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Uri Katzenstein. Home (An exhibition held in the context of PROSMOTR Festival of Video Art) (The Ludwig Museum in the Russian Museum)

19 november 2003—18 january 2004
Uri Katzenstein works with various media. He is a sculptor, a performanist, and a musician who makes his own musical instruments and sound machines, and a video-artist. The film "Home" stars a group of actors. The music for it has been written by composes Ishai Adar and Binay Reches together with Katzenstein. The hallucinatory and hypnotic atmosphere of the film is formed by actions of blind and "mute" characters, who speak the language of strange gestures in the space of "Home" created with the means of three-dimensional computer graphics. All the Katzenstein's characters, both men and women, dressed in "flesh-coloured" uniform and wearing masks, become the artist's doubles. The films script is a succession of ritual events, which happen on different floors of the Home and are concluded with a strange wedding.
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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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