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Issue #218 (03.10.2003)
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M.C. Escher in Hermitage.
In co-operation with the Consulate-General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Dutch Days of Culture, the M.C. Escher Foundation organizes an important Escher exhibition in The State Hermitage Museum to celebrate the 300 year existence of St. Petersburg. The exhibition includes more than 80 original prints of the world-famous Dutch graphic artist M.C. Escher. The exhibition will open on September 16th and runs through the end of November. It will be the first Escher exhibition in Russia, although his work is already well known given the fact that many of his popular works are published in Russian books and magazines.
The State Hermitage
Saint-Peterburg 34-36, Dvortsovaya Nabarezhnaya
(812) 311-3601, 110-9604, 110-9601
Eero Jarnefelt (1863-1937) and the family of the artists Klodt.
From September 8 till October 12, 2003 in Marble Palace. The exhibition is organized by the State Russian Museum, Helsinki Athenaeum museum, Eero Jarnefelt Society, and the Institute of Finland in St.Petersburg. It introduces the oeuvre of Eero Jarnefelt - one of the most prominent artists of "the Golden Age" in the history of Finnish art. The exposition comprises the works by Finnish and Russian artists Klodt interconnected not only by their oeuvre but also by their relative ties. Eero Jarnefelt's oeuvre is most diverse. He was a pioneer of Finnish graphic art, created altar paintings, made wall paintings on historical and mythological subjects. In the late works of the artist we find satirical portrayal of folk life, which is most uncommon for Finnish art.
The Marble Palace
Saint-Peterburg 5/1, Millionnaya Ulitsa
(812) 312-9196, 312-9054

The exhibition of the icons of the Mother of God in Pskov
The exhibition "Holy Pokrov in Russia" will be opened in Mandative chamber of Pskov museum-reserve on 24 October at 4 p.m. The exposition will be devoted to the icons of the Mother of God, which were made from the end of VIII till the beginning of XX century. 27 icons from funds of Pskov reserve museum will be exhibit for the first time.
Pskov Historical, Architectural and Art Museum Complex
Pskov region 7, Ulitsa Nekrasova , Pskov
(8112) 16-2517, 16-3311

Petersburg Autumn Photomarathon 2003
There is a Traditional the 4th Autumn Photomarathon in Petersburg during the October. It's a big festival of photography, which the sixth year is successively carried out in our city. This year a mainframe of festival is devoted to cinema. The official opening of festival on October, 4 at 16.00 in The Museum of Nonconformist art (the Art Center " Pushkinskaya 10 ", annex D, Ligovskiy 53).
Society "Free Culture"
Saint-Peterburg of.1, 10, Pushkinskaya str.
(812) 164-53-71
The exhibition "The antiquities of Kyrgyzstan"
The exhibition "The antiquities of Kyrgyzstan" is opened in the Armory of Moscow Kremlin museums. The exposition tells us about history of ancient people, who lived in the Tien Shan Mountains and valleys, and demonstrates us cultural artifacts and art of different epochs.
Russians in Helsinki.
The State Museum of History of Saint Petersburg and Museum of Helsinki city invite you to an exhibition "Russians in Helsinki ". It is going to be opened till 12 October. The exhibits submitted at the exhibition from the Museum of Helsinki city: picturesque and graphic products, photos, archival materials, cards, subjects of a life - will tell about history of mutual relations of two states - Russia and Finland; about "Russian" history of the Finnish capital - Helsinki during the period from 1809 till 1917 - time when Finland was part of Russian empire.
Petropavlovskaya Fortress - The State Museum of the History of St. Peterburg
Saint-Peterburg 3, Peter and Paul fortress
(812) 238-4540, 238-4511
The painting and the graphics by Vera Phavorskaya and Ivan Chekmazov
The Ministry of culture of Russian Federation and the State Tretyakov Gallery present an exhibition "Vera Phavorskaya (1896-1977), Ivan Chekmazov (1901-1961). The painting, the graphics. From museums and private collections of Moscow. " The exhibition will take course till 19 October. This exhibition in Tretyakov Gallery for the first time represents the full-scale heritage of artists, including works 1910-s-1920-s years.
The State Tretyakov Gallery
Moscow 10, Lavrushinskii Peryulok
(095) 951-1362, 238-1378

A collection of natural anomalies.
The State Darwin Museum invites you to visit the exhibition "Grimaces of nature", it is going to work till 9 November. The author of the exhibition Roman Kaliev is a taxidermist; he collects trophies of the chase, which represents nature anomalies - very rare developments. The majority of an anomalies submitted in this collection have appeared without direct or indirect intervention of a man, it is valid deviations from the norm, allowable and determined by the nature.
The State Darwin Museum
Moscow 57, Vavilova street
(095) 135-3382, 134-6124, 132-1047
The weapon and regalia of the Second World War.
The exhibition "The weapon and regalia of the Second World War: Soviet Union - Third Reich" was opened in the Yaroslavl state historic-architectural and art museum-reserve. It's going to be opened till 18 December. It's constructed on the basis of museum assembly and at participation of the Yaroslavl collector who has collected rich materials on history of armed forces, propagation, and a life of the Third Reich.
Yaroslavl State Historical and Architectural Museum - Preserve
Yaroslavl region 25 Bogoyavlenskaya sq.Yaroslavl, Russia
(0852) 30-3869
The second museum forum "A State and an Art"
The Moscow government, the Committee on culture of Moscow city and the Museum of history of Moscow city lead The Moscow International museum forum "A State and an Art" since 15 October till 15 November in Moscow. The theme of this forum - "A state and a capital" - is of current interest because of huge geopolitical and social changes in our country, Europe and in the whole world on the border of XX and XXI centuries. During the Forum you will be able to visit a lot of exhibitions, concerts, presentations of new museum programs, master-classes, dramatized representations and other arrangements.
The Museum of Moscow History
Moscow 12, Novaya Ploshad
(095) 925-4962, 924-8490

The exhibition of works by D.M. Sharhovskiy.
The Ministry of culture of Russian Federation and the State Tretyakov Gallery present the exhibition "Dmitriy Sharhovskiy. The sculpture, monumental and decorative art and the graphics art." You can visit it till 26 October in Tretyakov Gallery.
The State Tretyakov Gallery
Moscow 10, Lavrushinskii Peryulok
(095) 951-1362, 238-1378

It is a little more summer and an ultraviolet.
The central House of the Artist invites you to visit the exhibition "The blizzard-3". You will be able to see painting and sculpture by Bato Dugarjapov, Tatiana Deriy, Pete Bezrukov and Igor Ponomarev here. You will be able to receive a powerful portion of an ultraviolet, "inhale" a smell of fresh cut grass, to sit under a cool July breeze. The exhibition will take course in the hall ?19 till 18 October.
Central House of Artist
Moscow Krymskiy val, 10
(095) 238-9843, 238-9634
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