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Eduard Kochergin

27 september 2007—20 january 2008
The exhibition is dedicated to the 70th anniversary of one of the leading Russian theater artists - Eduard Kochergin. The viewers will see sketches of decorations and costumes for the artist's most remarkable works from many museum collections. Scale models and properties help to reconstruct the atmosphere of the bygone performances, which will remain in the memory of theater art lovers forever. Performances, got up by Kochergin, are considered masterpieces of Russian theatre of the twentieth century, for example, King Henry IV, Moliere, Story of a Horse in the Bolshoi Theater, The Golovlevs in the Moscow Academic Art Theater, Brothers and Sisters, House, Demons in the Maly Theater, Alexei Tolstoy Trilogy in the Vera Komissarzhevskaya Theater. Georgy Tovstonogov, with whom the artist had worked for several decades, wrote: 'Kochergin grasps the object (performance) in a moment and is able to find a precise space and plastic approach. As a result a concise stage image, full of meanings, feelings and associations, arises... Kochergin is a first-class professional both in his projects and their realization'. David Borovsky, Kochergin's colleague and famous artist, considered that 'Kochergin's stage compositions reflected his experience and his artistic interests. He managed to combine genre and conditional theater, naturalism, surrealism, dadaism and Russian lubok in single mixture'.
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Russian Daily Life in the Sculpture of the 19th and 20th Centuries

22 november 2018—14 january 2019

The exhibition presents a “cross-section of Russian life” in genre scuplture from the mid-19th century to the present day.

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Timur Novikov (1958–2002). On the 60th anniversary of the artist’s birth

Timur Novikov (1958–2002). On the 60th anniversary of the artist’s birth

24 september—12 november 2018

The exhibition of seven works from the collection of the Russian Museum is a tribute to the memory of Timur Novikov, an outstanding artist and cultural figure of the late 20th century.

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