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IVAN TARASYUK

7 february 2008—7 april 2008
There is the first personal exhibition of the artist Ivan Tarasyuk in the Russian Museum. He is the graduate of the graphic art department of I. E. Repin’s Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture in Leningrad (studio of Vladimir Vetrogonsky). He showed his worth successfully in various kinds and genres of art i.e. in painting and graphic art, ceramics, in the field of decorative and applied art. He designed theatrical and circus performances. The creative oeuvre of Ivan Tarasyuk combines organically traditions of the folk art, burlesque theatre, Leningrad school of graphic art, avant-garde and postmodernism elements. The artist moves easily from one kind and genre of art to another, and sometimes he transfers or combines their distinguishing features. Tarasyuk attaches great importance to the choice of materials. Therefore the texture of his artworks has its own voice with a great number of intonations that arise an image. But in depictions of different situations and characters the grotesque is an integral part. Ivan Tarasyuk constructs his magnificent world with huge creative power and excitement. They literally infect a viewer and allow coming into contact with a joy and delights of creation. More than 150 exhibitions of the artist were held in different countries of the world.
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Mikhail Makhayev’s St Petersburg

Mikhail Makhayev’s St Petersburg

14 october 2022—16 january 2023

The sketches and drawings of Mikhail Makhayev (1717–1770), the great Russian 18th-century veduta master, are the only way we have of appreciating St Petersburg’s stately appearance during the mid-18th century. The exhibition features approximately 100 works: Mikhail Makhayev’s drawings, engravings, and paintings made from his drawings by Russian and Western European artists, as well as the engraved copper plates used to print St Petersburg city views in the mid-18th century.

Naum Mogilevsky. Sculptures and Drawings

Naum Mogilevsky. Sculptures and Drawings

6 october—12 december 2022

Naum Mogilevsky was one of the most outstanding artists of the circle that gravitated around the great sculptor and artistic mentor Alexander Matveyev. And yet his work has received very little scholarly attention and is practically unknown to many art lovers. This exhibition, including approximately 30 sculptures and 40 drawings, invites the audience to rediscover a forgotten master and explore the many facets of his talent.

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