The State Tretyakov Gallery presents a unique and long-awaited exhibition project, dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the world's first state museum of modern art - the Moscow Museum of pictorial culture (MZHK)“Vanguard. List No. 1 ».
The composition of the exhibition includes about 250 paintings, graphic and sculptural works, as well as analytical materials of the Youth Museum, a whole layer of rare archival documents, books and photographs.
In 2019, the 100th anniversary of the unique project of Soviet Russia is celebrated, which has developed a whole network of museums of a new type throughout the country - museums of pictorial culture. Moscow MLC existed for only 10 years, from 1919 to 1929. Since 1924, the Moscow Art Theater officially became a branch of the Tretyakov Gallery. Such famous masters as Vasily Kandinsky, Kazimir Malevich, David Shterenberg, Vladimir Tatlin, Alexander Drevin took part in his organization. This exhibition will for the first time present a unique reconstruction of the exposition of the Museum of Picturesque Culture, restored according to archival documents.