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…
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 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 Tretyakov Gallery has announced the recipients of grants for scientific research in the field of fine arts. The search for unknown paintings by Vasily Vereshchagin and the study of the archives of Ilya Repin in the United States will be supported by the scholarship…
The upcoming exhibition titled “Time of Change. The Drawing of the Mid-19th Century” will continue to introduce the patrons of the Gallery to the 19th century drawing and is part of the “The Tretyakov Gallery Opens its Vaults” program.
The exhibition is dedicated to the…
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 Tretyakov Gallery has released new information regarding the recent case of vandalism the gallery experienced on the 25 of May. The 37 year old man, entered the gallery right before closing time, and slashed the protective glass of the “Ivan the Terrible and his…
In November, the exhibition "The Russian Path. From Dionysius to Malevich" will open in the Vatican. Its co-curator Arkady Ippolitov reveals which works were selected in order to combine iconography with the XIX-XX centuries and show the spiritual path of Russian art. The article below…
The recent slashing of the priceless Ilya Repin painting “Ivan the Terrible and his son Ivan” has reignited the discussion of security in Russian museums. The last time it was brought up was in 2015 following an attack on the “Sculpture which we do not…
Moscow’s Tretyakov Gallery has stirred up a storm of controversy after an attempt to curb the amount of unauthorized tours, when regular visitors began complaining after they were told to stop talking by security guards.
The Tretyakov Gallery officials have said that unofficial tours have…
Today, the legendary Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow is celebrating a new milestone: 125 years ago, the Gallery was officially open for the public.
Pavel Tretyakov began collecting art in the middle of 1950, however it wasn’t until six years later in 1956 when he purchased…
The exhibition will be dedicated to the iconic work of Russian landscape artist Arkhip Kuindzhi, arguably one of the most significant and intriguing Russian artists of the XIX century.
Kuindzhi painted incredibly unique romantic landscape paintings. Although his work was grounded in realism, the artist’s rendition…
Not long before the opening of the Ilya and Emilia Kabakov retrospective at the Tretyakov Gallery, the artists decided to hand the legendary space over to the Museum.
From the early 1970s to the late 1980s, Ilya Kabakov's workshop, located in the attic of the house…
The director of the Tretyakov Gallery, Zelfira Tregulova, has announced that that the Museum will organize two exhibitions abroad this Fall. The first one, “Russian path: from Dionysius to Malevich”, in the Vatican while the second exhibition “Masterpieces of Russian art from the collection of…
The Exhibition Hall of the Zaryadye Park Media Center is proud to present the upcoming exhibition titled “Depicting Russia”. The exposition will be made up from 55 landscape paintings by 36 outstanding Russian artists from the collection of the State Tretyakov Gallery.
The exhibition is…
The exhibition of paintings by Pavel Ryzhenko "From Veche to the Throne" had recently opened at the Fund of Slavic Literature and Culture.
The project features 12 of the artist’s large scale canvases depicting historical events which have led to the formation of the Russian…
The Director of the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow Zelfira Tregulova and theatre expert Olga Henkina have received the French Order for merits in art and literature from the visiting French ambassador Sylvie Bermann. The official ceremony was held on Wednesday at the Embassy of France.…
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…
This upcoming exhibition at the Tretyakov Gallery explores one of the key images of the 20th century, the harlequin, through the work of three of the leading artists of the so called Silver Age: N. Sapunov, S. Sudeikin and K. Somov.
During the Silver Age,…
The exposition titled “Romantic Russia” at Bunkamura concert hall in Tokyo features the work of distinguished Russian painters of the late XIX — early XX century.
The project is part of the ongoing cultural exchange between Japan and Russia and follows the brilliant exhibition of…
The upcoming exhibition at State Tretyakov Gallery is dedicated to the life and work of Ivan Valentinovich Nikolaev (b. 1940), who left a mark in Soviet art history of the second half of the 20th century.
After graduating from the department of monumental and decorative…
The exposition consists of five masterpieces from the collection of Nizhny Novgorod State Art Museum painted by famous artists of the second half of the XIX century.
The paintings have been displayed among the permanent collection of State Tretyakov Gallery and the visitors have a…
The Tretyakov Gallery is preparing the first solo Museum exhibition of the work by Russian artist Boris Golopolosov (1900–1983).
The exhibition titled “Head Against the Wall” will feature around 40 paintings and 80 graphic works — original drawings, as well as works executed in gouache.…
Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow is currently preparing a large-scale exhibition of work by the famous Russian painter Ilya Efimovich Repin (1844–1930) — arguably one of the most anticipated exhibitions of 2019.
The exposition will contain some of the artist’s best work created between 1870s —…
The brand new digital project aims to invite app users to explore and sponsor over 190,000 works in the collection of State Tretyakov Gallery.
The Museum is using blockchain technology in order to power the “My Tretyakov'' app, which will not only digitize the entire…
Today marks the inauguration of the major exhibition of Russian masterpieces at the Macao Museum of Art in Macao, China.
The exhibition titled Masterpieces of Russian Art from the State Tretyakov Gallery features an impressive 70 paintings from the end of the 18th to mid-20th…
The Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow houses one of the largest and most important collections of Russian art in Russia. The Gallery is currently offering excursions of its permanent exposition of 18th—19th century Russian Art.
During the excursion, the visitors will see some of the most…
The theft was carried out during the exhibition hours, right in front of the Museum visitors.
The exhibition at Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow is dedicated to the iconic work of Russian landscape artist Arkhip Kuindzhi, arguably one of the most significant and intriguing artists of…
According to Mikhail Delyagin, the behavior of the staff at the Tretyakov Gallery following the incident is incredibly strange and warrants for suspicions regarding the authenticity of the recovered work.
Mikhail Delyagin is a Russian publicist, economist and the Director of the Problems issued by…
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…
Татьяна Юденкова, куратор ретроспективы Ильи Репина, которая откроется в Государственной Третьяковской галерее 16 марта, поговорила с TANR о художнике и о предстоящей выставке. Оригинал интервью на русском можно почитать здесь , а RA Gallery предлагает перевод для наших англоязычных читателей.
Tatyana Yudenkova, curator of…
The restoration of the painting by the Russian master painter Ilya Repin "Ivan the Terrible and his son Ivan on November 16, 1581", damaged by a drunk vandal earlier this year, will begin in the second half of March.
According to the director of Tretyakov…
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 exhibition will feature the work of one of the most prominent Russian painters of the second half of the XIX— early XX century.
Tretyakov Gallery has already announced their upcoming exhibitions throughout the rest of 2019. Among them is a large retrospective of…
An exhibition of paintings by the Russian artist Isaac Ilyich Levitan (1860–1900) will open in the main building of the Plyos State Historical-Architectural and Art Museum-Reserve in August 2019.
Isaac Levitan was born into a poor but educated Jewish family — Levitan’s father Elyashiv Levitan was…
Only a month remains until the closing of the VR exhibitions at Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow.
Earlier this year, State Tretyakov Gallery, in partnership with VRTech Group, announced the launch of the world’s first fully immersive virtual-reality-enhanced exhibition: ‘’Goncharova and Malevich: In Three Dimensions’’ dedicated…
The painting “Ivan the Terrible and his son Ivan on November 16, 1581” painted by famous Russian painter Ilya Repin was infamously damaged by a drunk vandal on May 25 of last year.
The offender grabbed one of the metal fence posts and smashed the protective…
The traveling exposition titled “Romantic Russia” features the work of distinguished Russian painters of the late XIX — early XX century.
The current project is part of the ongoing cultural exchange between Japan and Russia and follows the brilliant exhibition of Edo period art at…
Tretyakov Gallery is currently offering its visitors the reconstructed exhibition of works by sculptor Anna Golubkina "In favor of the wounded", which was held in Moscow in 1914–1915.
The Russian artist and sculptor Anna Golubkina (1864–1927), known for her relief “The Wave” above the entrance…
Piskator's Bible was quite widespread in Russia — it served as a subject of admiration in the royal, boyar and merchant circles, and was also an important source of iconography for Russian miniaturists, icon painters and masters of monumental painting.
In recent years, the Tretyakov…
The criminal case against Denis Chuprikov, who stole the painting “Ai-Petri. Crimea” by Arkhip Kuindzhi from the Tretyakov Gallery in January this year has been transferred to Zamoskvoretsky District Court of Moscow.
The accused plead guilty and wrote a frank confession. The man is currently…