An exhibition of masterpieces by Venetian masters of the 18th century opened at the Pushkin Museum Automatic translate
July 24 at the Pushkin Museum. A.S. Pushkin opened to visitors exhibition "From Tiepolo to Canaletto and Guardi" - The work of outstanding Venetian masters of the XVIII century. The exhibition presents 57 works, including 23 works from the Palazzo Chiericati, 25 works from the Pushkin Museum im. A.S. Pushkin, 9 works from Italian Galleries - Palazzo Leoni Montanari. According to curator Victoria Markova, this exhibition is the first experience of the equivalent combination of Russian and Italian collections.
Works from these collections, which have long won world fame, are first shown together in a single space, which will allow viewers to get a more complete picture of the variety of Rococo Venetian paintings. In the exhibition you can see the works of such important Italian artists as Giovanni Battista (Jambattista) Tiepolo, Giovanni Battista (Jambattista) Pittoni, Luca Carlevaris, Giovanni Battista (Jambattista) Piazzetta, Giovanni Antonio Canaletto, Francesco Guardi, Pietro Longhi.
The exhibition is located in the main building of the museum and will be open until October 14, 2018. Immediately after exhibiting in Moscow, the exhibition will go to Vicenza. For Italian art lovers, the landscapes of Venice (the so-called Veduts) by Canaletto from the collection of the Pushkin Museum will be a discovery. The fact is that in the XVIII century the Venetians themselves did not appreciate such paintings, because for them it was part of everyday life. Such landscapes were mainly bought by foreigners, and Italians realized their value much later.
Marina Loshak, Director of the Pushkin Museum. A.S. Pushkin: “For the second consecutive summer, the Pushkin Museum shows masterpieces of Venetian painting. Last year it was a Renaissance, and the exhibition was built around its main figures in Venice - Titian, Tintoretto and Veronese. This year, Venetian Rococo painting is presented, a panorama of the XVIII century - from Tiepolo to Canaletto and Guardi. We have combined two collections that are dedicated to the same topic and are located in different parts of the world. They complement and enrich each other, show a powerful and important section of the history of art. ”
Pasquale Terracciano, Ambassador of Italy: “Italy and Russia are not geographically so close, but very culturally close. And now, when many in the world are striving to build walls, we are striving to build bridges. This exhibition is another similar example. ”
The day before the official opening of the exhibition was attended by: Italian Ambassador Pasquale Terracciano, director of MIAM Olga Sviblova, chairman of the board of Sibur LLC Mikhail Karisalov, businessman Andrey Gnatyuk, president of the Unident group of companies Tamaz Manasherov, director of the Polenovo museum Natalia Polenova, artist Dmitry Malikov, composer Vladimir Matetsky, designer Igor Chapurin, architect Yuri Avakumov, cardiologist and collector Mikhail Alshibaya, director of the Triumph Gallery Dmitry Khankin, designer Ksenia Chilingarova, and museum patrons also hold Are "Friends of Pushkin" gold card.
Exhibition "From Tiepolo to Canaletto and Guardi"
Dates: July 24 - October 14, 2018
Venue: Main Building
Curators of the exhibition: Victoria Markova, Chief Researcher of the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts A.S. Pushkin, the keeper of Italian painting; Giovanni K.F. Villa, Honorary Director of the City Museums of Vicenza.
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