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Pavel Filonov

3 october 2001—20 november 2001
The exhibition comprises about three hundred canvases by the renowned master of the Russian avant-garde. Pavel Filonov (1882-1941) v painter, graphic artist, theatrical designer. Contributed to exhibitions from the 1990s. The first decade of the artist-s oeuvre was marked by the creation of the ?Chant of the World Flowering ¦ cycle of painterly and graphic works. The plastic decision of the works still retained the forms of figurative painting. Filonov turned to abstract art in the early 1920s. Though the works of the late 1920s-30s were marked by the stylistic diversity of execution. The years of political repressions (1930s) were a gloomy period in the artist-s life. His art was officially neglected. Pavel Filonov died of starvation in the besieged Leningrad on December 3, 1941.The artistic heritage of Filonov was saved and preserved by his sister Yevdokia Glebova. In 1977 Glebova donated her collection to the State Russian Museum. The exhibition presents to the visitors such masterpieces by the artist as the ?Dairy Maid ¦(1914), ?Flowers of the World Flowering¦ (1915), ?Head¦(1925), ?Images¦ (1940).
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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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