Participants of the International Conference “Art, Design and Modern Education” Visited the Russian Academy of Arts

On May 25, 2016 within the 2nd  International Inter- Institutional Research and Practical Conference “Art, Design and Modern Education” the Russian Academy of Arts was visited by representatives of the Russian State Specialized Academy of Arts, Institute of Fine Arts of the University of Zhengzhou (China) and International Scientific and Cultural Center for Academic Contacts.

The President of the Russian Academy of Arts  Zurab Tsereteli and the honorary guests discussed the prospects of international cooperation in art education. Zurab Tsereteli informed them about his recent visit to China that resulted in signing of an agreement on the construction of a Chinese and Russian Center for Cultural Exchange in the city of Lanzhou and establishment of Zurab Tsereteli Museum of Modern Art, that will accommodate a vast collection of his works.  

The participants of the Conference also took part in the panel discussion on the development of today’s art and design, made a tour of the historical building where the Academy is located since 1947 as well as visited exhibition halls of the Russian Academy of Arts where they got acquainted with a solo show of the People’s Artist of Russia Gennady Pravotorov entitled In Line with Traditions (Medal Art) and an exhibition of the Academician of the Russian Academy of Arts Yury Shishkov “My Russia”.


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