‘Furniture for a Body’s Every Whim’. The Age of Historicism in Russia

From 11 August 2018, the State Hermitage will be holding the exhibition “Furniture for a Body’s Every Whim…” The Age of Historicism in Russia devoted to the development of the furniture-maker’s art between the 1820s and 1890s, when in Russia, following Europe’s lead, the single all-embracing style that was Classicism gave way to an enthusiasm for the art of different countries and peoples from the past – the age of Historicism.