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DRESSING THE PICTURE. PICTURE FRAMES IN RUSSIA. 18th — Early 20th centuries

23 june 2005—22 august 2005
The decorative frames collection of the Russian Museum counts several thousands exhibits and is one of the best in our country. It started when the first works were acquired to the museum (the Russian Museum of the Emperor Alexander III at that time). The collection represents nearly all the periods of frame industry development in Russia since the first half of the 18th century till nowadays. This first ever held in Russia exhibition of decorative frames will showcase some 100 unique works of art, including what is called "author's frames" (the ones which were created of chosen by painters themselves). Many works of decorative and applied art showcased have never been exhibited before. A catalogue for the exhibition has been published.
Exhibitions
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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Virtual tour of the museum complex. 2009 (Rus., Eng., Ger., Fin.)

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