The monumental work The Picture and Onlookers by Erik Bulatov is his post-modernist homage to one of the most famous paintings in the Tretyakov Gallery
The monumental work The Picture and Onlookers by Erik Bulatov is his post-modernist homage to one of the most famous paintings in the Tretyakov Gallery, The Appearance of Christ Before the People by Alexander Ivanov.
In it Erik Bulatov depicts a crowd of people looking at Ivanov's masterpiece in the museum.The gift to the museum was given by Vladimir Potanin. With this milestone work of Erik Bulatov the oldest Russian national museum launched a new program of the Art Patrons and Donors. The museum intends to replenish its collection with works by modern Russian artists from the period 1960-2000, many of which can be found in collections abroad.
A Contemporary Art Report from Russia is being organised as part of the NEMOSKVA project around the route of the Trans-Siberian railway, beyond the already known cities of Moscow and Saint Petersburg.
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On May 30, the Moscow Manege opened the international Museum Guide forum – a platform within the Intermuseum Festival for discussing current issues facing Russian and international museums. The forum is organized by the Vladimir Potanin Foundation.
On November 28, a solemn ceremony of awarding the winners of the Corporate Art Awards was held at the European Parliament in Brussels under the auspices of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Activities and Tourism of Italy