Archive for 2005

Geli Korzhev Don Quixote and Sancho Panza, 1977-1984 Oil on Canvas, 42 1 2" x 89 1 4"
Geli Korzhev. Don Quixote and Sancho Panza, 1977-1984. Oil on Canvas. Private American Collection.

In the Russian Tradition

50 paintings including some from the State Tretyakov Gallery in the Main and Mezzanine Galleries

Visitor’s Guide

The 50 works in this exhibition exemplify many of the traditions that stemmed from icon painting and 19th century Realism.  These traditions continued through the early avant-garde movement in the 1910s and 1920s; through the neo-classicism of the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s including the Stalinist period; Socialist Realism; and the Severe Style of the 1960s to the period of the “thaw” and glasnost in the 1980s.

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