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The Legend Largest sculptural park in Russia

The Legend Largest sculptural park in Russia

Work by Marijan Mirt, Five observers, steel wire. The Legend Largest sculptural park in Russia

The Legend Largest sculptural park in Russia

Known in Russian as “Legenda”, the sculpture park “Legend” is, in fact, the largest sculptural park in Russia and one of the largest in the world. Located on the territory of the recreational complex “Chistiye Prudy” near the village of Ramzai in the Mokshan district of the Penza region, the park has become famous for many reasons. In particular, for the annual international sculpture symposia. Besides, the park “Legenda” has 275 unique works of marble, granite, wood, metal and bronze. Noteworthy, the authors of these monuments and sculptural compositions – 178 sculptors from 59 countries.
Created in 2008 The “Legend” Park became a part of the International Sculptural Symposium “Autumn. Inspiration. Penza”, organized for private funds by Konstantin Mikhailovich Volkov, manager of the company “Rosstroy.”
First held on “Clean Ponds” (from 10 to 30 September 2008) symposium has become annual. Famous sculptors from 30 countries from all over the world came here (49 sculptors). During the symposium, the artists created sculptures from various sculptural materials on the theme “Motherhood and family”. And later the park was given the name “Legend”.

Saxophone player

Saxophone player. Zhang Chu, China, marble, 2010. The Legend Largest sculptural park in Russia

Opened in August 2013, The Gallery of World Contemporary Art “Art Penza” – located on the territory of the Sculpture Park Legend. The Gallery collection today consists of 1200 outstanding works of fine art of various styles and styles.
 
Art works presented here, created by leading contemporary artists from 69 countries around the world, participants of annual international sculptures and paintings Symposia.
Due to the high artistic level and the number of exhibited works, this museum is unique and has no equals in Russia. The area of ​​the Gallery is 1000 square meters with 17 modern exhibition halls on three floors. Noteworthy, almost every month the Art Penza Gallery opens a new exhibition.

The Legend Largest sculptural park in Russia

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