The Aivazovsky exhibition in the Tretyakov for 101 days of operation was visited by 600 thousand people. Record excessive exhibition Serov beaten
The Exhibition “Ivan Aivazovsky. The 200th anniversary of the birth”, which was held at the Tretyakov gallery from 29 July to 20 November, broke the record of the exhibition of Valentin Serov visitors saw almost 600 thousand people.
“From the first days of the retrospective Aivazovsky became clear that interest among the public is higher than for the success of the exhibition of Valentin Serov. Many of the negative effects of mass excitement, the Museum was able to avoid thanks to innovations. For the first time in the practice Gallery for the exhibition of Aivazovsky developed a system of pass of visitors to the exhibition session, and also introduced pre-sale tickets on the website and at the ticket office of the Museum,” said Museum.
The exhibition presents more than 200 works by the marine painter from museums and private collections in Russia, created on motives of travel Aivazovsky the Caucasus, Italy, Turkey and other places.
Only for 101 day of the exhibition Aivazovsky visited 598 832″, while Serov was about 486 thousand spectators.
However, notes TASS, in the Tretyakov gallery is planning to perform caused at the time of the exhibition of the problem to the following exhibitions were held in more relaxed mode. In particular, we are talking about speculation tickets, so in January 2017, the Museum introduced the sale of personal tickets with the names of the exhibition “Masterpieces of the pinacotheca of the Vatican”, which will show works by Raphael and Caravaggio. For the Christmas holidays – from January 1 to 15 – tickets will go on sale December 15.
In the Tretyakov gallery restored 14 graphic works by Aivazovsky from the Crimea
After the exhibition Aivazovsky the State Tretyakov gallery (GTG) will be returned in the Feodosia picture gallery restored graphic works of the masters, reports “Interfax”.
“Back to the Crimea will go 14 graphic works by Aivazovsky, which was adopted in July 2016 in the Tretyakov gallery for temporary storage for carrying out of restoration works”, – reported in a press-service.
“Even during the preparation for the Moscow project experts Feodosia art gallery in conjunction with the staff of the Tretyakov gallery specifically selected from his collection of graphic sheets, the most in need of urgent restoration grant for the restoration experts of the Tretyakov gallery. In parallel with the exhibition, for nearly four months, the best restorers of the Tretyakov gallery have worked hard to restore the unique paintings by Aivazovsky,” – said the press service.
Currently all the works of Aivazovsky, brought the Paulo in TG of 16 museums and six private collections, Packed and ready to be sent back to their collection and other exhibitions.