The Reborn of Canvas

On September 7, in the hall of Henry II of the Stieglitz Academy, five paintings, restored by students under the guidance of experienced teachers, were transferred to the Suvorov museum.

The ceremony was attended by the rector of the Academy, Vasily Kichedzhi, the director of the Suvorov Museum, Vladimir Gronsky, the curator of the project – professor of the department of painting and restoration, Tatyana Pocelueva, critic – highest category restorer of the State Hermitage, Alexei Nikolsky, as well as 2016 graduates of the Academy who completed the restoration work, students, and teachers.

The restoration of five paintings was completed during the course of one thesis year: from September 2015 to May 2016. The director of the museum, Vladimir Gronsky, highly appreciates the professionalism of students, which made it possible to restore the paintings to their pristine appearance according to the artists’ concepts. During the meeting, the attendees discussed plans for new joint projects.
Photo by Valeriya Suyevalova