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Leaving the Light. The Exhibition of Genuine Amber
24 September 2010 — 22 November 2010
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The exhibition "Leaving the Light" organized to commemorate Aleksandr Zhuravlyov is a joint project by Erarta and "Yantarny Dom" Gallery where the artist worked for the last years of his life

The exhibition "Leaving the Light" organized to commemorate Aleksandr Zhuravlyov is a joint project by Erarta and "Yantarny Dom" Gallery where the artist worked for the last years of his life.

"Yantarny Dom" Gallery is located in the very center of Saint-Petersburg and houses one of the world largest collections of exclusive genuine Baltic amber created by Russian artists. At the exhibition the public will see the unique mosaic portrait of Emperor Peter I The Great created by Aleksandr Zhuravlyov’s pupils after the tragic death of the outstanding artist. Another remarkable work is the amber model of St. Isaac’s Cathedral in Saint-Petersburg, copied from an ancient model.

"Yantarny Dom" is charity project. The gallery donates revenues to "AdVita" charity fund caring for pediatric oncology.