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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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Millennials in Contemporary Russian Art

Millennials in Contemporary Russian Art

4 march—14 june 2021

Millennials or Generation Y - those who were born in the 1980s-1990s and entered the new millennium at a young age. This generation is characterized by the difficult self-identification and the attention to the problem of self-presentation, reflected in the authors' attempt to talk more about their individual experiences, their fears, traumas or fantasy worlds.

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—5 april 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.

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Russian Museum - one of the world's largest museums and is perhaps the only country where such a full treasure of national culture are presented.
Virtual tour of the museum complex. 2009 (Rus., Eng., Ger., Fin.)

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