the Exhibition “From dürer to Matisse” was long in the making, but scheduled for early March coincided with the introduction of karatancheva in museums of Russia. And yet Pushkin presented the project in an online format. Now, when the restrictions are removed, this new exhibition, as with other temporary projects, as well as the main exhibition, you can see a live format. Still drawing – the genre that, perhaps more than any other, involves live contact, it is better to consider at arm’s length.

the Nerve of time is felt in the Pushkin Museum – not only because of the new rules, requiring the visitor to wear a mask, boundary, and visits are strictly by sessions with an interval of 15 minutes at the entrance. Otlic pandemic time, on the façade of the main building of the Museum. Here hangs a poster of the project: “portrait of a young girl” by van Gogh with a black medical mask on her face. At the entrance, which is through the main entrance, you must check the temperature. And inside you need to focus on signage and navigation on the floor and walls.

– the Collection of the Pushkin Museum, with about 27 thousand sheets, is one of the most significant collections of its kind in Russia. It covers five centuries of European drawing, the main national European schools. All the previous exhibition showed a collection with different points of view, but such a thorough screening was not yet. The exhibition is arranged in chronological order, the major historical periods coincide with the centuries. Based on the work of the most outstanding masters, from dürer and Rembrant to Matisse and Picasso, from Rubens and Poussin to Kandinsky and Malevich. The exhibition contains a wealth of material for observing the pattern as a special form of art, says the exhibition curator Vitaly Mishin.

the exhibition includes more than 170 works. The exhibition occupied the White space and the space of the colonnades. Start standing with the left of the colonnade, where the drawings XV-XVI centuries. Of course, opens the Vernissage drawing by Albrecht dürer is a light sketch, called “Dancing and cherubs playing music”. From this starting point, examine drawings for five centuries – from Italian Renaissance to mannerism of the SIXTEENTH century, then Dutch, Flemish and French schools of the SEVENTEENTH century, floats EIGHTEENTH century and the realism of the “Golden” century and get into the variety of the twentieth.

White hall took the art of the twentieth century is the most extensive section of the exhibition. Here, in addition to Western geniuses as Picasso, Matisse, Modigliani and léger, presents drawings of our compatriots – Kandinsky, Chagall, Benois, Pavel Filonov – so that you can compare to find the General and the particular, Peradeniya stylistic and emotional. The final point of the exhibition becomes the mapping of the TLDx sketches – Nude drawings by Italian artist Felice Casorati and Russian master of illustration and posters of Vladimir Lebedev, in which is recited a lot in common in style and sensory perception.

This exhibition requires a slow viewing, it is only through unhurried observation and comparison you can find a lot of perclick and overlap different masters of different eras.