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Trafalgar square was decorated with whipped cream with a drone and fly

Whipped cream, decorated with cherry, the fly and the drone are the next sculpture, which took pride of place on the "fourth plinth" in London's Trafalgar square.

The work, entitled "the End" by the British poetess Heather Phillipson was conceived as a "monument to hubris and the coming collapse."

Experts have identified the place depicted in the last painting by van Gogh

Art historians have identified the exact spot depicted in the last painting of the Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh's "tree Roots", The Guardian reports.

Similarities in 1890 with the real landscape near the French town of Auvers-sur-Oise, it was noticed with postcards of the early twentieth century. She first drew the attention of the Director on scientific work of the Institute van Gogh Wouter van der Veen.

In London after a four-month break, opened the Tate Modern

. The Tate Modern opened in London after a four-month break, reports the Londonist.

The most-visited Museum of London (along with the British) can now come only in advance by purchasing a ticket online. Visitors are required to be masked and go strictly defined route.

In an American hospital found a cache of works by Kooning and Calder

. The hospital "stony brook" in Southampton (new York) accidentally found a warehouse with works by famous abstract expressionists of the twentieth century, reports the New York Post.

They were looking for a place to store the ventilator and additional hospital beds, and found more than a hundred paintings.

Tourist industry asked to remove the restrictive measures with the tourism industry of St. Petersburg

The experts of the National Union of hospitality industry (OIG) addressed to the Chairman of the government of the Russian Federation Mikhail Mishustin to consider a package of proposals concerning the lifting of restrictive measures in the sphere of tourist industry of St. Petersburg, told RIA Novosti in the press service of OIG.

Now the city banned the work of travel agencies, there are restrictions on the reception of tour groups in museums and the implementation of the agreements of the travel agencies and museums.

The Hermitage and the Russian Museum re-opened to visitors

The Hermitage and the Russian Museum re-opened to visitors, while art lovers will have to comply with sanitary norms: they are introduced sessions and special routes, the use of protective masks necessary.

On Wednesday resumes the Main Museum complex of the State Hermitage and the General staff. Other exhibition complexes will be opened roughly from 1 August.

In Mexico city discovered the ruins of the Aztecs and the residence of Hernan Cortes

. Archaeologists have found the ruins of the Aztecs and the residence of the Spanish Conquistador Hernan Cortez in the Mexican capital, reports DW with reference to the statement of the Ministry of culture of the country.

They were discovered during restoration works in the building the Lombard house (Monte de Piedad), which since 1755 is located in the Central square of the capital.

Confiscated during the war, the work of Pissarro returned to heirs

. The court of cassation finally decided to return to the heirs of a painting by Camille Pissarro "picking peas" stolen from Jewish collector's Simone Bauer during the Second world war, according to France Info.

The current owners of the painting, a married couple Bruce and Robbie toll from the US, bought it in 1995 at a Christie's auction for 800 thousand dollars. They claim that they knew nothing about the origin of the work.

The Pushkin Museum opened the sale of online tickets for visitors

State Museum of fine arts named after Pushkin on Wednesday opened sales of online tickets, the press service of the Museum.

"The Pushkin Museum to them. A. S. Pushkin will open to visitors on 10 July. Online tickets can be purchased on the website from 1 July. The first projects that will be seen by the audience – the exhibition "From dürer to Matisse. Selected drawings from the collection of the Pushkin Museum. A. S. Pushkin" in the Main building and "Tattoo" in the Gallery of art of Europe and America XIX–XX centuries", - said in the message.

The Director of the Hermitage voted for amendments to the Constitution

The General Director of the State Hermitage Mikhail Piotrovsky on Wednesday took part in the vote on the amendments to the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.

Piotrovsky voted at the polling station No. 2195 in DDT "Transfiguration", he arrived in a mask and gloves.

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