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Mikhail Shvartsman. To the 90th Anniversary

Mikhail Shvartsman. Sky gates. 1988. State Russian Museum
26 july 2017—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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Lazar Khidekel (1904–1986). Towards the History of the Russian Avant-Garde

Lazar Khidekel (1904–1986). Towards the History of the Russian Avant-Garde

21 november 2018—21 january 2019

The exhibition will present over 80 works by Lazar Khidekel — a prominent figure of the Russian avant-garde — from the collection of the architect's family.

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St. Petersburg from the 1850s to the 1910s in Photorgraphs

St. Petersburg from the 1850s to the 1910s in Photorgraphs

27 september—12 november 2018

Historic events, everyday life of the city, and St. Petersburg places of interest depicted in photographs and postcards of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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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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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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