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Russian art on display in N China

Source: Xinhua   2017-01-22 14:14:23

TAIYUAN, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) -- A collection of over 300 works of art from Russia's State Historical Museum has gone on show in north China's Shanxi Province.

The items on display in Shanxi museum include oil paintings, sculptures, costumes, jewelry, gold and silver ware and glass objects from the 18th and 19th centuries.

"Every item shows rich and diverse heritage including the artists' thoughts, aesthetics and world view," said Aleksei Levykin, curator of the State Historical Museum.

The collection shows the lives, beliefs and aesthetics of Russians in the period, helping Chinese visitors get to know Russian culture, said Shi Jinming, curator of Shanxi Museum.

Last November, a collection of items from Shanxi was exhibited in Moscow.

The exhibition, free to the public, began Saturday and will last until May 7 when the exhibit will move on to Jiangsu and Guangdong provinces.

Editor: Xiang Bo
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Russian art on display in N China

Source: Xinhua 2017-01-22 14:14:23
[Editor: huaxia]

TAIYUAN, Jan. 22 (Xinhua) -- A collection of over 300 works of art from Russia's State Historical Museum has gone on show in north China's Shanxi Province.

The items on display in Shanxi museum include oil paintings, sculptures, costumes, jewelry, gold and silver ware and glass objects from the 18th and 19th centuries.

"Every item shows rich and diverse heritage including the artists' thoughts, aesthetics and world view," said Aleksei Levykin, curator of the State Historical Museum.

The collection shows the lives, beliefs and aesthetics of Russians in the period, helping Chinese visitors get to know Russian culture, said Shi Jinming, curator of Shanxi Museum.

Last November, a collection of items from Shanxi was exhibited in Moscow.

The exhibition, free to the public, began Saturday and will last until May 7 when the exhibit will move on to Jiangsu and Guangdong provinces.

[Editor: huaxia]
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