In the Pushkin Museum opened an exhibition "Masterpieces of painting and engravings of the Edo era" automatic translate
In Moscow in the Pushkin Museum. A.S. Pushkin, with the support of PJSC NK Rosneft, opened the exhibition "Masterpieces of Painting and Engravings of the Edo Period" , which became the main event of the cross-year of Russia and Japan. The exhibition shows the diversity of artistic trends in one of the most interesting periods in the history of art in Japan.
The exposition presents 135 works by masters of Japanese painting and engraving of various traditional schools of the 17th - 19th centuries. Many of them have already become familiar in the history of art in Japan and very rarely leave the country. Most of the work is brought from Japan and will be shown in Russia for the first time. Two works have the status of "National Treasure", nine have the status of "An especially valuable object of culture" and six - the status of "Particularly valuable art object".
Marina Loshak, director of the Pushkin Museum. A. Pushkin: "The exhibition of masterpieces of paintings and engravings of the Edo era in the Pushkin Museum - a unique phenomenon. Such exhibitions are held once in a decade. And even compared to previous exhibitions brought from Japan, the exhibition in the Pushkin Museum is unprecedented, because the works that are significant for Japanese art are shown. Such as, the screen "God of wind and the god of thunder" of Ogata Korin’s brush - this work adorns the covers of many publications on the history of art in Japan. "
Exhibition at the Pushkin Museum. A. Pushkin will be held in two stages: the first part of the works visitors can see in the period from 4 to 30 September, and the second - from 3 to 28 October.
The opening was attended by: Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Olga Golodets, statesman Mikhail Shvydkoi, creative director of the Central Department Store Natalia Goldenberg, general director of the State Tretyakov Gallery Zelfira Tregulova, editor-in-chief Vogue Masha Fedorova, creative adviser to the head of the State Tretyakov Gallery Alena Doletskaya, Alexander Pushkin Alexandra Vantier, director of the Garage Museum of Modern Art Anton Belov, president of the IMA GROUP holding Andrei Gnatyuk, first deputy president and chairman of the VTB Bank Dmitry Olyunin, curator and director of the Phillips Educational Program Marina Dobrovinskaya, journalist Ksenia Sobchak, chief architect of Moscow Sergey Kuznetsov, deputy head of Rospechat Vladimir Grigoriev, president of Condé Nast Russia Anita Gigovskaya, musician Vasily Vakulenko (Basta), as well as patrons of the museum: Oksana Bondarenko and S Vetlana Tavrina and holders of gold cards "Friends of Pushkin".