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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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March 27, 2017

Exhibition from the Kunstmuseum Basel's own collection focuses on the mountains

A portrait of a young man - attributed to Dutch master Rembrandt van Rijn - sparked a yearlong research quest

Major donation of Fabergé acquired for the nation and allocated to the V&A

Tanya Bonakdar Gallery opens ninth solo exhibition with Olafur Eliasson

Museum Folkwang exhibits over 40 paintings and selected films by Maria Lassnig

Exhibition brings together for the first time the work of Roland Flexner and Ai Weiwei

Rare portraits of 20th century luminaries by Marcel Sternberger debut in New York at PRPH Books

DuPont donates significant artwork to local museums

PROYECTOSMONCLOVA opens a survey of Robert C. Morgan's dedicated studio output

The Kimbell's architect comes to life in an in-depth exhibition

Exhibition examines the diverse ways in which models are staged or stage themselves before the camera

Major painting by renowned artist eX de Medici donated to Australian War Memorial

Rachel Whiteread's Place (Village) goes on permanent display at V&A Museum of Childhood

A survey of the Fred Wilson's work from 1995 to present opens at the Neuberger Museum of Art

White Cube Hong Kong opens exhibition of works by Theaster Gates

Sanya Kantarovsky curates a special exhibition at Metro Pictures

Laura Ellen Bacon's new sculpture commission now installed at Ninewells, Cambridge

Kunstmuseum Stuttgart exhibits works by Kubus Sparda Art Prize nominees

Major solo exhibition by artist Beatrice Brown on view at Gallery46

Photographer Edland Man exhibits 'You-Wells' at Eduard Planting Gallery in Amsterdam

Gallery Wendi Norris opens a group exhibition about the politics of wayfinding

The Warren Heid Family Collection of Toy Trains goes up for bid at Turner Auctions + Appraisals

Contemporary women artists show on view at Taipei Cultural Center

Dynamic new three-year programme of contemporary art opens in Edinburgh

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