The exposition presents 63 works of the artist from the collection of the Saratov State Art Museum named after A.N. Radishchev, which holds the world's largest collection of works by Pavel Kuznetsov, donated by the artist's heirs. The exhibition is designed to show the true scale of Pavel Kuznetsov's talent and give an opportunity to feel the enduring harmony of his creations.
Pavel Varfolomeevich Kuznetsov is a painter, graphic artist, theater artist, muralist, teacher, classic of Russian art, honored art worker of the RSFSR. His name is associated with many milestones of Russian culture: with Russian pictorial symbolism - the exhibitions "Scarlet Rose" in Saratov (1904) and "Blue Rose" in Moscow (1907); with the leading creative unions of the 1910-1920s. - "World of Art", "Union of Russian Artists", "Four Arts"; with the formation of young Soviet art. Pavel Kuznetsov entered the world art history with his works of the steppe cycle, which were first presented in 1911 at the World of Art exhibition. The public unanimously recognized them as a new breath in the artist's work. At the exhibition, viewers will get acquainted with the works of this period, such as: "Spring in the Steppe", "Bukhara Still Life", "Pagoda".