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Mikhail Shvartsman. To the 90th Anniversary

Mikhail Shvartsman. Sky gates. 1988. State Russian Museum
26 july—4 september 2017

The jubilee exhibition dedicated to Mikhail Shvartsman will include 30 painterly works from the Russian Museum and private collections. Apart from them his graphic works, posters and trademark designs are of specific interest. This anniversary exhibition is aimed to provide opportunity of reflecting upon his lifelong oeuvre. Mikhail Shvartsman (1926-1997) is one of the few Russian artists of the after-war period who are claimed equal to the masters of the avant-garde epoch. His fame created around him a myth that prostrates far beyond his actual biography and academic art historic research. To Shvartsman painting has always been “a prayer in act”, an attempt to express metaphysical feelings and concepts. His notion of the world arrangement, the place of art in it is reflected in his works, his personality and ascetic way of life.   

Mikhail Shvartsman. Warrior. 1986. Private collection Mikhail Shvartsman. Cloud beginning. 1970. Private collection

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Edward Bekkerman: Heaven

Edward Bekkerman: Heaven

30 november 2017—12 february 2018

American artist Edward Bekkerman focuses on the unseen universe all around us, inhabited by angels and overrun with fantastic flowers. He renders symbolistic subjects in the art brut style merging the material and coloristic, and the ethereal and spiritual.

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Andrei Tarkovsky. Artist of Space

Andrei Tarkovsky. Artist of Space

20 september—20 november 2017

The exhibition is dedicated to the 85th anniversary of Andrei Tarkovsky (1932–1986), famous Russian filmmaker and film director. A renowned master of cinema, Tarkovsky gained international recognition during his lifetime. He is considered the creator of a new language in cinematic art, having introduced new aesthetics and philosophy to it and influenced its further development.

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