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Potanin Foundation presents books about art to Penza library

13:50 | 08.12.2017 | Culture

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Penza, 8 December 2017. PenzaNews. The Vladimir Potanin Charitable Foundation presented the Penza M.Y. Lermontov regional library with three books upon the programmes "First publication" and "Cultural breakthrough".

Potanin Foundation presents books about art to Penza library

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The edition "Russia. 20th century" was created by the idea of the head of the School of Design of the Higher School of Economy Arseny Meshcheryakov. The book is not a traditional art album because it includes specimen of mass culture and provides an opportunity to get an idea of Russia in the 20th century.

The books "Contribution. The Artistic Heritage of the Stroganovs of the 16th-17th centuries in museums of Solvychegodsk and the Perm Krai" and "The Stroganov Palace: Layerwise Cleaning. The History of Restoration of the Famous St. Petersburg Building" are devoted to monuments of art related to the Stroganovs dynasty of merchants and industrialists.

The new books of the library fund will be useful both to professionals – art historians, architects, artists, historians, custodians and restorers of the historical heritage of Russia – and to a wider audience, the website of the cultural establishment reports.

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