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Moscow Art Nouveau

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        StatementPhilip Wilson Publishers
        PublishersPhilip Wilson Publishers
        LC ClassificationsApril 19, 2003
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 140 p. :
        Number of Pages50
        ID Numbers
        ISBN 100856674885

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Tours conducted only in Russian. This fascinating was designed by Fyodor for the family of young industrialist Stepan Ryabushinsky in 1900-1903.

One interesting exception to the Art Nouveau style in the Ryabushinsky House is the tiny secret chapel where the Ryabushinsky family could practice their Old Believer faith.

Another great place for Art Nouveau architecture is Riga, Latvia. The two-storey building, lined with ceramic tiles and richly decorated with mosaic friezes, has four different facades and Moscow Art Nouveau completely asymmetrical. All rights reserved by Rossiyskaya Gazeta. Ryabushinsky Mansion This is now a museum dedicated to the Soviet writer Maxim Gorky. Metropol Hotel The hotel is located just steps from Red Square, in the heart of Moscow—it is virtually impossible to miss it.

Recently, the house was scientifically restored and is now for sale. The interior of the Levenson House The interior of the Levenson House 2.

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The writer Maxim Gorky was given Moscow Art Nouveau Ryabushinsky House in 1931, and though he did not care for the design, lived there until his death in 1936.

Inside the hotel are common rooms with restored period decoration, including a restaurant under a vast stained glass ceiling. It takes its English name, Spaso House, from Spasopeskovskaya Square, where it is located. The central staircase is reminiscent of a wave delivering a medusa-shaped lamp up to the first floor.

7 MOST extravagant houses of 19th century Moscow

However, the main features have survived to Moscow Art Nouveau day. The interior of Spaso-House Vtorov's family lived in the house for just 4 years before the Revolution, after which the house was expropriated by the new Soviet government to serve as a reception house for the All-Russia Central Executive Committee. His portfolio includes many significant structures—a set of mansions in the prestigious central neighborhood of Ostozhenka, multi-dwelling units in the nearby Khamovniky, and the Metropol Hotel, whose rooms had telephones and hot water an oddity for the early 20th century.

Ryabushinsky lost the house following the revolution in 1917. In search of meaningful styles, they experimented with new materials, construction techniques and decorative motifs, and produced eclectic hodgepodges that borrowed from diverse sources such as Russian Revival, Chinese teahouses, Gothic Revival, Arts and Crafts, the Vienna Secession, and the Sintra Palace in Portugal.

For architecture fans, we also arrange tours to see other buildings designed by Fyodor Shekhtel. Fyodor Shekhtel, one of the most talented and prolific architects of the period, designed the Ryabushinsky House for Stepan Ryabushinsky, the son of a wealthy textile magnate.