Nicholas Roerich Museum

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The Nicholas Roerich Museum is dedicated to the works of Nicholas Roerich, a Russian-born artist whose work focused on nature scenes from the Himalayas.[1] The museum is located in a brownstone at 319 West 107th Street on Manhattan's Upper West Side. The museum was originally located in the Master Apartments at 103d Street and Riverside Drive, which were built especially for Roerich in 1929.[2]

Currently, the museum includes between 100 and 200 of Roerich's works as well as a collection of archival materials[3][4] and still attracts pilgrims from throughout the world.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Seth Kugel (2006-04-16). "Specialty Museums: Finding Art, Not Crowds, in New York". The New York Times. Retrieved 2008-08-25. 
  2. ^ Christopher Gray (1995-01-29). "Streetscapes/The Master Apartments; A Restoration for the Home of a Russian Philosopher". The New York Times. Retrieved 2008-08-25. 
  3. ^ Squires, Emily; Len Belzer (2000). Spiritual Places. Cosimo, Inc. p. 86. ISBN 1931044031. 
  4. ^ Karlowich, Robert A. (1990). A Guide to Scholarly Resources on the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union in the New York Metropolitan Area. M.E. Sharpe. p. 206. ISBN 0873326199. 
  5. ^ Meyer, Karl Ernest; Shareen Blair Brysac (2006). Tournament of Shadows: The Great Game and the Race for Empire in Central Asia. Basic Books. p. 450. ISBN 0465045766. 

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Coordinates: 40°48′10.3″N 73°58′8.6″W / 40.802861°N 73.969056°W / 40.802861; -73.969056