Anna Akhmatova. On the 130th Anniversary of Birth
An exhibition in the Garden Vestibule of the Mikhailovsky Palace presents six portraits of poet Anna Akhmatova in painting, graphics, and sculpture, created by the writer’s contemporaries. Her extraordinary, remarkable appearance and dignified conduct used to inspire many artists of her time. Among them are Natan Altman, Nikolai Tyrsa, Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin. Their works captured Anna Akhmatova’s look and spirit in different periods of her life.