This year marks 200 years since the birth of the famous Russian painter, a brilliant marine painter Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky. For the anniversary of the State Art Museum of Altai region opened an exhibition "Waves of the Black sea Aivazovsky and not only ...". The key exhibits of the exhibition – works from the collections of the Museum, belonging to different periods of his work – the author's repetition of the famous paintings of "the Ninth wave" (1857) and "Theodosia and the moon at night. The view from the balcony of the house Aivazovsky the sea and the city" (1880). During his life, Aivazovsky created more than six thousand works, most of them devoted to the main Muse of a master of the sea. Also the exposition includes works by Russian artists of XIX – beginning of XX century, in which in one form or another outworking of the romantic theme of the sea. Large scale epic painting by Alexei Bogolyubov "the Battle of the Russian frigate with the Turkish ships" (1857) is dedicated to the exploits of the black sea fleet in the Russo-Turkish war. Lovely and harsh the way of the sea to recreate in their works, the artists Alexander guinet ("seascape", 1860) and Vladimir Orlovsky ("Landscape with clouds", 1883). A tribute to the symbolism, gives in his work "the sea Shore" (1907) Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin. Exhibition "waves of the Black sea Aivazovsky and not only ..." – this is another opportunity to plunge into the world of the talented works of Ivan Aivazovsky and his like – minded lovers of the sea in all its diversity.