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Contemporary Christian Art is a new component of the “Holy Places of Undivided Christianity” project

On the 24th of March 2021, Miguel Palacio, head of the “Holy Places of Undivided Christianity” Association and Deputy Director General for Interregional and International Cooperation of the Library for Foreign Literature visited the Bogolyubov Art Library, one of the best known and most active libraries in Moscow.

The director of the library, Vladimir Semyonov, took Miguel Palacio on a detailed tour to the halls of the cultural institution located in a XIX century mansion. In 1878 Alexey Bogolyubov, a famous marine painter, built a wooden hut, which became his studio-house here. In 1890s the building was taken over by Nikolai Tretyakov, a nephew of a famous collector and patron of arts Pavel Tretyakov, who added a stone building to the wooden studio.

The library now has the largest collection of musical literature in the Russian capital and regularly hosts exhibitions of paintings on Christian themes, including biblical subjects. Miguel Palacio and Vladimir Semyonov agreed to hold a scientific-public meeting at the Bogolyubov Art Library in the framework of this institution and the concept of cultural itinerary “Holy Places of Undivided Christianity”.

The meeting was concluded with the signing of the Memorandum of Membership of Bogolyubov Art Library in the “Holy Places of Undivided Christianity” Association. An Autonomous Non-Profit Organization "Information and Educational Center "Biblio TV", created in 2018 and headed by V. O. Semyonov also joined the Association. Organization is the operator of the literary portal of the same name www.biblio.tv.

24th of March 2021

Tags: • russia   • bogolyubov arts library   • library for foreign literature   • contemporary christian art
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