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.
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.
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.
The collection of masterpieces, chosen by the Russian Museum will allow you to make a first impression of the collection of the Russian Museum.
Russian Museum - one of the world's largest museums and is perhaps the only country where such a full treasure of national culture are presented.
Virtual tour of the museum complex. 2009 (Rus., Eng., Ger., Fin.)
In the online shop of the Russian Museum presented a huge range of souvenirs, illustrated editions and multimedia disks.
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