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Braco Dimitrijevic. Triptychos Post Historicus 2005

22 september 2005—24 october 2005
The Russian Museum for the first time presents the project by Braco Dimitrijevic, the world-famous Croatian conceptual artist. The exposition includes 8 installations in the shape of original still-lives in which the artist uses works by Malevich, Rodchenko, Tatlin, Goncharova, Steinberg and Samokhvalov from the Russian Museum collection placing them alongside welfare items and fruits. The installations are called Triptychos as the author longs to express three aspects of reality represented by three types of objects: picture symbolizes the sphere of esthetics and history, utilitarian thing — the sphere of casual, everyday customs, fruit and vegetables — the nature. The artist breaks established forms of museum representation, reviews the prevailing system of vision, creates new free space for the perception, reveals manifoldness of the content enclosed in the work of art, states the relativism of judgement about aesthetic value and absoluteness of relations between nature and culture. "My art is a game, the aim of which is to add a meaning both to a work of art and the casual thing, in which the artist sees spiritual and conceptual importance. Triptychos Post Historicus give the opportunity to penetrate into the work of art, to learn all its levels, not just to behold it hanging in the frame on the wall". The State Russian Museum was the country's first ever state museum of national fine art. Founded by special decree of Tsar Nicholas II 1895, the Russian Museum officially opened its doors to the public in the Mikhailovsky Palace in the center of St Petersburg on 7 (19) March 1898.
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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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The collection of masterpieces, chosen by the Russian Museum will allow you to make a first impression of the collection of the Russian Museum.

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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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