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ART AS PROFESSION. COLLECTION OF MAIA AND ANATOLY BEKKERMAN

Supported by:
  • the ABA Gallery
  • JSC "TRANSAERO" Airlines
  • DVO Real Estate
B. Anisfeld. Boy with a Parrot. 1923. Oil on cardboard. 76,5×58.
9 july 2014—1 september 2014
"Art as profession" exhibition in the Russian Museum includes 48 paintings and sculptural works from the collection of Maia and Anatoly Bekkerman. Among the artists presented are leading masters of Russian art of the second half of the XIX - early XX century: B. Anisfeld, M. Antokolsky, D. Burlyuk, N. Goncharova, B. Grigorev, K. Korovin, S. Sudeykin, R. Falk, N. Feshin, A. Ekster. Works of art from Bekkermans' collection were previously presented in many important art projects in Russia, including the exhibition "Time to collect", held at the Russian Museum and the State Museum-Reserve "Tsaritsyno". In 2013 works from the collection were displayed at the exhiibitions of Filipp Malyavin in the Russian Museum and Natalia Goncharova in the Tretyakov Gallery which aroused great interest of the audience. The current exhibition offers a new oppurtunity to get acquainted with the unique works from one of the most significant modern collections and enrich our knowledge of Russian art at the turn of the XIX-XX centuries.

Alexander Bogomazov. Portrait of Vanda Monastyrskaya, the Artist’s Wife. 1914. Oil on canvas. 23×31. Goncharova Natalia. Magnolia (Still Life with Branch of Magnolia and Grape). 1920’s. Oil on canvas. 54,6×45,7. Boris Grigoryev. Still Life with Peaches. Late 1920’s – beginning of 1930’s. Oil on canvas. 50×61. Konstantin Korovin. Street in Yalta. Second half of 1910’s. Oil on canvas. 58,5×79,5. Nikolai Feshin. Two Girls. 1920’s. Oil on canvas. 29,5×37.

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Alexander Benois. On the 150th Anniversary of the Artist’s Birth

Alexander Benois. On the 150th Anniversary of the Artist’s Birth

9 december 2020—31 march 2021

The name of Alexander Benois, a prominent member of the "Mir iskusstva" (World of Art) artistic movement, is closely associated with the "Silver Age" of Russian culture. A highly educated man, a gifted artist who showed his talent in many ways and in various spheres of cultural and humanitarian activities.

Gifts to the Russian Museum from Artists and Collectors. Selected Works. 1898–2019

Gifts to the Russian Museum from Artists and Collectors. Selected Works. 1898–2019

29 july—7 december 2020

To mark the 125th anniversary of the Russian Museum, such an exhibition will be shown in all of its palaces, bringing together items of different epochs and donors, including the imperial family (Alexander III, Nicholas II, Grand Dukes), famous patrons of the arts and many others. General sponsor of the exhibition - VTB Bank.

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