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Russian Art Week in London

Roerich, The Signal Fires of Peace. Image courtesy of Bonhams
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30/05 - 06/06

A series of Russian sales in London by the major auction houses, several Russian exhibitions and related cultural events will take place during Russian Art Week

Brief description:

What: Russian Art Week

When: 30 May - 6 June 2014

Where: Various venues in London

 

Why you should go: Russian art on tour! The first of the two Russian Art Weeks in London to take place in 2014 will start in May and consist of several exhibitions of Russian art and related cultural events. The week will see the major auction houses join together to present a series of Russian sales in London, but even if you are not looking to buy this will be a unique chance to discover the latest trends in Russian art and admire the works of some among Russia's most celebrated painters.

 

The highlights

 

Auctions

Bonhams

The Russian Sale, 4 June at 14:00

Christie’s

Russian Art (Sale 1528), 2 June at 10:30 and 14:30

MacDougall’s

Russian Art, Icons and Works of Art, 4 June at 10:30

Sotheby’s

Important Russian Art (L14111), 2 June at 18:00

Russian Art Day Sale (L14112), 3 June at 10:00

Russian Works of Art, Faberg é & Icons (L14113), 3 June at 14:00

 

Exhibitions

Russian Revolution in Art and Russian Avant-Garde: 1910-1932

3 April - 20 September, St Petersburg Gallery 

Viktor Popkov: Genius of the Russian Soul

22 May - 18 June, Somerset House 

Would-be Worlds

30 May - 19 June, Erarta Gallery 

Walls: Contemporary Artists on Cultural Identity

18 March - 5 June, Pushkin House 

Russian Peoples, Costumes and Traditions through European Eyes

30 May - 6th June, Shapero Rare Books 

 

Exhibition and auction

Russian Cosmism

29 May – 3 June 2014 (auction starts at 18:30 on 3 June)    

 

 

For more information visit the Russian Art Week website

 

 

Russian Art Week is part of the UK-Russia Year of Culture in the UK. Russia Beyond the Headlines is the official media partner for the initiative