Russian Impressionism Museum
The Museum of Russian Impressionism opened on 28 May on Leningradskiy prospect, in former Bolshevik chocolate factory, presenting its permanent exposition, the first exhibition – retrospective of Arnold Lakhovsky and multimedia installation by contemporary American artist Jean Christophe.
The permanent exposition is based on the masterpieces of notable Russian artists from the personal collection of its founder Boris Mints. It consists of more than 70 artworks of prominent Russian artists such as: Konstantin Korovin, Igor Grabar, Konstantin Yuon, Petr Konchalovsky, Yuri Pimenov, as well as selected works by Boris Kustodiev and Valentin Serov.
The work done by the team of the museum in the past two years has been recognized by the international art community and it was included as a member of the prestigious International Councils of Museums (ICOM).