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History of Russian Art

15th January 2007

An Introduction to the History of Russian Art
Evening Lectures at Pushkin House
Monday 29 and Tuesday 30 January 2007
Pushkin House is delighted to present two evenings of lectures devoted to
the
history of Russian art.

Distinguished lecturers from The State Tretyakov Gallery will present a
comprehensive introduction to the principal periods and movements in
Russian
Art.

PROGRAMME
(Both lectures will be accompanied by slide presentations)
Monday 29 January 2007

7:00pm
Doors Open

7:30pm
The Mystery of Russian Icon
Natalia Rybkina, The State Tretyakov Gallery

8:15pm
Break, refreshments

8:45 – 9:45pm
From Romanticism to Realism: Russian Art in the 19th Century
Angela Tokarzhevskaya, The State Tretyakov Gallery

Tuesday 30 January 2007

7:00pm
Doors Open

7:30pm
At the turn of the 20th Century: new movements in the Russian Art
Angela Tokarzhevskaya, The State Tretyakov Gallery

8:15pm
Break, refreshments

8:45 – 9:45pm
Fascinating 20th Century
Natalia Rybkina, The State Tretyakov Gallery

Entrance: £7 for one evening, £12.50 for both evenings.
Refreshments included.
Seating is limited; prior reservation is strongly recommended.
To reserve tickets please call Jenny Levitan at Pushkin House on: +44 20
7269
9770 or email [removed]

To buy tickets in advance, please send us your cheque made payable to
“The
Pushkin House Trust” to Pushkin House, 5A Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A
2TA.

You can buy tickets in person in advance at Pushkin House between 10.00am
and
5.00pm Monday to Friday.

The lectures will take place at Pushkin House,
5A Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2TA
www.pushkinhouse.org.uk

Nearest Tube: Holborn or Tottenham Court Road
Parking: Bloomsbury Square Car Park

These introductory evenings will be followed by a series of in-depth
lectures
and seminars in the spring 2007. The areas to be covered include:

– The Spiritual Roots of Russian Iconography (Andrey Roubliov, Feofan
Greek,
Dionisiy)
– Dazzling Romanticism (K. Brullov, S. Shedrin)
– Philosophical background of the great masterpieces of A. Ivanov
– Drama and historical collisions in Russian Realism (I. Repin, V.
Surikov)
– Russian Idealism (V. Vasnetsov, M. Nesterov)
– The Beauty of landscape (A. Savrasov, I. Shishkin, I. Levitan, I.
Aivazoskiy,
A. Kuindzhi)
– Battle-pieces of V. Vereshagin
– Russian Modernism (V. Vrubel, S. Serov)
– Russian Impressionists (K. Korovin, I. Grabar’)
– Spiritual Search of Symbolists (“Blue Rose”)
– Abstract Expressionism (V. Kandinsky, K. Malevich, M. Larionov, N.
Goncharova)
– Soviet Realism (S. Gerasimov, A. Deineka, V. Muhina, Yu. Pimenov, A.
Korin)
– Russian Underground Avant-Garde (S. Zverev, Komar and Melamid)
– Russian Art in 21st century

Lectures will be accompanied by exhibitions of rare photographs, video
materials
and slide presentations.

For further information tel: 020 7269 9770 or visit
www.pushkinhouse.org.uk

Regards
Ute

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