"Dmitry Andreev. Cutter of Illusions" exhibition to open at the Museum of Cinema at VDNH

The Museum of Cinema will host the "Dmitry Andreev. Cutter of Illusions" exhibition on 4 November. The exhibition includes more than forty costumes from various films and television series, complemented by fashion artifacts from different eras from the designer's collection.

The exhibition is timed to coincide with the 45th birthday of Dmitry Andreev, one of the most sought-after and well-known costume designers of 21st-century Russian cinema. The exhibition presents the designer's works: his interpretation of the early 18th to early 20th-century. Andreev has been creating historical images in cinema using the authentic cutting and sewing methods and techniques of past eras since 2001. The focal point of the exhibition will be the Ére-couturier (Epoch Fashion Designer) photofilm, specially created for the project, and dedicated to the amazing process of creating an image and an illusion. At the start of December 2018, there will be a presentation of the exhibition's booklet catalogue. The Museum of Cinema has also printed an exquisite 2019 calendar based on the photofilm in the exhibition to mark the opening of the exhibition.

Dmitry Andreev will personally present the exhibition to attendees at the opening on the Night of Arts. At 7 p.m. that day, there will be a screening of the film, Russian Game, at the Museum of Cinema. Dmitry Andreev was nominated for the Nika award for the best costume designer work in this film.


Dmitry Andreev is a nominee for the Nika and Golden Eagle film awards for the costumes for the Karen Shakhnazarov film, Anna Karenina. The Story of Vronsky, as costume designer for the following films: Paradise by Andrei Konchalovsky (winner of the Venice Film Festival 2016), and A Bag Without a Bottom by Rustam Khamdamov, as well as a number of popular TV series.

VENUE: Museum of Cinema at VDNH, halls No. 2, 3.
OPENING HOURS: opening: 4 November 2018 at 5 p.m. The exhibition will run daily except for Wednesdays until 19 February 2019, from 12 a.m. to 8 p.m.
ADMISSION PRICE: admission is free on 4 November, and 300 RUB for the rest of the exhibition's run. For students and pensioners: 150 RUB, for visitors under 16 years old admission is free.