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SUSTAINING AND CREATING

SUSTAINING AND CREATING
16 october 2013—25 november 2013

SUSTAINING AND CREATING exhibition is the result of successful realization of the program of support for the young artists Unusual Art that gives an incredible chances for the development of artist with limited physical opportunities in the age from 16 to 25 and allows them to receive the national recognition in the very beginning of their career. To Create is to Live presents the best works from the competitions of last few years that presented original and innovatory ideas that are linked with the idea of "support for life". The content of this idea is interlaced with the concepts of responsibility and different aspects of human life - from attitude to the environment to attitude to culture, from inner world to action and from singular person to society. In the works presented on the exhibition the works in abstract manner or visual monologues with close attention to realistic details the basic concepts of drawing of the physically challenged in our everyday life finds its embodiment. These art works gives the viewer an opportunity to appreciate the unique talent of each participant of this exhibition.  

The exhibition is presented by the Unusual Art program of John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts with the financial support of American filial of the Volkswagen Company 

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The Artistic Legacy of the Klodt Family

The Artistic Legacy of the Klodt Family

23 december 2020—12 april 2021

Pyotr Klodt (Peter Jakob Clodt von Jurgensburg, 1805–1867) – was a renowned animalist sculptor, author of a famous group of equestrian statues, the Horse Tamers, installed at the Anichkov Bridge. Pyotr Klodt started an artistic dynasty, which creative heritage now presented in a large exhibition for the first time.

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—10 may 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.

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