Guardians - Ryska kvinnor vaktar konst
, dokumenterade av Andy Freeberg
In the art museums of Russia, women sit in the galleries and guard the
collections. When you look at the paintings and sculptures, the presence
of the women becomes an inherent part of viewing the artwork itself. I
found the guards as intriguing to observe as the pieces they watch over.
In conversation they told me how much they like being among Russia’s
great art. A woman in Moscow’s State Tretyakov Gallery Museum said she
often returns there on her day off to sit in front of a painting that
reminds her of her childhood home. Another guard travels three hours
each day to work, since at home she would just sit on her porch and
complain about her illnesses, “as old women do.” She would rather be at
the museum enjoying the people watching, surrounded by the history of
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Åh, nu börjar det, så himla spännande!!
Suck, jag hade det på känn, varför blir det såhär?
Tjohoo, hade aldrig kunnat tro att detta skulle hända mig!
Följt av nyfikna kommentarer, följt av Nja, lite privat, jag skriver det i ett meddelande istället
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