Leon Steinmetz. The Spell of Antiquity

28.07.2016 – 18.09.2016

Main Building

The exhibition includes more than forty large format works on paper that exhibit a variety of techniques. There are several series, the largest of which is “Vase Variations.” Here the painter essentially retains the silhouettes of Classical Antique vases, but within this harmonious space plays with shapes, colors, textures, and even styles. Other works in the exhibition include paintings from the series “The Judgement of Paris,” “Pygmalion,” “The End of Pompeii,” and “The Hades.”

“Outlining the Contours with a Chisel…”. Depictions of Man on Coins, Gemstones, and Medals from Ancient Times to the Modern Age

06.07.2016 – 30.10.2016

Main Building

In collaboration with the Welfare Foundation for Social and Cultural Affairs  (KIKPE) and the Benaki Museum (Athens)

Leon Bakst. In Honor of the 150th Anniversary of the Artist’s Birth

08.06.2016 – 28.08.2016

Main Building

Bakst was a Russian theatrical designer, painter, portraitist, book illustrator, interior designer, and fashion designer during the 1910s. He published numerous articles on contemporary design and dance, he was also interested in photography and cinema, and wrote a novel based on his biography. Being fond of the art of Ancient Greece and Orient, Bakst merged classical motives with the eccentricity of Art Nouveau in his art.

House of Impressions. Classic and Contemporary Media Art

26.05.2016 – 30.09.2016

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Congo River. Arts of Central Africa. From the Collection of the Musée du Quai Branly, Paris

The display will show more than 140 arts and crafts objects created by the inhabitants of present-day Gabon, Congo, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Sculptures, masks, and devotional objects will, on the one hand, show visitors the variety of cultures and traditions of the inhabitants of the Congo river valley, and on the other hand, their common character.  

“Preserving the Fruits of Enormous Labor…”. Russian and Western European Art from the Ilya Silberstein Collection

30.03.2016 – 02.10.2016

Private Collections

Dedicated to the 110th anniversary of the collector’s birth.
Paintings, prints, drawings, and archive documents from the collections of The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts and The Russian State Archive of Literature and Arts.


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