In Kazan, came the long-awaited Museum of Konstantin Vasilyev

"The old man with the owl," "The window", "Waiting" … From now on, to see these and other famous Konstantin Vasilyev, Kazantsev and guests will not have to search long for a map of the location of the museum of the artist. Its five rooms spread over two floors in the center of the house on the street Petzold Bauman, 29. Exhibition area of the new museum, which is almost 800 square meters, with dignity allowed to post here not only 160 works Vasilyeva, but the archive, library and book storage area with personal belongings of the artist. More than fifty paintings to the museum gave the artist's sister, Valentina Vasilyeva.

 

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Despite the impressive dimensions, the day of his inauguration of the museum barely managed to accommodate all who want to be the first of its visitors. Journalist Tatyana Tokarev came here, following not only professional duty as self-interest, because many years ago, she attended the first exhibition Vasilyeva in Moscow and Kazan. 

— You know, I've assembled an exhibition of his own Vasiliev — shared with the correspondent of "Evening Kazan" Tatiana Tokarev — simply cut out of magazines and calendars reproductions of his paintings and pasted on the wall. So that more people could at least so acquainted with the work of this famous artist. Seriously speaking, the history of the forced closure of the old gallery in the street Guards in 2011, has played a positive role, gave impetus to the search for a new location for the museum. And it is, of course, will be the center of attraction for the fans of Vasilyeva from around the world. Metshin — well done!

Parade November 7, 1974

Two years ago the owners of the building, which housed an art gallery Konstantin Vasiliev, was asked to vacate the premises due to accumulated debts for rent. Things took a turn in the conflict had to intervene personally to the mayor of Kazan. Therefore, at the opening ceremony, all the speakers and guests and personally and repeatedly said on the sidelines of Ilsur Metshin sincere thanks for the museum was not dead, but pictures do not Vasiliev went to private collections.

 

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 http://kzn.tv/kzntube/nov…eja-konstantina-vasileva/ 

Despite the impressive dimensions, the day of his inauguration of the museum barely managed to accommodate all who want to be the first of its visitors. Journalist Tatyana Tokarev came here, following not only professional duty as self-interest, because many years ago, she attended the first exhibition Vasilyeva in Moscow and Kazan. 

— You know, I've assembled an exhibition of his own Vasiliev — shared with the correspondent of "Evening Kazan" Tatiana Tokarev — simply cut out of magazines and calendars reproductions of his paintings and pasted on the wall. So that more people could at least so acquainted with the work of this famous artist. Seriously speaking, the history of the forced closure of the old gallery in the street Guards in 2011, has played a positive role, gave impetus to the search for a new location for the museum. And it is, of course, will be the center of attraction for the fans of Vasilyeva from around the world. Metshin — well done!

Parade November 7, 1974

Two years ago the owners of the building, which housed an art gallery Konstantin Vasiliev, was asked to vacate the premises due to accumulated debts for rent. Things took a turn in the conflict had to intervene personally to the mayor of Kazan. Therefore, at the opening ceremony, all the speakers and guests and personally and repeatedly said on the sidelines of Ilsur Metshin sincere thanks for the museum was not dead, but pictures do not Vasiliev went to private collections.

— Even when we were given space in the street Guards, we were happy — said the "VC" personal friend Vasiliev, Alexander Zharsky artist who, together with his son came from Izhevsk to the opening of the museum — here everything is so luxurious that name now Vasilyeva shine with renewed vigor. And people will strive to Kazan, especially to visit this museum.

Word of thanks to the Mayor and sounded from the lips of the museum director Gennady Pronin, who at that fateful moment for the gallery came to see Metshin to save the picture.

— Forty years we have been waiting for the picture Vasilyeva will find their haven. Chaliapin, Nureyev — these names are brands of Kazan. These have now been joined by another, and the name of Konstantin Vasilyev. With this museum, we will thunder around the world. You know, I've been looking for the answer to why everyone loves the pictures of this artist? And I found him, because it shows the Russian soul.

— Forty years we have been waiting for the picture Vasilyeva will find their haven. Chaliapin, Nureyev — these names are brands of Kazan. These have now been joined by another, and the name of Konstantin Vasilyev. With this museum, we will thunder around the world. You know, I've been looking for the answer to why everyone loves the pictures of this artist? And I found him, because it shows the Russian soul.

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And Gennady Pronin in honor of the opening of the museum presented the city belonging to him forty paintings Vasiliev.

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Self Portrait 1970.

Konstantin Vasilyev (1942-1976)

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