Victor Borisov-Musatov and the “Blue Rose” society in Mikhailovsky Castle
March 2 — May 29, 2017
The exhibition of Victor Borisov-Musatov (1870-1905), one of the leading masters of Russian symbolism, will open tomorrow in Mikhailovsky Castle (Russian Museum) in the context of his activity in the “Blue Rose”. For the first time the diversity of symbolism in the oevre of Borisov-Musatov and this unique group will be presented to such an extent. The exhibition will comprise the works by Borisov-Musatov himself and the ones by Pavel Kuznetsov, Nikolai Krymov, Sergei Sudeikin, Nikolai Sapunov, Martiros Saryan, Pyotr Bromirsky, Pyotr Utkin, Milioti brothers and other participants of the “Blue Rose”.
The exhibition will include around 80 paintings and graphic works from the Russian Museum, Tretyakov Gallery and private collections of St.Petersburg.