Victor Borisov-Musatov and the masters of the society "Blue rose"

Exhibition March 2 − May 29, 2017
In The Russian Museum opened an exhibition of one of the leading masters of Russian symbolism, Victor Borisov-Musatov (1870-1905) and his followers — members of the society "Blue rose". The exhibition displays 80 paintings and graphic works from meeting of Russian Museum and private collections of St. Petersburg.

The exposition is built in the context of the continuation and development of ideas Borisov-Musatov other artists. The exhibition demonstrates the diversity of ways pictorial embodiment of ideas of symbolism in the works of the representatives of the group "Blue rose" — a unique phenomenon in cultural life of Russia of the early twentieth century.

Lyrical fantasy, romance, occult, fragile and delicate range was characteristic of the members of the Association "Blue rose". The exhibition in the Russian Museum next to the works of Borisov-Musatov exhibit the work of Pavel Kuznetsov, Nikolai Krymov, Sergei Sudeikin, Nikolai Sapunov, Martiros Saryan, Peter Utkin, brothers Milioti and other members of the Union. The poetics of symbolism attracted not only artists of the Association were sculptors Alexander Matveev, and Peter Bromirski. And certainly "Blue rose" would not be possible without the singers of the symbolism of the Silver age, poets Konstantin Balmont, Andrei Bely and Valery Bryusov.

More about the exhibition - the material Archive.