SIBUR / Moscow Design Museum / Voronezh Regional Art Museum. I.N. Kramskoy
present the exhibition
«History of Russian Design 1917–2017».
August 8 at 16.00 hours in the exhibition hall of the Voronezh Regional Art Museum. I.N. With the support of SIBUR under the Formula of Good Deeds social investment program, Kramskoy will host the grand opening of the exhibition «History of Russian Design 1917–2017». After the opening, at 17.00 hours, a curator tour of the exhibition will be held for everyone.
«The History of Russian Design 1917–2017» is the first exhibition in the history of modern Russia, which presents the best examples of domestic design of its three main periods: constructivism (1917 – early 1930s), the formation and development of the Soviet design system (1950-1980) and modernity (1990–2017).
The curators of the exhibition project are Alexandra Sankova, director of the Moscow Design Museum, Olga Druzhinina, development director of the Moscow Design Museum, art historian, author of numerous publications on Soviet and European design.
The main goal of the project is to acquaint a wide audience with the history of domestic industrial design from avant-garde to modern times, showing the most characteristic samples in one exposition.
The exhibition will be accompanied by specially prepared video content with archival materials and designer interviews, as well as audio guides and an educational program. Residents of Voronezh will be able to attend free lectures and learn about industrial design, graphic design and architecture of the 20th century.
Olga Druzhinina, Development Director of the Moscow Museum of Design and curator of the exhibition:
«The History of Russian Design 1917–2017» is a unique project that covers all the stages of the development of Russian design for the first time: constructivism and production art of the 1920–1930s, Soviet design of the 1960–1980s, modern Russian design. The exhibition presents the best examples of domestic design from avant-garde to modern times. This is an educational project, accompanied by a lecture program, telling about Russian design in the context of the history of our country. We are very happy to show it in Voronezh and we are sure that it will be of interest to both the general public and professionals».
The exhibition project managed to visit Tobolsk (December 2017), Nizhny Novgorod (July 2018), Tyumen (September 2018) and Nizhnevartovsk (December 2018), Togliatti (June-July 2019).
Entrance to the exhibition and lectures is free.
The exhibition will be open until August 29.
Moscow Design Museum
The only museum in Russia dedicated to design. Projects of the museum are successfully held at the main exhibition venues of the country, including the Manezh Central Exhibition Hall and the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts. A.S. Pushkin, and abroad. In 2016, the project of the Moscow Design Museum presented the exposition of Russia at the First London Design Biennale and received the Grand Prix for it. The museum conducts active educational and exhibition activities, attracting leading European and Russian designers and design historians.
SIBUR’s “Formula of Good Deeds” social investment program was launched on February 1, 2016 in all key cities of the company’s activities and operates in six areas that cover all the most important public areas: urban development, education and science, sports and healthy lifestyles, environmental protection , culture and volunteering. Detailed information about the program is available on the website: www.formula-hd.ru