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Counting Prigov amongst 25.000 years of world Treasury!

29 January, 2019

During its tenth anniversary year, the Hermitage Amsterdam dedicates significant space to the works of Dmitri Prigov, who will be in the company of 25.000 years of art history. The selection is taken from the holdings of more than three million objects held by one of the encyclopaedic museums of the world - the State Hermitage, St. Petersburg.The jubilee year is kicked off with Treasury! – a wide overview of top pieces from the many different collections of the State Hermitage, St. Petersburg. The show is the result of long preparation and is expected to be a glittering feast of 25,000 years of art history.

The masterpieces on show will represent cultures and movements extending in time from earliest prehistory right through to the 21stcentury. Visitors will experience a journey through time and space, covering half the planet, from the Netherlands to China and from northern Siberia to Egypt, counting Da Vinci, Dürer, Rembrandt, Matisse, to name a few, and Dmitri Prigov.

Amongst the works by Prigov are 18 drawings and one installation. The concept of the installation and the build-up is a joint collaboration effort by Andrey Prigov and Hermitage Amsterdam Curator, Vincent Boele.

With holdings of over three million objects, the State Hermitage is one of the few truly encyclopaedic museums in the world and the Prigov Foundation is exited to partake actively in the celebrations.

The Exhibition is open to the public from 2 February to 25 August 2019.


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