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Artists of the Society of Russian Sculptors

Wassily Vatagin. The Tiger. 1927. State Russian Museum
10 august 2017—20 november 2017

The artists' union “Society of Russian Sculptors” (ORS – Obschestvo Russkih Skulptorov) was created in 1925 in the course of revolutionary events and construction of new culture in Russia. The main objective of this society was to unite all Russian sculptural forces, to find new plastic expression and preserve the accumulated sculptural traditions of Russian and Europe culture in art. 

The society had included practically all famous Russian sculptors of the first half of the XX century: Anna Golubkina, Sergei Konyonkov, Vera Mukhina, Sarra Lebedeva, Nathan Altman, Vladimir Domogatsky, Wassily Vatagin, Stepan Erzia and many others. This exhibition from the collection of the Russian Museum reveals a fascinating large-scale picture of creative pursuits of Russian masters, many of whom studied in Paris with Auguste Rodin and Emile Antoine Bourdelle.

The exhibition includes about 60 sculptures of various artists of the Society of Russian Sculptors, one of the leading creative associations of the 1920s in Soviet Russia.

Sergei Bulakovsky. The Girl with a bird. 1929. State Russian Museum Vera Mukhina. Female torso. 1926. State Russian Museum

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Anna Leporskaya. Painting, Graphic Art, Porcelain

Anna Leporskaya. Painting, Graphic Art, Porcelain

15 december 2021—14 march 2022

In the summer of 2017, the collection of the Russian Museum received a donation of an extensive collection of works by various artists, which was called the Leporskaya Archive in historiography. The archive included over 600 works by Anna Alexandrovna Leporskaya herself: 512 drawings, watercolors, gouaches, 10 canvases and more than 100 porcelain items.

I Am Dostoevsky. To the 200th Anniversary of the Writer’s Birth

I Am Dostoevsky. To the 200th Anniversary of the Writer’s Birth

13 november 2021—14 february 2022

The F.M.Dostoevsky Literary-Memorial Museum presents an exhibition to the 200th anniversary of the writer.

The exhibition is based on paintings from the imaginary "ideal museum of the writer", which were especially significant for Dostoevsky throughout his life. He did not miss a single exhibition in St. Petersburg, in Europe he got acquainted with the main museums and galleries, he knew the Dresden Gallery, the Pitti Palace, the Uffizi almost by heart. He considered Raphael's Sistine Madonna one of the greatest masterpieces, admired the landscapes of Claude Lorrain, the gates of the Florentine Baptistery, Saint Agatha by Sebastiano del Piombo, Penitent Magdalene by Batoni, this list is pretty extensive.

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