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P. Trubetzkoy. Project of the Monument to Alexander III for St. Petersburg. 1909. Pencil on paper 22.3 x 35
21 june 2012—20 august 2012
The exhibition present the way of transformation of author’s conception into the visible sculpture image on example of works by such Russian artists of the 20th century as Paul (Paolo) Troubetzkoy, Anna Golubkina, Ivan Shadr, Alexander Matveev, Vera Mukhina, Sergey Orlov, Matvey Manizer, Mikhail Anikushin, Vera Isaeva, Konstantin Simun and the others. The exposition includes studies, natural sketches and models different from stylistic and thematic point of view. In the sphere of sculpture these works have the role of objects that precedes the appearing of the monument, relief, easel or monumental and decorative spatial composition. The exhibition gives viewers an opportunity to reveal the real significance of minor or “working” forms of sculpture as the main stages on the way of creation of completed work and to comprehend their self-consistent artistic value, and also presents the exceptionality of the artists’ methods of work.

P. Trubetzkoy. Reduced Model of the Equestrian Statue for the Monument to Emperor Alexander III. 1909. Bronze. 56х23х60 S. Orlov. Project of the Monument to Yuri Dolgoruky. 1947-1950. Tinted plaster. 80x50x73 S. Orlov. Project of the Monument to Yuri Dolgoruky for Moscow. 1947-1950. Bronze-tinted plaster. 87х48х49 I. Teneta. Calf-Woman Katya Privezenova. 1960. Terra cotta. 67х73х95 I. Teneta. In the Calf- Shed (Tenderness). 1960. Majolica. 11.5х27х13 T. Sokolova. Peasant Motive. 1975. Sketch. Ceramics and enamel. 33х43х18 T. Sokolova. Peasant Motive. 1985. Ceramics. 75х40х28; 95х32х38; 77х34х30; 49х120х6

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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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