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Fourth Museum Photobiennale of Contemporary Photography

Ilya Petrichenko. The eye. 2013
8 december 2016—13 march 2017

Museum Photobiennale of Contemporary Photography allows us to introduce the oeuvre of professional photographers and photo artists who have just started their career to the museum visitors. In Russia such a museum project was first introduced in 2009. The purpose of the third and the following Biennale projects is to reveal the new names and tendencies in all the types and genres of contemporary Russian photography and to draw visitors' attention to the artists' creative potential. Following the exhibition project that started in 2009, the Russian museum has collected the works of photographers from all corners of Russia.

The Fourth Photobiennale presents around 350 works by 212 photographers both famous and beginners from 46 conglomerations of Russian Federation. The format of the exhibition reflects all the variety of movements in the art of contemporary photography. The exhibition is divided into the sections such as “City”, “Still life”, “Nu”, “Landscape”, “Portrait”, “Everyday life”, “Religion”, “Stage”. These genres are displayed all together and give a visitor more ideas about the different approaches to comprehension and embodiment of the classic stories.

According to the tradition the exhibition is accompanied with public polling that will enable revelation and rewarding of the winners.

Ivan Samovarov. Nevsky prospect in a self-made pinhole. 2015 Ruslan Nourgaliev. Pioneer’s tie. 2015 Anna Ostanina. Oak by the road. 2014-2015 Alexandra Kulak. From the “Bats” series. 2015

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Ernst Barlach – Käthe Kollwitz: Beyond the Borders of Existence. In Dialogue with their Russian Contemporaries

Ernst Barlach – Käthe Kollwitz: Beyond the Borders of Existence. In Dialogue with their Russian Contemporaries

26 april—1 july 2018

The exhibition of over 220 works by two prominent German artists accompanied by an extensive presentation of their Russian contemporaries captures the state of human existence in powerful images.

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Inside the Marble Palace (Sound, Dance, Performance)

Inside the Marble Palace (Sound, Dance, Performance)

14 march—16 april 2018

I am not the girl who misses much (1986); You called me Jacky (1990); I am a victim of this song (1995)
Pipilotti Rist

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