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Nikolai Akimov Centenary exhibition

13 april 2001—7 may 2001
This exhibition marks the centenary of the birth of famous Russian theatrical designer and director Nikolai Akimov (1901-1968). It includes works from his family archives and the collections of the Russian Museum, St Petersburg Museum of Theatrical and Musical Art, Union of Artists of Russia, St Petersburg Theatrical Library and the St Petersburg Academic Theatre of Comedy, which Nikolai Akimov headed for twenty-five years. Nikolai Akimov received his professional artistic training at the legendary New Art Studio (1916-18) and VKhUTEMAS (1922). In 1923, he began designing for theatres and the Academia publishing house. Akimov held his first one-man show in 1927 and made his debut as a theatrical producer in 1932. Three years later, he was appointed head of the Leningrad Theatre of Comedy. The exhibition includes set and costume designs, portraits, posters and works of book graphic art.
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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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