Main Entrance Arch

Arch of the Main Entrance was built for the opening of the All-Union Agricultural Exhibition in 1954 according to the project of the architect Innokenty Melchakov. The arch in the spirit of imperial architecture of Ancient Rome - a sign of glory of the Soviet people, the winner of the Great Patriotic War - emphasizes the status of a triumphant state and the corresponding new scale of VSHV-54. The arch, like the famous Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, opens the Central Alley - the main axis of the main exhibition of the country, which embodied the triumph of the Great Victory and the first successes in the post-war revival of the country. Powerful ceilings rest on pylons decorated with bas-reliefs. A whole creative team worked on the sculpture "Tractor Driver and Collective Farm Girl", which gained fame as the emblem of the Exhibition. Antropov, S.D. Rabinovich, I.L. Slonim, N.L. The strain under the leadership of S.M. Orlova.

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