The art exhibition «Syria through the eyes of Russian artists» has opened in Damascus. The exhibition presents the works of Mikhail Gorshunov and Lilia Ustyugova on the theme of nature, portraits of the military personnel, landscapes of Damascus. As part of the artists’ vernissage, a master class for novice painters was also held.
«Russian artists have been building a human bridge through the art between the Syrian and Russian peoples for the last few years», Nikolay Sukhov, Head of the Rossotrudnichestvo representative office in Syria, told RIA Novosti in the interview.
The opening of the exhibition was attended by the representative of the Russian Art Fund Oksana Ermolaeva-Vdovenko, the Minister of Culture of Syria Lubana Mshavakh.