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Olga Golodets visited the pavilion of Russia at the 58th Venice Biennale of Contemporary Art

Olga Golodets, Deputy Prime Minister, visited the Russian Pavilion at the 58th Venice Biennale of Contemporary Art.

 

Director Alexander Sokurov and students of the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts came to Russia at the Art Biennale to Venice from Russia. A group exhibition with the participation of works by artist Alexander Shishkin-Hokusai will be presented here. To build in the Russian pavilion exhibition decorations, were invited masters from the Bolshoi Drama Theater. GATovstonogova.

“Our art is represented very strongly, very deeply, and I am proud of what our colleagues have done,” said Olga Golodets. 
“Our foreign colleagues could not imagine how the Hermitage, which in the world is associated with an academic museum, how creative it can be, how unexpected and how much the world community advances to new ideas of understanding the past and present,” said the Deputy Prime Minister. 
As part of her working visit to Venice, Olga Golodets laid flowers at a memorial plaque in honor of the dead Italian anti-fascist partisans. 

In addition, the opening of the exhibition “At the end is the beginning. The Secret Brotherhood of Tintoretto ", prepared by the State Museum of Fine Arts. A.S. Pushkin, together with the Stella Art Foundation and Mail.ru Group. The project "Pushkin XXI" "At the end is the beginning ..." presents works by contemporary artists on the 500th anniversary of the birth of the great Venetian painter Jacopo Robusti, better known as Tintoretto.

“The exhibition already has a tremendous success,” said Olga Golodets. 

The exhibition of the Pushkin Museum will be the first event that will open the doors of the church of San Fantin to viewers after a decade of restoration.

In turn, the State Tretyakov Gallery presented on May 9 at the University of Venice Ca 'Foscari the exhibition “Helium Korzhev. Back to Venice ”(Gely Korzhev. Back to Venice), which included about 50 works by the artist. The grand opening is timed to the celebration of Victory Day, as special attention is paid in the exhibition to images associated with the Great Patriotic War. “This is the discovery of Helium Korzhev to modern society, because the modern generation in the world knows him, unfortunately, badly, he is undervalued. I think this will also be a unique discovery, ”the deputy prime minister said.

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