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Russian Modern art collection split by the Soviets to be reunited in Paris
Works amassed by Sergei Shchukin—once held in Moscow's State Museum of New Western Art—will be shown together again at the Foundation Louis Vuitton

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Feb 07 2016

Mikhail Piotrovsky: 'Culture is always above politics'

Posted by admin22 on Feb 07 2016


The director of the Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg discusses censorship, following in his father's footsteps, and what Tolstoy tells us about Russia

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Feb 06 2016

Like father, like son: Piotrovsky to head Hermitage through 2020

Posted by admin22 on Feb 06 2016


Russia's Culture Ministry took to Instagram to announce that it has extended the contract of Mikhail Piotrovsky, the general director of the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg, for another four years.

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