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FROM THE COLLECTION OF GRIGORY LEVITIN

30 october 2008—16 february 2009
On the exhibition «From the Collection of Grigory Levitin. 1914-1982» that was organized to the 110th anniversary of the Russian Museum, 35 paintings and 70 graphic works by prominent artists of the first half of the XX century from the collection of the Russian Museum are shown.

Historic part of the Levitin’s collection that is presented on the exhibition unites artists of classic of the beginning of the century – Natalia Goncharova and Boris Grigoryev, Philip Malyavin and Aleksandr Yakovlev, Pyotr Miturich and Pyotr Lvov, Vasily Chekrygin and Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin. Magnificent gouaches by Vera Yermolaeva and the artworks by the artist Tyshler were the pride of Levitin.

Among paintings that are presented on the exhibition, the artworks by the artists, who were connected with theatre – Natan Altman and Valery Dorrer, Zaven Arshakuni and Feliks Volosyonkov, take a special place. The perfect artworks created by Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin, Aleksei Karev, Aleksandr Rusakov, Aleksei Pakhomov. Close acquaintance of Grigory Levitin with the authors allowed inserting of paintings by Boris Birger, Artur Fonvizin into the collection. They were quite often acquired directly in their studious.

Collection of Grigory Levitin is one of the largest and the most interesting in the Russian Museum collection.

After Levitin’s death, according to his testament, the Russian Museum collection enlarged with 130 paintings and more than 2 thousands graphic works. Thanks to the Levitin’s collection the Russian Museum collection acquired new talented, original, but little-known names.

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Alexei and Andreas Jawlensky. Color Adventures

Alexei and Andreas Jawlensky. Color Adventures

22 february—29 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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