The exhibition at the Tretyakov Gallery is the first full retrospective of the artist in the last 40 years. The main goal of the exhibition is to remind the audience about one of the most influential and brightest representatives of the Russian avant-garde, whose name has unfairly become forgotten.
"This is such an amazing combination of very open avant-garde thinking with the rudiments of the Silver Age, and with a return to the important impressions and influences of the art of the XX century, this is an Eastern theme," says the director of the Tretyakov Gallery Zelfira Tregulova.
(photo from the museum's Facebook page)
But then, in free years, at the "gatherings" in the workshop of "Georges the Beautiful" (as they called Yakulov) Meyerhold, Lunacharsky, Mayakovsky, Andrei Bely dropped in on Bolshaya Sadovaya ... In the old photo - A. Ya. Tairov, G. Yakulov, N. Yakulova ...In his memoirs, Aristrakh Lentulov compared Yakulov with Pushkin: “the idea of similarity probably arose from the fact that they had a Russian soul for non-Russian origin”.Circus Georgy Bogdanovich Yakulov XX century The exhibition organizers prepared for the visitors three surprises - these are restored canvases: “Crowd man”, “Lombardy” and “Fight”, which vividly illustrate “The Theory of Suns” and the union of traditions of the East and West by the artist.Cafe-shantanGeorge Bogdanovich Yakulov1906, 96 × 64 cm
In addition to paintings, theatrical performances and the organization of art-parties, George Yakulov designed the cult “Stall of Pegasus” and “Pittoresc” cult for artistic bohemia.
"The Lion's Attack on the Horse", panel sketch for the cafe "Stall of Pegasus"
Let's look at Sergey Yesenin's collection of poems:
"Ballad of twenty-six."
With love to the beautiful artist G. Yakulov
The title picture is P. Konchalovsky, “Portrait Portrait is a realistic genre depicting a person or a group of people existing in reality. The portrait - in the French reading - portrait, from the old French portraire - "reproduce something line in line." Another facet of the name of the portrait lies in the outdated word "parsuna" - from the Latin. persona - "person; person". Read further G. B. Yakulov, 1910.