Exhibition in the Russian Museum (St. Petersburg)

Exhibition of works from Moscow private collection presents works by artists of the postwar period, developing in his art traditions of Russian realism.

Idyllic picture of life of Russian and Soviet village in the painting Tkachev brothers and Valentin Sidorov, lyrical landscapes by Aleksey Gritsay and Sergei Gerasimov are presented in this collection with the works of Helium Korzheva, full of tragic reflections on the fate of man and his place in the social world. Unites these artists, different in emotional well-being, in the author's interpretation of Russian realism, sincere love to the native earth, to the era in which they had to live and work, the fundamental view of art as at the service of the truth. The exposition consists of paintings of the classics of Soviet art of Geliy Korzhev, brothers Aleksey and Sergey Tkachev, Valentin Sidorov, Vladimir Stozharov, Victor Ivanov, Alexei Gritsai, Sergei Gerasimov, Pyotr Ossovsky, Nikolai Andronov, Natalia Egorshina, Ivan Sorokin, Yuri Kugach, as well as sculptural works of Mikhail Perejaslavets, Ivan Korzheva, Alexander Burganov, Ivan Tarasyuk. Chronologically, the exhibition covers the period from the mid 1950s to the 2000s years that can significantly extend the understanding of the work of artists, known to viewers for the permanent exposition of the Russian Museum, as well as to acquaint them with the works of such masters as Andrei Kurnakov, Alexander Gritsay, Mikhail Kugach, not previously involved in the exhibition projects of the Museum.

The exhibition is organized with the support of major domestic and foreign companies, among them Magnezit Group, CJSC "Raiffeisenbank", the Company "ERNST & YOUNG (CIS) B. V.", Roullier Group, ANH Refractories Company, E. K. W. GmbH, Knöllinger FLO-TEC Gmb, SMS Siemag AGH.