Friday, 12 October 2012

Unknown Nicholas Roerich to be Displayed in Moscow

An art exhibition of Nicholas Roerich’s works from private collections opens in the International Roerich Centre in Moscow. 

Kiss the Earth - Nicholas Roerich. 

Altogether the exposition presents about 60 works by the outstanding Russian artist; most of them are displayed in Russia for the first time.

The exposition includes an authentic collection of sketches of scenery and costumes for works by Rimsky-Korsakov, Borodino, Wagner, and Stravinsky. Other sketches and etudes have been found also. 

Nicholas Roerich created more than seven thousand canvasses. Besides, he was into science, philosophy, journalism, and archeology, was a traveler and an outstanding public figure. 

The exhibition is open for visitors from October 14 to December 9, 2012.


Mstislav's duel with Rededia - Nicholas Roerich, 1943

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