The anniversary exhibition of Tatyana Barkhina and Sergey Barkhin is open at the Theatre Museum
The exhibition «Tatyana Barkhina and Sergey Barkhin. 160 Years» is open from 1 April at the Main Building of the A.A. Bakhrushin Theatre Museum. Tatyana Barkhina and Sergey Barkhin were born on 31 March 1938 within a minute, studied together at the Moscow Architectural Institute, then worked in different areas as architecture, paper architecture, book illustration, literature, painting and theatre. Today Sergey Barkhin is one of the main luminaries of the theatrical stage: his works are called not stage designs, but «Barkhin’s spaces». Tatyana Barkhina has worked for many performances with her brother as a costume designer.
The exhibition presents the artists’ works including the early materials: book graphics, set and costume designs, models, comical drawings, sketches for unrealized performances. The Barkhins’ works created together with theatre directors are widely represented: you can see the set models for the performances of M. Karbauskis, R. Viktyuk, A. Shapiro, K. Ginkas and G. Yanovskaya. The exhibition also includes the portraits of the Khludov family, merchants and patrons of art, Barkhins’ ancestors.
The exhibition is open till 31 May inclusive.