San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Under the gracious patronage of
His Excellency, the Ambassador of the Russian Federation
and Mrs. Sergey I. Kislyak
The American-Russian Cultural Cooperation Foundation Board of Directors
invites you to celebrate
The 10th Anniversary of the Tretyakov Gallery Magazine
Special Guest Speaker
Director, The National Portrait Gallery
with Performance by International Countertenor
The ARCCF proudly recognizes The Tretyakov Gallery Museum and the GRANY.Art-Crystal-Brut Foundation for their contribution to American-Russian Cultural Relations.
RSVP by Monday, November 25 | Limited Space
ABOUT THE AMERICAN-RUSSIAN CULTURAL COOPERATION FOUNDATION (ARCCF)
Founded by a distinguished group of American visionaries in 1992, the ARCCF has arranged numerous presentations in both the visual and performing arts, promoting increased trust and understanding between Russians and Americans. Its exhibitions have been viewed by nearly a million visitors. It has bestowed awards to some of the finest cultural voices of our time for their contributions to increasing cultural relations between the U.S. and Russia. A partial listing includes Mstislav Rostropovich, Van Cliburn, Dave Brubeck, James Billington, Michael Kaiser, Valery Gergiev, Evgeny Yevtushenko, Igor Butman and Wynton Marsalis.
The American-Russian Cultural Cooperation Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit public organization dedicated to increased understanding and respect between the peoples of Russia and America through the mutual appreciation of arts and culture. Recognized as a trusted organizer of major exhibitions in leading museums of both countries, it has arranged performances by prominent Russian and American virtuosos and produced major events at the Russian Embassy, the Library of Congress, Capitol Hill, the Kennedy Center, and other stages in Washington celebrating the important pages of our joint history.
ABOUT THE MUSEUM
The State Tretyakov Gallery possesses a unique collection of Russian art which includes masterpieces which span a period of a thousand years. The Gallery was founded by a Russian merchant and patron of the arts Pavel Tretyakov. He donated his collection to the city of Moscow in 1892. The State Tretyakov Gallery has since become a world-famous museum. Nowadays it contains more than 170,000 works by Russian artists from early religious paintings to modern art.
ABOUT THE MAGAZINE
The only Russian-English art publication, The Tretyakov Gallery Magazine spotlights Russian art from the vast Tretyakov Museum collection alongside major world culrual events.The Magazine publishes exclusive articles by world-famous experts in visual arts. In honor of the Magazine’s 10th Anniversary key cities have been selected to host celebrations.
GRANY.Art-Crystal-Brut Foundation is a co-founder and publisher of the Tretyakov Gallery magazine, a partner of the International Arts Festival “Art-November”, and initiator of the “On the Crossroads of Cultures” project—special issues of the Tretyakov Gallery magazine.
ABOUT TERRY BARBER: This rare countertenor uses extraordinary vocal range, versatility, and a Masters degree in historically informed performance, to entertain. A truly international artist, Terry has been a soloist for the Metropolitan Opera, Carnegie Hall, London’s Queen Elizabeth Hall, and Moscow’s Svetlanov Hall, to name a few. Past member of the Grammy-winning group Chanticleer, his voice can be heard on every major record label with a range of artists from Madonna to the London Philharmonic.