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Venice carnival

Alexander Tiagny-Riadno. The blue mask.
3 march 2016—30 may 2016

The bright and mystical feast of the Venice carnival, attracting the public every February is one of the most loved and thrilling subjects for the photographers. Capturing the subtle and eternally elusive image of Venice and expressing the festive and playful atmosphere of the carnival and its very spirit is a difficult but captivating challenge for the masters of photography. In the beginning of spring the Russian Museum presents the most vivid images of the feast taken by the prominent Russian photographers such as Mikhail Shemyakin, Alexander Tiagny-Riadno, Vladimir Balabnev and others. The exhibition comprises around 100 photographs.

The exhibition is sponsored by PAO SeverstalPower Machines OJSC
Nordgold International gold-mining company, TUI tourist company

Vladimir Balabnev. Mikhail Shemyakin’s performance “Grand Embassy of Peter the Great”. 2007 Vladimir Balabnev. Mikhail Shemyakin’s performance “Grand Embassy of Peter the Great”. 2007 Alexander Tiagny-Riadno. The red demon. Mikhail Shemyakin. Venice carnival Mikhail Shemyakin. Venice carnival

Exhibitions
Alexander Sementsov. Pain Syndrome

Alexander Sementsov. Pain Syndrome

28 june—12 august 2018

The exhibition “Alexander Sementsov. Pain Syndrome” presents a series of works dedicated to the War in Abkhazia (1992–1993), executed by the artist in St. Petersburg.

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Vasily Klyukin. In Dante Veritas

Vasily Klyukin. In Dante Veritas

27 june—25 september 2018

Disassemblable sculptures created after Dante's Divine Comedy on display in the courtyard of the St. Michael's Castle.

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Virtual tour of the museum complex. 2009 (Rus., Eng., Ger., Fin.)

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