Museum of the Russian Icon

“The all-new Museum of the Russian Icon, that has just opened doors here in Moscow by the well-known businessman and art patron Mikhail Abramov, boasts a huge collection of Russian Orthodox art.

This was the beginning of a wonderful collection, which is held in very high regard by experts in ancient Russian art. Including Lev Livshits, who talked to our correspondent.

While in the Tretyakov Gallery you can find absolute masterpieces, here you get an idea of how big rivers are formed, figuratively speaking, when small rivulets come together building up to what we call Russian national art culture…”

link to full article at Voice of Russia

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Author: Barry O'Keefe

Artist/printmaker from Richmond, Va

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