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Georgy Vereisky

Vereisky. A Courtyard. 1927. Oil on canvas.
30 march 2017—15 may 2017

The exhibition is aimed to widely and fully present the artistic heritage of Georgy Vereisky (1886 - 1962) for the first time. Vereisky was one of the classics of the Soviet graphic school, which continued the traditions of “World of art” (“Mir iskusstva”) society, author of the remarkable portraits of the Russian artists (among them – Alexander Benois, Sergei Prokofiev, Joseph Orbeli, Evgeny Lanceray, Sergei Konenkov), a keeper of the engraving department in the State Hermitage in the 1920s, one of the winners of the World Exhibition in Brussels (1958), People’s Artist of the USSR (1962). There are about 300 graphic works by Georgy Vereisky in the collection of Russian Museum, and the exhibition in St. Michael’s Castle will show the main stages of development of this prominent artist. The exhibition will also include a number of little known works by Vereisky – the landscapes of Leningrad and its suburbs - and acquaint the public with the special features of the artist’s talent. The exhibition will include about 150 graphic works - drawings, etchings and lithographs from the collection of the Russian Museum and State Tretyakov Gallery.

G. Vereisky. Self-portrait. 1952. Lithography. G. Vereisky.  Portrait of L.Sergeeva. 1923. Graphite and colored pencils on paper. G. Vereisky. Portrait of M.Voloshin. 1924. Lithography. G. Vereisky. Village at Spring. Ink on paper.

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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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