Leon Hushcha

The Art of Leon Hushcha The Museum of Russian Art is pleased to announce a very special limited engagement of The Art of Leon Hushcha.  Long considered one of the most prolific painters in the Midwest, Leon Hushcha takes pride in making Minneapolis his home.  Hushcha is an impressionist and superb colorist, whose distinct stylistic […] Read More

Artistic Underground in the Late Soviet Era

The exhibition Artistic Underground in the Late Soviet Era brings together a provocative selection of nonconformist works, unfolding a striking variety of styles and personalities. Drawn almost entirely from the TMORA collection, the show features twenty artists that include some of the movement’s most renowned, Vladimir Nemukhin, Oleg Vassiliev, Ilya Kabakov, Ernst Neizvestny, Eduard Shteinberg, […] Read More

Art of Valerian Formozov: Visions of the Russian Heartland

Image: Valerian M. Formozov. Before Flying Away, 1969. Oil on board. The Raymond and Susan Johnson Collection of Russian Art The solo exhibition of Valerian Formozov’s paintings is part of The Museum of Russian Art’s Russian 20th Century Masters series, featuring more than forty paintings by the artist. The exhibition provides a broad view of […] Read More

Unknown Faberge: New Finds and Re-discoveries

The exhibition will feature a rich array of objects produced by the Fabergé jewelry firm in the late 19th–early 20th century. A leading supplier to the Russian Imperial Court, the House of Fabergé was active between 1842 and 1917. The exhibition reveals the art of Fabergé through more than eighty beautifully crafted pieces, many of […] Read More

Imperial Images in Etchings and Lithographs

Image: Emperor Peter I, Captain of Cavalier-Guards Collection of Vladimir von Tsurikov Fireside Gallery, October 8, 2016 – February 26, 2017   Intended to supplement the exhibition UNKNOWN FABERGE: New Finds and Rediscoveries, the display showcases a selection of etchings and lithographs from a private American collection. The display gives Minnesotan audiences the opportunity to […] Read More