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FASCINATING ALTAI

FASCINATING ALTAI
19 december 2013—20 january 2014
The exhibition is devoted to the embodiment of image of Altai in the works of Russian art of the 20th edgeless steppes and full-flowing lakes, golden cornfields and blue necklaces of the mountains of Altai had been the source of inspiration for the artists for a long time. In each of the presented works the image of this land is comprehended as the image of the world that is marked by the harmony between the Human being and the World. The special place in exposition is devoted to the landscapes by the native of Altai Grigory Gurkin (1890–1937) who was the student of Ivan Shishkin in St. Petersburg Emperors Academy of Arts, and first professional artist who praised this land. In the works on show the traditional type of landscape painting gives an opportunity to reflect the unique world view of the people of Altai that is commemorated in his myths, tales and legends. Also there are presented the works by the other Altai artists (Y. Korovai, A. Borisov, A.Nikulin, V. Karev, N. Shulpinov) and the images of Altay that found their embodiment in the creative oeuvre of the other artists (painters M. Kursin, A. Drevin, N. Udaltsova, A.Eberling, water-colour artist P. Basmanov, sculptor D.Tzaplin). The exposition includes about 33 paintings, graphic works and sculptures from the State Art Museum of Altai Region collection. century. The magnificent forests and powerful rivers,

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Georg Christoph Grooth and the Time of Elizabeth Petrovna

Georg Christoph Grooth and the Time of Elizabeth Petrovna

2 december 2016—31 march 2017

Epoch of Empress Elizaveta (Elizabeth) Petrovna is one of the periods of Russian history that are usually estimated as controversial. On the other hand, this was the time of bright flourishing of Russian culture and rich development of architecture, painting, graphic arts as well as art collecting, initiated by Peter the Great and continued by his daughter Elizaveta.

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 Paolo Troubetzkoy. To the 150th Anniversary

Paolo Troubetzkoy. To the 150th Anniversary

24 november 2016—31 january 2017

The Russian Museum is proud to house the biggest collection of works by the world-famous sculptor Pavel (Paolo) Troubetzkoy (1866-1938) in Russia. Among its highlights is the equestrian statue of Alexander III for the monument designed by Troubetzkoy and established in May 1909 at the Znamenskaya square in St.Petersburg.

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