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Culture news, 09.09.2002 13:36

The exhibition to 25th anniversary of Manege

The exhibition to 25th anniversary of Manege September, 9 in the central exhibition hall Manege will be launched an exhibition dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Manege. The exhibition will represent works by St. Petersburg artists of the XXth century from the collection of the exhibition hall. The leading specialist on art at the “Manege” Central Exhibition Hall Larisa Skobkina informed that the collection started in 1991 when upon the initiative of the Culture Department of the City Administration of St. Petersburg. The exhibits are only part of the Manege funds – about 300. The exposition presents pieces of famous Russian artists of 1920-1930 as well as those who work nowadays. Thus, the exhibition represents a new approach to viewing the art of St. Petersburg, with historical perspective, revealing the intertwining of epochs and continuity of tradition. An edition of an album called «Art in St. Petersburg, XX» anticipated the launch of the exhibition. The exhibition will work till October 13.

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