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ALL-RUSSIAN DAY OF RUNNING – RACE OF THE NATION

21 September 2020

The All-Russian Day of Running is celebrated in St. Petersburg, as well as throughout the country, on the third Saturday of September. In 2020, the Race of the Nation took place on the 19th of September.
315TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE PETERHOF PARK MUSEUM

14 September 2020

Festive events were held on Saturday in honor of the 315th anniversary of the Peterhof park museum - the former royal residence. The history of Peterhof dates back to the 13th of September 1705, when it was first mentioned in the diary of Peter the Great. Who later built his seaside residence in this place.

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THE EXHIBITION "I, ANDY WARHOL" WILL OPEN IN MOSCOW

22 September 2020

The exhibition "I, Andy Warhol" will open in Moscow in the new building of the Tretyakov Gallery on 25 September, 2020. The exposition includes about 200 works by the pioneer of Pop Art, including such worldwide known gems as “Marilyn”, “Campbell's Soup Cans”, “Mao” and others. In addition, the famous works "Double Self-Portrait", "Skull", "Electric Chair", "Vesuvius" and portraits of Lenin will be shown.

The exhibition presents Andy Warhol from different sides - as an artist, designer, decorator, illustrator, photographer, filmmaker, party-goer - a figure who had a huge impact on the culture of the 20th century, and just as a person. It will feature films by Warhol, a separate room will be devoted to the artist's collaboration with record labels and music groups, such as Rolling Stones, Velvet Underground, etc. In addition, the exposition will include space with recreated Warhol's art studio in New York - The Factory, the center of gravity of world bohemia. Visitors will be able to get acquainted with one of the most popular installations of Warhol - Silver Clouds, which has become a symbol of Pop Art. Several halls of the exhibition will be decorated with the artist's branded wallpaper. Visitors will be offered audioguides and guided tours. Various lectures and workshops will be organized.

The aim of the exhibition "I, Andy Warhol" is to demonstrate the large scale of the individuality and versatility of Warhol's talent, as well as to reveal his colossal influence on the culture of the second half of the 20th century.