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Dmitri Shakhovskoy. To the 75th anniversary of the artists birth

6 march 2003—8 april 2003



Dmitri Shakhovskoy was born in 1928 in Sergiev Posad to the family of a clergyman and a literary man M.Shek and a princess N.Shakhovskaya, a daughter of one of Cadets activists. He studied in M.Kalinin arts and crafts school and in the Institute of applied and decorative art, with A.Deyneka and V.Derunov as his teachers. V.Favorski, L.Bruni, A.Zelenski were his spiritual teachers. Their school helped him to determine his own artistic principles. In the 60s Shakhovskoy became one of those artists who formed a new aesthetics. His love for analysis, composition congruence, pithiness of form let him create nonordinary works. He always says sculpture as a space form. On this principle are his famous wooden compositions made in mid 70s based. During several decades Shakhovskow worked in the field of monumental and decorative building design. In 90s the sculptor took part in building and reconstruction of Moscow churches. For building a wooden Novomuchenikov church in Butovo (Moscow) D.M.Shakhovskoy received a patriarchy diploma. The exhibition in the Marble Palace shows 14 sculptures and 20 drawings of the master.
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Sean Scully. Facing East

Sean Scully. Facing East

3 march—9 may 2018

This large-scale exhibition of Sean Scully’s work allows Russian viewers to get acquainted for the first time with the development of the artist’s work from the late 1960s to the present day. In Scully's artistic system, the best plastic traditions of the early 20th-century avant-garde have found their development, combined with complex metaphysical philosophy from the Ancient Greeks to theorists of the present day.

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In Search of a Modern Style. Leningrad from the Mid-1950s to the Mid-1960s

In Search of a Modern Style. Leningrad from the Mid-1950s to the Mid-1960s

28 february—16 april 2018

The exhibition aims to trace the process of formation of a conventional visual language of the “thaw” period, known as Modern Style. Comprising of more than 200 works of decorative and applied arts, graphic art, painting, and sculpture, it provides comprehensive insight into a particular facet of Soviet Modernism.

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