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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.
Exhibitions
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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