On the 19th or February, the expert commission which was established in order to access the authenticity of the works on loan from the Dieghelev Foundation, disbanded only hours into their meeting. The following day, the city of Ghent made a public announcement revealing that…
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…
Recently, a lot of outrage has been expressed over the tragic Russian avant-garde show in Ghent. The Museum of Fine Arts in collaboration with Russian businessman Toporovsky had launched an exhibition of rare, previously unseen, and highly questionable works of Russian avant-garde. The disappointing story…
The exhibition is currently in preparation and will officially launch on the 28 of March and run until 16 July. The show, mentioned in the Pompidou Programme 2018 Highlights, aims to dedicate an exhibition to the Russian avant-garde represented by the school of Vitebsk.
The exhibition coincides with the 100 year anniversary of the State Museum of Oriental Art, and is the latest in a series of exhibitions which began in the last century.
The “Blue Rose” in the title refers to the 1907 exhibition as well as an…
The Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg is about to launch the retrospective exhibition of the work of Ilya and Emilia Kabakov. The show titled “Ilya and Emilia Kabakov. Not Everyone will be Taken into the Future” is the product of collaboration between three major museums:…
The focus of the story are two paintings by famous masters of the Russian avant-garde: Samovar (1913) by Kazimir Malevich and Abstract Conposition (1918) by Lyubov Popova. Both of these paintings have been believed to be genuine works of Russian avant-garde residing in the Museum’s…
The Lviv National Museum is currently hosting an exhibition of paintings by the father of Russian Futurism David Burliuk. The exhibition, which features over 50 works sourced from private collections, is a unique opportunity to see the works of the famous painter of the Russian…
The Russian State Museum is celebrating the 140 year anniversary of the birth of the famous Russian artist Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin (1878-1939).
The exposition will feature work from across the artist’s career, and promises to offer visitors a rare chance to see Petrov-Vodkin’s masterpieces alongside the…
The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is proud to announce Chagall: The Breakthrough Years, 1911–1919, an exhibition featuring over 80 paintings and drawings by the legendary artist.
Marc Chagall was born in Vitebsk in 1887 to a Hasidic Jewish family. He was growing up in a very…
The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts is proudly presenting its upcoming exhibition in honor of Russia hosting the Football Word Cup this year. This small exhibition titled “Rodchenko and Stepanova. Football” will include 9 paintings, graphic works and photographs on the topic of football.
The State Museum of Contemporary Art in Thessaloniki possesses the legendary collection of George Costakis, one of the most significant collections of Russian art outside of Russia. The museum opens a new page in its history with a brand new exhibition of Russian avant-garde based…
The Suprematist painting by legendary artist Kazimir Malevich at the Stedelijk Museum was it’s pride and joy, that is until the canvas was sold at auction for $85,8m thus becoming one of the most expensive works of Russian art on the market.
When the painting sold…
The State Tretyakov Gallery in collaboration with the Republic of Tatarstan present the exhibition "The Genius of the Age" — the very first in the series within the long-term program which will feature several major exhibition projects in Kazan and Moscow.
The exhibition is dedicated…
The Museo Reina Sofia in Madrid is hosting an exhibition with a peculiar title “Russian Dada 1914 — 1924”. It is generally considered that Dadaism never took off in Russia, hence making this project all the more intriguing.
The exposition focuses on the exploration of…
The Jewish Museum in New York is launching a brand new exhibition in September, titled “Chagall, Lissitzky, Malevich: The Russian Avant-Garde in Vitebsk, 1918-1922”. Through approximately 120 works, the exposition explores the legendary yet little-known chapter in the history of modern Russian art.
Traditionally, since the 1920s it has been custom to exhibit the work of Mikhail Larionov side by side with the work of his partner and fellow artist Natalia Goncharova.
Which is why the Tretyakov Gallery is offering a unique opportunity to see the work…
The State Russian Museum in St Petersburg is proudly presenting the upcoming exhibition of never before seen drawings by the master of Russian avant-garde Kazimir Malevich.
No doubt, the paintings by Malevich held in the collection at the Russian Museum are of the highest…
The Sankhip Hanji Museum in Istanbul will play host to the newest exhibition of 20th century Russian avant-garde. According to Turkish media, the exhibition will open in the second half of October and will feature an impressive amount of over 500 of these spectacular paintings.…
The exhibition of Leon Bakst’s theatre works at the Palazzo Chini in Venice will showcase the key works by the Russian master.
Most of the works shown at the exhibition, put together by the Chini Foundation in conjunction with the Center for the Study of…
The Grand Palais in Paris will soon play host to the “Red” exhibition, featuring the work by great Russian masters on loan from the Tretyakov Gallery, State Pushkin Museum and the State Russian Museum.
According to the director of the Centre Pompidou in Paris and…
The scandalous story involving the former Director of the Museum voor Schone Kunsten in Ghent has reignited following a recent open letter from 60 artists and professionals speaking out against the suspension of Cathérine de Zegher.
Earlier this year, the MSK in Ghent, Belgium launched…
60 works from the collections of the State Museum of the History of St. Petersburg as well as several private collections have been brought together to demonstrate the short lived relationship between the Soviet government and the Russian avant-garde.
Several art groups existed during…
The upcoming brand new exhibition at the Russian Museum in St Petersburg will feature the work of Lazar Khidekel, a member of the movement of Russian avant-garde and the world’s first Suprematist architect.
The exposition will consist of over 80 works by the master,…
A number of works by this legendary Russian artist are currently presented at the “Davos in the Desert” conference to announce the upcoming show.
The works by famous Russian avant-garde artist Wassily Kandinsky from the Russian Museum in St Petersburg have been displayed at the…
The gallery owners and husband and wife duo, Kati Marjatta Karkkiainen and Reijo Pollari, have been sentenced to prison and ordered to pay €13 million in damages for selling hundreds of forged artworks over the last five years.
The couple was arrested and sentenced by…
The Rostov Kremlin Museum in Russia is celebrating its 135 year anniversary with the first major exhibition of Russian avant-grade paintings in its collection since 1922.
The collection was acquired in 1922 when it was passed over to the Museum by the IZO Narkompros (a…
The exhibition at the Garage Gallery of the Doha Fire Station titled “Russian Avant-garde: Pioneers and Direct Descendants” was organized with collaboration with the State Tretyakov Gallery, and marks the conclusion of the highly successful Qatar Russia 2018 Year of Culture.
The exposition, which officially…
The Jewish Museum and Center of Tolerance in Moscow, partnered together with the “Encyclopedia of the Avant-garde”, has opened the registration process for the taught course led by Andrei Sarabianov. The registration is currently still open.
Andrei Sarabianov is a distinguished art historian, curator, the…
The large exhibition of Russian art at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem features work by legendary Russian artists ranging from Malevich to Kabakov.
The works have been collected from major Museum collections across Russia and Europe including State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow, the State Hermitage…
Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney is currently offering its visitors the last chance to see the works from the legacies of some of the most prominent modernists including Russian artists Wassily Kandsinky and Kazimir Malevich. The exhibition is closing on 3 of…
The Lecture Hall of the Tretyakov Gallery is a wonderful museum and educational center where you can get acquainted with the history and theory of Russian art, its various movements and genres, artistic styles and the works of the great Russian masters.
The collection of…
The exhibition fully titled "The Russian Avant-Garde Collection of the Regional Museums, 1900-1930. Part 3" will open at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku, Azerbaijan on February 17.
The project brings together a total of 60 unique avant-garde exhibits from the collections of 17 regional…
TV presenter and publicist Alexander Arkhangelsky has begun shooting a film about the now famous collection of Russian avant-garde in the museum-reserve "Rostov Kremlin".
The collection was acquired in 1922 when it was passed over to the Museum by the IZO Narkompros — a cultural…
Признанный эксперт Русского авангарда рассказал журналу КП о фальшивых работах на стенах музеев, о художнике Николае Пунине и об интеллигенции прошлого. Оригинальное интервью на русском можно почитать здесь , а RA Gallery ниже предлагает перевод для наших англоязычных читателей.
The recognized expert of the Russian avant-garde…
The Russian Museum in St Petersburg is currently preparing for the launch of the first ever exhibition of Kazimir Malevich in Qatar.
According to the Deputy Director for Scientific Research of the Russian Museum, Yevgenya Petrova, the exhibition is the Museum’s first project in the…
Tate Modern proudly presents the first in UK retrospective exhibition of Natalia Goncharova — famous Russian artist and one of the leaders of the Russian avant-garde movement of the early 20th century.
Because the exhibition is the first of its kind, most of the works…
Tate Modern Museum in London has proudly opened the first UK retrospective exhibition of Natalia Goncharova, a famous Russian artist and one of the leaders of the Russian Avant-garde movement of the early 20th century.
Goncharova had a rather exciting and prolific career. She established…
Ivona Malevich, the granddaughter of Anton Malevich, the artist’s younger brother, has created the Malevich Family Foundation, which will start operating this summer in Warsaw.
The foundation’s plans include not only popularizing the artist’s work, but also tracking Malevich’s fakes on the art market, as…
The International Conference dedicated to the memory of writer and art historian Nikolai Khardzhiev is held on June 21–22 in Moscow, at the exhibition hall of the Russian State Archive of Literature and Art.
The third volume of the Khardzhiev Archive, published by RGALI and…
Tomorrow, a new exhibition dedicated to the first avant-garde association in Russia opens at the Russian Museum in St Petersburg.
The St. Petersburg based Society of Artists "Union of the Youth" was the first officially registered association of Russian avant-garde artists. It was founded on…