RUSSIAN CULTURE NEWS

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Edition N 205 May 21, 2002
Number of subscribers 1721 issued from October 1997.
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1. Troitse-Sergieva Lavra and Russian Czars
2. Russian Berlin 1918 - 1941
3. Empress's Library on the Exhibition
4. Photographic Exhibition "Another Deed of Baranovsky"
5. Personal Exhibition of Works by Ludmila Zinchenko
6. Tokyo Still Life by Nobueshi Araki
7. Sketches by Sofya Yunovich
8. Secret Symmetry of Existence
9. Art of Cuba. Ludwig's collection
10. Drafts of Petropavlovskaya Fortress
11. Concerts of Carillon and Russian Horn Capella

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Troitse-Sergieva Lavra and Russian Czars

State Historical and Cultural Museum and Reserve "Moscow Kremlin", Exhibition Hall of Uspenskaya Belfry of the Moscow Kremlin invite you to visit exhibition " Troitse-Sergieva Lavra and Russian Czars: Reliquiae and Art Riches". On display there are exhibits from the collection of Sergiev-Posad Museum and Reserve and from the museums of the Moscow Kremlin, and also there are reliquia from Troitse-Sergieva Lavra and Moscow Theological Academy. For the first time the Moscow Kremlin is gathering together things put into Saint Sergy's cloister by Russian Czars, a part of them has never been exhibited before.

The State Historical and Cultural Museum "Moscow Kremlin"
Addres: Moscow, Kremlin
Direction: Any of the following metro stations: Biblioteka im. Lenina, Alexsandrovskii Sad, Borovitskaya, Arbatskaya, Teatralnaya, Ploshad Revolutsii, Okhotny Ryad
Phones: (095) 202-3776, 202-4256
E-mail: dream@kremlin.museum.ru

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Russian Berlin 1918 - 1941

The Ministry of Culture of RF, State Historical Museum, the Federal Press and Information Department and the Embassy of Federative Republic of Germany in Moscow present exhibition " Russian Berlin 1918 - 1941". On display there are about 100 photographs taken from Russian and German archives and reflecting social, cultural and political life of Berlin in 1918-1941. The photographs show sights of historical places of the city where one could hear Russian language, where there are cafes, bookstalls, publishing houses, Russian Orthodox churches in Berlin, gymnasiums, hostels. Photos of cultural workers who lived in Berlin are the main part of the exposition.

The State Historical Museum
Addres: Moscow, 1/2, Red Square
Direction: metro stations 'Okhotny Ryad', 'Teatralnaya', 'Ploshchad Revolutsii'
Phones: (095) 292-4019, 292-3731
URL: http://www.shm.ru
E-mail: shm@shm.ru

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Empress's Library on the Exhibition

Pushkin State Museum, Russian State Library and the Embassy of Federative Republic of Germany represent the exhibition "Empress's Library, From Private collection of Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna". Among many tens of book collections of the 19th century which we can see nowadays there is a peculiar collection of one of the most famous woman if those days - Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna Romanova. Books from her collection are of special value as Empress's interests, tastes, passions of the times of her arrival to Russia affected on books selection.
The Pushkin State Museum
Addres: Moscow, 12/2, Prechistenka Ulitsa
Direction: From metro station Kropotinskaya (the Ostozhenka Ulitsa exit), take trolleybus 5,15,16 or 31
Phones: (095) 201-3256
URL: www.museum.ru/Pushkin/
E-mail: aspushkin-200@mtu-net.ru

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Photographic Exhibition "Another Deed of Baranovsky"

"Another Deed of Petr Dmitrievich Baranovsky" is the eighth photo exhibition of the cycle "Maria Rogozina's Year". Museum of Architecture carefully stores 30 first-class Pogodin prints; they are all that remained from a unique collection of church sculpture of museum of Boldin Monastery. These prints are included in Petr Dmitrievich Baranovsky's archive. Baranovsky was talented and famous Moscow scientist, great devotee of Russian culture, saviour of many greatest architectural monuments of Russia; he had never forgotten his home and the first museum founded by him.

The State Reseach Museum of Architecture named after A.B.Schusev
Addres: Moscow, 5, Vozdvizshenka str.
Phones: (095) 290-0551, 291-2109, 291-3649
URL: www.muar.ru
E-mail: muar@isa.ru, SCHUSEV@MUAR.RU

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Personal Exhibition of Works by Ludmila Zinchenko

The Union of Photographic Artists of Russia presents the personal exhibition of works by Ludmila Zinchenko "Field of Vision" which is being held in Gallery "PhotoSoyuz". Things of everyday life, which we often don't even notice sometimes become and object of artistic understanding of reality. Not for nothing they say that the ability to watch and the ability to see the main point are two absolutely different things. Ludmila Zinchenko's collection consists of original works showing deep inner sides of urbanism that break actively into our lives.

The "PhotoSoyuz" gallery by the Russian Association of Photo Artists
Addres: Moscow, 5, Pokrovka street
Phones: (095) 921-5727
URL: http://www.photounion.ru
E-mail: photosoyuz@arstel.ru, photounion@df.ru

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Tokyo Still Life by Nobueshi Araki

The Government of Moscow, the Moscow Committee of Culture, Moscow House of Photography are proud to invite you to the personal exhibition of Nobueshi Araki (Japan) "Tokyo Still Life". Nobueshi Araki is beyond sixty years old and his photo career is beyond forty but still his works stump people. And even stump curators of famous museums that now are proud to know that they have their own Araki. Araky totally fills up stands of the most prestige galleries at all world fairs of modern art and photography.

Moscow House of Photography
Addres: Moscow, 16, Ostozhenka
Phones: (095) 202-7612
URL: www.mdf.ru
E-mail: fotofest@cityline.ru

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Sketches by Sofya Yunovich

The exhibition "Theater Decoration Art" representing works by Sofya Yunovich is opened in the Central Exhibition Hall "Manege". Yunovich is considered as one of the brightest stars in the group of theatre artists of Russia. Only small part of her creative legacy - nearly 750 works - is represented on the exhibition. Among them there are costumes for performances of the State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet named after Kirov: opera "Czar's Bride" by Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov and ballet "Hamlet" by Nikolay Chervinsky

The "Manezh" Central Exhibition Hall
Addres: Moscow, 1, Manezhnaya Ploshad
Phones: (095) 291-6568, 202-9304
E-mail: art-manege@manege.ru

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Secret Symmetry of Existence

C.ART Gallery invites you to visit the exhibition of works by Ivan Novozhenov "Secret Symmetry of Existence". On display there are paintings, graphic works and other. The law of symmetry which is in the compulsory presence of asymmetry, is understandable better when you see examples to it, when you find the confirmation to the fact that every law has its own exceptions. Artistic sphere has such exceptions more often than others have. They, moreover, become normal things if you deal with such artists as Novozhenov

S.Art Gallery
Phones: (095) 916-0366, (095) 917-5454
E-mail: s.art@cityline.ru; s.artgallery@mtu-net.ru

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Art of Cuba. Ludwig's collection
In Marble Palace there is the exhibition "Art of Cuba. Ludwig's collection".
The exhibition acquaints us with one of the largest collection of modern Cuban works of art in Europe - collection gathered by Peter and Irene Ludwig. Exactly through their efforts there was created Ludwig Fund in 1995.
The exhibition is organized by Cuban Ludwig Fund (Havana), Peter and Irene Ludwig Fund (Aachen) together with Ludwig Forum of International Art (Aachen).

The Marble Palace
Addres: Saint-Peterburg, 5/1, Millionnaya Ulitsa
Direction: From either metro station Gostiny Dvor or Nevsky Prospect, take any of the following: buses 25, 46, 134; trams 2, 12, 34, 32, 54
Phones: (812) 312-9196, 312-9054

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Drafts of Petropavlovskaya Fortress

State Museum of History of Saint Petersburg, State Museum of History of Moscow, the Russian Academy of Arts, Petersburg Center of Carved Bone Art present the exhibition contest "Our Saint Divine Protectors" of the first tour of the for the best draft of medallion for the reverse of Resuscitating Cross of Petropavlovsky Cathedral. The exhibition is held in the Gallery of Velikoknyazheskaya Burial-Vault.

Petropavlovskaya Fortress - The State Museum of the History of St. Peterburg
Addres: Saint-Peterburg, 3, Peter and Paul fortress
Direction: "Gorkovskaya" metro station
Phones: (812) 238-4540, 238-4511
URL: http://www.museum.ru/museum/gmispb
E-mail: ppkroot@ppk.spb.su

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Concerts of Carillon and Russian Horn Capella

State Museum of History of Saint Petersburg, the Ministry of Culture of Flanders (Belgium), Royal Carillon School of Mechelen, ART present concerts of carillon and Russian horn capella which are carried out on Sobornaya Square in Petropavlovskaya Fortress. The carillon of Petropavlovsky Cathedral includes 51 bells and sounds in the compass of four octaves.
Various compositions from Bach's fugues to modern jazz improvisations may be played on this bell organ. The concerts will last from 19 till 26 May, 9 p.m. - 11 p.m

Petropavlovskaya Fortress - The State Museum of the History of St. Peterburg
Addres: Saint-Peterburg, 3, Peter and Paul fortress
Direction: "Gorkovskaya" metro station
Phones: (812) 238-4540, 238-4511
URL: http://www.museum.ru/museum/gmispb
E-mail: ppkroot@ppk.spb.su

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