Tag: Art Museum
The history of Samson Fountain. The Samson fountain was created by the talented architect Ivan Grigorovich- Barsky. It was the main water source in the Kyiv-Podil area. However, the citizens wanted it to be not only practical but beautiful too. The f ...
The Art Museum in Kyiv
The National Art Museum of Ukraine. Originally, the Moscow architect Pyotr Boytsov was commissioned to design the Museum of Antiquities and Arts but he declined to complete the job, so the famous Kyiv architect Vladislav Gorodetsky was invited to ta ...
The Chocolate House
Chocolate House has nothing to do with chocolate. The house No. 17/2 located on Shovkovychna Street is the former mansion of the famous merchant and philanthropist Semen Mogilevtsev. With his money, 200 exhibits for the Art Museum were bought, and th ...