Today marks the anniversary of one of the most significant days for Russian cultural heritage, as on August 15th 1893, the Tretyakov gallery was officially opened to the public. The gifting of the gallery to the state was a major stepping stone in raising the profile of Russian art. Pavel Tretyakov, the eponoymous founder, came ...
Третьяковская Галерея became the first public museum of national art, and one of the largest museums of Russian art in the world, welcoming around 2 800 visitors a day. Nowhere else will you be able to see such a comprehensive collection of Russian Art. The artworks were created by artists ranging from the 11th and ...