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2nd Biennale of Historical and Archival Photography from Russian Museums and Archives

18 December 2013 - 24 February 2014
The Marble Palace

The exhibition presents the historic and archive photography of the midst of the 19th - first half of the 20th century in the wide thematic range and variety of artistic and technical peculiarities. The most valuable features of the exposition are the expressiveness and documental character of the fixation of true events and various phenomena of Russian culture. The Second Photobiennale of historical and archive photography is the panorama of Russian life that is very different in content and abundance. Here the documental shots of unknown photographers are presented alongside with the works of greatest Russian masters of this view of art and together they reconstruct the cultural, economical and political image of Russia.

The exposition acquaints the viewers with the very interesting and rich photo-collections from the collections of Russian museums and archives and also introduces these documents in the scientific use and put the questions of attribution of works, investigation of the history of photography, techniques and methods of photo-printing, and also enriches the notion of the fond of photographs in the Russian museums and archives.

With the financial support of OJSC Severstal