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MODERN INDIAN ART. PAINTING TRAJECTORIES

18 november 2009—8 february 2010
The Modern Indian Art. Painting Trajectories exhibition is the attempt to present the basic tendencies of development of the Indian art from 1850. The exposition begins with the landscapes, stage portraits of the British period of the Indian art and unknown Indian painters of the XIX century. Much attention is given to the interest of  the Indian painters in the “Bengal school”, renaissance of the history of the national art and “Svadeshi”. Large part of the exhibition is devoted to the Rabindranat Tagor school and to the painters, that are connected with his teaching  about the dissolution in the landscape and applied role of art in different aspects of the every-day life. The exhibition finishes with the Indian art of the last third of the XX century and beginning of the XXI century, that combines the abstract painting language with the interest in the national history and mythology.
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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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Mikhail Shvartsman. To the 90th Anniversary

Mikhail Shvartsman. To the 90th Anniversary

26 july—4 september 2017

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.

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