Top 10 International Exhibitions to Visit in Moscow 2017
Saint Louis and Relics of the Sainte-Chapelle
March 2 – June 4
The Moscow Kremlin Museums present an exhibition introducing the greatest achievements of medieval culture of France to the Russian audience. The exhibition in the Moscow Kremlin Museums will show true masterpieces of French Gothic art related to the epoch of one of the most famous French kings – Saint Louis IX (1214 – 1270). Most of them will be presented in Russia for the first time, including items from the largest collections of France – Louvre Museum, Museum of the Middle Ages (Cluny), a number of provincial French museums, as well as manuscripts and documents from the National Library and the National Archives of France. For more information,please, click here. Entrance fee is 500 rubles. The exhibition will open on March 3.
May 22 – September 10
The Moscow Museum of Modern Art will host an exhibition of works by Catalonian architect Antonio Gaudi.The exhibition will display a total of about 150 of Gaudi’s works (including models of buildings as well as drawings and furniture) and will present him as an artist that had a powerful impact on art as a whole in the 20th century.
The First Triennial of Russian Contemporary Art
Presenting works made by more than 60 artists from across the country, the exhibition captures the zeitgeist of some of the most active and influential figures of the past five years, offering insight into the diversity of social tendencies that constitute the underexplored Russian art scene. The entrance fee is 400 rubles. For more information, please, click here.
“The Art Of The Brick”
February 23 – April 16
“The Art Of The Brick” is a global touring exhibition rated by CNN as one of the world’s “Must See Exhibitions.” It focus exclusively on the use of LEGO bricks as an art medium and artist Nathan Sawaya has taken it to new heights.The exhibition will open in Moscow on February 23 at Expocentre.
This award-winning artist Nathan Sawaya has multiple unique exhibitions created solely from standard LEGO bricks often with several new sculptures created specifically for each exhibition. Each show has countless colorful LEGO pieces which Sawaya has transformed into whimsical and awe-inspiring creations. Ticket prices will start at 300 roubles. For more information,please,click here.
Giorgio de Chirico
April 20 – July 23
Giorgio de Chirico was a famous Italian painter, one of the most important Avant-Garde masters of the 20th century, a forerunner of Surrealism.
This exhibition at the State Tretyakov Gallery on Krymsky Val will feature about 100 paintings, graphic works, sculptures, and theatrical costumes designed by the artist for the ballet “The Ball” produced by Sergei Diaghilev’s private theatrical enterprise in 1929.
The Golden Age of Venetian Painting
June – August
The Pushkin State Fine Arts Museum will exhibit Titian’s paintings along with the greatest works of Tintoretto and Veronese.
The first retrospective of Takashi Murakami in Russia will be on display at Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, offering a completely new perspective on this prolific artist’s output.
The Enciklopedia of TV
October – January
An international exhibition focused on the history, technologies and professional equipment the Television will be held at All-Russian Exhibition Park (pavilion 64).
October 30 – December 17
The artist, who is known “as much for his extreme pranks as for his harsh criticism of the art world”, Maurizio Cattelan is back with a new exhibition at the Multimedia Art Museum in Moscow. His work has been exhibited in major galleries around the world including Centre Georges Pompidou, Kunsthalle Basel, New York’s MoMA, London’s Tate Modern and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles.