The exhibition of masterpieces of Venetian masters of the XVIII century opened in the Pushkin Museum automatic translate
July 24 at the Pushkin Museum. A.S. Pushkin opened for visitors exhibition "From Tiepolo to Canaletto and Guardi" - the work of outstanding Venetian masters of the XVIII century. The exhibition features 57 works, including 23 works from Palazzo Kierikati, 25 works from the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. A. Pushkin, 9 works from the Galleries of Italy - Palazzo Leoni Montanari. According to curator Victoria Markova, this exhibition is the first experience of the equivalent combination of Russian and Italian collections.
The works from these collections, which have long gained world fame, are shown together for the first time in a single space, which will allow viewers to get a better idea of the diversity of the Venetian painting of Rococo. The exhibition features works by such important Italian artists as Giovanni Battista (Giambattista) Tiepolo, Giovanni Battista (Giambattista) Pittoni, Luca Carlevaris, Giovanni Battista (Giambattista) 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 will be the opening of Venice’s landscapes (the so-called guides) of Canaletto’s brush from the collection of the Pushkin Museum. The fact is that in the XVIII century, the Venetians appreciated such paintings themselves, because for them it was a part of everyday life. Such landscapes were mostly 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 painting of Rococo is presented, a panorama of the XVIII century - from Tiepolo to Canaletto and Guardi. We have put together two collections that are devoted to the same theme and are in different parts of the world. They complement and enrich each other, show a powerful and important cut in the history of art. "
Pasquale Terracciano, Ambassador of Italy: "Italy and Russia are not so geographically close, but very culturally close. And now, when many people in the world are trying to build walls, we are trying to build bridges. This exhibition is another such example. "
On the eve of the official opening of the exhibition there were: Ambassador Pascuale Terracciano of Italy, Olga Sviblova, Director of MAMM, Mikhail Karisalov, Chairman of the Board of Sibur LLC, businessman Andrei Hnatyuk, President of Unident group of companies Tamaz Manasherov, Director of 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 Chilingarov, as well as patrons of the museum and hold
Exhibition "From Tiepolo to Canaletto and Guardi"
Dates: July 24 - October 14, 2018
Location: Main building
Curators of the exhibition: Viktoria Markova, chief researcher of the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts. A.S. Pushkin, the curator of Italian painting; Giovanni K.F. Villa, Honorary Director of the City Museum of Vicenza.