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Art of the End of XIXth – Begining of XXth Century

Natalia Goncharova. A Cyclist. 1913
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Renovated exposition presents the creative oeuvre of such outstanding masters as M.Vrubel, V.Serov, K.Petrov-Vodkin, W.Kandinsky, K.Malevich and P.Filonov as well as the members of such art societies as "The World of Art", "Jack of Diamonds", "Donkey's Tail", "Blue Rose", "Union of Youth", "Four Arts", "Ost". 

The Russian Museum holds one of the largest collections of works of the early Russian avant-garde and its leading artists, which is presented in the permanent exposition in the Benois Wing.  All the main innovative trends of the middle of the second decade of the XX century are represented: abstract art (V.V. Kandinsky) and its purely Russian branch – “luchism” ("rayonism", M.F. Larionov, N.S. Goncharova), neo-primitivism (M.F. Larionov , N.S. Goncharova, A.V. Shevchenko, K.S. Malevich), cubofuturism (D.D. Burlyuk, K.S. Malevich, I.A. Puni, L.S. Popova, N.A. Udaltsov, A.A. Ekster and others), suprematism (K.S. Malevich, I.A. Puni, O.V. Rozanova, I.V. Klyun), constructivism (V.E. Tatlin, A.M. Rodchenko, A.A. Ekster, L.V. Popova), analytical art (P.N. Filonov). Unique in their entirety are collections of artists who created innovative artistic systems (K.S. Malevich, P.N. Filonov, K.S. Petrov-Vodkin), and of some major artists, including those whose artistic career started in Soviet times (S.V. Gerasimov, P.P. Konchalovsky, P.V. Kuznetsov, B.M. Kustodiev, V.V. Lebedev, A.A. Rylov, A.V. Shevchenko, and N.M. Romadin). Besides that, the exposition includes works of the sculptors of this time — P.Trubetskoy, A. Golubkina, A.Matveev, S. Konenkov, and others.

Exhibitions
Vyacheslav Pakulin: Searching for the Style of an Era

Vyacheslav Pakulin: Searching for the Style of an Era

9 december 2021—7 march 2022

Vyacheslav Pakulin, endowed with a unique, striking talent, in 1920s and 1930s was caught up by the search for a "great style", paying tribute to the common aspirations of many artists of the post-revolutionary period. The first personal exhibition of the artist in the Russian Museum is aimed to fully present his searches and discoveries in the field of painting, graphics and theatrical art.

Igor Grabar. For the 150th Anniversary of the Artist's Birth

Igor Grabar. For the 150th Anniversary of the Artist's Birth

22 july—20 september 2021

The exhibition dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the artist presents more than 120 paintings made in 1880s - 1950s. The exposition will include works from 17 Russian museums, as well as private collections in both Russian capitals.

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