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Inside the Marble Palace (Sound, Dance, Performance)

Inside the Marble Palace (Sound, Dance, Performance)
15 november 2017—11 december 2017

Film “Gold” (2000) by Ange Leccia and Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster will be on display between November 15 and December 11 as part of the project “Inside the Marble Palace (Sound, Dance, Performance).”

Ange Leccia and Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster are French artists renowned for their large-scale installations and video works. The film “Gold”, a hypnotic cartography of the American Wild West, was shot in various locations that we recognize from the movies: California, Death Valley, Las Vegas—where nothing seems to happen except the editing.

On November 30, at 6 p. m., French curator Audrey Illouz will give a talk entitled “Scripts and scores.”

“Inside the Marble Palace (Sound, Dance, Performance)” is a joint project of the Russian Museum and Centre National des Arts Plastiques, Paris, France.

“Inside the Marble Palace” is a series of nine exhibitions exploring performativity in which dance and sound play a significant part. Ever since the time of its emergence, video art was closely connected with performance. The possibility to record and show at the same time, the use of time as one of the main elements — all of this provides common ground between performance and video art. The artists visualize sound and vocalize space; saturate their works with dense sound or deafening silence; refer to the performance tradition and avant-garde choreography; reinterpret popular tunes and film stills that serve as cultural archaeology and a breeding ground for their art.

The exhibitions continue the series of video screenings at the Museum Ludwig at the Russian Museum.

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Russian Daily Life in the Sculpture of the 19th and 20th Centuries

Russian Daily Life in the Sculpture of the 19th and 20th Centuries

22 november 2018—21 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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