In Moscow will open an exhibition dedicated to the 90th anniversary of Mikhail Ulyanov

© RIA Novosti / RIA to Novoshepelychi in fotobanka Ulyanov. Archival photoIn Moscow will open an exhibition dedicated to the 90th anniversary of Mikhail Ulyanov© RIA Novosti / RIA to Novoshepelychi the image Bank

Exhibition of portraits of people’s artist of USSR, Hero of socialist labor, famous public figure Michael Ulyanov will open on November 20 in Moscow and will be dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the birth of a great artist, her exhibition will be located in the foyer of the Union of theatrical figures of Russia, reported in the STD of the Russian Federation.

Mikhail Ulyanov has created brilliant images of Marshal Zhukov’s epic about the war, General Charnota in the film «flight,» the Chairman Trubnikov in the film «the President» Dmitry Karamazov in «the Brothers Karamazov» — in total more than 70 films and dozens of roles on stage of the Vakhtangov theatre, which became his second home since 1950 and until the last days of life. Here he was a leading actor and for 10 years he led the acclaimed ensemble as artistic Director. Among his theatrical works — the role of Stalin and Lenin, Napoleon, Anthony, Caesar and Richard Pontius Pilate, the Brighella.

Ulyanov was the famous public figure, for 10 years he headed the Union of theatrical figures of Russia. His leadership had the most difficult years, when everywhere the collapse of the creative unions. Due to the enormous prestige and efforts Ulyanov, STD maintaining its unity, all its resorts, all of their property.

The exhibition, which opens at theatre Union of the Russian Federation, there will be photographs of the great artist in the role — here he is presented as a social activist, a citizen, a man.

«The idea of the exhibition, which was presented to Mikhail Alexandrovich as a prominent public figure, said to RIA Novosti, the famous actor and Director, Chairman of the Union of theatrical figures Alexander Kalyagin. His great theatrical works, his roles will probably be presented in the theater. And we wanted to Express our love and gratitude to this man for what he has managed to keep ours, as he liked to say, «the theatrical fraternity.»

According to Kalyagin, the Congress of the theatre Union of the Russian Federation in 1996 it Ulianov proposed his candidacy for the presidency.

«I already admitted that never had the inclination to social activities, and at the theater exit was then for the first time. But it so happened that Ulyanov has blessed me to this position, which for me was very important,» said Kalyagin.

He said that persuaded Michael to pose for the artist, and now this portrait Ulyanov, together with portraits of its predecessors, thanks to which there was this theatrical body hanging in his office.

At the exhibition in the STD will be presented not only portraits Ulyanov, and photographs from the family archive, which was kindly provided by his daughter Elena. These unique shots, many of which are exhibited to the public display for the first time.

The exhibition will last for 20 days.