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.
14 october—15 november 2021
The exhibition was prepared for the 200th anniversary of one of the most famous and frequently cited Russian writers - Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky (1821-1881).
His training at the Engineering School (in the 1840s), located in the Mikhailovsky (Engineering) Castle (now a branch of the Russian Museum), is an excellent occasion for the Russian Museum to pay tribute to the memory of one of the authors of the Petersburg myth by presenting an exposition of works from the museum collection in honor of this anniversary.
16 july—4 october 2021
The exhibition at the Russian Museum brings together the works of Italian and Russian futurists, which allow a viewer to witness the originality of each of the two national versions of this large-scale creative movement. The fundamental works of Italian futurism are shown in dialogue with the iconic works of Russian masters. This will provide an opportunity to see their similarities and differences and deeper perceive the era of avant-garde experiments that swept across Europe.
The collection of masterpieces, chosen by the Russian Museum will allow you to make a first impression of the collection of the Russian Museum.
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Virtual tour of the museum complex. 2009 (Rus., Eng., Ger., Fin.)
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