Outstanding researcher Yuri Ushakov studied the culture of the Russian North and the history of wooden architecture all his life long.
The new exhibition “Yuri Ushakov. Wooden Architecture of the Russian North” at the Shchusev Architecture Museum will introduce the general public to his studies and achievements.
The scholar went for numerous expeditions in the remote regions of Russia to study local monuments of architecture.
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The exposition will include the pictures taken by Yuri Ushakov during those expeditions, as well as his sketches and book illustrations. Of special interest, will be his miniature copies of wooden architecture monuments, with Kizhi Churchyard among them.
The main subject matters of the event are the monuments of the Russian wooden architecture, northern landscapes and the life of remote northern villages.
Where: Shchusev Architecture Museum at the address 5/25, Vozdvizhenka Street, next to metro stations Alexander’s Garden, Arbatskaya and Lenin's Library, Moscow.
When: from February 13, 2019, to March 24, 2019.
Open hours: from 1 pm to 9 pm on Tue and Thu; from 11 am to 8 pm on Wed, Fri to Sun; Mon is a day off.
Author: Vera Ivanova