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Exhibition October 4, 2018 − January 27, 2019

David Burliuk. A word to me!

Russian impressionism museum presents a retrospective “David Burliuk. A word to me! ”. The exhibition presented more than 50 works from 12 state museums and 10 private collections.

At the beginning of the exhibition mainly Burliuk's early impressionistic works are presented. In the second part, visitors will see how Burliuk's painting, being filled with dynamics, has evolved to futurism.

The next section of the exhibition shows works created in exile. In 1918, the artist with his family moved from Ufa to the east of the country. In 1920, Burliuk was in Japan, where he lived for two years. There he wrote about 300 paintings on Japanese motifs. In 1922, Burliuk moved to the United States, where he lived until his death.

David Burliuk is not only an artist, but also a talented poet. Among the exhibits you can see the edition of Burliuk: the author's mock-up of the poetic collection “Balding Tail” with original drawings, his first printed version, as well as the collection “Milk of mares”.

David Davidovich Burliuk (1882 - 1967) - a new type of universal artist of the early twentieth century. He began his creative career as an impressionist, but soon became one of the main masters of the Russian avant-garde and the founder of Russian futurism.

The exhibition at the Museum of Russian Impressionism highlights all the reference style and chronological milestones in the works of David Burliuk. The exhibition includes the most qualitative and illustrative works of the time of the formation of the artist, his mature period and later years.

Based on the materials of the official site The Museum of Russian Impressionism.