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PYOTR DIK. TERRITORY OF SILENCE

PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST’S WIFE. 1953 OIL ON CANVAS. 85Х70 PROPERTY OF THE ARTIST
22 november 2012—11 march 2013

The exposition of the second (after 1997) solo exhibition of Russian artist Pyotr Dik (1939–2002) in the Russian Museum will include about 100 pastel works. The artist used such unusual medium for his compositions as sand paper that helped him to achieve the feeling of a special emotional depth of the images that exist on the border of the real and the abstract.

Pyotr Dik was ethnic German born in Russia. He lived and worked in Vladimir town. This is the reason why the analyticity of Europe and refined poetics of East in his works coexist in harmony. One of the major sources of inspiration for this master was the Old Russian Art that addressed to primary existence. Pyotr Dik worked in numerous genres, and in each of them proved to be the artist-philosopher who had discovered the connection between the ordinary and the eternal.

FAMILY OF THE ARTIST. THE CHERNYSHEVS. 1999 TEMPERA AND LEVKAS ON FLAKEBOARD. 80Х100 RUSSIAN MUSEUM FAMILY BY THE SEA. 1964 OIL ON FLAKEBOARD.125Х90 TRETYAKOV GALLERY MAN WITH A SLAIN DOG.1976 TEMPERA ON FLAKEBOARD.117,5Х67,5 PROPERTY OF THE ARTIST SVYATOSLAV RICHTER PLAYING. 1985 T EMPERA ON FLAKEBOARD.200Х150 RUSSIAN MUSEUM SELF-PORTRAIT IN SPAIN.1991 TEMPERA ON FIBREBOARD.75Х60 PRIVATE COLLECTION, MOSCOW GOD WITH US (DIOS CON NOSOTROS).1991 TEMPERA ON CANVAS. 195Х130 RUSSIAN MUSEUM VENERA ON CYPRUS.2005 TEMPERA ON FIBREBOARD.90Х52 PROPERTY OF THE ARTIST

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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—5 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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