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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—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.

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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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Andrei Bliok

Andrei Bliok

6 december 2017—5 march 2018

A solo exhibition of 80 painting and 20 graphic works by Andrei N. Bliok, bearer of the honorary title People’s Artist of the Russian Federation. Bliok’s oeuvre takes its origin from the high traditions of the Western European classical art and the Russian realism, transformed by the individual world perception of a painter of today.

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Susan Swartz: Personal Path

Susan Swartz: Personal Path

29 november 2017—28 january 2018

The first exhibition of works by contemporary American artist Susan Swartz in Russia amasses around 100 paintings of various years from the collections of foreign museums, private collections, and the artist’s personal archive. Susan Swartz’s abstract paintings evoke landscapes hidden deeply in the color haze.

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