25.10.2016 | 15:01
this year for lovers of Italian painting – perhaps the most happy. A unique exhibition of masterpieces succeed one another. Paintings of the Italian masters of the Renaissance – Raphael and Piranesi – can now be seen in the Pushkin Museum traditionally focused on Western art. Picks up the baton main exhibition of Russian art – the Tretyakov gallery.
the Most sensational exhibition after Serov and Ivan Aivazovsky – so is already being called the future exposure of the Vatican picture gallery. For the first time this project started talking three years ago – after meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin and Pope Francis. Now 42 masterpiece – Bellini, Perugino, Raphael, Caravaggio – go to Moscow. To the hype the Tretyakov gallery ready. Today – a month before opening! – on the Museum’s website you can buy online tickets.
“Never before in Russia was not brought to such a composition from the collection of the Vatican Museums. And, as I recall, the international projects of the Vatican Museums, never before has the Vatican Museums were not given work at that level and in such an amount to any foreign exhibition. It was the opportunity that we could not use!” – admitted the Director General of the State Tretyakov gallery Zelfira Tregulova.
Theme tickets sounded on a press-conferences not only in connection with the exhibition of the Vatican, but also in connection with the exhibition of Ivan Aivazovsky. It was visited by over 350 thousand people, and wishing is not getting smaller. It was therefore decided to extend the gallery hours on Tuesdays. Also discussed was the problem of speculation. Already dismissed several of the gallery staff suspected of misconduct. The Museum is actively fighting with the problem of buying and selling tickets at inflated prices.
“online tickets were issued for fifteen hundred rubles is quite officially – Mosgormash, from the first days of the exhibition. We wrote a complaint, threatening them lishitelnom serious penalties in respect of the damage that is being done to our reputation. And we won in this case because they removed the tickets from sale. But it’s still happening,” said Zelfira Tregulova.
On the “artistic Council”. Curator of the exhibition in the Tretyakov gallery Arkady Ippolitov