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COMPOSITIONS WITH BEER

18 june 2009—24 august 2009

At the exhibition there are presented more than 60 paintings, graphicworks and works of decorative and applied arts of the XVII — XX centuries from the collection of the Russian museum and historical beer bottles and ceramic corks from the collection of the Baltika Breweries. Many centuries beer was the model, the source of topics, the prototype of colour and form for the Russian painters. Beer utensils were manufactured in Russia as the work of art: it had to be pleasant to the eye, handy and beautiful. Such kind of dippers and winebowls from the collection of the Russian museum are presented at the exhibition.

Especially for this exposition Baltika Breweries gave the collection of works of the decorative and applied arts from the end of the XIX — beginning of the XX century. It includes the unique collection of the old beer bottles, utensils of the antique brewers and one of the largest Russian collections of the ceramic beer hutter-corks, that were manufactured in Germany more than 100 years ago and is of a great artistic value.

Exhibitions
Alexander Tyshler. The Theater in Easel Paintings

Alexander Tyshler. The Theater in Easel Paintings

28 november 2019—24 february 2020

The exhibition held in the year of the theater in Russia is dedicated to the wonderful, mysterious and strange world of images of Alexander Tyshler (1898–1980). The Russian Museum has an extensive collection of paintings and graphic works by Tyshler, which were donated to the museum by the master and his wife and also by G.M. Levitin, a close friend of many Russian theater scenic artists.

Boris Lurie. American Nonconformist

Boris Lurie. American Nonconformist

29 august 2019—11 november 2019

Leningrad-born survivor of Nazi concentration camps, member of New York avant-garde scene of the 1950s and 1960s, Boris Lurie touches upon the most sensitive, problematic and hot issues, such as consumer society, Nazi crimes against humanity, and the reflection of sexuality in mass consciousness.

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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 tours

Russian Museum - one of the world's largest museums and is perhaps the only country where such a full treasure of national culture are presented.
Virtual tour of the museum complex. 2009 (Rus., Eng., Ger., Fin.)

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In the online shop of the Russian Museum presented a huge range of souvenirs, illustrated editions and multimedia disks.

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