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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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The Leningrad Rock Club in Photographs. Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Its Opening

The Leningrad Rock Club in Photographs. Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Its Opening

28 december 2020—10 may 2021

The Leningrad Rock Club was established in early 1981 and has become a true center of attraction for musicians whose art did not fit into the Soviet cultural framework. The Leningrad Rock Club was a sign of the era of upcoming changes in the country and even now, after forty years, it is hardly needed to explain what was its role in the cultural and social life of Leningrad and, more broadly, the country.

A Photographic Perspective on St. Petersburg

A Photographic Perspective on St. Petersburg

2 november—14 december 2020

The exhibition completes the contest organized in cooperation with the Professional Photocenter Foto-One. Photographers were offered to show their view on St. Petersburg without any limitations in technique, genre, or style. The professional jury chose 97 works inspired by this unique city. Each and every photographer participating in the exhibition has his own, real and magical image of St. Petersburg.

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