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

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

30 november 2017—15 january 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 wax and terracotta maquettes, bronze sculptures, medals, vases, and drawings from the collection of the Russian Museum and other collections.

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Moscow during the Reigns of Catherine II and Paul I in the Paintings of Gérard de la Barthe

Moscow during the Reigns of Catherine II and Paul I in the Paintings of Gérard de la Barthe

23 november 2017—12 february 2018

Gérard de la Barthe, French painter and watercolorist, worked in Russia between 1787 and 1810. In the late 1790s, he created a series of watercolors and paintings depicting views of Moscow and its suburbs that earned him a reputation as a skillful landscape painter, view painter, and “figurist” masterfully rendering the everyday life of a big city.

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