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Novodevichy Convent in World Heritage List


MOSCOW, RUSSIAN FEDERATION.- A picture taken shows the "Novodevichi" convent in Moscow. Unesco include it in the World Heritage List as the Novodevichy Convent is an outstanding example of an exceptionally well preserved monastic complex, representing particularly the Moscow baroque style in the architecture of the late 17th century. The Novodevichy Convent, in south western Moscow, built in the 16th and 17th centuries, was part of a chain of monastic ensembles that were integrated into the defence system of the city. The Convent was directly associated with the political, cultural and religious history of Russia, and closely linked to the Moscow Kremlin. It was used by women of the Tsar’s family and of the aristocracy. Members of the Tsar’s family and entourage were also buried in its cemetery. The Convent provides an example of the highest accomplishments of Russian architecture with rich interiors and an important collection of paintings and artefacts.






Today's News

May 20, 2018

Exhibition in San Francisco focuses on the latter half of René Magritte's career

Exhibition features around twenty works from Robert Motherwell's mythical Open Series

Philadelphia Museum of Art exhibits works by Agnes Martin from the Daniel W. Dietrich II Collection

Tender portrait of Picasso's golden muse to go on public view in Hong Kong

Swiss Art / Swiss Made: Masterpieces and discoveries to be offered at Sotheby's Zurich

LACMA opens exhibitions of Mimbres painting and Mark Grotjahn's '50 Kitchens'

First major show of Patrick Heron's work for twenty years opens at Tate St Ives

Exhibition of John and Yoko's story, told in their own words at Museum of Liverpool

PDNB Gallery exhibits photographs presented at New York & Dallas Art Fairs in April

Chinese Terracotta Warriors archaeologist dies aged 82

New Smithsonian exhibition explores pandemics and emerging infectious diseases

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art exhibits eight large and recent paintings by Raqib Shaw

Ensor's rare double portrait achieves top lot at Bonhams Impressionist & Modern Art Sale

NextLevel Galerie opens an exhibition of new works by Argentinian artist Hugo Aveta

Sydney artist wins 65th Blake Prize

An artist without borders: Nenne Sanguineti Poggi's work on view at El Barrio's Artspace PS109

Exhibition presents Matthew McCaslin's sculptures situated in a large-scale installation made of metal studs

South African artist William Kentridge brings striking installation to Miami

Eija-Liisa Ahtila opens first Belgian solo exhibition

Exhibition focuses on the first series conceived by Boris Mikhailov, Superimpositions

The June Kelly Gallery opens an exhibition of sculpture and wall installations by Claudia DeMonte

Museum Folkwang opens the first museum exhibition of Dragana Bulut

Bronze fountain by Sandy Scott will headline Auction Life's June 3rd auction

Exhibition explores the inverse of the landscape: The interior

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7.- Lichtenstein's Nude with Blue Hair tops $2.4 million sale of Modern & Contemporary Prints & Multiples

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9.- Mexico court blocks sales of controversial Frida Kahlo Barbie doll

10.- Dutch museums to conduct new research on the paintings of Pieter de Hooch

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