Russian Avant-Garde at Musée Maillol 13/11/2008 – 02/03/2009
  • 13
  • Jan
  • 2009

This collection is an extraordinary collection of Russian avant-garde art from the 1920s, including works by leading exponents of constructivism.

The prestigious and mythic Costakis collection will be shown for the first time in France. This private collection, which includes 1,300 works, is the world’s most important body of Russian abstract art and is housed today in the Thessaloniki State Museum of Contemporary Art. It was painstakingly assembled by a passionate and knowledgeable enthusiast, a Greek man who had spent almost all his life in Moscow.

Through more than 200 works, the Musée Maillol with present its essential and most surprising pieces, including examples by famous artists such as Rodchenko, Lissitzky, Tatline, Popova, as well as lesser known artists, and some never shown in France, such as Kudriashev, Redko, Anders, Nikritin …

Musée Maillol, 61, rue de Grenelle, 75007 Paris, M° Rue du Bac