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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.







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September 26, 2016

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First major exhibition of Abstract Expressionism to be held in the UK in almost six decades opens in London

Pace London opens an exhibition of new paintings by Nigel Cooke

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Sotheby's London announces highlights from its Italian Sale

Timken Museum of Art celebrates the San Diego Zoo's 100th anniversary with animal-themed exhibition

Christie's to offer Claude Berri's collection of Modern and Contemporary art

Exhibition looks at the design collection from the Centre national des arts plastiques

Detroit Institute of Arts displays massive artwork "Thalassa" by New York street artist Swoon

First U.S. solo exhibition of Italian artist Francesca Pasquali on view aat Leila Heller Gallery

First comprehensive retrospective exhibition of Tetsumi Kudo's work in Germany on view at the Fridericianum

Thomas Dane Gallery presents Akram Zaatari's 'Letter to a Refusing Pilot' in the UK for the first time

Eduard Planting Gallery exhibits works by Dutch fine art photographer Jan Stel

Ivorian artist Aboudia's most recent works on view at Galerie Cécile Fakhoury

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South Street Seaport Museum announces the return of the 1885 full-rigged ship Wavertree

Annely Juda Fine Art opens exhibition of recent work by the British artist Suzanne Treister

Landmark first London solo exhibition by Turkish artist Taner Ceylan opens at Sotheby's S/2 gallery

Works by Olya Oleinic on view at Foam

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