This exclusive Melbourne exhibition will also highlight the innovation and vision of Catherine the Great, whose inexhaustible passion for education, the arts and culture heralded a period of enlightenment in the region. The extraordinary works sourced and commissioned by Catherine during her thirty-four year reign, created the foundations for the Hermitage today – considered to be one of the world’s greatest treasure houses of art and decorative arts.
The exhibition will offer audiences an immersive experience, recreating the rich atmosphere of the Hermitage to showcase these exquisite works.http://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/…/masterpieces-from-the-hermitage/
We had a privilege not only to visit the opening of the exhibition for media today but also talking to Niele Kazimirvna Masyulionite, a Senior Researcher Department of Western European art of the State Hermitage who lives and works in the Winter Palace, St Petersburg and who is a curator of prints and engravings and also a woman with a great knowledge on paintings, history and art. Please read our thoughts about today;s experience:http://bohemianrhapsodyclub.weebly.com/travelling.html
The exhibition runs from Friday, July 31 till November 8.The Hermitage 400 pieces collection is seeing the Australian shores for the first time in history and it is one breathtaking event that you simply will not afford to miss.