Russian avant-garde works to travel to London for Revolution centenary

Russian avant-garde works to travel to London for Revolution centenary
Composition VII, 1913, Wassily Kandinsky. Currently at the Tretyakov Gallery)

10 August 2016

Moscow’s Tretyakov Gallery and St Petersburg’s State Russian Museum, along with numerous private collectors, are set to collaborate with London’s Royal Academy of Arts in a special exhibition to mark the centenary of the 1917 October Revolution.

Avant-garde artworks from Russia, including works by Malevich, Kandinsky, Chagall and Tatlin will travel to London for the Revolution: Russian Art 1917–1932 exhibition, which will take place from 11 February — 17 April 2017.

The exhibition will see a total of 200 pieces on display, and will also feature socialist realist art, photographs, films, posters, sculptures and porcelain, many of which will be on show in the UK for the first time.

More information about the exhibition can be found here.

Source: Afisha (in Russian)