Join us on Wednesday, April 5 for an evening inside the Royal Academy’s main spring exhibition Revolution: Russian Art 1917 – 1932.
One hundred years on from the Russian Revolution, this powerful show explores one of the most momentous periods in modern world history through the lens of its groundbreaking art. Renowned artists like Kandinsky, Chagall, Malevich and Rodchenko were among those to live through the fateful events of 1917, which ended centuries of Tsarist rule and shook Russian society to its foundations. Amidst the tumult, the arts initially thrived as debates swirled over what form a new “people’s” art should take. The Royal Academy focuses on this 15-year period when possibilities at first seemed limitless and Russian art flourished across every medium, including painting, photography, ceramics, textiles and typography.
The evening will begin with a complimentary glass of wine or soft drink and a private view of the exhibition, and also includes a short in-gallery talk from an RA expert and free use of the audio guides.
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Boris Kustodiev, The Bolshevik (detail), 1920. Oil on canvas, 101 x 140.5 cm. State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow. Photo © State Tretyakov Gallery.
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