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Arkady Shaikhet: Photographs 1924-51

20 march 2001—15 april 2001
Arkady Shaikhet (1898-1959) was an outstanding photographer and the founding father of Soviet newsline photography. He took up professional photography in 1926 and worked for the Ogonyok magazine. Shaikhet was a prize-winner of numerous exhibitions of photography in London, Prague and Zagreb. During the Second World War, he served as a frontline photographer with the rank of captain. His private archives contain thousands of frontline shots. After his death, Shaikhet's photographs were successfully shown in New York, Oxford, Cologne, Nuremberg, Amsterdam and other European cities. This exhibition comprises works from the collections of the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow, the Galerie Alex Lachmann in Cologne and the Arkady Shaikhet family archives.
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Posters of the Revolutionary Era

Posters of the Revolutionary Era

15 september—6 november 2017

The genre of political poster in the Russian art formed and developed in the first years after the Revolution of 1917. The exhibition at the Marble palace dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Revolution presents a large-scale and impressing outlook of the birth and formation of the Soviet poster as a specific art genre on the example of the art works from the collection of the Russian Museum.

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Children of the Soviet State

Children of the Soviet State

7 september—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.

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Russian Museum - one of the world's largest museums and is perhaps the only country where such a full treasure of national culture are presented.
Virtual tour of the museum complex. 2009 (Rus., Eng., Ger., Fin.)

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In the online shop of the Russian Museum presented a huge range of souvenirs, illustrated editions and multimedia disks.

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