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ART ABOUT ART

21 may 2009—1 october 2009
In the XX and XXI centuries the art along with human and his world, visible and imaginary reality became the topic of a creativity. The large conceptual exhibition «Art about art» is dedicated to this topic. The exposition contains of 130 works of art: printmaking, painting, photo-art, electronic art, art-objects. For the first time the works of A. Mylnikov, R. Lihtenshtein, T. Novikov, V. Yakovlev, I. Kabakov, G. Korzhev, D. Zhilinskij, A Kosolapov take part together in one project. In these works of art the audience may find the ironical use of the known stories, stylistic and semantic allusions, quoting and open appropriation of the alien images, free «copies» of the works of art, that are made by other painters, endless serious and parody references to the history of art.
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Aidan Salakhova. From the New Saints Series.

Aidan Salakhova. From the New Saints Series.

24 june—25 october 2021

Aidan Salakhova is a famous Russian painter and sculptor, pedagogue, recent active gallery owner and public figure. Her career in recent years has been marked by sharp turns and a decisive change in artistic reference points, which did not prevent Aidan Salakhova from constantly remaining in the center of attention of both Moscow and the entire world creative audience.

Ivan Sotnikov. Heracles.

Ivan Sotnikov. Heracles.

16 june—19 july 2021

The name of Ivan Sotnikov (1961, Leningrad - 2015, St. Petersburg), artist and priest, marks a specific period of 35 years of St. Petersburg art. The first graphic exhibition of Sotnikov in the Russian Museum displays a cycle of 14 works about the ancient Greek hero Heracles (2012)

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