The ceremony of receiving by the State Hermitage Museum of the sculptural
composition "The Symbol of the World culture"
On July 20, 2000 the ceremony of receiving of the sculptural composition
"The Symbol of the World culture" that has earlier been in space
was held in the Hermitage Theatre. The authors of the composition made
of metal and stone are A.Mukhin, artistic director of the studio "Zerna"
(Ukraine, Kiev) and A.Statut, director of the Centre of perspective symbolics
(Russia, Saint Petrsburg). The sculptural composition consists of three
parts: a three-dimensional optical structure in the form of a double closed
spiral combining the image of a treble clef (a symbol of music) and of
a heart (symbolising the source of inspiration and love). The rest of
the parts are a sphere that is an embodiment of the Earth and a triple