Solo Show of Works by Zurab Tsereteli in Elista

The National Museum of Kalmykia in Elista hosts a solo show of works by the President of the Russian Academy of Arts, People’s Artist of the USSR and Russia Zurab Tsereteli.

The opening ceremony was attended by members of the Union of Artists of Kalmykia, students of art schools and over 200 lovers of fine arts in Elista. The President of Kalmykia Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has noted at the inauguration, that it is the first major show in the new building of the Museum completed last year within the framework of events in honor of the 400th anniversary of the voluntary accession of Kalmykia to the Russian State.

The exhibition is an unparalleled opportunity for residents of Elista to explore the variety of themes, genres and media which the renowned artist uses in his work. On display are oil canvases, enamels, serigraphs, bronze reliefs, models of Tsereteli’s monuments erected in many countries.