IMPRESSIONIST & MODERN ART / CONTEMPORARY ART
 
Alexandre Benois. "Napoleon"
04.06.2011 - 22.06.2011
Hermitage Museum, Armorial hall
Artists: Benois Alexandre.
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 "Napoleon" Alexandre Benois: During the 29th Russian Antique Salon Ravenscourt Galleries together with ArtSojuz Gallery will make a show of a unique collection of costume designs by A. Benois for the film Napoleon. This show coincides with the year of France in Russia. The legendary film by Abel Gance was first shown in 1927. For this monumental film about the life of the Emperor Gance engaged Benois , who recreated the era of Bonaparte with his usual elegancy and true accuracy both in costumes and scenery. Our show will make the heroes of Napoleon times alive again, allowing you to see not only the fantastic graphic ideas of the artist but also their visualisation: you will have the chance to see the film itself during the show.