Exhibition of author's weapons "For Mother Russia and for the Glory of God!"

28 March, Sunday, 16:00

On February 19 at 16.00 in the Historical Park "Russia - My History" the opening of the exhibition project "For Mother Russia and for the Glory of God!"

The exhibition will open on the eve of Defender of the Fatherland Day and will present the works of the Russian armourer Anatoliy Bogachev. Among the exhibits there are sabers, daggers, dirks, knives, sketches of collectible blade weapons, photos of works of decorative and applied art on the theme of defending the motherland. Multimedia content will complete the exposition.

Armourer Anatoliy Bogachev was born in Zlatoust in 1955. He worked in a creative group as an artist-engraver at the Zlatoust arms factory. In 1983 he was admitted to the Union of Artists of the USSR. He studied at the Leningrad Higher School of Industrial Art named after Mukhina, now this is the St. Petersburg State Academy of Art and Industry named after A. L. Stieglitz. In 1989 he graduated from the Department of Artistic Metal Processing.

The author's works are in the collection of the Armory Chamber of the Moscow Kremlin, in private collections in Russia and abroad. The artist was the first one from Russia to participate in the prestigious international arms exhibitions, whose jury awarded his work with prizes. He is the winner of national exhibitions of arms art in various nominations. In 2016, a representative exhibition "Art Arsenal of Anatoliy Bogachev" was held at the A. L. Stieglitz St. Petersburg State Academy of Arts and Industry. In the same year, a number of works were exhibited in the State Hermitage at the exhibition of Russian gunsmiths “Style. Form. Harmony".

The artist's works are dedicated to the military exploits of the Grand Dukes Vladimir and Dmitry Donskoy, the generals Alexander Suvorov and Mikhail Kutuzov, the naval commanders Fyodor Ushakov and Pavel Nakhimov, the heavenly patrons of Andrew the First-Called and George the Victorious, as well as to the great and significant victories of the Russian people on the battlefields.

The exhibition is located in the domed hall of the exposition «Rurikovichi. Romanovs». Entrance to the exposition by ticket.

The exhibition will run until March 28, 2021.

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