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"The Highest Measure" in Works of Art
Museum and Social Center by name of Andrey Sakharov with the financial
support of Andrey Sakharov's Foundation (the USA) is presenting an
exhibition project by Simeon Agroskin "The Highest Measure". On November, 15
the opening-day of the exhibition "The Highest Measure" was held in the Museum and Social Center by name of Andrey Sakharov. It is already the third project within the bounds of the competition of exhibition projects "2001. Anxiety and Hope" held by the Museum. The theme of the exhibition is the death penalty. Documental materials, quotations from criminal cases are telling the history of death penalty in Russia in persons and destinies. The idea of the exhibition has been realized in form of installation involving the visitor with the process of the author's research of the problem of death penalty. According to the author's words, "the existence of death penalty is an eternal unsettled question". The exhibition will last until December, 20, 2001.
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