Alongside with the works displaying the influence of the classical art and the Western avant-garde there are presented the paintings and graphic works inseparably connected with the peculiarities of the national world view. The known Japanese themes (blossoming sakura, Buddhist temples, mountain peaks, hidden in mist) are revealing their sources in the great centuries-old artistic tradition of Japan. The highest quality of execution as well as the circle of traditions used in these oeuvres appeals to the concentrated contemplation and understanding of the concealed philosophical meaning of every work.
In spite of the stylistic distinctions the paintings, water colours and the decorated screens presented on the exhibition are distinguished by the increased attention to the technique and the material side of the work that is indissolubly connected with its spiritual content. The true beauty and harmony that we are often lacking in modern world, is accomplished in these works.
The exhibition is presented by the Gallery Shiraishi, Tokio.
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.
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.
The collection of masterpieces, chosen by the Russian Museum will allow you to make a first impression of the collection of the Russian Museum.
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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