Turkish Art: Grand Vizier’s Style Opening Night in the Kremlin
On the 17th of December, the Kremlin Museums director Elena Gagarina invited honored guests to the opening of an exhibition dedicated to the art of the Ottoman Porte. Elena took guests round the gorgeous items of Turkish art on display such as arms, equestrian decorations, jewelry and fabrics. Among guests was the Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation Alexander Avdeev, Tatyana Metaxa – deputy director of the Oriental Arts Museum, gallery owner Dmitry Khankin and others. Turkey’s Ambassador to Russia Halil Akinci came to congratulate the Museum on the opening and enjoy the unique collections that masters from his motherland had created.