Alexey Vaulin stands out as one of the most vibrant and consistent purveyors of contemporary abstract art on the Russian art scene. This exhibition spotlights around 50 of his works, spanning his career.
Vaulin’s works have been featured in art exhibitions since 1999, the most consequential of which being Moscow Abstraction. Latter Half of the 20th Century and Abstraction in Fashion, both held at the State Tretyakov Gallery in 2003.
Vaulin made a bold statement in the 1990s with his colour-driven figurative landscapes and still lifes (The Colour Lemon, Mask). His works gradually lost their figurative character over time, and colour – in the role of a form-creating starting point – began to suffuse the entire space of his canvases, manifesting its texture and plasticity (Red, Dedication to Velimir Khlebnikov). Vaulin’s interest in the theme of Cosmism took his painting to an entirely new level with works such as Cosmos and Cosmic Prism, in which the artist explores unique takes on cosmic structures and ideas of colour and form. The dense white colour that absorbs reflections from adjacent colour masses would emerge as his signature method in the years that followed (Fog, Festive Cupolas). In the past decade, Vaulin’s painting has demonstrated accelerating dynamics and expressiveness, along with a great diversity of subjects and motifs (Poseidon, About the Moon).
9 june 2022—9 august 2022
The exhibition “30 paintings from the life of Peter the Great” is taking place on the Field of Mars in Saint Petersburg. The project is a reconstruction of an exhibit that was held 150 years ago at the same location and is dedicated to the 350th anniversary of the first Russian emperor. Fourteen original paintings from the 1872 exhibition were discovered in the State Russian Museum’s funds. They were digitally restored and will be exhibited in the form of outstanding quality canvas prints. The honour to fill the gaps and create modern interpretations of the same historical subjects was granted to the students, alumni and professors of Saint-Petersburg Academy of Fine Arts.
27 september 2019—1 march 2020
An exhibition held at the Malaga Branch of the Russian Museum presents more than seventy paintings by Nicholas Roerich, dedicated to the influence of culture on religion and vice-versa, and reflecting the spiritual quest of the artist.
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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Virtual tour of the museum complex. 2009 (Rus., Eng., Ger., Fin.)
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