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Exhibition September 19, 2020 − April 4

Where "blue roses" bloomed ...

The Saratov State Art Museum named after A.N. Radishchev invites you to visit the exhibition "Where the blue roses bloomed ...".

The exposition consists of paintings and sculptures from the private collection of Vitaly Dudakov and Marina Kashuro (Moscow). The halls of the museum display works by almost all members of the Blue Rose association of Symbolist artists: Pavel Kuznetsov, Pyotr Utkin, Alexander Matveev, Martiros Saryan, Nikolai Sapunov, Sergei Sudeikin, Nikolai Krymov, Anatoly Arapov, Nikolai and Vasily Milioti, Nikolai Feeturaofilaktov Fonvizin. You can also see the works of Mikhail Larionov, Natalia Goncharova, Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin, closely associated with the group of Symbolists. The exhibition will include paintings and graphics by Mikhail Vrubel, who, along with Viktor Borisov-Musatov, is considered the ancestor of Russian pictorial symbolism.

The names of the spouses Valery Dudakov and Marina Kashuro are well known to the world art community. Some of the most famous collectors in Russia, who have been collecting Russian art of the 20th century for half a century. Their collection includes about 600 works of famous Russian and Soviet artists. Thanks to their subtle taste, deep knowledge and, of course, intuition, in 1983 Dudakov and Kashuro entered the top five leading collectors of the country. And their collection of artists from the "Blue Rose" association has become almost the best not only among private collections, but also successfully competes with the museum collections of works by the Blue Rose workers!

Based on the official website Saratov State Art Museum. A.N. Radishcheva.