Polad Bulbul oglu introduced Polenov's works to foreign ambassadors
Yesterday, at the initiative of the head of the diplomatic corps in Moscow, ambassador of Azerbaijan to Russia Polad Bulbul oglu, in the new Tretyakov Gallery on Krymsky Val, where the exhibition of Russian artist Vasily Polenov takes place, a gala reception was held for workers of foreign affairs agencies from different countries.
"Polenov’s creativity is inspiring and surprising. The works that we saw today, and there are more than 150 of them, are simply amazing. By the way, in some of his paintings I saw Absherish motifs that are also present in the works of Azerbaijani artists," said Polad Bulbul oglu.
He also noted that over 60 ambassadors from different countries and different contingents gathered on Krymsky Val: “Here, in this temple of culture, there are no disagreements, some problems. All this goes by the wayside. Art comes first. a culture that brings people together. This is probably the most important outcome of tonight. "
According to the Director General of the State Tretyakov Gallery Zelfira Tregulova, art has been and remains a bridge between countries and peoples: "Russian art is a bit underestimated in the world. It seems to me that the arrival of ambassadors of the largest countries of Europe, Latin America, Africa, Asia is an important sign that Russian culture has a universal meaning, a universal meaning. "
The event was organized with the support of Gazprombank and the Russian Foreign Ministry. Georgy Kuznetsov, Deputy Director of the State Protocol Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said: “This is the 15th event that we are holding as part of our program to introduce you, our dear colleagues, to the work of Russian ministries, departments and cultural institutions. It is good to see good friends among you who regularly come to our events, it’s even more pleasant to see our colleagues who have just recently arrived in Moscow. I hope you enjoy fully tonight surrounded by Russian art. "
Igor Neverov, head of the presidential administration’s foreign policy department, who was the guest of honor of the evening, emphasized: “When there is such an interest in our art, in our history, you better understand the Russian soul of a Russian, his character, our history. This lies, naturally, politics beyond today's turbulent events. It's forever. "