HERMITAGE - THE POWER OF ART: Great Art on Screen (documentary) - Virtual Presentation
About this event
Mesa Community College in conjunction with By Experience presents this virtual showing of Hermitage: The Power of Art!
A spectacular documentary event tours through St. Petersburg’s State Hermitage Museum, a wonderful complex of buildings with the largest collection of paintings in the world, to retrace two and a half centuries.
Audiences pass through the magnificent interiors that provided a meeting point for foreign artists, architects and intellectuals creating connections through art and culture.The history of the museum is marked by the acquisitions of the enlightened Empress Catherine II, whose personality has continued to fascinate art historians and critics over the centuries.
Toni Servillo leads us on this journey through the Hermitage andthe magnificent city of St. Petersburg with its waterfront, statues, canals and the bridges that form a symbolic cultural and visual element between places and distant civilizations.