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Collector's edition


This week was not easy to me. I feel absolutely out of place, had a little cold and definitely ate too much sweet stuff. Anyway. I am not a model citizen lately. Some of my fantastic  readers who read both my blog and follow my Instagram (you can be one of them, I'd love it!) asked me if I was going to post in my 'big', 'actual' blog about my latest museum time. To be honest I didn't plan to but then I thought why not. It at least half way compensates my absence online. Oh and my big vacation next week. Here is what I wore for the museum time out with my beautiful Mother.
We got tickets prior which is a big deal in Moscow. Local people LOVE exhibitions so if you don't book and buy tickets beforehand (we did a week before) you will have to wait in the queue. It is scary because it will take a lot of time. 3 hours if you are lucky.
My Mother love impressionists so there was no way she wanted to miss out this exhibition. It is curious. We are used to see art gathered due to some reason: time, place, art style. This time the reason was the original collectors. Yes it was an exhibition of art once gathered by talents of old Russian collector world, the brothers of Shchukin. Their interests varied brother from brother, with making the most of Impact with Impressionist art style and Sergei Shchukin. The collection of Henri Matisse and Paul Gauguin was huge and very impressive. It was very curious not only knowing the reasons of making some of paintings (for example La Dance was painted for Sergei Shchukin as per order). The Gauguin room has sadder story behind: suffering from loosing his wife he wanted to brighten up his life thus making a wall of cheerful and colorful Tahiti motives.

My outfit was very comfy. I wore jeans, long warm cardigan (it is always chilly in the museums) and heels. I like wearing heels to the 'smart' places, it helps me to move slower and appreciate art more. Glasses are important for moles like me to see better and headband helps to keep my hair off my face when I bend to see something closer (mostly those tiny plates with description)

 
 whoever put it together like that. I love you! You made my day. And yes I love Picasso, so it's irony and love combined.




 it is the portrait of the collection Sergei Shchukin. welll and me.

I was wearing:
Levi's jeans
Monki top and headband
c/o Glassesshop glasses
Zara cardigan

 

Have a nice day,
Lyosha

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Comments

  1. There are some interesting paintings in this museum. Some of the paintings are cool to look at.

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  2. I love art museums, so cool to see what others have created. Looks like you found some really interesting pieces!

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  3. so sorry you had a cold and didn't feel too well. You didn't look out of place and in fact, you look pretty good and put together if that makes u feel better

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  4. Sorry about your cold. Hope you feel a lot better. Glad you had fun at the museum. P.S: nice outfit.

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  5. What an interesting art display. I love being able to see new pieces of art in all forms. I think this museum looks like a great place to visit and your outfit looks very comfortable and perfect for such an occasion.

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  6. That cardigan and heels go great together. Looks like a nice time, hope you feel better!

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  7. This looks like such a fantastic experience! I used to live in NYC and wish I had taken better advantages of all the art galleries there, because now I see stuff like this and wish I lived closer to a good museum.

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  8. I went to a museum with my husband this week too! It is so much fun to see the creations and creativity of others. I love the sweater and heels combination. You look both comfortable and stylish.

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  9. Museums are my second stop whenever I travel, the first one is for food lol. I loved these pictures!

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  10. This museum looks great and like it has a really good collection. We always enjoy to visit museums especially on rainy days.

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  11. Wow! This museum looks quite amazing I would love to spend my whole day here . Such an interesting artworks.

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  12. What a nice trip to the museum! I am now inspired to visit myself! Lavern Moore

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  13. I haven't been to an art museum in awhile. We are definitely overdue to go.

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  14. I love art, it truly speaks to me. I wish I had more museums around where I live to see beautiful paintings whenever I like.

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  15. I love being able to explore museums, but its been awhile since I've been to one. Thanks for the reminder.

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  16. I always find it interesting what people describe is art. Everyone has such different tastes. Sometimes paintings that look like a splash are worth millions! I love looking at illustrators and graphic designer's work the most. However, I love your outfit and wish I could look good in heels like yours!

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  17. First, those black pumps are very cute.. Second, this week was off for me too. 3rd, great artwork!

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  18. I often forget to bring a sweater when I go to museums and regret it every time! I'm a fan of Picasso as well!

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  19. Very interesting. I love paintings and visiting museums. This museum should be on my list from now on.

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  20. I'm lucky to live near the Philadelphia Art Museum and I appreciate going. Something about looking at art relaxes me and it's great to see what hard work people have put in.

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  21. It's definitely a cute outfit you have on for your trip. And the museum looks amazing. I love going to places out here like that. So much history and beauty to inspire you.

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  22. I'm sorry to hear that you haven't been feeling one hundred percent this week. I hope the coming week is better! These pieces look absolutely incredible and I love what you wore as well.
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  23. Can you believe I've never been to an art museum before!? I'd absolutely love to though. The paintings here are gorgeous :)

    Louise

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  24. The Impressionists are my favorite! Buying tickets in advance is a great tip! I would hate to waste three hours waiting in line.

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  25. These are some great pictures collection! I am not a museum person myself but my husband loves to visit them.

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  26. I absolutely LOVE exploring art exhibits. These look wonderful.

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  27. Wow... Such beautiful paintings and artworks! I enjoyed taking a long look at each one of them 😍 thanks for sharing!

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  28. I love the works of Henri Matisse and Paul Gauguin. Glad you had a good time reviewing works of art along with family!

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  29. The paintings are really looking beautiful.

    Thanks for sharing the wonderful post

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  30. The museum exhibition looks wonderful. It has such wonderful pieces of art!

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  31. Thanks for sharing your amazing museum visit! I enjoyed going through it with you!

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  32. Aaaah. The great old days of wearing and walking around with high heels. I remember those days.

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  33. Loving your casual but still very chic outfit to this museum and wow loving all the art work - I always visit museums and art galleries when travelling

    Laura x

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