For the first time in Moscow, in the Grand Palace Museum-reserve "Tsaritsyno" the collection of works of the talented Russian artist of the first half of the twentieth century by Ivan Yakovlevich Bilibin. Inexhibition "Ivan Bilibin. Blossoming tree"dedicated to the celebration of the 90th anniversary of the Leningrad region. It presents 101 exhibit from the collection of the Museum Agency and museums-branches of the Museum Ivangorod, Ladoga istoriko-Museum of local lore, Museum "stationmaster House", Museum-estate "Priyutino", as well as items from the collections of the Museum-reserve "Tsaritsyno". Key elements of the exhibition are exhibits from the collection of the Ivangorod Museum, which is unique, because it is the world's largest collection of works and personal belongings of Ivan Bilibin. The exhibition tells visitors about the origin and heyday of "Bilibino" style. Selected works will be presented surrounded by items that indicate the origins of the artist's work: the traditional folk costume and embroidery, old Russian icons and early printed books, Russian lubok, Eastern folk picture. In the first place that comes to mind when you hear the name of Bilibin – a Russian tale. Wonderful illustrations to the poems of Pushkin and Lermontov, the fairy tale "the humpbacked Horse" Yershov not leave anyone indifferent. Unfortunately, less known for his painting and theatre graphics. But Ivan Yakovlevich created a magical, unique sketches of scenery and costumes for many famous Opera and ballet productions in Russia and abroad. Including: "Boris Godunov" by Mussorgsky, "Prince Igor" by Borodin, "the Tale of Tsar Saltan" and "Sadko" by Rimsky-Korsakov, "the Firebird" by Stravinsky. Read more about the life and work of Ivan Yakovlevich Bilibin read in our article.
Materials taken from the official site of the Museum-reserve "Tsaritsyno" Photographs of the site online47.ru and blog atlanta-s.livejournal.com