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Two New Must-Visit Art Exhibitions at the Museum of Russian Art

Art Exhibitions at the Museum of Russian Art

“Vitebsk” by Leonid Shchemelev. Private American Collection. Courtesy of the Museum of Russian Art.

 

The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA) in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is known around the country for its many outstanding exhibitions, educational programs, and cultural events. Each year, TMORA presents at least six well-curated art exhibitions featuring items from its own collection of more than 7,000 artworks and major collections in the United States and abroad. Two of them will open tomorrow, June 26, and we are delighted to share the news about them.

Two New Must-Visit Art Exhibitions at the Museum of Russian Art

Belarusian Paintings: from Traditionalism to Contemporary Expression

One of the new art exhibitions to be presented by TMORA on June 26 is entirely dedicated to paintings from Belarus. The exhibit features works in a diverse range of styles, from modern Naïve to abstract to post-symbolist and realist. Belarusian Paintings is a group exhibition of eight Belarusian artists, including Leonid Shchemelev who is called the most famous artist of Belarus alive. The exhibition spans the last forty years, providing a glimpse into the art of this fascinating country with extraordinary landscapes and rich cultural heritage. It will be on view through September 12, 2021.

Art Exhibitions at the Museum of Russian Art

“Landscape with Birches” by Oleg Skovorodko. Private American Collection. Courtesy of the Museum of Russian Art.

Alexey Brodovitch: Designer of the Avant-Garde

The second exhibition hosted by the Museum of Russian Art is a solo show of Alexey Brodovitch, a prominent Russian-born American graphic designer and photographer who is most known for his work as art director for Harper’s Bazaar. The exhibit features a unique collection of book illustrations, commercial advertisements, posters, and other works created by Alexey Brodovitch in the 1920s-30s, as well as Harper’s Bazaar designs from the 1930s-50s. It will run at the Museum through October 24, 2021.

Art Exhibitions at the Museum of Russian Art

“Bal Banal” by Alexey Brodovitch. Collection of Dr. Curt Lund. Courtesy of the Museum of Russian Art.

If you happen to be in Minneapolis in the coming months, take your time to visit the Museum of Russian Art to enjoy its new art exhibitions that you will definitely love!