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In PinchukArtCentre unique Elton John photo collection to be presented

Exhibition will include 150 chosen works of 24 modern photographers

Elton John’s photo collection “Chorus of Light: Celebrity Portraits from the Sir Elton John Collection” will be presented from June 16 till August 12, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

Viktor Pinchuk said it at a briefing today.

According to him, they are thoroughly preparing, exhibits are on their way to Kyiv. “The collection is on its way…Elton John took some woks off the walls”, Pinchuk noted.

During the exhibition, they plan to step up security measures. As PinchukArtCentre pointed out, “Each work price starts from thousands of dollars and some of them – a million”. That is why he takes all the security measures under his control.

Besides, they plan to have Elton John on the exhibition opening.

Sir Elton John started collecting pictures in 1991. As of today, his collection is recognized as one of the best in the world, more than 5 thousands of works, starting from vintage photos of 1920s to modern photographers’ works.

The first and the only time the chosen works were exhibited to the public were 7 years ago in Atlanta (USA) in High Museum. Ukrainians will be the first in Europe, who will see this collection.

PinchukArtCentre exhibition will include 150 chosen works of 24 modern photographers.

“Chorus of Light: Celebrity Portraits from the Sir Elton John Collection” will be the fourth exhibition, which will take place in PinchukArtCentre since its opening in September 2006. More than 100 000 people visited it.

 

 

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