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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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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Surrealism. Russian tradition – 2017

The “Burganov House” Museum represents an unusual world of Surrealism of one of the most striking directions in art, which now draws attention, presenting vivid images, impossible combinations of an interpreted reality. The images of Russian surrealism, like the European one, are polyvalent and polysemantic. The spaces are displaced and broken. The external gets confused

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Female images in art

The exhibition presents works by A. Burganov, interpreting female image polysemantic and multifariously. Unknown, Beautiful Lady, Beloved, Wife, Mother in his works take on a special significance of characters of a magical epic. Among the most expressive works are “Soul” – portrait of a woman devoid of facial features, “Pieta” – grieving mother, “Portrait of

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My Pushkin. To the 180th anniversary of the death of a Poet

Everyone knows well Alexander Burganov’s sculptural composition on Stary Arbat “Pushkin and Natalie”, moreover, the sculptor created several monuments to A.S. Pushkin, one of them was installed in Washington. The exhibition demonstrates sculptures and a series of graphic works by Alexander Burganov, dedicated to the great Russian poet. Alexander Burganov’s drawings on Pushkin’s themes represent

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New excursion program “Artist’s workshop”

The “Burganov House” Museum starts a new excursion program “Artist’s workshop” from February, 2017. Artist’s Workshop is a multi-faceted, universal and always unique phenomenon in the cultural space. In every European capital, among local attractions, there is an artist’s workshop, which has become a museum. Rembrandt’s, Rodin’s, Konenkov’s, Picasso’s, Dali’s, Burganov’s workshops firmly established in

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