The head of the Federation Council Commission on information policy and interaction with mass-media Alexey Pushkov in the air of program on TVC "PostScript" criticized the art object "Branch" in the Tretyakov gallery.
In the plot of the transmission showed the shooting in March of this year at the Museum. The footage shows that the installation was placed on the background of the painting of Alexander Ivanov "the appearance of Christ to the people." According to the Senator, the object of the authorship of Andrew's Monastery has nothing to do with art.
Archaeologists have discovered in China a small statuette of a bird older than 13 thousand years. It is the oldest specimen of sculptural art in East Asia. A description of the findings in the journal PLOS ONE.
The figurine was found in 2005 in the town of Linzin in Henan province. Chinese archaeologists under the leadership of Janana Lee (Li Zhanyang) from Shandong University studied the sequence of deposits containing eleven cultural layers age of 120 thousand years ago to the bronze age. One of the layers was broken in 1958, when digging a well, but all the excavated material was folded in a pile nearby.