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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

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

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