In the Krasnodar art Museum named after F. A. Kovalenko opened the exhibition "the Sea is calling..."devoted to the 200 anniversary from the birthday of Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky – famous painter, the outstanding painter of seascapes. At the exhibition the works of Aivazovsky presented paintings, graphic and decorative work of other authors, United by one theme – the sea. Six large and one graphic work of Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky, covering the period from 1848 to 1899 years, constitute the core of the exhibition. Among other "famous" exhibits paintings of "Ships at sea" and "Harbor" by Alexey Bogoliubov painting "Harbour in Sevastopol," Konstantin Korovin. In addition, at the exhibition many works of Soviet artists: Vasily Meshkov "Sea", Greer Arakelyan "Tsemes Bay and Landing on the Small earth", Konstantin Moshienko "Black sea" and others. A special place in the exposition belongs to the works of Dutch artists of the first half of the XVII century. Among them are the paintings of Jan van Goyen "View of the Hague", Denis Waterloo Marina and Jacob van rasdal "Rocky landscape". As well as classic works of French, Dutch, Italian artists of the NINETEENTH century: Karl Rodeca "Fishing vessels on the coast", Arturo ferry "Night at sea", théodore Gudin "Sea view". A great addition to the show – the models of sailing ships, made by Oleg Kryzhanovskiy.