BY NICHOLAS FORREST | AUGUST 24, 2016 Russia’s State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow is celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Russian painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky 1817-1900 with a major monographic exhibition of the artist’s work. Born in the town of Feodosiya in Crimea,…
2017 marked the 125 year anniversary of the birth, and the 50 year anniversary of the death of famous Russian painter Pavel Korin (1892-1967).
Korin was born in Palekh, Russia in 1892 into a family of professional icon painters. The artist attended the School for…
The exhibition at the Tretyakov Gallery coincides with the 100 year anniversary of the birth of Anatoly Nikich (1918 - 1994) and is dedicated to celebrating his life and work. Although Nikich is little known to the general public today, during his lifetime the artist…
The International Center of the Roerichs, the ICR, has over the past decades returned a lot of paintings and drawings by the Roerich’s to Russia. It has also held over 600 exhibitions and published over 250 books about the Roerich family, aiding the non-governmental Museum…
Next week, the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow will open the exhibition of Vasily Vasilyevich Vereshchagin (1842-1904). Vereshchagin is not only one of outstanding Russian artists, but also a historian, ethnographer, writer, philosopher, traveler and officer. In addition, the artist was a visionary who managed to…
The Gorky Park in Moscow will host a lecture in Russian avant-garde by Tatiana Zaitseva. The guest speaker, Zaitseva, is an artist, lecturer at the school of Architecture “Archimed” as well as a teacher at the children’s Centre of Avant-garde and the co-founder of the…
The exhibition at the National Centre for Contemporary Arts in Moscow is a rather short one, running for less than a week, the show will close its doors on the 18th of February. The show, inspired by the work of Vladimir Yankilevsky, shares its title…
The exhibition, fully titled “Wanderers and Impressionists. On the way to the 20th century”, is the personal project of the President of the Museum, art critic Irina Alexandrovna Antonova. In a single exhibition space, over 80 works by Russian Wanderers and French Impressionists are exhibited…
Currently, Russia is celebrating the 140th anniversary of the painter Boris Kustodiev , who is arguably one of the most beloved national painters. Today, is the last day of the exhibition dedicated to Kustodiev at the Multimedia Art Museum in Moscow; the show focused on…
On July 7 in 1988, the Sovincenter in Moscow hosted a legendary Sothesby’s auction which featured more than 100 lots of avant-garde and “unofficial” contemporary works. International collector travelled to Moscow especially for the event in order to bid over the Russian lots. The local…
The Tretyakov Gallery is currently hosting “The Legend of the Town of Sviyazhsk”, an exhibition which focuses on the historical significance of the town. The show features several icons and 16th century manuscripts which tell the stories of the the military expedition, the town’s foundation, …
The project “Resident” will unite the museums in Russia and former countries of the USSR. In 2018 and 2019, the VDNkH exhibition centre will play host to several exhibitions which will allow the museums to present the key works in their collections alongside with gems…
Last month, the billionaire Roman Abramovich and his third ex-wife Dasha Zhukova continue to fund and develop their contemporary art museum despite last year’s separation. Last month, the pair appeared together at the 10 year anniversary party of the Garage Museum in Moscow.
The uploading of Museum collections to the Internet is a project carried out by the Department of Culture of Moscow and the Moscow Department of Information Technology. The project was launched in hopes of not only increasing availability of the exhibits to the public but…
A rare and unique icon called “The meeting of righteous Joachim and Anne at the Golden Gate” has travelled to the Museum of Russian Icon from the Pskov Museum Reserve for an unusual one-exhibit exposition.
The Museum of Russian Icon was established by Mikhail Abramov,…
A brand new exhibition of Vologda icons has opened at the Museum and exhibition complex of Moscow state Academy of watercolors and fine art of Sergey Andriyaka.
The exposition titled “Icon of the Russian North 16th — 19th century” features not only the icons from…
An exhibition of Russian landscape painting from the collection of the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow is currently taking place at the exhibition hall in the Zaradye Park.
The exposition consists of 55 works by 35 various Russian painters, featuring a variety of movements in…
The exhibition at the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow is timed with the 200 year anniversary of the birth of one of Russia’s greatest, forgotten realists.
Sergey Konstantinovich Zaryanko was a portrait painter, master of the interior genre who was also known to paint icons…
In conjunction with the Day of National Unity, the State Tretyakov Gallery presents an exhibition of the 1914 “Ivan Susanin” painting by legendary Russian painter Konstantin Makovsky (1839–1915).
The subject of the painting, Ivan Susanin, was a Russian national hero — a peasant from the…