Last month of summer: what to see in the museums of Moscow and St. Petersburg

Modern art from graffiti to projects Kabakov and Koshlyakov, the elegance of works by Dürer and Vermeer, the challenge of “art povera” and harmony of art deco, multimedia projects ... Summer does not give up cultural positions!The FIFA World Cup is over, but our review of Moscow exhibitions remains relevant: from the famous master of street art Banksy to muscular and not too dressed beauties, sportswomen and activists Deineka, from Malevich and Larionov to Munis and Roerich - more in our material “Not only football and beer. Cultural guide for guests of Moscow ".Work Banksy. Photo: Maxim Shemetov, Reuters. Photo source: Why is it worth visiting the Banksy exhibition? Read more in our material.

State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

Do not miss the rare opportunity to look at the large-format works of Valery Koshlyakov (b. 1962) - one of the most prominent representatives of the generation of artists who ascended to the art scene on the wave of “perestroika” in the late 1980s. For the special project “... The Romanesque Prisoner ...” from the tretyakov’s storage rooms they got large master compositions which consist of many fragments (there are 72 museum objects on display). Assembled on a plane, they create a convincing image of Roman squares, ancient ruins, embankments and canals of Venice. The exhibition runs until August 12, 2018.Valery Koshlyakov. "Night Fountain in Rome." 1992
Corrugated cardboard, temperature (from Latin temperare - mix paints) - paints based on natural (vegetable juice, casein, egg yolk) or synthetic (polymers) emulsions, which are made from dry pigments (natural or artificial). Tempera paints invented long before the oil. The tombs of the Egyptian pharaohs are decorated with patterns made with tempera. Not by chance it is called the most durable art material. Creators have been using it for 3 thousand years. In Russia, tempera was written until the seventeenth century. To read further, watercolor Akvarel (from Italian. "Aquarello") is a well-known technique of drawing using water-based paints, invented in Art. III. in China. Water color paints become transparent after dissolving in water; therefore, when applied to grainy paper, the image looks airy and thin. Unlike oil paintings, there are no textured strokes in watercolor paintings. To read further, sauce. The State Tretyakov Gallery. We note that the main exhibition of the season in the Novaya Tretkovka, the largest retrospective of one of the founders of the Russian avant-garde art, Mikhail Larionov, will start in the fall. Read more in our material.Self-portrait in turban Mikhail Fedorovich Larionov1907, 81 × 65 cmOne more significant exhibition project this autumn in the New Tretyakov Gallery - the exhibition “Ilya and Emilia Kabakov. Not everyone will be taken to the future. ” The gallery picks up the baton of the London Museum of Modern Art Tate Modern and the State Hermitage Museum, in which the exhibition ends show July 29. On the large-scale retrospective of the Kabakovs, traveling on the best museums of the world, as well as the creative fate of this wonderful married couple of artists, see our publication “Ilya Kabakov. The world as a total installation. ”The exhibition in the New Tretyakov Gallery will be held from September 7, 2018 to January 13, 2019Ilya Kabakov. "Incident in the corridor near the kitchen", 1989. Photo: Guy Bell / Rex / Shutterstock at

Mikhail Bulgakov Museum, Moscow

In the legendary house number 10 in Bolshaya Sadovaya, another exhibition space opened: the project “Studio 40. The Memorial Workshop of Pyotr Konchalovsky” was added to the Mikhail Bulgakov Museum, located in the famous apartment No. 50. The peculiarity of the project is the maximum respect for the environment of the art workshop, which has hardly changed over the past 100 years. Using the “augmented reality” technology, by pointing the tablet at various objects, you can see the scenery of the Bolshoi Theater performance, learn Peter Petrovich's travel history in the company of Vasily Surikov in Spain, look at their faces in a hundred years old photos and browse through the gallery of pictorial portraits of the artist’s favorite grandsons. until July 14, then close for restorationFamily portrait in the workshop of Petr Petrovich Konchalovsky1917, 256 × 355 cm

Multimedia in Moscow

For lovers of modern technology in art - the mass of proposals: the show “From Monet to Malevich. The Great Modernists ”, in the DI Telegraph coworking and the exhibition“ Leonardo da Vinci. History of the genius who changed the world "in the Multimedia gallery" KVADRATS "- only two of them.At the exhibition "From Monet to Malevich." Photo source: Coworking DI Telegraph.At the exhibition “Leonardo da Vinci. The history of the genius who changed the world. "
Photo: Multimedia gallery "KVADRATS"

Gary Tatintsian Gallery

Do not miss the opportunity to look at the Gary Tatintsian Gallery at the exhibition of works by world-renowned artist and photographer Vic Munis. In his works he uses popular images and presents them in a new form. Using unconventional material - dry pigment, dust, sugar, chocolate, diamonds, caviar, children's toys, garbage, pieces of magazines - Munis reproduces works of famous artists from them, and then photographs them. The exhibition runs until September 8, 2018The work of Vick Myunis based on the work by Mikhail Vrubel “The Seated Demon” (1890). Photo:

Gallery "Triangle", Moscow

The works of Lyudmila Konstantinova resemble the works of Roy Lichtenstein - well, pop art Pop art is an art movement that originated in the mid-1950s in Great Britain, but the most widespread in the United States. Pop art has become a defiant challenge to traditional painting, because it relied on images from popular culture, including advertisements, comics, everyday objects and news. Among other things, the emergence of pop art in the United States was a reaction to the seriousness and abstractness of abstract expressionism. The new generation of artists wanted to return to subject painting, while bringing some frivolity, irony into their work and spice it all up with an impressive amount of kitsch. Read further continues to answer topical questions such as “Why it is impossible to pour glitter wherever it pleases and not be afraid that it will be read as a cheap move?” The exhibition runs until July 27, 2018Lyudmila Konstantinova. "Degene type" (fragment). Photo:

Gallery "On Solyanka", Moscow

The exhibition “Matter of horror”, which was attended by 20 artists from Russia and abroad, explores the problem of border areas and states. The authors argue on these topics, relying on the idea of ​​the “horror of philosophy” belonging to the philosopher Eugene Tucker. Photos from the opening of the exhibition - Anna Marchenkova. The exhibition runs until August 16, 2018

Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow

Pushkin Museum to them. A.S. Pushkin presents the exhibition "From Tiepolo to Canaletto and Guardi" - works of outstanding Venetian masters of the XVIII century. The exhibition - 57 works, among which 23 works from Palazzo Chiericati, 25 works from the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. Alexander S. Pushkin, 9 works from the Galleries of Italy - Palazzo Leoni Montanari. The exhibition runs until October 14, 2018.Giambattista Tiepolo. "Time, opening the Truth." Around 1745.
City Museum Palazzo Chiericati, Vicenza. Photo: Musei Civici di Vicenza - Palazzo Chiericati
September 4, 2018 in the Pushkin Museum will open the exhibition "Masterpieces of painting and engraving of the Edo era", which will feature more than 120 works by artists of various traditional art schools. For the first time, the Russian public will see the entire palette of artistic trends in Japanese art of the 17th –19th centuries, including works by artists from the Kano, Tosa, Rimpa, Nanga, Maruyama-Shijёou school, and Ukiyo-e. The exhibition runs until October 28, 2018Ogata Korin. "Gods of wind and thunder." A pair of bivalve screens.
Tokyo National Museum.

CEC "Granatny Dvor", Moscow

The exhibition “Geniuses of Art Deco. Paris Fashion. The exhibition features over 60 original color lithographs by Bakst, Barbier, Dufy and others, as well as unique silk-screen printing and sculptures by Erte (Roman Tyrtov), ​​sculptures by Dimitri Chiparus from private Russian and European collections. The exhibition runs until August 15, 2018CopacabanaRoman Petrovich Tyrtov (Erte) 1983, 79.1 × 74 cm Contemporaries of all avant-garde artistic movements of the twentieth century, Erte lived for almost a century, remaining true to the Art Deco style. We present the video, named in honor of the famous series of works by the artist, and materials about him in the Arthive.

Museum "New Jerusalem", Istra, Moscow region

Museum and Exhibition Complex of the Moscow Region "New Jerusalem" in conjunction with the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts A. S. Pushkin present an exhibition of works by Albrecht Durer, his predecessors and contemporaries “The Epoch of Durer. German graphics and paintings of the end of the XV - the first half of the XVI century ". The exhibition - 70 graphic works of the great master, the work of teachers and students of the artist, as well as picturesque paintings by German masters from the collection of the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts and private collections. The exhibition runs until August 19, 2018Adam and EveAlbrecht Durer1504, 25 × 19.3 cm

Street Art Museum, St. Petersburg

The St. Petersburg Museum of Street Art is not only a permanent exhibition venue, but also holds annual large-scale exhibitions of contemporary art, works as an educational platform in the field of street art, public art and all forms of artistic activities in urban space. These days, the museum hosts the Fairytale Land Street art exhibition: the organizers and creators reflect on modern myths, balancing on the verge of truth and fiction. The exhibition runs until October 1, 2018Photo:

State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg

August 20, 2018 - the last day of the large-scale exhibition “Kuzma Sergeevich Petrov-Vodkin. On the 140th anniversary of his birth ”, dedicated to one of the geniuses of the twentieth century, whose work had a considerable influence on the culture of his era. The exhibition of the State Russian Museum - about 250 works of painting and graphics, as well as illustrations, sketches, theatrical scenery. The exhibition runs until August 20, 2018.Bathing a red horseKuzma Sergeevich Petrov-Vodkin1912, 160 × 186 cm

Erarta Museum, St. Petersburg

The exhibition “Michel Sima. Geniuses in the workshops. Behind the scenes of the Parisian art scene ”presents the works of an eminent sculptor and photographer Michel Sime, who captured the artistic and literary elite of Paris H.H. century. Portraits of artists, including Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Francis Picabia, Marcel Duchamp and other legendary faces - these are pictures not so much of a photographer, as a close friend of the characters. They reveal to the audience a huge variety of styles and movements that parallelly existed in Paris, the interaction of different generations of artists. The exhibition runs until September 2, 2018

Museum of Music, St. Petersburg

After Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod the exhibition project “Fashion to the People! From constructivism to design "came to St. Petersburg. The key exhibits are more than 40 costumes reconstructed by Alexander Rodchenko, Varvara Stepanova, Alexandra Exter, Sergey Eisenstein and other masters who worked during the avant-garde era. Also in the exhibition are theatrical costumes, fabrics, scarves, sportswear, photographs, posters and magazine covers, sketches of architectural masterpieces of the 1920s from the largest museums of Russia. The exhibition runs until September 2, 2018

State Hermitage, St. Petersburg

The exhibition Art Deco. Books from the collection of Mark Bashmakov "shows the audience about 100 rare editions, illustrated by outstanding artists. The exhibition at the Hermitage is the first in Russia and rare in the world practice attempt to show a wide range of publications representing the French book "Art Deco". Editions from the funds of the Hermitage are side by side with books from the collection of the Petersburg scientist and collector Mark Ivanovich Bashmakov. The exhibition runs until September 16, 2018Georges Barbier. The design of the book "Poems in prose" by Maurice de Guerin. 1928
Photo: State Hermitage MuseumGeorges Barbier. The design of the book Albert Flaman "Theatrical characters." 1922
Photo: State Hermitage Do 16 August 2018, the exhibition “Arta Povera. Creative breakthrough ”, where more than 50 works of Italian artists of the second half of the XX century are represented. Having existed for only a few years, the Arte Povera movement (“poor art”) became the most visible artistic movement in Europe in the 1960s. Many of the young artists worked with simple and coarse materials — sacking, coal, sheets, earth, water, cotton, steel rods, wood, and newspapers.
Should I take the word "poverty" in the name of the direction literally? The answer to this and other questions can be found in our publication “Arte Povera: Beyond Nature and Culture”.Spatial concept: waitingLucho Fontana1964, 115.5 × 191.5 cm In conclusion of our review, we remind readers that already on September 4, 2018, the exhibition “The Epoch of Rembrandt and Vermeer. Masterpieces of the Leiden Collection ". After the Moscow Pushkin Museum them. Pushkin's State Hermitage Museum will present the works by Rebrandt, Hals, Vermeer's masterpiece ... More than 80 outstanding works by the famous collection of Thomas Kaplan and his wife Daphne Recanati-Kaplan will complement eight Hermitage masterpieces. The exhibition will be open to the public from September 5, 2018 to January 13, 2019.The girl behind virginalian Yang Vermeer1672, 25.5 × 20.1 cm Arthive: read us in the Telegram and look in Instagram: Titular illustration: at the exhibition “From Monet to Malevich”. Photo source: Coworking DI Telegraph. Based on the press releases of the Tretyakov Gallery, the State Hermitage Museum, the Coworking DI Telegraph, the QuadratS Multimedia Gallery, the Central House of Artists, the Museum of Russian Impressionism, the State Russian Museum, the Street Art Museum, the Erarth Museum, the Mikhail Bulgakov Museum, the Museum of Artists, and the museums, museums, and the Museum of Street Art Jerusalem ", as well as its own publications Arthive.