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Svetlana G. Baybara
Svetlana G. Baybara, Senior Researcher, Maxim Gorky Museum (Moscow), А.M. Gorky Institute of World Literature of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Malaya Nikitskaya, 6, 121069 Moscow, Russia.
Funds of the memorial museum — apartments A.M. Gorky in Moscow, have a unique collection of full-scale images of the writer, as well as the richest collection of portraits of his contemporaries. It is impossible to list all the leaders of their time, with whom A.M. Gorky was personally acquainted, maintained business and friendly relations. The report presents art materials about famous writers whose life paths crossed the life of A.M. Gorky, as well as a unique series of sculptural portraits of writers.
Keywords: мuseum, foundations, M. Gorky, R. Rolland, A. Barbousse, S. Zweig.