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Culture news, 09.12.2002 17:23
In Saint Petersburg the exhibition “Museum of sprat” December, 9 will openIn Petersburg gallery "Art-collegium" the exhibition "Museum of Sprat" from December, 9 till December, 27 will be held. On an exposition works of 18 artists which muse is sprat are presented. As the curator and one of participants of the exhibition Valery Valran informed, "sprat in Russian culture is not simply small fish, but the national symbol. How many generations of students changed into the Soviet intellectuals due to sprat - it not only supported their lumps of clay, but also in every possible way promoted their intellectual activity. And ritual eating sandwich with sprat in bars after day of work is some kind of a participle to the Soviet way of life”, - Valran noted.
It was decided to create the Museum of Sprat, which first exhibits of which are presented at the exhibition. The sprat finds its iconography in painting, diagram, photo, collage, installation.
News source: rosbalt.ru
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