Exhibition of artworks by Nikolai Suetin presents various sides of the artist’s creative oeuvre: drawings, watercolours and porcelain. The artworks that are housed in the Russian Museum such as suprematic compositions of the 1920s (both Vitebsk and Leningrad periods); painting “Woman with a Saw” (late 1920s), blockade sketch for the “Victory” painting, porcelain of the 1920s and the 1930s are presented. The exhibition also contains the artworks from the private collection: miniature school analytical compositions that were created under Malevich’s guidance, competitive sketches for furniture for the dwelling of worker (1927), cycles of graphic artworks (late 1920s – early 1930s): Peasant Woman, so-called Semi-icons (or Icons of the Virgin), large black-and-white sheets with repeated motifs of peasants, sheaves, dirigible, as well as the war years drawings.
Nikolai Suetin was the powerful and talented artist. He was a painter, designer, expo-designer, author of architectons, drawings and forms for porcelain, articles of decorative and applied art.
16 december 2022—12 june 2023
The Russian Museum exhibition project Artists on War and Peace can be seen as a diptych comprised of two exhibitions: Images of Military Life in Russian Art of the 16th to 20th Centuries and Home and Family. Images of Peaceful Life. They explore two existential aspects of human life perceived as polar opposites. The first half of the diptych features scenes of everyday life during wartime, while the other focuses on the theme of the home and family as guardian of the moral values of the Russian people.
20 october 2022—9 may 2023
Images of Military Life is an extensive exhibition featuring icons, paintings, sculptures, and applied and decorative artworks from the 16th through 20th centuries, most of them extracted from the museum’s repositories. It continues the Russian Museum’s time-honoured tradition of offering the public, from time to time, a broader perspective on its treasures and the magnitude of its collections.
The collection of masterpieces, chosen by the Russian Museum will allow you to make a first impression of the collection of the Russian Museum.
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