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JADRAN ŠETLÍK. FACES OF TWO CAPITALS

5 April 2007—15 May 2007
The exhibition presents about fifty portraits of Russians, including prominent citizens of St Petersburg: Alexander Rosenbaum, Dmitry Khvorostovsky, Valentina Matviyenko, Lev Dodin, Alisa Freindlich, Mikhail Boyarsky, Kirill Lavrov and others.
Jadran Šetlík was born in 1952 in Italy into the family of a Czech journalist. Being fourteen, he made his first photo in Rome, which determined his further life. He took photos of Claudia Cardinale, Brigitte Bardot and Robert Kennedy. Being eighteen, he entered the School of Graphic Art in Prague and chose his final course of life — profession of a photographer. At present Jadran Šetlík is engaged in the genre of art portrait. In the 1990s Jadran Šetlík was at the peak of his creative powers. Numerous exhibitions have been held in Czechia and abroad. Lately the artist works much in Moscow and St Petersburg.
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“He Conquered Both Time and Space...” 225th Anniversary of Alexander Pushkin’s Birth

“He Conquered Both Time and Space...” 225th Anniversary of Alexander Pushkin’s Birth

7 June 2024—25 January 2025

This is the first ever large-scale exhibition held in the Russian Museum to address the genius of Russian and world culture, whose anniversary will be an international event. The museum rich depositories enable to characterize the oeuvre of the great writer most fully and diversely and to reconstruct the cultural and historical background, which witnessed the formation and heyday of Pushkin’s unique talent.

Military Parades: Porcelain and Watercolour

Military Parades: Porcelain and Watercolour

15 December 2023—13 May 2024

The exhibition is dedicated to a hundred-year-old tradition of producing decorative “military plates” depicting imperial army uniforms. Besides plates, the exhibition includes drawings and lithographs that served as sources or preliminary studies for paintings by such famous artists of the “uniform” genre.

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