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Artemy Ober. 1843–1917. To the 100th Anniversary of His Death

A. L. Ober. Tiger and Sepoy. 1901. Toned plaster
7 december 2017—12 february 2018

The first monographic exhibition of one of the major Russian sculptors of animals of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Artemy Ober, presents a comprehensive collection of his works, acquired by the Russian Museum from his widow, N. F. Ober, in 1935. The exhibition will also include works from other collections. One-of-a-kind wax and terracotta maquettes, bronze sculptures, medals, vases, and drawings make up an extensive and substantial display of 87 items. A friend of A. N. Benois and K. A. Somov, an active member of the Mir Iskusstva Society, A. L. Ober was captured in many sketches by these artists, the most exciting of which are included in the exhibition. 

A. L. Ober. Greyhound with Fox. 1881. Bronze. A. L. Ober. Greyhound with Fox. 1879. Paper, pencil. A. L. Ober. Polar Bear. 1898. Toned plaster A. L. Ober. Chimpanzee. 1898. Toned plaster.

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Alexei and Andreas Jawlensky. Color Adventures

Alexei and Andreas Jawlensky. Color Adventures

22 february—10 april 2018

Alexej von Jawlensky (1864-1941) was a contemporary, associate and friend of Wassily Kandinsky, Gabriele Munter, Paul Klee and many other famous artists, and yet a talented and original painter himself. The work of his son Andreas is less widely known, but nevertheless notable. The exhibition includes more than 20 paintings, documentary and archive materials.

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Catherine the Great in Russia and Beyond

Catherine the Great in Russia and Beyond

15 february—28 may 2018

The exhibition including over 500 objects offers a perspective on how Russian internal and geopolitical transformations, in which Empress Catherine II played a major part, were reflected in fine and applied arts of the late 18th century.

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