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2nd Biennale of Historical and Archival Photography from Russian Museums and Archives

Supported by:
  • OJSC Severstal
2nd Biennale of Historical and Archival Photography from Russian Museums and Archives
18 december 2013—24 february 2014

The exhibition presents the historic and archive photography of the midst of the 19th - first half of the 20th century in the wide thematic range and variety of artistic and technical peculiarities. The most valuable features of the exposition are the expressiveness and documental character of the fixation of true events and various phenomena of Russian culture. The Second Photobiennale of historical and archive photography is the panorama of Russian life that is very different in content and abundance. Here the documental shots of unknown photographers are presented alongside with the works of greatest Russian masters of this view of art and together they reconstruct the cultural, economical and political image of Russia.

The exposition acquaints the viewers with the very interesting and rich photo-collections from the collections of Russian museums and archives and also introduces these documents in the scientific use and put the questions of attribution of works, investigation of the history of photography, techniques and methods of photo-printing, and also enriches the notion of the fond of photographs in the Russian museums and archives.

With the financial support of OJSC Severstal

Exhibitions
The Light of Learning: Publishing and Educational Posters from the Collection of the Russian Museum

The Light of Learning: Publishing and Educational Posters from the Collection of the Russian Museum

16 december 2020—30 march 2021

The exhibition features posters from the collection of the Russian Museum, relating to education in Russia in the first third of the twentieth century. The exposition includes about 120 works of agitation art of the widest thematic range - from narrow advertising in bookstores, publishing houses and libraries to large-scale propaganda of reading, getting knowledge and education.

Gifts to the Russian Museum from Artists and Collectors. Selected Works. 1898–2019

Gifts to the Russian Museum from Artists and Collectors. Selected Works. 1898–2019

29 july 2020—30 november 2020

To mark the 125th anniversary of the Russian Museum, such an exhibition will be shown in all of its palaces, bringing together items of different epochs and donors, including the imperial family (Alexander III, Nicholas II, Grand Dukes), famous patrons of the arts and many others. General sponsor of the exhibition - VTB Bank.

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