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Poetry of water (Modern Art of Finland, Estonia and Russia)

7 august 2003—29 september 2003
The exhibition includes works of artists, for whom water is a most important source of inspiration. Finnish photographer Jaakko Heikkila depicts the Baltic seacoast, sculptor Anni Laakso tells how glacier melts, while for sculptor Eero Hiironen move of water and water nature is an inexhaustible source for oeuvre. Works of Finnish and American photographer Aarno Rafael Minkkinen are full of surreal mergence of human body and waterscape, painter Jaakko Niemela has built a house of wire on an imaginary shore, whereas in works of painter Kristiina Uusitalo water surface and maze form a meditative altogether. Estonian artist Jan Toomik has depicted himself as an element of a landscape with frozen water. In the context of the exhibition "Poetry of Water" a separate exhibition "Underwater World" will take place. It is organized by the State Russian Museum and the Art centre for children and youth of Hyvinkaa city. The exhibition includes paintings and drawings created by children from all over the world - Russia, Finland, Argentine, India, Japan, China, Cuba, Kuwait, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, and Hungary. The works for the exhibition have been chosen from the international Collection of children works of art of the Art centre for children and youth of Hyvinkaa city. The Underwater world tells about myths and stories connected with plants, sea creatures, and underwater world. Exhibition room represents one space structured for the exhibition thematic. The exhibition immerse visitors in the underwater world, introduces sea nature, role of water in human life - fishing, fishing industry, sea voyages and life on a sea coast. The exhibition is held with the assistance of the Ministry of Environment and the Ministry of Enlightenment of Finland, as well as "Helsingin Vesi" and "Kemira Kemuoter"
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Italian Futurism. From the Collection of Mattioli. Russian Cubo-Futurism. From the Russian Museum and Private Collections in Moscow

Italian Futurism. From the Collection of Mattioli. Russian Cubo-Futurism. From the Russian Museum and Private Collections in Moscow

16 july—4 october 2021

The exhibition at the Russian Museum brings together the works of Italian and Russian futurists, which allow a viewer to witness the originality of each of the two national versions of this large-scale creative movement. The fundamental works of Italian futurism are shown in dialogue with the iconic works of Russian masters. This will provide an opportunity to see their similarities and differences and deeper perceive the era of avant-garde experiments that swept across Europe.

Lev Yudin: My Own Voice

Lev Yudin: My Own Voice

13 may—28 june 2021

Lev Yudin is known today to a greater extent due to his belonging to Kazimir Malevich's circle. However, Yudin also earned his own place in history: he grew into an independent, deep and versatile master who managed to “say his own word” in art.

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