most outstanding characters of underground of Leningrad, a member of TEII (Association of Experimental Fine Art) and of the Fund of Free culture, a memder and theorist of a group New artists.

2001

Mikhail Schwartzmann. Retrospective.

11 october 2001—18 november 2001

Mikhail Schwartzmann (1926-97) was born in Moscow but after his father-s imprisonment the family frequently moved from place to place.

Anna Staritskaya

4 october 2001—18 october 2001

Anna Staritskaya was born in Ukraine in 1908. At the age of 13 she started studying drawing at the Countess Sukhanova-Tolstaya Art School in Moscow.

Pavel Filonov

3 october 2001—20 november 2001

The exhibition comprises about three hundred canvases by the renowned master of the Russian avant-garde. Pavel Filonov (1882-1941) v painter, graphic artist, theatrical designer. Contributed to exhibitions from the 1990s.

2000

Marat Gelman gallery

19 october 2000—31 december 2000

The Marat Gelman Gallery shows the South Russian Wave, Poor Art and Nostalgia exhibitions within the framework of the Art Against Geography project.

Marguerite Anielle-Palen: myth, legend, fairytale

18 october 2000—12 november 2000

Marguerite Anielle-Palen was born into an Italian family in Switzerland. Most of her time she lives in Switzerland, sometimes staying in Paris and Italy.

Antonio Menegetty Ontoarte: for the rebirth in art

2 october 2000—15 october 2000

1999

'Coma'. Installation by V.Kustov

29 november 1999—15 december 1999

The exhibition was organized with the Ludwig Museum cooperation.

Exhibition of Li San Wong works

26 november 1999—31 december 1999

Li San Wong is the outstanding contemporary artist from Northern Korea who combines devices of the Far East traditional painting and Western art experience, in particular pop-art.

Franz Lefort - associate of Peter I

17 november 1999—30 november 1999

The exhibition was prepared in cooperation with Swiss Cultural Center. Its main exhibits were historical documents and engravings from the Navy Archive, Russian National Library and the State Russian Museum.

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