In honor of his 200th birthday the Russian state gallery opened an exhibit to the public on the 29th of July at the State gallery of Tretyakov in Moscow titled:
“Ivan Aivazovsky. In honor of the 200th anniversary of his birth.”
To this event the gallery made a beautiful trailer, see above.
Equally in honor of the 200th anniversary of the artist Ivan Aivazovsky, Russian media Tass revived his paintings, in a creative short video, see bellow:
The Russian text in the video reads as follows:
“He founded the maritime genre for the Russian arts. Ivan Aivazovsky; In honor of the 200th anniversary of his birth.”
The Tass website also hosts various quizzes about Aivazovski encouraging visitors to play and to get to know the painter better. The first statement reads :
“The real last name of Aivazovsky was Aivazyan!”