The relationship between one of Russia’s most famous painters and his native country is being explored in an exhibition in St. Petersburg. “Wassily Kandinsky and Russia” is at the State Russian Museum until December 4.Celebrating the 150th anniversary of the artist, the exhibition features paintings…
The research and the conference are devoted to further examining this vital period in Russian art, and addressing the importance of Vitebsk as the, seemingly unlikely, center of avant-garde activity during the devastating years after Russia's 1917 October Revolution. Following the increasing lack of stability…
The Russian Museum has received a generous donation of 160 graphic works by Malevich from Nina Suetin, the daughter of Nikolai Suetin, a famous Russian Suprematist artist. Having passed away in 2016, Nina was an architect by trade, however she was not only the director of…
Tomorrow, The Russian Museum in Murmansk will launch a brand new exhibition of work borrowed from the state Russian Museum in St. Petersburg. The featured artists are three distinguished Russian portraitists of the second half of the 18th century: Fyodor Rokotov (1736-1808), Dmitry Levitsky (1735-1822) and Vladimir…
Henryk Siemiradzki (1843-1902) was a graduate of the Petersburg Academy of Arts and one of the most outstanding representatives of the late European academicism. The exhibition presents work by Siemiradzki as well as his contemporaries, Russian academic painters and sculptors, who worked in Rome in…
The Russian Museum in St. Petersburg is currently celebrating its 120 year anniversary. Founded in 1898, the Museum has since become the world's largest collection of Russian art , as well as a unique architectural complex in the historical center of St. Petersburg.
The exhibition, which will run from the 22 February to 10 April 2028, features 20 paintings by the artists, as well as a wide range of documents and archive materials to support the exhibition.The exhibits, together, form a very colorful representation of the history of…
Iconography is a kind of medieval painting, religious in themes and subjects and iconic in purpose. In the most general sense, iconography is the creation of sacred images intended to mediate between the divine and earthly worlds, whether facilitating for individual prayer or in the…
The famous painting, beautifully executed by the hand of one of the most significant Russian masters of the early 20th century, is preparing for a journey to the East. The canvas will travel across Russia, making stops in Chelyabinsk and Satka on the way to…
Today the brand new exhibition "St. Isaac's Cathedral. To the history of creation" opens its doors in the Benois building at the Russian Museum in St Petersburg. The exhibition coincides with the 200th anniversary of the Cathedral and reveals the complex history of its interior…
The priceless works by the Russian master painter Karl Bryullov from the collection of the Russian Museum have arrived safely in Vladivostok.
The staff at the Primorye State Art Gallery unpacked a total of 15 boxes containing valuable works of art. This is the first…
The Russian Museum in St Petersburg is offering two brand new exhibitions of Russian avant-garde paintings at its Malaga branch in Spain. The exhibitions are centered around the work of Kazimir Malevich and David Burliuk.
The first European branch of the Russian State Museum opened…
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 exhibition at the National Art Gallery of Yoshkar-Ola presents works of art from the 18th and early 20th centuries in the collection of the State Russian Museum.
The exhibition in Yoshkar-Ola features the work from the collection of the State Russian Museum, specifically the…
The upcoming exhibition of sculpture at the Russian Museum in St Petersburg offers its visitors a chance to see the familiar scenes of Russian everyday life through the mid 19th century to contemporary sculpture.
Genre art is usually known for its application within the realms…
The Russian Museum in St Petersburg is preparing to launch a brand new exhibition of 17th century sacral Russian art.The exhibition will feature various exhibits from the collection of Russian Museum: books, jewelry, embroidery, icons and works of sculpture, which represent the nuances and the…
The portrait of the Russian poet Alexander Pushkin in Boldino, painted by Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin in the 1930s, was thought to be lost until it was discovered underneath another work by the same artist.
Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin (1878–1939) is one of the most interesting and original Russian…
The spectacular seascape “The Ninth Wave" by Russian marine painter Ivan Aivazovsky has returned to Russia after being exhibited in Japan where it was seen by over 300,000 people.
The famous painting has safely returned to its permanent home at Russian Museum in St Petersburg…
Today marks the day Mikhail Nesterov’s famous painting “Holy Rus” is leaving its home at the Russian Museum in order to be restored. The picture will be away for about six months.
According to the Museum staff, the canvas is in need of a much…
Two of the largest museums in Russia — Russian Museum in St Petersburg and Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow, continue collaborating on projects despite the recent theft of the Arkhip Kuindzhi painting “Ai Petri. Crimea” from the Tretyakov.
The painting, which was on loan from Russian Museum…
The decision to halt the project, was announced last Wednesday by the director of the State Russian Museum, Vladimir Gusev.
The project, estimated at $20 million, of which $2.5 million was allocated by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, will no longer be implemented:…
The exhibition titled “Crimea in the works by Arkhip Kuindzhi” is dedicated to the iconic work of Russian landscape painter Arkhip Kuindzhi, arguably one of the most significant and intriguing Russian artists of the XIX century.
This exhibition at Russian Museum is located in the…
From June 13 — August 19, 2019, the exhibition “Angels of the Twentieth Century” takes place in the Russian Museum in St. Petersburg.
The exposition attempts to trace the figurative and semantic metamorphosis of the image of the angel from modernity, symbolism and avant-garde to…
Exhibition titled "Circle of Artists" has opened at the Museum named after I. N. Kramskoy as part of the Platonov Festival.
Every year in June, the International Platonov Arts Festival takes place in Voronezh. Its program consists of sections "Theater", "Music", "Exhibitions" and "Literature", and…
Russian Museum is hosting an exhibition dedicated to the 130th anniversary since the birth of Russian poetess Anna Akhmatova.
The exhibition features ten pictorial, graphic and sculptural portraits of Anna Akhmatova from the collection of the Russian Museum, created by her contemporaries.
Among them are…
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…
A brand new exhibition, dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the birth of one of the greatest masters of Russian art from the first half of the twentieth century, will open at Mikhailovsky Palace of the Russian Museum in August.
Konstantin Somov was born in…
Two exhibitions on the subject of women in Russian Art are currently welcoming visitors at the Malaga branch of the Russian Museum in Spain.
The first, titled "Female Russian artists. At the crossroads of tradition and avant-garde” from the collection of the Russian Museum represents the…
An exhibition dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the birth of Konstantin Somov, one of the largest masters of Russian art in the first half of the 20th century, has opened at Russian Museum in St Petersburg.
The project is the first large-scale exhibition at…