19th Century Russian Classics from the State Russian Museum Collection
Scenes from Tsarist Russia: 19th Century Russian Classics from the State Russian Museum Collection, presented masterpieces from the rich collection of the State Russian Museum in St. Petersburg which reflect every aspect of life including labour and poverty, the world of children, public festivals, war and death, scenes from bourgeois life, and revolution.
In literature, music, and fine arts, the "Russian spirit" is depicted as a world of emotions in which love, sorrow, and death run rampant. Social problems were addressed in their entirety; analysis replaced condemnation. The exhibition catalogue, which included artists from Repin to Makovsky, Yaroshenko to Shishkin along with many others, presented not only Russia of the period with all its different aspects, but with its themes and characters the exhibition offered audiences a unique experience, one similar to reading the works of the great Russian writers such as Nikolai Gogol and Fyodor Dostoevsky.
Date of Publication: 2010
Scenes from Tsarist Russia: 19th Century Russian Classics from the State Russian Museum Collection, not only presented art lovers with a selection of masterpieces being displayed for the first time in Turkey, but also offered scenes of Russian history through Russian Realist paintings.
Tuesday - Friday 11.00 - 18.00
The museum is closed on Mondays,
Saturdays and Sundays.
On Wednesdays, the students can
visit the museum free of admission.
Full ticket: 25 TL
Discounted: 10 TL
Groups: 20 TL (10 people or more)
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