Select language:

Russian avant-gardist El Lisitsky exhibit to open in Tretyakov gallery

 / Главная / Russkiy Mir Foundation / News / Russian avant-gardist El Lisitsky exhibit to open in Tretyakov gallery

Russian avant-gardist El Lisitsky exhibit to open in Tretyakov gallery


15.11.2017

Tretyakov gallery and Jewish Museum and the center of Tolerance in Moscow open major retrospective exhibition of Russian avant guard artist El Lissitsky for the very first time, TASS reports.

About 400 masterworks were drawn from Tretyakovka funds and Russian private collections, as well as from abroad - Basel and Moritzburg museums, Van Abbemuseum in Netherlands, Centre Georges Pompidou in France and The Israel Museum.

The exhibit is divided into two parts. Jewish Museum and the center of Tolerance in Moscow introduces El Lissitsky art before he's indulged in the avant-garde period. Tretyakov Gallery on Krymsky Val presents all Lissitsky's artistic stages, including the most famous one. Architectural projects, oils, collages, posters, manuscripts tell about the artists' formation.

Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets has shared that El Lissitsky's personality is yet underestimated as he played very important role in global avant-garde movement

The exhibition will conclude on February 18th.

Russkiy Mir

Publications

Since the beginning of the unrest in Kazakhstan, some media and Telegram channels have speculated about the threat to Russians living in the Republic. Allegedly, the introduction of CSTO forces would put them in danger due to the rise of Kazakh nationalism. Izvestia talked to Russians living in the country to find out how the January events had affected their relations with Kazakhs. Interviewees claimed that the introduction of CSTO peacekeepers had no effect on interethnic dialogue because the Russians living in the Republic were not associated with Russia - they were locals. However, according to Izvestia's interlocutors, there is still intolerance at the mundane level.
Vladimir Kanevsky moved from St. Petersburg to the U.S. in the 1980s. He's got engaged in creating porcelain flowers instead of architecture, which was an unexpected move even for him. Now designers of international fame collect exquisite bouquets by Vladimir Kanevsky, and the best museums of the world arrange exhibitions of his works.