SCHUKIN. BIOGRAPHY COLLECTIONS 08/12/2018 automatic translate
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Главное здание ГМИИ им. А.С. Пушкина
ул. Волхонка, 12
The exhibition of the collection of works of art of the Moscow philanthropist Sergey Ivanovich Schukin and his brothers. 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 exhibition will also recreate the dramatic history of the Moscow merchant family Shchukins, its unprecedented power and extinction after the 1917 revolution.
The history of the Shchukins family will be told with the help of the greatest masterpieces of art: impressionist and modernist canvases, unique works of oriental art, paintings by old masters and items of French furniture of the 18th century.
The exposition will allow the viewer to plunge into the life of Paris, Moscow and Berlin of the beginning of the 20th century, rich in artistic events, the active participants of which were the Shchukins brothers.
Most of the unique collection is collected by Sergei Ivanovich Schukin and will be presented in 11 halls of the museum.
Today the collection is divided between two museums - the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow and the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg.