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EVGENY ZEVIN

Supported by:
  • Iveta and Tamaz Manasherov (Moscow)
  • Cultural Beneficient Foundation “U-ART: You and Art”
  • Group of companies “UNIDENT”
  • Group of companies “DRC”
Suprematic Teapot and Fish. 1998. Oil on canvas. 80x100
17 october 2012—1 february 2013
The exposition of exhibition of the People’s Artist of Russia, the Honored Worker of Art of Russia, Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Arts brings together about 60 paintings. Among them are the early works that were created on the boarder of the 1960–1970’s, in the period of Evgeniy Zevin’s participation in the exhibitions of the Moscow Non-conformist artists, specifically in the famous exhibition in the Izmailovsky Park in 1974. There are presented the portraits, landscapes, still lives and compositions that are devoted to the problems of power, history and modern life, and also the images of political leaders and representatives of the Russian culture of the 20th century (Communal Flat, Chair of Power, Scarecrows, In Memory of Dmitriy Shostakovich and the others). The strict author’s interest to the discoveries of the Russian and foreign Avant-Garde revealed itself in the use of contrasts of colors, rhythmical musicality of rhythmic structure and constructiveness of drawing. The combination of reality and metaphoric in the works by E.Zevin is evoked by the author’s reflections on the contradictory nature of the beauty, while irony and grotesque become the most effective form of comprehension of what is happening in the so-called Time of changes in the history of Russia.

Date. 1990. Oil on canvas. 80x60 Split. 1989. Oil on canvas. 80x100 Still Life with Guitar. 1995. Oil on canvas. 60x80 Exodus. 1989. Oil on canvas. 140x100 Vision of Love. 1992. Oil on canvas. 100x100 Rostov Bell Turret. 1969. Oil on canvas. 49x60

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The Light of Learning: Publishing and Educational Posters from the Collection of the Russian Museum

The Light of Learning: Publishing and Educational Posters from the Collection of the Russian Museum

16 december 2020—30 march 2021

The exhibition features posters from the collection of the Russian Museum, relating to education in Russia in the first third of the twentieth century. The exposition includes about 120 works of agitation art of the widest thematic range - from narrow advertising in bookstores, publishing houses and libraries to large-scale propaganda of reading, getting knowledge and education.

Gifts to the Russian Museum from Artists and Collectors. Selected Works. 1898–2019

Gifts to the Russian Museum from Artists and Collectors. Selected Works. 1898–2019

29 july—30 november 2020

To mark the 125th anniversary of the Russian Museum, such an exhibition will be shown in all of its palaces, bringing together items of different epochs and donors, including the imperial family (Alexander III, Nicholas II, Grand Dukes), famous patrons of the arts and many others. General sponsor of the exhibition - VTB Bank.

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