VTB Bank acted as General sponsor of the exhibition «Picasso & Khokhlova»

© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova in photobacteria VTB Bank. Archival photoVTB Bank acted as General sponsor of the exhibition «Picasso & Khokhlova»© RIA Novosti / Vladimir Fedorenkova the image Bank

VTB Bank became the General sponsor of the exhibition «Picasso & Khokhlova», opening 20 November in the Pushkin Museum. A. S. Pushkin, the press service of the Bank.

As part of the exhibition more than 200 exhibits, from monumental murals to the furniture, letters and postcards. «In the spotlight — Olga Khokhlova, his first wife of Pablo Picasso. Love story by the Spanish artist and Russian dancers brought to the audience in the works of masters, photographs, letters and items from the personal archive of the family of Picasso. The exhibition will include famous works as well as those that have never been shown to the Russian audience», — stated in the message.

Most of the exhibited paintings and graphics included in the collection of the National Picasso Museum in Paris is the world’s largest centre for the study of the artist. Another key party Fund FABA, which is headed by Bernard Ruiz-Picasso, grandson of Pablo Picasso and Olga Khokhlova, — first show a family meeting unknown works as well as archival materials found in the trunk of Olga, where they were stored for many years.

«The upcoming event is one of the key Museum projects of the year not only on the scale of the Museum, but throughout the country. Visitors will have the unique opportunity to experience the powerful energy of the great Spanish painter through his relations with the Russian ballerina Olga Khokhlova. This story is artfully told through a variety of exhibits, which are assembled here now in the unique and unique exhibitions. It had never been presented to the public, so we are sure that the exhibition «Picasso & Khokhlova» will be of keen interest not only compatriots, but also among tourists from other countries,» resulted in a press-service the comment of the Vice-President of Bank VTB Alexander Erofeev.