Tag Archives: Ivan Morozov

No “Museum of Modern Western Art” for Moscow

Just a week after Irina Antonova stepped down (/was removed? The jury is still out) from her post of Director of the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, (with the more than capable Marina Loshak stepping in to fill her shoes), … Continue reading

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Feeling Philanthropic (Sort of): Major Changes on the way for Russian Art Museums?

On April 11, Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky named Irina Antonova – director of the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts since 1961 – as Chief Curator of Russian Museums. While at 91 years oldĀ (far and away the world’s oldest director … Continue reading

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