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Oleg Kaplin. The Winners of the First Museum Photobiennale of the State Russian Museum

From the “Old Believers” series. 2007
9 december 2010—21 march 2011
The solo exhibition of the Moscow photograph Oleg Kaplin, accomplishing the Winners of the First Museum Photobiennale series, presents about 70 photos. Many of them are devoted to the images of the Orthodox Russia. The exposition includes the works revealing the beauty and the deep meaning of the divine service, the photo portraits of the religious persons: priests, monks, parish man, old-believing man, keeping fidelity to the traditions of ancestors. Kaplin commemorated the images of beggars, blessed and cripples – the men, supported by the Orthodoxy faith, giving them the strength to live.

From the “Old Believers” series. 2008 From the “Disabled WW2 Veterans” series. 1978-1982 Farther Mikhail and Holy Fool Nikolai. Lavra. From the “Types” series. 1982 From the “Our Reply to Jerusalem” series. 1983 – 2004 Lavra. From the “Porch” series. 1978 Lavra. From the “Porch” series. 1974 Lavra. 1985 From the “Prayer triptych”. 1995 Pskov Caves Monastery. From the “Singing Deacons” series. 1988

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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—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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