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Национальный художественный музей Украины
Первый музей, который я посетил - Национальный художественный музей Украины. Он находиться практически в центре, где я часто бываю и люблю прогуливаться. Если честно, я ни разу в жизни не замечал здание музея. Как-то мой взгляд не привлекало столь мощное и темное здание. Прекрасные каменные львы по обе стороны входа.
Купив билет и пройдя через охрану, я решил начать с первого этажа, где проходила выставка «Герои. Попытка инвентаризации». Выставка началась с картин трудящихся, крестьян и их жизни, и быта в момент прихода советов к власти. Были представлены пару картин на тему строительства Днепрогэс.
Следующий зал продолжил эту тематику множеством картин с изображением Ленина, что меня порадовало. Я не ожидал, что увижу, что-то связанное с советской тематикой, учитывая события последних лет. Просто любая революция - это потрясения, и меня всегда восхищали люди, которые смогли осуществить свою революцию. Да, может быть он мерзавец, да, многие погибли во время осуществления революции, и во время последующего режима, но он сделал переворот, а глупому человеку такое не под силу. Многие картины о Ленине конечно были написаны для того, чтобы идеализировать его образ для советского человека. Картины Василия Кхитова «Ленин на третьем съезде», Анатолия Наседкина «В дни октября» и многих других прекрасно справились с этой функцией. Ведь на картинах Ленин был изображен всегда близко к народу, трудящийся с ним (народом) и думающий о народе.
Также в зале были другие картины периода соцреализма. И так как я вырос на территории Донецкой области, для меня было решено не обратить внимание на картину Металлурги Донбасса, написанную Михаилом Бельским. На ней были изображены обычные рабочие, но как полагается соцреализму, они были героями труда. И мне представлялось, что эти рабочие ребята смотрят уже на результаты своего труда, быть может, я…...

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