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In the bathroom of the Metropolitan Museum of the history of corporal punishment on the Arbat opened Museum of the history of prostitution, writes “Kommersant”.
Its Creator — artist and collector Valery Pereverzev. “The exhibition should be seen holistically, not need to pay attention to individual pieces. My opinion is that this Museum only in the toilet, say rude — in the toilet,” he explained.
The exposition, placed in three rooms with a total area of about four square meters of old photographs of courtesans, books, dresses, chastity belt. It all Pereverzev collected within six months.
The Museum’s mission, according to him, is to arouse the human feeling of rejection, deceived, “just nasty.”
“This Museum is contrary to the will of the President, he does not fit into the national security strategy,” said who came to the opening of the activist of the movement “forty times Forty” Georgy Soldatov.
Feminists, according to Pereverzev, as Orthodox activists and the Communists reacted to the exposure of the negative, promising to raze it to the ground.
It is the first Museum dedicated to prostitution in Russia. Abroad a full exposition on this subject under the title “secrets of the red lights” opened in Amsterdam.
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