MINSK, 13 June (BelTA) – Over 200 works of the European, Belarusian and Russian artists of the 17th-21st centuries will go on display as part of the joint exhibition Equos. Kon. Horse by the Museum of Southern Podlasie (Biala Podlaska, Poland) and the National Art Museum of Belarus. The exhibition will be running from 15 June through 26 August, BelTA learned from the National Art Museum.
The exposition shows horse in painting, sculpture, original and printed graphics, and also decorative and applied art. The exhibition demonstrates the ways the artists of different periods and artistic schools, styles and trends used to interpret the image of a horse in various genres of art, from battle to genre paintings, which formed a special artistic phenomenon — horse or hippical (from the Greek hippos – horse) genre.
The exhibition will become a so-called presentation of the Museum of Southern Podlasie and continue a tradition of close cooperation between the National Art Museum of Belarus, the Polish embassy in Belarus and the Polish Institute in Minsk. Over the recent years the museum played host to numerous exhibition projects organized at the initiative and with the support of Polish partners. Among them were Experts of the Polish Drawings from collections of the Podlaskie Museum in Bialystok and the Suwalki District Museum (2017), Napoleon Orda. Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Country from the collection of the National Museum in Krakow (2017), Polish Landscape. Franciszek Ryszard Mazurek. Painting (2017), and The Radziwills: The Fates of the Country and the Family (2017).More about Society