From the 7th of October,2015, the Titian Hall of the Art Academy’s Research Museum will host an exhibition “The Russian Paris” curated by Vladimir Kaplunov, an expert in the art of the 20th century.
The exhibition will display art pieces by the artists who, due to the historical circumstances, emigrated to Paris. Among those there are many prominent artists such as Konstantin Korovin (1861-1939), renowned for his tribute to the development of the impressionistic style in Russian painting and who was closely bounded with Paris and its artistic atmosphere.
Another one is Georgy Lapshin (1885-1950), who first emigrated to Italy and used to live in Germany before he eventually moved to Paris in 1924 and who is mostly famous for his designs for opera ‘Opera comique’ in Paris, Barcelona opera, theater of Lithuania and celebrated cabarets.
Veshilov Konstantin (1878-1945) was a talented student of Ilya Repin working in Paris as a theater designer at the Russian theater of D.Kirova and in a number of French societies related to the Russian culture and art, in 1930 the artist moved to the United States of America.
Gorbatov Konstantin (1876-1945) mainly specialized in landscapes featuring Russian nature and churches; the artist emigrated in 1922 first to Italy then his family travelled to England, Egypt, and Palestine which landscape motives later appeared in the paintings of his. From 1926 the artist lived in Berlin where he became a member of a group of the Russian artists who also emigrated: l. Pasternak, V.Falileev, I. Maysoedov, S. Kolesnikov and others. According to his Will all of the works, after all, were transferred to the Russian Art Academy in St. Petersburg.
The exhibition is open until the 25 October, 2015