About the museum

The museum presents the works of an outstanding Russian sculptor Alexander Nikolayevich Burganov. This is an artist of a world fame. His works adorn the squares of cities in Europe, America, Asia, and are stored in the collections of major museums.

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Alexander Burganov

People's Artist of Russia, Member of the Russian Academy of Arts, Honorary Member of the Russian Academy of Architecture and Construction, prizewinner of the State Prize of the USSR, Doctor of Arts, Professor.

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Alexander N. Burganov&Sergey T. Konenkov

This year marks the 143rd anniversary of the birth of the great Russian sculptor Sergei T. Konenkov. The “Burganov House” Museum and the museum-apartment of S.T. Konenkov on Tverskoi Boulevard have long-standing creative ties. The acquaintance of Alexander Burganov and Sergei Timofeevich took place in the 1950s. Alexander Burganov worked in the workshop of S.T.

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EXHIBITION «ABSTRACTION. LIMITS OF OWNERSHIP»

Abstract art expands its boundaries. It invades foreign territory. It merges with calligraphy and captures areas adjacent to impressionism and asemic writing. It breaks the barriers between nations and continents. First and foremost, thanks to artists who experience immediate joy from color or form, they enable the viewer to share it with them, thanks to

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The legend of the magic power of touch

The first sculptor was God, who created a clay sculpture of Adam in the image and likeness of his own. The inventor revived the statue, touching its chest. Legends about the revival of sculptures exist from ancient Greece. Everyone remembers the myth of Pygmalion. N.V. Gogol in his “Portrait” says about this same magical power

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EXHIBITION “ILYA REPIN IN THE BURGANOV HOUSE” (“NORDMAN ALBUM”)

  The exhibition represents sheets from the famous “Nordman Album”, given by I.E. Repin’s House-Museum “Penates.” The audience will get acquainted with the portraits made by Ilya E. Repin in the “Penaty” during 1905-1911. The models of the portraits are the guests of Repin’s “Penates”: V.V. Stasov, M.B.Chukovskaya, professor L.V. Sventorzhetsky, physiologist I.R.Tarkhanov, actor G.G.Ge,

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Exhibition “Teacher and students”

The word School (atelier) in combination with a proper name of an outstanding artist, for example Triscorni, Rodin, Bourdelle, Matveev, Burganov become stable terms in the art historical practice and identification marks in the spaces of national cultures. In this capacity: atelier as a school, the pledge of not only recognition of the master’s creative

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