The exhibition presents the creative oeuvre of contemporary Petersburg artist who since 1960's was the outstanding representative of the Leningrad Non-Conformism. The exposition will bring together about 90 paintings and graphic works created by Yuri Kryakvin in different years since his early works. The significant influence on the Kryakvin's art had the expressive means of Russian and foreign Avant-garde of the beginning of the 20th century, first of all of kubo-futurism, that reveals themselves in the plastic decision of compositions that are linked with the theme of music, and also in his portraits and original genre improvisations devoted to the wide circle of everyday life.
The special section of exhibition is presented by the works of 1972-1984, that are devoted to the Valaam island and became one of most consistent phenomenon of the dissidents' art practice of this time. Also there are presented the objects in author's technique: a puppet and masks created on the motifs of literature works by Nikolai Golol and Fyodor Dostoevsky.
29 july—7 december 2020
To mark the 125th anniversary of the Russian Museum, such an exhibition will be shown in all of its palaces, bringing together items of different epochs and donors, including the imperial family (Alexander III, Nicholas II, Grand Dukes), famous patrons of the arts and many others. General sponsor of the exhibition - VTB Bank.
12 march—14 september 2020
February 26, 2020, marks the 175th anniversary of the birth of Emperor Alexander III, whose name was given to The State Russian Museum in April 1895. Special mention is made of Alexander III's merits in museum construction and art education, which was due to his undoubted passion for history and fine arts.
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Virtual tour of the museum complex. 2009 (Rus., Eng., Ger., Fin.)
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