Crimea in the works of A. I. Kuindzhi

Exhibition March 22 − May 13, 2019
The chamber exhibition is held in the Garden Hall of the Mikhailovsky Palace "Crimea in the works of A. I. Kuindzhi"where are the selected paintings by A. I. Kuindzhi, devoted to the Crimean nature.

Arkhip Ivanovich Kuindzhi (1842-1910) is one of the iconic Russian artists who significantly influenced the formation of a national school of landscape painting.

Kuindzhi loved Crimea, often visited and lived there for a long time in a temporary house on his plot, which he acquired in 1886. The creative heritage of the artist includes more than 500 works, with a significant part of them written in the Crimea, which Kuinji called both his workshop and his confessor.

The collection of the Russian Museum contains many Crimean landscapes. All of them were received as a gift from the Society named after A. I. Kuindzhi. They traced the picturesque searches and finds of the master in the study of color ratios and contrasts, the generalization of form.

The exhibition presents selected paintings by A. I. Kuindzhi, devoted to the nature of the Crimea. In them, as in all the creative heritage, the master conveyed the diversity of the beautiful and eternal in nature, seen by his admiring eyes.

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