RINAT KURAMSHIN

BALLET AND THEATRE

The Museum exhibits paintings and graphic works by Rinat Kuramshin on ballet and theater themes. The artist created his paintings under the impression of theatrical performances and backstage life of the Bolshoi Theater, the Mariinsky Theater (formerly called the Kirov Theater), the Mikhailovsky Theater (also named after M. Mussorgsky), the Royal Opera House (Covent Garden), the Paris Opera (Grant Opera) and other theaters in Russia and Europe.

One of the sections of the Museum exhibition is dedicated to the Sergei Diaghilev's Opera and Ballet enterprise. While working on the series of artworks, Rinat Kuramshin met with Russian emigrants who personally knew the participants of the Sergei Diaghilev's enterprise such as Vaslav Nijinsky, Tamara Karsavina, Serge Lifar, Matilda Kseshinskaya, Ninette de Valois, Marie Rambert, Lidia Lopukhova and others. Rinat Kuramshin's artworks reflect the atmosphere of the XIX - XX century, as well as the history of the world-famous performances of the "Russian Seasons" in Europe. In the paintings we can see the famous theatrical personalities, choreographers, composers, opera and ballet artists.

To create these artworks, the artist cooperated with choreographers and ballet dancers, musicians and opera singers who worked on the greatest theatrical stages of Russia, Great Britain, France, Italy and other European countries.  The artist received advice and support from art critics, art collectors, theatre experts, specialists of museums in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Paris and London.

Rinat Kuramshin's works were presented in many countries of the world and were highly appreciated by international experts, art critics, collectors, museum specialists, lovers of theatre, music and fine arts. The high interest of the public from different countries testifies to the artistic value of Rinat Kuramshin's works for domestic and world culture, defining his painting among the outstanding works of the fine art of the ХХ century devoted to Theatre and Ballet.

 

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"Ballet Swan lake"

Author Rinat Kuramshin

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"The Wilis"

Author Rinat Kuramshin

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"Anna Pavlova in the Nutcracker"

Author Rinat Kuramshin

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"Portrait of Anna Pavlova"

Author Rinat Kuramshin

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"Two dancers"

Author Rinat Kuramshin

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"The Prince and the Firebird"

Author Rinat Kuramshin

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"Portrait of Margot Fontaine"

"Портрет Марго Фонтейн"

Автор Ринат Курамшин

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"Behind the scenes"

Author Rinat Kuramshin

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"Two dancers on the floor

in ballet class"

Author Rinat Kuramshin

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"Dancer tying pointe shoes.

Drawing №1"

Author Rinat Kuramshin

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"Two dancers in ballet class"

Author Rinat Kuramshin

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"Two dancers"

Author Rinat Kuramshin

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"Portrait of Tamara Karsavina"

Author Rinat Kuramshin

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«Le Spectre de la rose»

(«The Spirit of the Rose»)

Author Rinat Kuramshin

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"Rehearsal in a ballet class"

Author Rinat Kuramshin

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"Portrait of Galina Ulanova"

Author Rinat Kuramshin

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«The Nutcracker Ballet.

Dance of Snowflakes»

Author Rinat Kuramshin

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"Dancer in a Swan costume"

Author Rinat Kuramshin

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"Three dancers. The ballet Swan lake"

"Три танцовщицы.

Author Rinat Kuramshin

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"In the ballet class"

Author Rinat Kuramshin

РинатК. Эскиз балерины 1а5м.jpg

"Dancer tying pointe shoes.

Drawing №2"

Author Rinat Kuramshin

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"Before going on stage"

Author Rinat Kuramshin

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"The three graces"

Author Rinat Kuramshin

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"Sylph"

Author Rinat Kuramshin