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COLLECTION OF MAXIM KOCHEROV

Klaes Corneliszoon Moeyaert. Elisha the Prophet and Naaman. 1630’s. Oil on wood. Netherlands.
9 july 2014—1 september 2014
The exhibition presents the works of European and Russian art from the collection of Maxim Kocherov who is a well-known Moscow bibliophile and collector. The exposition brings together about 15 significant examples of Old Russia icon-painting and examples of applied art and paintings by the Old European artists, particularly the canvases by representatives of Italian Renaissance and art schools of the German-language region of the 15th - 19th centuries.

In the collection of Maxim Kocherov the group of significant examples of icon-painting (the earliest one is dated second half of the 13th century) is presented. Among them are also the icons of the 15th-18th centuries, including the works, that were created in the icon-painting studio of the Arms Chamber.

The Mother of God Hodegetria. Second half of the 13th century. North-East Russia. Levkas and tempera on wood. St. John Chrysostum, St. Gregory Naziazen with Deesis. Second half of the 13th century. Levkas, tempera and gilding on wood. Quentin Matsys (Matsijs) jr. Madonna and Child. 1570’s. Oil on wood. Netherlands. Workshop of Johann Georg Ziesenis jr. Portrait of Charles I, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel. 1760’s. Oil on wood.

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Russian Patchwork

Russian Patchwork

16 june—13 september 2022

The main goal of the exhibition is to present the local features of patchwork in numerous centers of folk art in Russia and to show the original creative style of individual masters of the 20th century. The exhibition introduces the viewer to the truly folk patchwork, which was developed not in creative units and clubs, but in the villages and small towns of Russia.

4th Biennale of Historical and Archival Photography from Russian Museums and Archives

4th Biennale of Historical and Archival Photography from Russian Museums and Archives

22 december 2021—30 may 2022

The Biennale of Historical and Archival Photography once again presents inaccessible photo collections of regional museums. The exhibition will show 144 photographs from museums in Voronezh, Ivangorod, Nizhny Novgorod, Rybinsk, Ryazan, Simferopol, Omsk, Pskov, Uglich, Yakutsk. The exposition is structured as a consistent story about the cultural, everyday and political life of Russia in the 1870s - 1930s.

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