The Museum of architecture. Shchusev and gallery IN ARTIBUS launched on their sites ambitious two-part exhibition “Gothic Enlightenment. The jubilee year Vasily Bazhenov”, dedicated to the 280-th anniversary from the birthday of the great architect.

The curators have collected more than 140 works including graphics, paintings, sculpture, decorative-applied art, historical documents, videos. Projects Bazhenov on the exhibition staged in the context of works by other famous Russian architects, such as Matvey Kazakov or Giacomo Quarenghi, and supplemented with architectural graphics Piranesi, Rembrandt, etc.

– The exhibition is very important, as the Bazhenov in the EIGHTEENTH century determined the ways of development of the Moscow and Russian architecture, says “MK” Museum Director Elizabeth Likhacheva. – The exposition will be of interest to anyone who not only is interested in the history of architecture, but also history in General .