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SIBERIAN MYTH. VOICES OF TERRITORIES

11 september 2008—10 november 2008
‘The Siberian Myth. Voices of Territories’ exhibition in the rooms of the Russian Museum demonstrates the artworks by masters from various regions of Siberia: Omsk, Barnaul, Gorno-Altaisk, Irkutsk, Kemerovo, Krasnoyarsk, Novosibirsk, Tyumen, Ulan-Ude, Khanty-Mansyisk, created in the XX – XXI centuries.

The Omsk Regional Museum of Fine Arts named after Mikhail Vrubel is the initiator of the project. The exhibition contains artworks from the collection of Omsk Museum, Tyumensk Museum of Fine Arts, A. Ivaschenko’s (Irkutsk) and O. Usachyova’s (Omsk) collections and artists’ studios.

Exposition shows the variety of themes and stylistic methods, ways of development of the Siberian art. This art is often called the original. It combines methods of the European art school with the art methods by indigenous population of this territory. Peculiarities of nature, subject world, people, spiritual and social condition, history of concrete area play an important role in the process of creating of artistic images. Ultimately, all of these factors reveal the uniqueness of art of the definite region.

The works by artists of the 1960s and 1970s form the sizeable part of the exposition. The authors harmonize the image of Siberia with its immense spaciousness, beauty and power. These images give the introductions of people, who live in this harsh part of the world. The exhibition contains the artworks by the prominent artists of Siberia: G. Shtabnov (Omsk), N. Gritsyuk (Novosibirsk), A. Pozdeeva (Krasnoyarsk).

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Faces / Faces / Muzzles

Faces / Faces / Muzzles

29 january—6 june 2022

The AZ Museum (Museum of Anatoly Zverev) presents one of its most successful exhibition projects "Faces / Faces / Muzzles".
The exhibition is timed to coincide with the 90th anniversary of the famous Moscow artist Anatoly Zverev (1931–1986) and is dedicated to the phenomenon of casual portraiture in Russian art of the 20th and 21st centuries.

The Seven Beauties

The Seven Beauties

27 january—20 june 2022

The exhibition, dedicated to the 880th anniversary of the outstanding Azerbaijani poet and philosopher Nizami Ganjavi, presents different types of art, uniting several historical eras with the images of his immortal poetry.

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