This exhibition will introduce viewers to the furniture preserved in the Russian Museum, a collection the public is not very familiar with. It will also open up a new perspective on well-known Russian works of art from Yury Vasnetsov, Alexander Vedernikov, Orest Kiprensky, Boris Kustodiev, Vladimir Makovsky, Evsei Moiseyenko, Tatyana Nazarenko, Olga Ostroumova-Lebedeva and many other distinguished artists.
The “protagonists” of the exhibition are furniture pieces used for sitting: from antique benches and chests to chairs and armchairs from contemporary designers. Alongside them are depictions of furniture and people seated on it, in various types of art. The chair is examined as a detail of the surroundings and as a symbolic object. What kinds of chairs exist? What are they made of? What do people do while seated? What poses do they adopt? What does an empty chair mean? A synthesis of painting, graphic art, sculpture, applied art, and design, the Russian Museum’s exhibition stimulates ideas on these questions and more.
19 October 2023—8 January 2024
The exhibition presents 24 large-format digital paintings, some created with the aid of artificial intelligence. The project raises questions about the future living environment of humans, and, at the same time, the future of the medium of photography.
6 October 2023—29 January 2024
“The Collective of Masters of Analytical Art. The School of Filonov” existed from the summer of 1925 until the master’s death in December 1941. The school’s work was based on the idea of teamwork.
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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