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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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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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Anna Azbel. Childhood Portrayed

Anna Azbel. Childhood Portrayed

24 may—10 july 2017

The Russian Museum presents the personal exhibition of the photographer Anna Azbel “Childhood Portrayed”.
Kid’s photography requires specific approach – not only technical skill, knowledge and good circumstances. In many respects it demands sincerity, mutual trust and willingness of the photographer to experience the moment of collaboration with the child.

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