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N. Roerich. Padmasambhava. 1924
Lectures will be included in the program of the exhibition “Preserving the culture. The Roerich Museum at ENEA”.
In the lecture hall The state Museum of Oriental held a series of lectures dedicated to the Roerichs family. On the paintings of Nicholas Roerich and his son Svyatoslav, as well as on items from their family collections tell the scientific staff of the Museum of the Roerich at the exhibition center, the branch of the Museum of the East. The cycle of “Creative heritage of the Roerich family” will be included in the program of the exhibition “Preserving the culture. The Roerich Museum at ENEA”.
The first lecture will be held on 1 October, it will talk about Vasco da Gama and the first colonists in India, China and Japan. Thanks to the Portuguese discoverers of Europe became acquainted with traditional Asian art — art carving in ivory, specimens of which are in the collection of the Roerichs.
November 26, guests can learn about foreign works of Nicholas Roerich and the formation of his religious and philosophical teaching “Living ethics”.
December 24, we will focus on the biblical paintings of Svetoslav Roerich is the image of Christ became the plot basis for most of his paintings. 28 Jan visitors to know which monuments are reflected in the works of the Roerichs. Special attention is paid to old Russian architecture, where Nicholas Roerich had dedicated many paintings and sketches. In addition, the archival photographs taken by Helena Roerich, during a trip to Russia in 1903.
February 25, a lecture will devote to the aesthetic basics of the works of Nicholas Roerich, not only painting, but also philosophical treatises. At the last meeting, March 24, will speak about the cult of the goddess-mother in Hinduism. Their images reflected in the ancient stone and metal sculptures. Such works can also be seen in the collection of the Museum of the Roerichs.
Duration of lectures — 90 minutes. The ticket price for one lesson is 300 rubles, for members of privileged categories — 200 rubles.
In the exhibition “Preserving the culture. Museum of the Roerichs” presented 600 works — paintings of Nicholas and Svetoslav Roerich, Eastern Tibetan relics and icons, collected by Roerich during the expedition to India and Central Asia.
The exhibition covers all the periods of creativity of Nikolay and Svyatoslav Roerich. Guests will see not only such famous works as “Miracle”, “the last angel” and “Armageddon”, but also paintings from the updated exposure — this summer, the Museum of the Roerichs joined 180 works that has never been exhibited.
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