A large-scale exhibition of works by Boris Kustodiev "Crown of Earth" opens in the museum "New Jerusalem"

A large-scale exhibition of works by Boris Kustodiev "Crown of Earth" opens in the museum "New Jerusalem"
12 February 2018, Monday

February 17, 2018 in the museum and exhibition complex "New Jerusalem" will open an exhibition of works by Boris Kustodiev "Crown of Earth", which will present more than 60 paintings of the great Russian artist from thirteen Russian museums and private collections.


The exhibition project is organized by the Museum "New Jerusalem" with the support and significant participation of the State Russian Museum, which is one of the main custodians of Kustodiev's great creative legacy. The exhibition will collect works from the collections of more than ten leading museums of the country - Kazan, Voronezh, Kostroma, Vladimir, Ivanov, Krasnodar, Saratov, Nizhny Novgorod, Cheboksary and Moscow. St. Petersburg at the exhibition along with the State Russian Museum will be presented by GMZ Peterhof and the Scientific Research Museum at the Russian Academy of Arts (NIM RAH). In addition, some of the works for the exhibition will be provided by private collectors recommended by the auction house Sotheby `s.


The leitmotif of the exhibition are the lines of Alexander Blok: "The people are a crown of earth color, beauty and joy to all the flowers .."


The forthcoming exhibition is timed to the 140th anniversary of the birth of B.M. Kustodiev - a master whose name is inextricably linked with the traditions of Russian culture and opens a whole series of events dedicated to the anniversary. Therefore, the main focus of the future exposition is on paintings dedicated to the Russian merchants, everyday scenes and festive festivities. According to the author of the idea of ​​the project, Deputy Director General of the Museum "New Jerusalem" Daria Milovanova, emotionally the exhibition is designed to convey the atmosphere of a wide Russian holiday, the mood of which creates a vivid color and expressiveness of the images created by the genius BM. Kustodiev. It is no coincidence that the opening will take place at the Shrove week and coincides with the traditional folk wires of the Russian winter.


To see the work of Boris Kustodiev in the museum "New Jerusalem" within the exhibition project "Crown of Earth color" will be available until April 22, 2018.


Address of the Museum and Exhibition Complex "New Jerusalem": Moscow region, Istra district, Istra city, Novo-Ierusalimskaya embankment, 1

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