A photographic Ride around the World

Matisse Painting in Pushkin’s State Museum of Fine Art, Moscow Russia

matisse painting Pushkin state museum of fine arts moscow russia photo

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  1. Yes, I saw this picture a couple of days ago and was wondering since. How did you take it? Were you allowed, or did you take liberty?

    I ask b/c five years ago I decided to commit a blasphemy and to also take a picture in the Pushkin museum. They don’t allow taking pictures and take a double fee from foreigners, so it was my action of protest, if you like. I chose Picasso’s ‘Girl on a Ball’. I snapped it, but five years ago I had a very simple camera, which was not silent. Naturally, all women supervisors became very agitated. I was with friends, so all together we came closer and never left each other’s side until we moved into the next hall.

    Just shows how mischievous I can be sometimes! 🙂

    January 12, 2007 at 3:53 pm

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