`Examples of Soviet propaganda` sold for a record amount

`Examples of Soviet propaganda` sold for a record amount"Examples of Soviet propaganda" - photo of the work of the Soviet avant-garde artists became a hit Christie's auction in new York.According to the head of the Department of books and manuscripts Sven Becker, set a record for the Russian book of the 20th century "the industry of socialism" El Lissitzky, sold for 79 thousand dollars, reports RIA "Novosti".Lissitzky, associated in 1919 in Vitebsk Marc Chagall and Kazimir Malevich at the school of the "new revolutionary model", is a symbol of Russian Suprematism. He is known for his graphic images of the "world update", although his works contrary to the beliefs rather impersonal expressed the essence of the dictatorship.According to Becker, in recent years there has been increased interest in the work of the Soviet avant-garde and the constructivists both in Europe and in Russia itself. Russian collectors have previously been interested in manuscripts, books 18-19-th centuries, but recently started to buy books published in 30-e years of the Soviet period. It's now on the crest of interest. I was in Moscow and learned antiquarian market of the capital - quality publications 30-ies in Russia almost there," - said the expert. He predicts further growth of prices for "Soviet constructivism".Photo albums by Alexander Rodchenko and his faithful fellow member Varvara Stepanova became a hit Christie's auction in new York, surpassing five-eight times the presale estimate. Читать полностью -->

Jennifer Lopez spent on delivery of $1.4 million

Jennifer Lopez spent on delivery of $1.4 millionSinger and actress Jennifer Lopez last week became at once a son and a daughter. Jennifer had long wanted to become a mother, therefore to their first childbirth was preparing very seriously.The contract with the clinic where her children were born, the artist spared no money.According to the newspaper Daily Mail, Jennifer spent on delivery of $ 1.4 million. For many this may seem astronomical. But we should not forget that Lopez is planning to get six million dollars for exclusive photos of the kids.In a huge bill for provided by the hospital services include 700 thousand dollars for a chic room. About 300 thousand pair spent for private doctors and nurses, another 300 thousand the couple laid out on the security, and the last 100 thousand was spent on personal assistants.In the house Lopez had two white sofas, two TVs with large LCD screens, computer monitor with impressive size and the kitchen.Recall, a boy and a girl was born in one of the prestigious hospital in new York city on February 22. Names for kids Jennifer Lopez and her husband Marc Anthony have chosen in advance. Читать полностью -->

Found a picture of Antoine Watteau, missing 160 years ago

Found a picture of Antoine Watteau, missing 160 years agoThe French artist Antoine Watteau "Surprise", was wanted for 160 years, was found in a private house in England and will be on display July 8 at London auction house Christie's for a record for the price of 10 million dollars.It reports Reuters.The painting "Surprise", written in 1718, is considered one of the best works of Watteau. The last time the film was rated in 1848, when it was transferred to the legacy of the ancestors of the present owners, who had no idea what a treasure they possess. According to the representative of the auction house Christie's, the picture was accidentally discovered during a routine evaluation. The canvas is the size of an A4 sheet hung in the corner of the small living room of an English country house. To comment further expert Christie's refused.The current auction record of Antoine Watteau belongs to his film "the Storyteller", which was sold in December 2000 for nearly $ 5 million. On the canvas of "Surprise" shows who plays the guitar actor who looks at the one sitting next to him loving couple. Читать полностью -->

Mother-in-law `survived` wife Dana Borisova from home

Mother-in-law `survived` wife Dana Borisova from homeWell-known TV presenter Dana Borisova, if you believe the rumors, is now experiencing hard times. Civil husband of TV star Maxim, from which she last year gave birth to a daughter, left the family.I want to believe that this family crisis will not be the final in life are, and Maxim. Borisova lived together with businessman than a year. They say that during pregnancy, he simply wore a sweetheart on his hands, and even he himself were present at birth.But then the situation changed. To help a young family with little Pauline volunteered mom Dana. The woman lived together with their spouses and, as often happens, did not get along with son-in-law.A month ago he decided to live separately from their women. Читать полностью -->

The British Queen has cancelled diamond wedding

The British Queen has cancelled diamond weddingThe British Queen has cancelled the celebration of the diamond wedding, because he deemed it "inappropriate" to arrange a pompous ceremony, while the country is entering a phase of economic recession, reports the Daily Mail on March 30.The Queen was going to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the marriage of the Duke of Edinburgh in the company of their children and 60 close friends. The reception was to be held this weekend at the hotel "Ritz", but given the worsening economic situation in the UK and the banking crisis Queen has decided to withdraw from the event.According to the newspaper's source close to the Royal person, the Queen has decided to cancel the celebration due to the fact that the country is about to enter into a stage of serious recession".Such a reminder of the severe economic conditions facing the UK, can create tension in the relationship between the Queen and Prime Minister Gordon brown, according to the newspaper.We will remind that on March 19 the Ministry of Finance of great Britain, said that the global financial crisis will have an impact on the economy for at least another year. Source: British Queen has cancelled diamond wedding. . . . Читать полностью -->

On the anniversary of Valery Gergiev will be the star of a world scale

On the anniversary of Valery Gergiev will be the star of a world scaleMaestro Valery Gergiev on the day of his 55th birthday will gather global stars at a charity gala concert in the Great hall of the Conservatory, told RIA Novosti in the press center of the Moscow Easter festival, which will take place the presentation.To perform with the Mariinsky theatre orchestra under the baton of the celebrant will be the well-known Russian musicians - violinist Vadim Repin and violist Yuri Bashmet, and the world-famous Opera singers Anna Netrebko, Vladimir Galuzin and Olga Borodina.The last took place as performers in the walls of the Mariinsky theatre, artistic Director and Director is Maestro Gergiev.All proceeds from the concert and the services of the artists, according to their decision, will be used to support the school system and music education in Vladikavkaz. In this city, formerly Ordzhonikidze, rose Gergiev himself.The concert will be the symphonic programme VII Moscow Easter festival, the initiator and Director since 2002, is also the hero of the day.This year at the Mariinsky theatre celebrates several anniversaries: 225-th theatrical season, the 55th anniversary of Valery Gergiev, the 30th anniversary of his joining the Mariinsky theatre and the 20 years since, as he headed it.World-renowned conductor born 2 may 1953 in Moscow, has long lived in North Ossetia and graduated from the Leningrad Conservatoire.Today, Gergiev works with famous orchestras such as the Vienna Philharmonic, the Berlin Philharmonic orchestra, Royal Philharmonic orchestra (UK), national orchestra of France, the orchestra of the Swedish radio Symphony orchestras of San Francisco, Boston, Toronto, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Houston, Minnesota, Montreal, Birmingham and many others.From January 1, 2007, he officially became chief conductor of the London Symphony orchestra.People's artist of Russia Valery Gergiev has in its Arsenal than a dozen awards and titles. Source: On the anniversary of Valery Gergiev will be the star of a world scale. . . . Читать полностью -->

Natasha Koroleva weeks eating boiled vegetables

Natasha Koroleva weeks eating boiled vegetablesFashion for skinny models went. On the catwalks began to appear girls with feminine forms. And Russian actress and singer is now more and more are shot in all kinds of commercials and walking the runway during fashion weeks.Although they follow different diets and strive for a healthy lifestyle, shape them remain outstanding and very feminine. And some of the stars are not ashamed to appear on the pages of glossy magazines to showcase their beauty.Madonna admits that, like many other women, she has to monitor their weight. She appealed to many nutritionists, including well-known specialists from London, who prescribed her three days of fasting in the month, after a week she had to eat only boiled vegetables.Sexy Anna Semenovich, the former soloist of group "Shining", no doubt. She has twice appeared on the cover of MAXIM magazine. Читать полностью -->

Britney Spears is suffering from split personality

Britney Spears is suffering from split personalityA source close to Britney Spears, says that the mental problems of the singer go further diagnosis "manic-depressive" in medical card.They say that Britney's split, if not the reproduction of the individual.The Spears'm sure she's British, and starts speaking with a British accent, crybaby, diva, Louisiana plain.They say that during the scene with the refusal to give the children more on Britney just found the arrival of the British, and now she doesn't even remember that that night happened.The motherhood remains with children (who will give the boys or Napoleon, or Queen?), all of the state Britney Spears gets her younger sister is expecting her first child and the singer in a straitjacket and with a blissful smile occasionally glimpsed in the news on the UHF channels, rest possible picture portal For KiВ©V. Source: Britney Spears is suffering from split personality. . . . . Читать полностью -->

Established an award named after Kirill Lavrov

Established an award named after Kirill LavrovBest Russian theatres, working abroad, 2008, will receive the award in the name of Kirill Lavrov.About the initiative announced by the Governor of St. Petersburg Valentina Matvienko at the opening of the theatre festival "Meetings in Russia", reports "Interfax".The tenth festival "Meetings in Russia", which attracts Russian companies from CIS countries, Baltic States and far abroad, in 2008, entirely dedicated to the memory of Kirill Lavrov: in his honor, held a charity concert, an exhibition, the expected minoritariev and special evening about the Kiev theatre named after Lesya Ukrainka, where Lavrov began their journey.The forum, which opened on the evening of April 2, runs until April 11 at the theatre "Baltic house". Source: Established an award named after Kirill Lavrov. . . . Читать полностью -->

Beyonce married rapper Jay-Z

Beyonce married rapper Jay-Z26-year-old singer Beyonce and 38-year-old rapper Jay-Z on Friday got married at a private ceremony in new York."It happened in the evening. Jay wanted it to be truly a family event," he told People magazine informed source.After the ceremony the apartments rapper in Manhattan followed by a dinner, at which, among others, were present mom Beyonce - Tina Noles, her father and Manager Mathew, her sister Solange and former colleagues in the group Destiny's Child Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams, and friend of the lovers Gwyneth Paltrow.On Friday morning, workers set the roof of the building where Jay-Z's penthouse, white tent. Soon after the car arrived the decoration for the wedding, including chandeliers and about 50 thousand white orchids that are specially ordered from Thailand. Music at the event was provided by DJ Cassidy. The guests began to gather at 19:00.According to witnesses, the party was long, and the music was blaring until half four in the morning.Incidentally, Jay-Z and Beyonce literally "crazy" on the number "4", and therefore were married on 4 April. The birthday Beyonce - 4 September, Jay-Z - December 4th. Читать полностью -->

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