Success of Alexander Krylov's exhibition

11 July 2017
Press Office of the Amber Museum

A unique collection of artworks made by the maitre of the Russian amber art Alexander Krylov was brought to Kaliningrad. Since 23 June the exhibition has been opened for visitors. For the first two week it has been attended by 4951 persons.

There is a series of icons made in the mosaic technique using amber, wood, ivory, foil at the exhibition. These are "Saint Nicholas the Wonderworker", "Saint George the Conqueror", "The Royal Family"", Panagia Portaitissa", a large triptych "Deisus tier" 2,5 meters wide and others. There are also sculptural portraits of historical characters in the exposition – Alexander Nevskiy, Salvador Dali, Leonardo da Vinci.

Author of the works – restorer artist of the highest category from Saint Petersburg Alexander Krylov. In 1981 Alexander together with his colleagues created a workshop to recreate the "Eighth World Wonder" – the famous Amber Room. He worked on its recreation for 24 years, from first to the last day, and then he took a position of the Amber Room keeper.

The new exhibition at the Amber Museum organized in cooperation with the Foundation "Development of Charitable Programs" (Saint Petersburg) has already received the enthusiastic reviews from residents and guests of the region. It will work until 1 October.


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