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Francisco Infante-Arana. From the Dynamic Spirals cycle. 1964. Construction of Spiral Number 1. Watercolor on paper. Property of the author.
6 april—29 may 2017

The project that includes art pieces from 1960s to present time is aimed to investigate the concept of the structure (from Latin structura ‎- a fitting together, adjustment, building). Seen as characteristics of the form it acquires pure philosophical meaning. The large-scale and profound “discussion on formalism” will be carried out in the exhibition spaces of the Marble palace.

The exhibition underlines the relevance of the art of “pure” forms and present the models and matrix of the structures that were widely used in the art of previous and present centuries and became its key motifs (grid, crystal, chain, spiral etc.) It comprises works from the collection of the Russian museum, Novy museum (St.Petersburg), Museum of Organic Culture (Kolomna), private collections and artist’s workshops.

Alexander Kozhin. Blue River. 2000. Fiberboard, cord, paper, pastel. State Russian Museum. Alexei Kostroma. Nano 720. 2012. Canvas, invisible colors, eggshell (fragment). Museum of Organic Culture, Kolomna. Oleg and Olga Tatarintsev. Repository. 2013. Technical porcelain, ceramic glazes, metal. Property of the authors.  Vitaly Pushnitsky. Structure of Rotation. 2009. Wood. From the Dynamic Structures series. Property of the author. Victor Votskiy. Interpretation of Text in the Space of Non linear Structure. Space refraction. 2014. Cardboard, plexiglass (black). State Russian Museum. Kirill Alexandrov. Tesserakt (Cube in fourth dimension). Dedicated to Mikhail Matyushin. 2015. Painted wood. Private collection, Moscow.

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Hunt Slonem

Hunt Slonem

25 may—26 june 2017

Hunt Slonem is one of the most remarkable representatives of American neo-expressionism.
The Russian Museum exhibition will present the art works from the major cycles: butterflies, birds, flowers, rabbits, performed in the stylistics that combines features of the pop-art and figurative expressionism.

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Marcello Lo Giudice

Marcello Lo Giudice

2 march—15 may 2017

Lo Giudice works with the abstract line and uses special figurative means to represent the geographical forms and processes. Man-made and procedural factors are the core aspects of his art.

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