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ICONS. 1960s-1980s

ICONS. 1960s-1980s
28 october 2010—23 january 2011
On the exhibition that is organized by the Russian Museum in collaboration with the Center of Photography behalf of the Lumier brothers (Moscow) there are presented more than 200 photographs of the Soviet actors, directors, writers, scientists, athletes, announcers, who are known throughout the country and being the true idols of millions. Here is mostly focused the reportage portrait, which saves the immediate emotionality of that time. The most part of the photos were discovered in the process of preparing the exhibition in the archives of the most famous photographers of that epoch and they are presented for the first time. There are also exhibited the unique works – the photograph of Dmitry Shostakovich that has never been published before, the photos by I. Gnevashev made during the shooting of films by Leonid Gaiday, Andrei Tarkovsky, Andrei Konchalovsky and Nikita Mikhalkov, and also the photographs by V. Musahelyan, the private photographer of Leonid Brejnev.

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Sean Scully. Facing East

Sean Scully. Facing East

3 march—9 may 2018

This large-scale exhibition of Sean Scully’s work allows Russian viewers to get acquainted for the first time with the development of the artist’s work from the late 1960s to the present day. In Scully's artistic system, the best plastic traditions of the early 20th-century avant-garde have found their development, combined with complex metaphysical philosophy from the Ancient Greeks to theorists of the present day.

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In Search of a Modern Style. Leningrad from the Mid-1950s to the Mid-1960s

In Search of a Modern Style. Leningrad from the Mid-1950s to the Mid-1960s

28 february—16 april 2018

The exhibition aims to trace the process of formation of a conventional visual language of the “thaw” period, known as Modern Style. Comprising of more than 200 works of decorative and applied arts, graphic art, painting, and sculpture, it provides comprehensive insight into a particular facet of Soviet Modernism.

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