A unique exhibition is on its way, bringing together more than 400 Russian avant garde works from the Georga Costakis collection and archive, at the State Museum of Contemporary Art, in Thessaloniki, Greece. The profile of the outastanding collector George Costakis, the man who gathered masterpieces of a unique period in the history of art and saved many of them from destruction, is in the centre of the exhibiton along with the representation of the main periods of the Russian avant-garde, its key directions, schools and individual representatives. Works by the founder of Suprematism, Kazimir Malevich; creations by the pioneers of Constructivism, Vladimir Tatlin, Alexander Rodchenko and Gustav Klutsis; works by the outstanding cubo-futurist and constructivist, Lyubov Popova; works by Ivan Klyun; artistic productions by artists of the School of Organic Culture led by Mikhail Matyushin and the Ender family, and by the founder and theoretician of analytical art, Pavel Filonov; and programme works and archival materials of Solomon Nikritin, Alexander Drevin, Nadezhda Udaltsova, Olga Rozanova, El Lissitzky and Pavel Mansurov; as well as a collection of "agit porcelain" and industrial design work, will be on show in an exhibition not to be missed!
Opening: 29.06 @ 20:30
Thessaloniki State Museum of Contemporary Art June 29 — September 16 Tue-Wed-Fri-Sat-Sun 10:00-18:00, Thu 10:00-22:00, Mon closed