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The Russian Art of Building in Wood

November 13, 1997 – January 30, 1998

Maltwood Art Museum and Gallery

The Russian Art of Building in Wood, a selection of photographs by William Brumfield, is now available as a traveling exhibit sponsored by the National Humanities Centre. The exhibition comprises 36 black-and-wits photographs of log boldness dating from the fifteenth century to the twentieth. It illustrates the techniques and designs of this traditional form of construction. Among the buildings features is the spectacular Church of the Transfiguration at Kizhi with its 22 cupolas.