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The Hermitage ended the exhibition in Amsterdam ahead of schedule: Art: Culture: Lenta.ru

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The State Hermitage has completed the exhibition “Russian Avant-Garde. Revolution in Art ”at the Hermitage in Amsterdam. Reports about it TASS.

It is noted that the museum in St. Petersburg closed the exhibition ahead of schedule and returns all exhibits to Russia. Earlier it was planned that the exhibition will run until January 8, 2023. The Russian Hermitage said that their decision was influenced by “an unprecedented level of pressure faced by colleagues at the Hermitage Amsterdam exhibition center in the current political situation.”

March 3 it became knownthat the Hermitage of Amsterdam broke off relations with the Russian Hermitage in St. Petersburg. The Museum of the Netherlands refused to cooperate against the background of the situation in Ukraine.

A statement from the agency said that cooperation with the Russian Hermitage was harmonious and led to the appearance of visiting exhibitions in Amsterdam. The museum of the Netherlands noted that they had no other choice, and hoped for peace and change within Russia, which will restore cooperation.

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