National Museum of Russian Art in Kiev

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National Museum of Russian Art in Kiev

The National Museum of Russian Art is one the finest museums in Kiev. The museum is not only about art, it also has a historic value: the collection gathered the artworks of artists who come from Russia, Ukraine and other countries of the post-Soviet bloc.

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Kiev Museum of Russian Art was opened on November 12, 1922 being called the Kiev Art Gallery. Originating from the difficult times of devastation and starvation after 1917 Revolution and Civil War, the museum has gone through all the stages of formation, restructuring, deprivation and loss in its development. It was a metaphorical ‘mirror’ of all the events, which took place in Ukraine during the Soviet Union historic period.

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During the time of its existence, the museum has been consistently shaping the sections of the art of USSR that was an integral part of the common ideological and political propaganda. The positive outcome of this work is an extensive collection of works by many great artists from almost all the former Soviet republics, which are independent states now.

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Photo: National Museum of Russian Art Official Facebook page
The National Museum of Russian Art in Kiev has one of the richest and most important collections of fine art in Ukraine: remarkable works of the best-known artists from Russia, post-Soviet countries and Ukraine, with a particular attention to Kiev-based artists.
To get acquainted with the cultural heritage of Russia and USSR as an integral part of Ukraine’s history visit the National Museum of Russian Art in Kiev, where you can find one century and many countries gathered under one roof.

Contacts
9 Tereshchenkivska str., Kiev
http://www.kmrm.com.ua/eng

 

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