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 Vladimir Potanin Foundation will hold an annual forum “Museum Guide” online
The Educational initiative came about as a result of joint efforts between the Foundation and Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO
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