Found stolen paintings by Hans Hoffman
The stolen paintings by master of abstract expressionism Hans Hoffman (1880-1966) were found by Art Recovery International 12 years after they were stolen from an art store in Manhattan. Five…

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Antique firearms
The first primitive firearm existed in the 12th century, but only in the 17th century did guns and cannons become the main weapon on the battlefield. The French invention of…

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sculpture

PERM STATE ART GALLERY

PERM STATE ART GALLERY (UGHG).
Opened on November 7, 1922 (until 1936 – Art Museum as part of the Perm Regional Museum of Local History). The basis of the collection was the collection of the art department of the Perm Scientific-Industrial Museum. The department was formed through donations of artists-countrymen, acquisitions from the first art exhibitions in Perm, the gifts of the society to them. A.I. Kuindzhi and others
Since 1919 Gubmuzeem, which was engaged in the work of museums in the region (1919-1923), the first expeditions to collect works of art were organized, first led by A. K. Syropyatov (head of the Perm Museum 1919-1922, head of the Art Museum 1922- 1925), then – N. N. Serebrennikov (1925-1949 – director of the gallery, 1949-1960 – chief custodian). Continue reading

The remains of the beautiful Nefertari
The outstanding Italian archaeologist Ernesto Schiaparelli found the famous tomb of Queen Nefertari in 1904. Nefertari, whose name translates as “The Most Beautiful”, was the favorite main spouse of Ramses…

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"Picasso & Khokhlova" in the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts
In 1917, Sergei Dyagilev's Russian Seasons experienced difficult times: disappearing sponsors, lack of money, the collapse of touring plans ... In Rome, Russian Ballet was preparing the premiere of Parade…

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Kuindzhi Arkhip Ivanovich
Arkhip Ivanovich Kuindzhi is one of the most prominent artists in the history of Russian landscape painting. The author of the most popular paintings went through a thorny creative path…

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