Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Russian Millionaire Displays Fake Masterpieces in Moscow
24.04.2012 08:14
Russian Millionaire Displays Fake Masterpieces in Moscow
Photo: vesti.ru

The exhibition Fake Masterpieces presents paintings from the collection of Igor Vozyakov, the founder of Icon House and the former top manager of Transneft company.
      
      The exposition consists of works by the greatest Russian artists of the mid 19th early 20th centuries which turned to by fakes. The history of this collection is typical for Russia: in the mid-1990s having earned a lot of money, Igor Vozyakov started purchasing paintings by the famous masters: Aivazovsky, Shishkin, and other figures of the Russian art of the 19th -20th centuries. Altogether he has collected 120 canvasses.
      
      The examination carried out recently showed that 9 of 15 works remaining in his collection now are high-quality fakes. The owner of the collection, following the example of some western collections, has decided to expose them in a museum.
      
      The exhibition runs in the Museum Icon House at the address 4, Spiridonovka till June 10.
      
      Source:
      family-values.ru
      travel.ru
Author: Vera Ivanova


Tags: Exhibitions in Moscow Painting Russian Millionaires   

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

Short List of Kazan Film Festival Includes 60 Films from 27 Countries
15.07.2017
Moscow Kremlin Museum to Participate in Museum Night
18.05.2017
1st Russian Film Music Festival to Be Held in Los Angeles
25.11.2016
Over 100 Events Timed to 125th Anniversary of Marina Tsvetaeva
11.02.2017
Enjoy Pancake Week at ENEA
23.02.2017



fallsviewresortspa.com . Click Here
comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
TAGS:
All-Russian Exhibition Centre  Mars  Small Business  Orenburg  Moscow  AvtoVAZ   Russian language  Urusovo  Siberia  Russian tourism  Zhou Shaohua  Pattie Boyd  Vladimir Shukhov  Film Distribution  FIFA  Russian business  Butyrskaya Prison  Kirill Lavrov  Waste Disposal  Hermitage Museum  Alexander Andreyevich Ivanov  Sergey Diaghilev  Izhevsk  Lake Baikal  Sports Facilities  Painting  Russian transport  Russian Cinema  Exhibitions in Moscow  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Mikhail Prokhorov  Krasnoyark Region  opening ceremony  Troitsk  Russian Literature  McFaul  Kolomenskoye  Russian officials  Russian oil companies  Russian tourists  Spacecrafts  Wooden Carving  Saint Petersburg Museums  Kazan  Yekaterinburg  Archeology  Republic of Karelia  places to visit in Russia  Russian history  Winzavod 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites