State Russian Museum Admission Ticket
Visit: State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Northwestern DistrictThe State Russian Museum is the largest display of Russian fine art in St Petersburg.Its original collection was composed of artworks taken from the Hermitage Museum, Alexander Palace, and the Imperial Academy of Arts. After the Russian Revolution of 1917, many private collections were nationalized and sent to the Russian Museum. These included Kazimir Malevich's Black Square. The museum possesses nearly 400000 exhibits. It is the largest in the country collection of Russian art, from ancient icons to the Avant-Garde painting of the XX century.The collection contains works by M. Vrubel, V. Serov, K. Petrov-Vodkin, V. Kandinsky, M. Chagall, K. Malevich, P. Filonov. The other, less renowned painters illustrate the tendencies of the largest artistic unions of the last century.