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Museum of art description and photos - Russia - Ural: Chelyabinsk. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photos and a map showing the nearest significant objects.
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The Museum of Art in Chelyabinsk is the only art museum of the classical type in the South Urals. The Chelyabinsk Art Museum was founded in July 1940. In 2005, as a result of the merger of the regional picture gallery and the Museum of Decorative and Applied Arts of the Urals, the Chelyabinsk Museum of Art was founded.
The museum exposition is located on two sites, which are located in the administrative and historical center of the city. In 1951, the museum was given a part of the former premises of the passage of the Yaushev brothers. This building was erected by order of a famous merchant family in 1911-1913, according to the project of the architect A.A. Fedorov and today is a rare example of Art Nouveau architecture for the South Urals. It currently houses an art gallery.
The second museum site is located on Revolution Square - in the very heart of Chelyabinsk. The construction of a residential building-quarter of the South Ural Railway was completed in 1955. Its first floor was set aside for museum activities in 1977. In 2008, repair and restoration work was carried out here, thanks to which one of the best museum sites of the Ural edge.
The museum collection consists of nine sections: Russian art of the XVIII - early XX century. (graphics, painting, sculpture), Old Russian art (sculpture, icon painting, sewing, copper-cast plastic, enamels, old printed and manuscript books); industrial art of the South Urals (Kusinskoye and Kaslinskoye cast iron, stone-cutting art and Zlatoust steel engraving). Folk art of the South Urals and Russia (wooden and clay toys, wooden architectural carving, ceramics and lacquer miniatures, weaving, lace, embroidery), Soviet art and modernity (painting, graphics and sculpture), Western European art of the 16th-20th centuries ... (sculpture, painting, graphics, arts and crafts) and fine arts of Chelyabinsk and the Urals XX-XXI centuries.
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