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REVOLUTION: New Art for a New World

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Professor Piotrovsky with director Margy Kinmonth during filming Revolution

Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Margy Kinmonth, Revolution: New Art for a New World is a bold and exciting feature documentary that encapsulates a momentous period in the history of Russia and the Russian Avant-Garde. The film features interviews with Hermitage Director Dr. Mikhail Piotrovsky and Curator of Contemporary Art, Dimitri Ozerkov.

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Margy Kinmonth interviewing Dmitri Ozerkov at Hermitage

Drawing on the collections of major Russian institutions, contributions from contemporary artists, curators and performers and personal testimony from the descendants of those involved, the film brings the artists of the Russian Avant-Garde to life. It tells the stories of artists like Chagall, Kandinsky and Malevich - pioneers who flourished in response to the challenge of building a new art for a new world, only to be broken by implacable authority after 15 short years and silenced by Stalin’s Socialist Realism.

Watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nenb8bRNLqc
To find out more about Foxtrot films and REVOLUTION, click here: http://www.foxtrotfilms.com/films/revolution-new-art-for-a-new-world/

 

 

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The Hermitage: A film by Vladimir Ptashchenk

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Charlie Rose Tours Hermitage Museum with Director Dr. Mikhail Piotrovsky

 

Charlie Rose (PBS/Bloomberg): A tour of the Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg with museum director, Mikhail Piotrovsky. We conclude with an in-studio interview with Mark Kelner, vice president of the Hermitage Museum Foundation.

Original broadcast July 1, 2015.

 

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2014 Woodrow Wilson Center Award for Public Service Tribute Video

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