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Reflection. Graphics and paintings of Russian symbolism

Exhibition April 19 − May 19, 2017
In the halls Of the state library. A. P. Bogolyubovis the exhibition project "Reflection. Graphics and paintings of Russian symbolism". The audience presents more than 40 works by prominent artists of the Silver age, provided gallery "vellum". Among the exhibitors: Victor Borisov-Musatov, Alexander Konovalov, Alexander Benois, Leon Bakst, Mikhail Larionov, Ignaty Nivinsky, Nikolai Shestopalov and others.
The exhibition is included in the program of all-Russian festival of reading "Biblionight - 2017".
The exposition consists of works of painters of the poetic direction, whose aesthetic ideals were derived from the symbolism, style, literary-oriented, which in Russia received the "reflection", including, in the genre of illustration books and magazines.
The main emphasis of the exhibition is on graphics. The exhibition includes a very rare work: "a Pensive Cupid" (1914) Ignatius Nivinsky, "sketch of a costume of the king. The ballet "Sleeping beauty" (1921) by Leon Bakst and many other outstanding works.
Along with works by luminaries of Russian art of the Silver age, will be showing watercolours Alexander Konovalov, follower Vrubel and Borisov-Musatov. Will also be presented graphic works of Nikolay Shestopal - bright graduate studios M. Tenisheva, a disciple of Ilya Repin.
During the exhibition all visitors will be able to participate in art quest "Russian symbolists".
Websites vellum.ru, museum.ru