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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 2017—7 august 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.

The exhibition is opening at 4 PM.


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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Aidan Salakhova. From the New Saints Series.

Aidan Salakhova. From the New Saints Series.

24 june—25 october 2021

Aidan Salakhova is a famous Russian painter and sculptor, pedagogue, recent active gallery owner and public figure. Her career in recent years has been marked by sharp turns and a decisive change in artistic reference points, which did not prevent Aidan Salakhova from constantly remaining in the center of attention of both Moscow and the entire world creative audience.

Ivan Sotnikov. Heracles.

Ivan Sotnikov. Heracles.

16 june—19 july 2021

The name of Ivan Sotnikov (1961, Leningrad - 2015, St. Petersburg), artist and priest, marks a specific period of 35 years of St. Petersburg art. The first graphic exhibition of Sotnikov in the Russian Museum displays a cycle of 14 works about the ancient Greek hero Heracles (2012)

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