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VLADIMIR BOROVIKOVSKY (1757-1825). RELIGIOUS PAINTINGS

26 march 2009—26 june 2009

The exhibition is dedicated to the 250 anniversary of the painter. The religious paintings by Vladimir Borovikovsky from the collections of the Russian Museum, Tretyakov gallery, Tver Art gallery, The State Historical Museum of Religion and Sergiev Posad State History and Art Museum and Reserve are shown in full for the first time. There are presented about 50 paintings and 5 drawings.

In the collection of the Russian museum there are more then 70 paintings. The most part of his portraits is presented in the permanent exhibition. That?s why the Russian Museum shows Borovikovsky?s paintings on thereligious topics, that are a little known part of his oeuvre. The icon-painting «Crucifixion», that was bought by the Russian Ministry of Culture for the Russian Museum in 2008 from the private collector, is exposed for the first time as the part of the collection of the Russian Museum. The exhibition is amplified by chapel and clerical.

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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.

The St. Petersburg Governorate in photographs from the 1860‒1910s from the collection of the Russian Museum

The St. Petersburg Governorate in photographs from the 1860‒1910s from the collection of the Russian Museum

30 may—19 august 2019

From the series “Traveling around Russian Empire”. The exhibition presents the image of St. Petersburg Governorate in professional and amateur photographs, as well as postcards depicting the man-made and natural sights of the area, the local population and the events of everyday life.

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