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Zaven Arshakuni. Painting, Graphic Art and Applied Art

6 march 2002—8 april 2002
Zaven Arshakuni was born in Leningrad in 1932. In 1961, he graduated from the Ilya Repin Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. A former member of Group Eleven, Arshakuni joined the St Petersburg Diaghilev Art Centre and the St Petersburg Academy of Modern Art in the 1990s. Zaven Arshakuni's temperamental and intense oeuvre seems at odds with the serene and restrained painterly manner of most artists from St Petersburg. His world is full of bright tones, unusual colour combinations and creatures and objects that are more like exciting figments of the imagination than real prototypes. The exhibition reflects the diverse quests of an artist who works equally well in painting, graphic art, applied art and theatrical design. The show includes more than 150 works by this leading artist from St Petersburg.
Exhibitions
Posters of the Revolutionary Era

Posters of the Revolutionary Era

15 september—6 november 2017

The genre of political poster in the Russian art formed and developed in the first years after the Revolution of 1917. The exhibition at the Marble palace dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Revolution presents a large-scale and impressing outlook of the birth and formation of the Soviet poster as a specific art genre on the example of the art works from the collection of the Russian Museum.

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Children of the Soviet State

Children of the Soviet State

7 september—20 november 2017

The works by painters, graphic artists, sculptors and masters of the applied arts, created in 1920-1980-s, provide a vivid image of the Soviet State smallest citizens’ life. Through the images of children of the Soviet State these art pieces reflect the pages of Soviet history – both heroic and  tragic.

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Collection highlights

The collection of masterpieces, chosen by the Russian Museum will allow you to make a first impression of the collection of the Russian Museum.

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Virtual tours
Virtual tours

Russian Museum - one of the world's largest museums and is perhaps the only country where such a full treasure of national culture are presented.
Virtual tour of the museum complex. 2009 (Rus., Eng., Ger., Fin.)

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In the online shop of the Russian Museum presented a huge range of souvenirs, illustrated editions and multimedia disks.

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