Moscow, Petrovka St., 25

Phone: +7 495 694-6660
Fax: +7 495 231-4410

Moscow Museum Of Modern Art

The Moscow Museum of Modern Art was inaugurated on December 15, 1999. It is situated at Petrovka, 25, near the Petrovsky Boulevard in central Moscow. The Museum's main building is the former Gubin’s mansion, an imposing monument of late 18th century neoclassical movement, designed by the noted Russian architect Matvei Kazakov. The founder and general director of the Museum is a well-known Russian-Georgian artist Zurab Tsereteli, president of the Russian Academy of Arts.

 Permanent Collection Highlights (3)

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Permanent Collection

The Museum's permanent collection demonstrates the main development stages of Russian and international modern and contemporary art.

Among the works of international artists are lithographs by Pablo Picasso, Fernand Leger, Juan Miro, sculptures by Salvador Dali, Armand, Arnaldo Pomodoro, paintings by Henri Rousseau and Francoise Gilot.

The most important part of the collection is formed by works of XX-XXI century Russian artists.

The core part of the Museum's Russian Avant-garde collection is constituted by the works assembled throughout the years by Zurab Tsereteli. Among these are works by prominent artists like Kazimir Malevich, Mark Chagall, Natalya Goncharova, Mikhail Larionov, Lyubov Popova, Aristarkh Lentulov, Ivan Klyun, Olga Rozanova, Vladimir Tatlin, Robert Falk, Wassily Kandinsky, Pavel Filonov, Boris Grigoriev, Alexandra Exter, Alexander Archipenko and Osip Zadkin. A special part of the permanent display is devoted to the art of the early XX century Georgian primitivist Niko Pirosmani, whose works in public and private collections throughout the world are few and far between.

Another part of the collection represents the artists of the so-called Second Avant-garde of the 1960-1970's, sometimes also denoted as Non-conformism. This section includes the works of Ilya Kabakov, Vladimir Nemuhin, Edouard Steinberg, Vladimir Yakovlev, Anatoly Zverev, Vitaly Komar and Alexander Melamid, Oskar Rabin, Marlen Spindler, Mikhail Schwarzman, Dmitry Krasnopevtsev and Oleg Tselkov.

Russian contemporary art may be studied through paintings by Valery Koshlyakov, Vladimir Dubosarsky and Alexander Vinogradov, Viktor Pivovarov, Sergey Shutov, Yury Leiderman, as w...+ [ Read all ]


May 12 - June 15, 2008.
Dmitry Prigov: Retrospective

May 15 - June 16.
A. Zaripov’s Collection: 20th Century (painting, graphics, sculptures, objects, and photographs).

May 16 - June 15, 2008.
Julia Winter: Archive 09.

May 7 - June 1, 2008.
Luis Muñoz (Munot): Station 05.

Previous Exhibitions

March 21 - May 4 2008. Anton Corbijn: Four Dimensions

Forthcoming exhibitions

20 June - 5 July, 2008.
Struggling for the Banner: Soviet Art between Trotsky and Stalin, 1926-1936

Venue: New Manege, Georgievsky lane, 3/3


Adults: 100 Rubles
Discount Ticket (Students, Pensioners): 20 Rubles

Opening hours

Ticket-office until 19:15

Getting there

Chekhovskaya, Pushkinskaya or Tverskaya metro stations. Trolleybus â„–3, â„–15 and â„–69 ("Muzei Sovremennogo Iskusstva" bus-stop)

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