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Pushkin Museum im. A.S. Pushkin will open to visitors on January 22, 2021. The first projects that the audience will see are the “Keepers. The Brotherhood of the Key ”in the Main Building and“ Advertising as Art. British poster of the late XIX - early XX century from the collection of the Pushkin Museum. A. S. Pushkin ”in the Gallery of European and American Art of the XIX-XX centuries. The temporary visiting rules adopted in the summer of 2020 will continue to apply, which will ensure a comfortable and safe stay in the museum.
In the main building of the Pushkin Museum, along with the permanent exposition, the exhibition “Keepers. Brotherhood of the Key ”(January 22 - March 14, 2021), dedicated to the anniversary of the numismatics department. The exposition will include individual masterpieces and items from the iconic collections of the numismatic fund, which includes more than 220 thousand items. Among the exhibits presented at the exhibition are coins and medals, orders and badges, banknotes, gems and seals, casts, as well as archival documents.
In addition, two mini-exhibitions under the Blue Sky (January 22 - February 14, 2021) are presented on the White Floor (the area in front of Hall 7). They were conceived as a kind of greeting addressed to visitors and museum staff during a pandemic that has limited our ability to travel. The exposition includes landscape drawings from the collection of the Pushkin Museum, which take the viewer to the south of Italy, to Naples and its environs, where in the nineteenth century the art of landscape flourished, and above all the technique of watercolor painting in the open air. The exposition is based on the works of the successors of the Neapolitan landscape school, leading masters of plein air painting Giacinto Gigante (1806-1876) and Achille Vianelli (1803-1894).
In the Gallery of Art of the Countries of Europe and America of the 19th – 20th centuries, the exhibition “Advertising as Art. British poster of the late XIX - early XX century from the collection of the Pushkin Museum. A. S. Pushkin "(October 20, 2020 - March 14, 2021). The exposition includes more than 150 advertising posters from the museum collection, representing the work of the best English artists and designers - Aubrey Beardsley, Edward McKnight Coffer, Beggarstaffs, Tom Purvis, Edward Bowden, Austin Cooper and other masters who made London the glory of the capital of world design. The exposition is timed to coincide with the release of the catalog of the British poster collection at the Pushkin Museum. A.S. Pushkin and continues a series of museum projects dedicated to the results of research and restoration work to restore fragile documents of the era.The permanent exhibition of the Gallery in its entirety can be seen until March 2021, then some of the works will be sent to the exhibition of the Morozov brothers at the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris.
In March, it is planned to open the first in Russia personal exhibition of Bill Viola, one of the most influential modern video installation masters - “Bill Viola. Journey of the Soul "(March 2 - June 1, 2021). The work of Bill Viola is a classic example of rethinking traditional Western iconography, religious images and metaphors through their refraction in modern everyday life by means of media art. Turning to the fundamental phenomena of being - birth, death, transformation - Viola creates sacred spaces in which images of the past are guessed. In the exhibition halls of the museum, visitors will see for the first time such major works as The Fiery Woman (2005), The Quintet of the Amazed (2000) and four works from the Martyrs series (2014).
The Pushkin Museum treats the issues of creating a safe environment with great attention and responsibility and follows all the recommended measures: tickets are sold online; the entrance to the museum is strictly according to the sessions; reduced the number of visitors simultaneously in the museum space; non-contact temperature measurement is carried out; presence on the territory of the museum is possible only in a mask.
Together with the artist Leonid Tishkov, within the framework of the project "To Pushkin with Pushkin", a special navigation has been developed, which helps to navigate in the museum and reminds of the need to follow the rules.
- Victor Melamed and Michael Gibbson will lecture in the joint program of the Pushkin Museum and the British Higher School of Art and Design for the British poster exhibition
- The Pushkin Museum presents advertising posters of the London Underground from its collection at an exhibition in the Moscow Metro