Museum of theatrical and musical art opens the exhibition "Erte and his contemporaries. Life in art Deco style". This large-scale project dedicated to the 125th anniversary since the birth of Erte Roman Petrovich Tyrtov. In addition, in 2017 marked the 50th anniversary of the triumphal exhibition "Erte and his contemporaries" at the Metropolitan Museum, thanks to which talented artist were numbered among the classics of world art. Exhibition in St. Petersburg repeats not only the name but also the concept of the legendary new York exhibition.
Brilliant artist, designer, fashion designer became one of the symbols of the art Deco era. He lived a long creative life, entering into fashion, then leaving it. But, Erte life was not just a painter, one's manners, he was and is the essence of the art Deco style. Erte is a slim silhouettes, luxurious fabrics, flowing plastic lines, rich colors and amazing combinations of colors.
At an exhibition organized by the Art Holding Tatiana Nikitina, and the Museum of theatrical and musical art, except the works of Erte – sculptures, serigraphy and drawings from the private collection of Yuri Fleishman – visitors will see the work of his contemporaries and followers. Among them Alphonse Mucha, Natalia Goncharova, Leon Bakst, Salvador Dali, Arsen Avetisian, Carl, Tolomeo, Bella Matveeva, and other artists who continue to sing the exquisite beauty of the art Deco style.