National Art Museum Kiev
National Museum of Art (Kiev, Ukraine) – exhibitions, work schedule, Adresses, phones, official site.
The National Museum of Ukrainian Art is the largest in the country. It was founded in Kiev in 1899 as a museum of antiques and arts city. The first director is the historian Nikolay Bilyashivsky. Initially, the collection was replenished at the expense of the customer Kiev, many works entered the museum's collection during the revolutionary years, private collections nationalized. the National Art Museum funds currently have approximately 40 thousand exhibits, including masterpieces of paintings, sculptures and Ukrainian and foreign charts from the Rus time of Kievan to the present. Umios the background of the richest collections Ukrainian Icon Painting. Also featured are classic examples of nineteenth-century painting, Ukrainian forefront, the latest painting trends, limits the centuries 20-21.
The museum is located in the building of the neoclassical style, built by the architect L. Boytsov with the participation of architect V. Gorodetsky.