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Tretyakov Gallery on Krymsky Val

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Address: 10, Krymsky Val, Moscow 117049, Russia
Phone Number: 495 953 1051
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Description: New building of the Tretyakov Gallery at 10 Krymsky Val houses a unique...
New building of the Tretyakov Gallery at 10 Krymsky Val houses a unique museum exhibition of modern Russian art features works by Chagall, Kandinsky, Malevich and other 20th-century artists. In the same building there is the Central House of Artists, and around there is a Sculpture Park.
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Great art and history of Russia

If you love art, you will enjoy this gallery. They had tremendous amounts of information about the fascinating history of Russia.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

If you love art, you will enjoy this gallery. They had tremendous amounts of information about the fascinating history of Russia.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Huge exposition of suprematism and russian realism art. There is a famous Black Square of Malevich, a lot of Kandinsky's works, Marc Chagall and almost NO people!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Huge exhibition space. Mix of permanent exhibition of Russian Silver Age art and more as well as many thematic exhibitions. No doubts you will find nice topic and discover something very special for yourself if you are interested in Art. Have a nice time!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The Big Gallery of Russian modern painting 20th century and contemporary) is obviously interesting as Russian painting was isolated from the West for a century and IT is interesting to see what happens there for these years. However I am not the admirer of soc-realist artefacts which I know from my childhood so IT was not that interesting except the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The new Tretyakov gallery is close to Gorky Park. It's surrounded by a sculpture park, full of monuments to prominent and less prominent communist figures, presumably moved from their original location. The permanent displays contain works by the major Russian artists of the 19th and 20th centuries, many of whom are not well-known in the West (Petrov Vodkin, Repin, Natalya... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This is the place you won't want to miss! A wonderful collection of Russian art in the heart of Moscow. Here you will find the most famous works of the best Russian artists. Once you enter the halls the time will stop. Do take an audio-guide, it will help you navigate through the museum floors. Visit a museum shop -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

It's history. Amazing place, fantastic atmosphere if your are fun of paintings and would like to see more.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

A fantastic museum! The building alone is worth coming to see, a great piece of architecture, really beautiful inside, a must see if you are a fan of modernist architecture. The amount of artwork on display is incredible, well worth the entrance fee. The gallery is spacious and well ordered, easily able to wander around at our leisure taking time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Tretyakov gallery is the most famous art museum in Moscow. They have a collection of masterpieces of Russian artists, such as Repin, Shishkin, Serov, Vasnetsov and many more. The famous "Ivan the terrible kills his son" is a must see! Plan on spending a day there!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

This gallery was established to display art by Russian artists and as such you get exposure to a group of artists you would not see much in the west. Definitely one of the two must see galleries in Russia ( The other being the Hermitage in Saint Petersburg) The art also has a Russian cultural perspective with snow , mud.... More 

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