Pushkin Museum to them. A.S. Pushkin is preparing for the opening of the two main exhibitions of the summer season Automatic translate
Pushkin Museum to them. A.S. Pushkin is preparing for the opening of the two main exhibitions of the summer season - “Schukin. Biography collection "and" Collection Fondation Louis Vuitton. Favorites. To implement the grandiose plan, the museum from May 14 to June 18, 2019 will close the Art Gallery of European and American countries of the XIX – XX centuries and part of the exposition of the Main building for the preparation of projects. In the Main building, the halls of Antique art and European art of the 5th – 19th centuries will be closed to visitors (halls 16–29).
New exhibitions will open for visitors on June 19th. Viewers will see the world’s major masterpieces of modernism and modern art. At the time of the exhibitions the permanent exhibition in these halls will be unavailable.
An exhibition of unprecedented scale and content “Schukin. Biography of the collection ”will occupy almost the entire space of the main building of the museum. The collection covers the most important artistic movements of the late XIX - early XX century, from impressionism to modernism. Among them are the masterpieces of Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Paul Cezanne, Paul Gauguin, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso and more. The project will present the history of the formation of the collection of the famous Moscow merchant and philanthropist Sergey Schukin through his personality, family biography and historical context, which will help to complete the collection of his brothers Peter, Dmitry and Ivan. The task of the exhibition is to show the collection of the great Russian collector as fully as possible and demonstrate the role it played in the development of Russian art. Divided between the Pushkin Museum to them. A.S. Pushkin and the State Hermitage Museum of Sergey Schukin’s collection will unite at an exhibition in Moscow, which will be a unique event.
All three floors of the Art Gallery of Europe and America of the XIX – XX centuries will be given to the exhibition “Collection Fondation Louis Vuitton. Favorites. It will show the works of twentieth-century art classics - from Alberto Giacometti, Yves Klein, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Andy Warhol to Gerhard Richter, Sigmar Polke, Christian Boltanski, Marina Abramovich, Maurizio Cattelan, Andreas Gursky and others.
Exhibitions of two iconic collections will enable viewers to trace the similarities and differences in approaches to the formation of collections, will demonstrate the evolution of the process of collecting contemporary art in the early XX and XXI century.
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