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Exhibition «Anatomy of Cubism»

The heart of this small exhibition, which demonstrates how the artist’s reflections evolved from the first timid drawings to an embodied idea, will be a book of early sketches for Pablo Picasso’s “Young Ladies of Avignon.” The Moscow exhibit will include 63 graphic works from this sketchbook, belonging to a collection from Picasso’s Birthplace Museum in Malaga.

The “Anatomy of Cubism” exhibition presented by the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts will give the Moscow audience its first opportunity to become acquainted with the story of a monumental work that changed the course of global art history.

In addition to the drawings from the Spanish museum, the exhibition shall comprise about 20 works from the collection of the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. The opening painting of the exhibition is Paul Cézanne’s “Bathing.” Visitors will see rarely displayed masterpieces of ancient Egypt, antique ceramics, African statuettes, and, naturally, Picasso’s gouache paintings from Sergei Shchukin’s famous collection. This will offer a new perspective for viewing Pablo Picasso’s early works and grasping the creative origins of this Spanish avant-garde artist.

Concerts in the Sviatoslav Richter Memorial Apartment

June 1–4
The Vladimir Spivakov Foundation presents the winners of the “Moscow Meets Friends” festival. (The program and performers will be specified in May.)

June 6
Lute Pleasures. Music of the English Renaissance.
Tobias Hume, John Dowland, John Johnson, Thomas Morley, John Marchand, Thomas Ford, Philip Rosseter.
Performed by: CANTO VIVO ensemble – Andrey Chernyshov (vocals, lute), Maria Belova (lute).

June 13
George Gershwin and the Age of Jazz.
George Gershwin, Duke Ellington, Cole Porter, Vernon Duke and jazz standards of the 1920s–1930s/
Performed by: Jack Jackovich (vocals), Ivan Akatov (trumpet), Valeria Yesaulenko (piano), Daria Sokolova (upright bass), Konstantin Voynov (percussion).

The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts

Exhibition «Sculptors and livre d’artiste»

26 Apr - 02 Sep 2018

The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts presents an exhibition of artworks by the world’s most prominent sculptors in livre d’artiste publications. The exposition includes 22 livre d’artiste objects by 15 famous sculptors: Arman, Jean Arp, Michel Guinot, Alberto Giacometti, Alexander Calder, Henri Laurens, Aristide Maillol, Marino Marini, Henry Moore, Mimmo Paladino, Arnaldo Pomodoro, Auguste Rodin, Eduardo Chillida, Hristo, and Ossip Zadkine.

Along with livre d’artiste publications, visitors will have an opportunity to see the masters’ sculptures and see that in many cases, the works of sculpture are stylistically similar to prints made by the same masters. Most of the exposition items are provided courtesy of the collectors Georgy Gens and Boris Friedman.

Fabrizio Plessi. The soul of stone

The exhibition produced specially for the Pushkin Museum is primarily a dialogue between one of the most prominent representatives of media art – Italian artist Fabrizio Plessi (b. 1940, Reggio Emilia), and the heritage of the Western artistic tradition from the collection of one of the.