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Morozov Collection Returned to Russia From France

Exhibits of the “The Morozov Collection. Icons of Modern Art” exhibition, which was held in France, returned to Russia, as reported by the Minister of Culture of the country Olga Lyubimova. According to her, the transportation lasted almost 20 days, the last cars with exhibits crossed the border on May 2, 2022.   “The return of

London’s National Gallery Renamed Edgar Degas’ Russian Dancers

The unprecedented act of the administration of the London National Gallery that renamed the painting by the artist Edgar Degas “Russian Dancers” into “Ukrainian Dancers” at the request of Ukrainians in social networks, aroused the indignation of art critics. Ex-Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation, Special Presidential Representative for International Cultural cooperation Mikhail Shvydkoi

Finland Prohibits Entry of Russian Paintings to Country Due to Sanctions

More than 200 exhibits of the State Hermitage Museum, the Tretyakov Gallery and other Russian museums, which were transported from Paris to Hermitage, were detained at the border post “Vaalimaa — Torfyanovka” on the border of Finland and Russia. The Finnish customs service does not allow masterpieces to be transferred to Russia due to sanctions

Places to Visit | Visit  | 26.01.22

Magadan Sculpture Recognized Most Unusual Folk Art Object in Russia

Magadan iron sculpture in the form of a mammoth is recognized as the most unusual folk art object in the country. In the All-Russian contest “Tutu Art”, organized by the Tutu.ru travel service, the sculpture took first place.  The competition brought together 85 unusual folk art objects of the country. For three months, the author’s

Culture | Visit | Nizhny Novgorod  | 14.01.22

Russian Female Convicts Compete for Famous Painting Best Parody

The Izoizolyatsia-3 (“ArtIsolation-3”) art contest was held in correctional colony number two of the Nizhny Novgorod region. The convicted women recreated images from paintings by famous artists, including the Renaissance epoch, as reported by the press service of the regional department of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia.   It is noted that during the contest,

Youth Delphic Games Started in Remote Format 

The 15th Delphic Youth Games of the CIS member states are held in accordance with the plan of the main events dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the Commonwealth of Independent States.   The Delphic Youth Games this year are held from December 7 to 10 in a remote format. The competitions are organized in 10

Recommended | Insight | Videos | Chelyabinsk  | 07.04.21

Florence Mayor Addressed Chelyabinsk Residents [Video]

The authorities of the Italian city of Florence reacted to the appearance in Chelyabinsk of graffiti depicting a sculpture of David, echochel reports. The mural depicting David by the Italian sculptor Michelangelo was created in 2020 on the Rostelecom building in Chelyabinsk. A team of artists from Graffiti Russia worked on the project and sent

Insight | Around Russia  | 01.04.21

Russian Client Managers Not Going to Give Up Writing Poetry

Specialists of the SuperJob job search service learned how many Russians write poetry, and in which professions there are more poets. According to the results of the survey, only 9 per cent of Russians write poetry, and 1 per cent began to do this within the last year.   The study showed that 32 per cent

Events | Visit  | 20.03.21

Free Art Gallery to Be Opened in Yekaterinburg

A gallery of contemporary art will be officially opened at the Yekaterinburg Yeltsin Centre on March 28, 2021. The works of the architect and artist from Chelyabinsk, Vasily Vazhenin, whose paintings are being bought in Holland, France, Germany, and America, will be exhibited there, e1 reports.  The first exhibition contains 14 paintings by Vazhenin. In

Insight | Kazan  | 14.03.21

Tatarstan Art Schools Received 40 Pianos

As part of the “Cultural Environment” federal project since the beginning of the year, 40 pianos were sent to the children’s art schools of the Republic of Tatarstan, KazanFirst reports. The acquisition was carried out by the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Russia and cost it more than 15 million rubles. The funds came

Recommended | Events | Fun  | 12.03.21

Russian Artist Sold Artwork Photo as Virtual Asset for $28,400

Russian calligrapher, Pokras Lampas, sold a photograph of a projection of his artwork at the Chirkeyskaya HPP in the North Caucasus as a virtual asset, a non-fungible token (NFT), at the Foundation online auction. The sale amount was 16 ethereum (Ethereum cryptocurrency), or about $28.4 thousand, TASS reports.   “I wanted to make my first NFTs