New Tretyakov Gallery

New Tretyakov Gallery information

Moscow , Russia
ul Krymsky val 10
Getting there
Metro: Park Kultury
More information
adult/student R400/250
Opening hours
10am-6pm Tue, Wed, Sat & Sun, 10am-9pm Thu & Fri, last tickets 1hr before closing
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The premier venue for 20th-century Russian art is this branch of the State Tretyakov Gallery, better known as the New Tretyakov. This place has much more than the typical socialist realist images of muscle-bound men wielding scythes, and busty women milking cows (although there’s that too). The exhibits showcase avant-garde artists such as Malevich, Kandinsky, Chagall, Goncharova and Popova.

In the same building as the Tretyakov, TsDKh , or Central House of Artists, is a huge exhibit space used for contemporary-art shows. A number of galleries are also housed here on a permanent basis.