The Art Museum

PRESENTATION of the art project “COCOON”

the Saint-Petersburg union of artists “GUILD of TEXTILE WORKERS” (Russia)

The motto of the project is “Hide, protect, wrap with softness and warmth our fragile world”. The main idea of “COCOON” is ecology, careful attitude to what surrounds us. At the exhibition, the audience will be able to get acquainted with various textile techniques: painting and printing on fabric, felt and hand paper, tapestry and installation art objects, stained-glass windows and dolls.

PRESENTATION of the art project “MAGIC OF COLOUR BY OLEG KROSHKIN”

and the first film of the series

“CONTEMPORARY ART OF BELARUS” by

Oleg LUKASHEVICH and Alexander ALEKSEEV (Belarus)

Art project “Magic of color” will combine a personal exhibition of our countryman Oleg KROSHKIN and a presentation of a portrait film about his work. The author's art is an inconceivable combination of different styles and trends, experiments with texture, materials and form, harmony of sensual emotional and conceptual philosophical. Oleg KROSHKIN works in the areas of painting, drawing, collage.

PRESENTATION of the interactive project “RELAX”

(from the collection of the National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus)

The exhibition project “RELAX” presents new approaches to the perception of art as a kind of art therapy. In the space of the Museum halls wrapping with silence, classical works will remind of the ability to contemplate the beauty, to listen to the sounds of music, to see the changeable nature of the world. The works of A. Ostashov, B. Kustodiev, V. Makovsky, M. Savitsky, V. Serov and others will be presented.

Exhibition PRESENTATION “VOLOGDA LACE”

(from the collection of the Museum of Lace of the Vologda State Historical and Architectural and Art Reserve Museum and the company “Snowflake”)

Vologda lace is a special phenomenon in folk art. Its artistic originality is the richness and variety of patterns, lines purity, dimensional rhythms of ornaments and high skill. The exhibition is presented by the Vologda Museum of Lace, the only one in Russia, the exposition of which includes more than 500 Museum objects telling about the history of this craft.

Exhibition PRESENTATION “ILYA REPIN. MOONLIT NIGHT. WORKS OF ZDRAVNEVO PERIOD”

(from the collection of the National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus and the Fund of the Vitebsk Regional Local Lore Museum)

Estate “Zdravnevo” near Vitebsk is a place where Ilya REPIN created for eight summer seasons. The exhibition will combine the best works of the “Zdravnevo” period, and the pearl of it will be the work of  “MOONLIT NIGHT”, a picture with almost magical appeal.