October 2, 2014 – January 11, 2015
From Tsars to Commissars
Russian and Soviet Painting from the State Russian Museum
This exhibition, co-produced with the Russian Museum in S:t Petersburg, will feature a number of prominent works from the museum’s collection. It will offer a rich, multifaceted survey of Russian art history, ranging from early 19th-century classicism via early 20th-century avant-garde to Stalinist-era realism. Many of the featured artists will be on show to Swedish audiences for the first time.
Nathan Altman, Portrait of the Poet Anna Akhmatova, née Gorenko, 1914. © 2014, State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg.