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Issue #226 (30.03.2004)
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It is devoted to the 140- anniversary from the A.N. Golubkina's birthday. She is one of the greatest Russian sculptors of the silver age. There are works made by her teacher Ogyust Roden and works by Kamilla Klodel' (she was his student too) beyond Golubkina's works.
Daily, during the exhibition we are going to hold master-classes from 11 a.m. till 16 p.m.
Within the frameworks of "German-Russian culture meetings 2003/2004", under the protectorate of presidents of Germany and Russia, Johannes Rau and Vladimir Putin, and devoted to the 300- anniversary of Saint-Petersburg, Museum of Women Art leads the exchange of exhibitions of Russian and German women-painters.
This exhibition is an attempt to connect image of Ekaterina II and modernity. The participants of exhibition: Lyudmila Belova, Vita Buivid, Marina Koldobskaya, Aleksandra Koneva, Elena Kovylina, MAKSA, Olyuga Tobreluts and Nadia Zubareva joint with Filipp Dontsov, Martine Metzing- Peyre, Monika Ortmann, Marianne Pitzen, Ulrike Rosenbach, Ellen Sinzig, Ilse Wegmann, Cris Werner , Florian Schneider.
Đurator of the project: doctor Beatrice Roschanzamir
Co-curator: Aleksandr Borovskii (SRM, Saint-Petersburg)
The exhibition in the Nicholas Hall (Hall 191) of the Winter Palace displays some 300 works of art from Russian, Italian and Swiss collections. The exhibition reflects the golden age of Classicism in the architecture of St. Petersburg from 1762 to 1825 during the reigns of Catherine II, Paul I and Alexander I.
The exhibition has been organized by the State Hermitage in cooperation with the Cantonal Museum and the University of Italian Switzerland in Lugano with additional participation by libraries, museums, archives and also private collections from Russia, Italy and Switzerland. The exhibition enjoys the patronage of the Consulate General of the Republic of Italy and the Honorary Consulate General of the Swiss Confederation in St. Petersburg.
Archeological discoveries in Tuva
This exhibition of articles found in a 'royal' burial site from Scythian times in Tuva presents around 1000 objects of applied art, all of them exhibited for the first time.
The investigation of the Arzhan II barrow came about through a joint Russian-German scholarly program. The excavations were carried out by the Central Asian Archeological Expedition created by the St Petersburg Branch of the Russian Research Institute into the Cultural and Natural Science Heritage under the RF Ministry of Culture đnd the Russian Academy of Sciences together with the Eurasian Section of the German Archeological Institute in Berlin and its director Professor Herman Parzinger as well as Dr. Anatolii Nagler. The excavation work was led by the head of the Central Asian Expedition, Konstantin V. Chugunov.
The materials of the Arzhan II complex are proof that the culture and art of the population of Tuva in the early Scythian period were at the highest level.
Animal painting in the Russian Art of the 18th-20th centuries from the ˝ollection of the State Russian Museum
The exhibition, devoted to the development of animalism in all branches of Russian fine arts of the 18th-21st centuries, displays almost 300 works from the collection of the Russian Museum created by sculptors, graphic artists, painters, medalists, masters of decorative, applied and folk art from the collection of the Russian Museum. The exhibition includes the works of pure animal genre as well as the items that, semantically, exceed its limits. Nevertheless, the image of the animal assumes a particular and important role in all of them
Within the framework of the exhibition a cultural program for children and their parents is provided. During the whole period of the exhibition master-classes by teachers of fine arts, who represent city and district children studios will be held on the exposition (the time will be announced later).
The history of monetary circulation is represented here versatilly - Panticapaeum's coins and Golden horde's coins, Western Europe and Russian medieval coins, anniversary rubles, coins of the regular circulation in the USSR and Russia, memorable coins of Russian Federation, coins of CIS, etc.
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