Russian Antique Salon 2015
For nine days about 20 000 people visited XXXVIII Russian Antique Salon, thus proving the continuing interest of the public to the oldest and most representative antique fair on Russian art scene. The number of exhibitors equals to 160. Despite the reduction in the number of participants in connection with a crisis situation, there were positive changes, too. According to Natalia Koren, director of the Russian Antique Salon, at XXXVIII Russian Antique Salon there was presented a number of works of the highest level, which successfully found their buyers in more prosperous timeswithout the help of the fair.
A special project “Luxuries. Suppliers of the Court of His Imperial Majesty” included bronze sculptures by E.A.Lancere and V.Y.Grachev, fine glassware and china made at the Imperial Glass Factory, Nikolo-Bakhmetiev Crystal Factory, Porcelain Factory of the Kornilov brothers and the“Association of Production of Porcelain, Faience and Majolica Products of M.S. Kuznetsov”,the Bolinsjewelers family, luxury dresses from the Fashion Atelier of N. P. Lamanova and other outstanding works. The curator of the special project, honored culture figure of Russia AndreyAkimovichGilodo, admits that the exhibition incorporated thebest samples of European art.
Traditionally, the business program of the Russian Antique Salon was devoted to topical issues of the antique market, as well as the creativity of outstanding masters of the past centuries. The most significant was a round table “Overcoming the Critical Situations in the Art Market”,organized by the newspaper The Art Newspaper Russia with the participation of the International Confederation of Antique and Art Dealers. There was a meeting dedicated to life and work of famous abstractionist Sergei Sharshun, organized by “Zdes” Gallery.Within business-program restorer Elena Zilina told about the peculiarities ofantique furniture restoration.
Traditional Expert Council of the Salonawarded the best exhibitors with special diplomas.
Diploma “The Best Expositionof Art Glass”: Design Studio “Inarteks”
Diploma “TheMuseumLevel of Special Exhibition “Luxuries. Suppliers of the Court of His Imperial Majesty”: Andrej AkimovichGilodo, Honored Figure of Culture of the Russian Federation
Diploma “Thematic Exhibition“Picasso and the Russian Paris”: “Elysium” Gallery
Diploma “Thematic Collection“Magic Realism of Sergei Sharshun” “Zdes” Gallery
Diploma “For Artistic Quality of the Exhibition” (painting): “Petersburg” Antique Salon
Diploma “For Artistic Quality of the Exhibition” (painting):“Suslov Fine Arts”
Diploma “For Artistic Quality of the Exhibition” (painting):“Altruist” Gallery
Diploma “For Artistic Quality of the Exhibition” (painting):“Old Masters Gallery”
Diploma “For Artistic Quality of the Exhibition” (arts and crafts): “Suslov Fine Arts”
Diploma “For Artistic Quality of the Exhibition” (arts and crafts): “Antique Trade of A.E. Lelyanova”
Diploma “For Artistic Quality of the Exhibition” (arts and crafts): “Relic” Gallery
Diploma “The Best Exposition of Oriental Art”: “Eurasia” Gallery
Welcome to ХХХIXRussian Antique Salonfrom 17 to 25 October 2015 at the Central House of Artists.