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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.
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Millennials in Contemporary Russian Art

Millennials in Contemporary Russian Art

4 march—14 june 2021

Millennials or Generation Y - those who were born in the 1980s-1990s and entered the new millennium at a young age. This generation is characterized by the difficult self-identification and the attention to the problem of self-presentation, reflected in the authors' attempt to talk more about their individual experiences, their fears, traumas or fantasy worlds.

The Light of Learning: Publishing and Educational Posters from the Collection of the Russian Museum

The Light of Learning: Publishing and Educational Posters from the Collection of the Russian Museum

16 december 2020—30 march 2021

The exhibition features posters from the collection of the Russian Museum, relating to education in Russia in the first third of the twentieth century. The exposition includes about 120 works of agitation art of the widest thematic range - from narrow advertising in bookstores, publishing houses and libraries to large-scale propaganda of reading, getting knowledge and education.

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Virtual tour of the museum complex. 2009 (Rus., Eng., Ger., Fin.)

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