Exposição no Pera Museum de Istambul revela pinturas que descrevem o cotidiano da socieade russa na era csarista.
A Missão do Museu:
A CULTURAL ENDEAVOR OF THE SUNA AND INAN KIRAC FOUNDATION
The Pera Museum, which opened its doors in early June 2005, is the first step of a comprehensive cultural endeavor that the Suna and İnan Kıraç Foundation has launched at this distinguished venue in the city for the purpose of providing cultural service on a variety of levels. An historical structure which was originally constructed in 1893 by the architect Achille Manoussos in Tepebaşı (İstanbul’s most prestigious district in those days) and which was, until rather recently, known as the Bristol Hotel, was completely renovated to serve as a museum and cultural center for the project. Transformed into a fully-equipped modern museum, this venerable building is now serving the people of İstanbul once again.
4 November 2010 – 20 March 2011
Scenes from Tsarist Russia: 19th Century Russian Classics from the State Russian Museum Collection not only presents art lovers a selection of masterpieces being displayed for the first time in Turkey, but also offers scenes of Russian history through Russian Realist paintings.
The masterpieces from the rich collection of the State Russian Museum in St. Petersburg reflect every aspect of life including labor and poverty, the world of children, public festivals, war and death, scenes from bourgeois life, and revolution.
In literature, music, and fine arts, the “Russian spirit” is depicted as a world of emotions in which love, sorrow, and death run rampant. After the 1860s, Realist conventions came to dominate the genre scenes. Progressive artists of Russia began portraying the fundamental problems of the period such as social injustice, serfdom (until 1861, peasants were considered as property of landowners in Russia), child labor, subjugation of women, and poverty. Daily life thus became a point of interest in art.
In the 1870s and particularly after the 1880s, a more positive attitude came into view; the artists gradually diverged from depicting painful worlds. The public was no longer the victim, but a powerful subject. A tendency to poeticize folklore, as well as the public perception of nature and the universe began to emerge. Social problems were addressed in their entirety; analysis replaced condemnation.
The exhibition which includes artists from Repin to Makovsky, Yaroshenko to Shishkin and many others, presents not only the Russia of the period with all its different aspects, but with its themes and characters offer audiences a unique experience, one similar to reading the works of the great Russian writers such as Nikolai Gogol and Fyodor Dostoevsky.
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