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Arts Calendar / February 12 / Exhibitions
Arkhip Kuindzhi
Arkhip Kuindzhi (1842-1910), an outstanding landscape painter, is one of the most memorable figures in Russian painting of the second half of the 19th century. Kuindzhi created a special type of romantic landscape based on a realistic perception of the world transformed by the artist’s personal touch. His innovativeness manifested itself in untiring searches and experiments with light, color, paint pigments; the artist deliberately used the latest discoveries in physics and chemistry in his art. Thanks to this special exhibition held by the Tretyakov Gallery, one will have a chance to see more than 120 Kuindzhi works from the collections of the Tretyakov Gallery, State Russian Museum and several regional museums that possess the painter’s works of exceptional quality. The exhibition will also put special emphasis on the artist’s studies, artistic quests and experiments. Until 17.02.19.
Tretyakov Art Gallery 
Furious Beauty: The Life and Times of Stanley Greene
Stanley Greene (USA, 1949-2017) was one of the most outstanding photojournalists of his time. For almost 30 years he documented military conflicts, crises, and cultural phenomena around the world, including a coup attempt against Boris Yeltsin in Moscow and the war in Chechnya. In 1994, Stanley was invited by Médecins sans Frontières to document their emergency relief operations during the cholera epidemic in Rwanda and Zaire. He has covered conflict and aftermath in Nagorno-Karabakh, Iraq, Sudan, Darfur, Afghanistan, Kashmir, and Lebanon. Greene has received numerous grants and recognitions including - the Lifetime Achievement Visa d’Or Award (2016), the Aftermath Project Grant (2013), the Prix International Planète Albert Kahn (2011), W. Eugene Smith Award (2004), the Alicia Patterson Fellowship (1998) and five World Press Photo awards. Until 17.02.19.
Multimedia Art Museum 
Jacques Lipchitz (1891-1973). Retrospective
The Moscow Museum of Modern Art presents for the first time in Russia an extensive solo exhibition of Jacques Lipchitz, a major personality in the 20th century sculpture, a foremost figure in the School of Paris, a close friend of Amedeo Modigliani, Chaïm Soutine and Pablo Picasso. The project is a part of the 70th anniversary celebration of the Israel State foundation. The artistic oeuvre of Jacques Lipchitz can now be found in different countries, forming part of best world museum and private collections. His solo exhibitions’ story started in 1920, while his retrospective shows’ record dates back to 1936. A Soviet art historian Abram Efros defined Lipchitz’s artworks as ‘the highest point, the climax of Russian integration’ into the western art world. The exhibition at the MMOMA will introduce the Moscow public to the art of one of the most significant sculptors of the 20th century. Besides, it will be a historic event for the world art scene, and rightfully so, as Lipchitz, a Franco-American artist of Jewish origin, was born in the Russian Empire, and now an extensive display of his works will be open in Russia for the first time ever. Until 03.03.19.
Moscow Museum of Modern Art  
Still Art Collection. Selected Works
For over 20 years Multimedia Art Museum has been showcasing the works of such outstanding fashion photographers as Guy Bourdin, Patrick Demarchelier, Annie Leibowitz, Norman Parkison, Jean-Marie Perrier and many others. Now, however, the museum presents a unique opportunity to see their best works in the same room with other legendary photo artists including Giovanni Gastel, Douglas Kirkland, Michel Comte, Miles Aldridge, Denis Peel, Noe Sendas, and Steve Shapiro. "Still Art Collection. Selected Works" exhibition aims to not only introduce the wide audience to the genre of fashion photography of the past two centuries, but also trace its development, in its full variety and complexity, featuring not only the masterpieces of its pioneers but also the works of their students and followers that have become the classics of world photography today. Until 24.02.19
Multimedia Art Museum 
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