The eight exhibited portraits will be on show in Moscow for the very first time. The previously unseen portraits were all painted at different points of Karl Bryullov’s life and showcase different typological structures of portraiture. The exhibition features grand and intimate portrayals, a family…
The story which began back in June 2013, following the arrest of the art dealer and alleged mastermind behind one of the largest forgery rings of Russian avant-garde, has come to a close as the 1 800 confiscated works have been miraculously declared genuine. The…
The MSK has been in the middle of a scandal in recent weeks after ten international art experts labeled the 26 exhibited works as "highly questionable". The avant-garde works by artists such as Kandinsky and Malevich, borrowed from the collection of Olga and Igor Toporovsky…
The scandal over the works of questionable Russian avant-garde briefly on show in the Museum voor Schone Kunsten (MSK) in Ghent, has seen yet another development.
On the 24 February, the Flemish newspaper De Standaard revealed that the loan agreement established between Toporovsky’s Dieleghem Foundation…
On the evening of 25th of May, a visitor smashed the glass of the famous Ilya Repin painting “Ivan the Terrible and His Son Ivan” (1885) with a metal pole, resulting in three gashes and serious damages to the canvas and original frame.
The previously unknown painting titled “Girl on the veranda” has been attributed at Museum of Fine Arts in Kaliningrad.
The picture was originally purchased by the Museum in 1989 — the oil painting was sold to them by one of the locals. Although the local…
The staff at Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow is currently preparing for the blockbuster exhibition of famous Russian painter Ilya Efimovich Repin (1844–1930) — one of the most anticipated Russian Art events of 2019.
The exposition will present some of the artist’s best work created between…
The City of Ghent and the ex-Director of the Museum of Fine Arts in Ghent who lost her position following a scandalous exhibition of dubious works, Catherine de Zegher, have filed lawsuits against each other.
Last year, RA Gallery reported on the outrageous scandal which…
Due to the recent scandalous theft of the painting by Arkhip Kuindzhi from the exhibition in Tretyakov Gallery, its director Zelfira Tregulova has been reprimanded and brand new security measures have been installed.
Although the theft was not the first security breach in the Museum’s…