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Germans and Swedes have become interested in the Novgorod nuggets

Pictures of insane persons local bolnitsys a hammer have left at auction

10 pictures of patients of clinic of dynamic psychiatry and psihosomatiki the Novgorod regional clinical psychiatric hospital have been exposed on auction after exhibition end Other measurement in gallery art - the Suite Novgorod kremlja.

As already wrote the exhibition of works of insane persons has opened in Great Novgorod on November, 12th. It has been devoted trehletiju from the date of education of branch of dynamic psychiatry and psihosomatiki. At an exhibition it has been presented 100 works executed in butter, a water colour, ink, a pencil and a pastel.

copies of the works executed by authors have been given winners of auction. Originals remain in clinic fund. The starting price for each work has made 800 roubles. To end of the auctions of 3 pictures have been got by buyers from Moscow on 1000 roubles for a piece. One more picture has bought to the son on birthday novgorodka (800 rbl.) . The order for 4 pictures from one of the Novgorod hostels which will be used for registration of the best rooms of the hotel Besides, has arrived.

- we want to change the relation of people to insane persons, - has told to the correspondent managing branch of dynamic psychiatry Nikolay Kuznetsov. Are same people, as well as we. And more - nobody is insured from a terrible illness...


To a course the Novgorod talents have forms and the vanguard cloth turns out.

According to Kuznetsova, to an exhibition extraordinary interest has been shown. More than two thousand persons have visited gallery to see creativity other measurement . People came, long looked, left. And then came back again, bringing with itself a paper, paints and pencils in a gift to authors of cloths.

by the way, the means obtained from auction also will go on purchase of brushes, paints and canvases for the future works of the Novgorod insane persons.

the German and Swedish psychiatrists have become interested in an exhibition. Nikolay Kuznetsov does not exclude possibility that the exposition will be exposed and in these countries. The nearest exhibition of these and other works of the Novgorod clinic will work at medical institute of the Novgorod state university of Yaroslav the Wise in February - March, 2004.

Evgenie IVANOV.
a photo of the author.
great Novgorod.