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

Mayakovsky's Paraphernalia Lost from the Poets Museum
19.12.2012 16:58
Mayakovsky's Paraphernalia Lost from the Poets Museum
Vladimir Mayakovsky

More than 50 exhibits have gone from Mayakovsky's Museum in Moscow.

      The disappearance of the museum things was found after two inspections carried out by the Ministry of Culture. Among the exhibits gone there were very valuable personal belongings of the poet, in particular, his glasses and a candlestick. Several posters, such as One worker is weak, If you became disabled at work, Window of GROWTH No. 883, are also missing.

      Two of the exhibits were later found abroad and returned to Russia. Other things have been registered as missing. Among the disappeared materials there were also works by the artist Alexander Rodchenko.

      Mayakovsky's Museum is located in Lubyanka Street, in the house where the poet once lived. Carefully gathered in due time funds total about 50 thousand subjects, the biggest part of which makes a library: books, newspapers and other materials.

      It is supposed that the loss was discovered in 2007 and 2009, but wasn't reported earlier. Recently it has become known that Mayakovsky's Museum is planned to be closed for repair, which has caused museum workers’ fears about further safety of the exposition.


Sources: http://www.aif.ru 

Author: Vera Ivanova

Tags: Vladimir Mayakovsky Museums in Moscow Exhibitions in Moscow   

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

Stalker Film Festival Kicks Off in Moscow
10.12.2016
New Museum Opened in the Kulikovo Battle Field
27.10.2016
Magic of the World - Photo and Multimedia Exhibition in Moscow
09.03.2017
The Hermitage is in Worlds Top 10 Most Popular Museums
25.05.2017
Pushkin Fine Arts Museum to Participate in Venice Biennale
19.04.2017



comments powered by Disqus




Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

Russian Parliament in Action

search on the map
TAGS:
Fedor Dubovitskij  Russian cosmonautics  Russian tourism  Winzavod  Sabine Weiss  health  obituary  Andrey Arshavin  Russian history  Restrictions  Primorye  Exhibitions in Moscow  Tula  Bank of Moscow  Russian Cinema  Vladimir Vysotsky  Russian business  Chechnya  Charity  South Stream  Gazprom  interior design  Musicals   Alisher Usmanov  Leo Tolstoy  Honey  Vologda region  Moscow  Show Business  Moscow Museums  Marina Kaverzina  Milonov  Painting  Federal Agency of Scientific Organizations   Coats of Arms, Russian History  Femco  Arkhangelsk Region  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Incidents  education and training  Russian hockey  Eco-tour   Military Aircrafts  Unusual Monuments  Russian Literature  Krasnodar  Moscow Metro  Russian sports  Exhibitions Sales  Archeology 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites