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LIZA MIKHAILOVA

The Horses. 1999. Oil on fibreboard. 61x68.
24 june 2010—16 august 2010
The solo exhibition of the modern Petersburg artist Liza Mikhailova presents about 70 paintings from the author's private collection.

A landscape and a still life are the main genres in Liza Mikhailova's creative oeuvre. Her works are distinguished by the forceful, impassioned picturesque manner, using of bright, open colors, and at the same time - by the constructiveness and thoroughness of the composition. In these paintings the picturesque discoveries of the French impressionism are connected organically with the traditions of the Russian realistic painting.

Liza Mikhailova travels a lot round the world. She visited Europe, America, North Africa and the East. The impressions that she has from the numerous trips were embodied in such works as "Sirakuzas", "Street in Tanger", "The Evening in Jerusalim". But the most important place in Mikhailova's art belongs to the city landscape. Depicting Venice or St. Petersburg the artist aspires not only to commemorate the concrete view on canvas, but also to reproduce its emotional atmosphere.

The Morning Dress. 2001. Oil on canvas. 60x70 After the Oblation. 2008. Oil on canvas. 70x90 Kazbah. Tanger. 2009. Oil on canvas. 76x100 Ronda. 2009.Oil on canvas. 80x120. The View from the Ruzvelt’s Island. New York. 2008. Oil on canvas. 80x114. The View on the St Michael’s Castle. 2006 Oil on canvas. 60 x 80

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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 2020—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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