Moscow Museum of Modern Art
The Museum of Modern was unveiled on December 15, 1999. His founder is Russian sculptor and Russian Fine Arts Academy president Zurab Tsereteli. The latter is famous for his monumental works. He is the one who made the Monument to Peter the Great.
The museum gathers items from both Russian and foreign artists of the 20th and 21st century. Zurab Tsereteli himself contributed to richness of the collections by donating more than two thousand art items from famous 20th century artists.
The main building of Moscow Museum of Modern Art is located on 25 Petrovka Street. It is set in a mansion built by architect Matvey Kazakov for industrial and trader from Ural M. Gubin, in 1793. The museum has a branch at 17 Ermolaevsky alley and a gallery at 7 Tverskoy Boulevard.