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.
The Foundation presented possible ways for museums to grow and evolve in the modern socio-cultural context
During the meeting, experts discussed the possibilities of promoting contemporary art in regions across the country
Participants from Russia and abroad discussed both Russian and international experiences, best practices, and relevant questions relating to the promotion of collaboration between museums and theaters
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.