Aivazovsky's exhibition in the Tretyakov Gallery broke the attendance record of Serov's exhibition

Aivazovsky's exhibition in the Tretyakov Gallery broke the attendance record of Serov's exhibition
11 October 2016, Tuesday

The exhibition seascape Ivan Aivazovsky at the Tretyakov Gallery on Krymsky Val visited by 350 thousand people working for 2.5 months, the average number of visitors per day is 5.5 thousand people, the press service of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation.

 

The exhibition, which presents more than 200 exhibits from 17 museums and private collections of six, opened in the Tretyakov Gallery on July 29 and will last until 20 November. The exhibition features 33 paintings and drawings nine masters who opened for Russian art genre of seascape. The exhibition to the public for the first time show the restored painting "Along the coast of the Caucasus."

 

"The exhibition of the world famous Russian marine painter" Ivan Aivazovsky. By the 200-th anniversary of "attending an average of 5.5 thousand people per day at the moment c exposition familiarized 350 thousand people.", - The ministry said, noting that the figure exceeded the attendance of the exhibition of paintings by Valentin Serov for the same period.

 

Gallery has introduced pre-sell tickets to the exhibition Aivazovsky, to avoid queues as the exhibition of Valentin Serov, but already in the first weeks after the opening of exhibition broke a record attendance. Since September Tretyakov extended opening hours on Sunday due to the hype.

 

In many ways, these stunning results Aivazovsky obtained through proper distribution of flows of visitors, say in the Tretyakov Gallery, which made the conclusions of last year's hype around Serov, accompanied by many hours of queuing in the cold and break down the door of the museum on Krymsky Val.

 

The exhibition is open until November 20, 2016.

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