Weekend in Moscow: the exhibition of Chaim Soutine and «the Pianist» Haneke movie

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The exhibition of the painter Chaim Soutine at the Pushkin Museum and the American photographer Douglas Kirkland in the Center of photography behalf of the Lumiere brothers, the play «Talents and admirers» at the Mayakovsky Theater screening of the film «the Pianist» by Michael Haneke will be held in Moscow this weekend.


The State Museum of fine arts named after Pushkin exhibition of works by the French artist of Russian origin Chaim Soutine — master, who United in his work the old European paintings with a new movement in art and unwittingly became one of those who have linked the European and American schools of painting. The exhibition presents more than 60 works: the paintings of Soutine, the work of the old masters, had an influence on him, as well as works by contemporary artists inspired by his paintings.

Center of photography Lumiere brothers presents the first in Russia exhibition of the repeatedly award-winning American photographer, lecturer and author of several books of Douglas Kirkland. The exhibition «backstage» covers the entire 60-year career as a photographer and focuses on the brightest stages. In the Big hall of the centre there are photographs that reveal the behind the scenes of Hollywood movie from the 1960s to 2010, as well as the iconic series of Marilyn Monroe, 1961. Special project within the exhibition will be a series about the life and work of 79-year-old Coco Chanel created the Kirkland in Paris in 1962 on assignment for Look magazine. Within three weeks, he pursued a famous fashion designer, remembering the preparation for the fashion show, her daily care, as well as a walk in Versailles


At theatre of a name of Mayakovsky will show the play «Talents and admirers» on the nature of the artistic gift, of happiness, of freedom and infinite dependence on the theater. In a one-act play Polina Lazareva, Svetlana Neveleva, Igor Kostolevsky, Vitaly Lenskiy.

«The main character — the actress Negin — located in the center of the unfolding around her are stories in which other characters also seek to play a leading role. Here all the talent. Everyone enthusiastically performs his own plan. What is the logic of individual stories? Where their starting point? What does it mean to spin the intrigue and to participate in its consequences? Who launches a new range of action? The theatre is a collection of characters and events, circulation and mutual treatment goals and self-esteem. Aware of this sad truth, in the Mayakovsky Theater nevertheless adhere to romantic views, based on the worship of strength and charisma of the Artist», — noted in the theater.


Weekend in several Moscow theaters on the big screen will show one of the most famous films of Austrian filmmaker Michael Haneke’s «the Pianist» with Isabelle Huppert in the title role. In the film, Erika Kohut is a piano teacher at the Vienna Conservatory. In my forties, she lives with her mother, under the influence of which she regularly slips out, escaping in pornocenter and sex shops. Her sexuality is a synthesis of morbid voyeurism and masochism on the verge of self-harm. It would seem that life is passing me by Erica, one of her students does not show interest in her.

Also this week a movie came out a new picture Mexican storyteller Guillermo Del Toro «water fora», which takes place in America in the early sixties. Lonely Lisa in the performance of Sally Hawkins lives and works in isolation in a secret government lab. Once there bring the man-amphibian from South America, and Sally gets this mysterious creation of the novel.

Also in the film starring Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins and Michael Stuhlbarg. The creation of del Toro won the Golden lion at the Venice film festival last year.