On November 11, 2023 the German art historian, Honorary Member of the Russian Academy of Arts Burkhardt Goeres is marking his 80th jubilee.
The art historian Burkhardt Goeres specializes in the study of Russian and German furniture and decorative and applied arts of the 17th – 19th centuries, as well as in the history of the Amber Room. In his researches he focuses on the interaction of Russian and German culture. For 13 years since 1983 he served as a Director of the Museum of Decorative and Applied Arts of the State Museum of Berlin, since 1996 till 2008 he was the Director of Museums and Collection of the Foundation “Prussian Castles and Gardens of Berlin-Brandenburg”. Burkhardt Goeres has been a constant participant of international research conferences including those organized by the Russian Academy of Arts.
The Presidium and the President of the Russian Academy Zurab Tsereteli have congratulated Mr. Burkhardt Goeres on his Jubilee:
“Dear Mr. Burkhardt Goeres,
On behalf of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Arts I would like to congratulate you on your 80th Jubilee. You are a man of incredible stock of knowledge and erudition, ability to analyze and discover the unknown. I wish you many more productive years, optimism and continuous success in your activity. May your life be always full of positive events and happy feelings”.
Zurab Tsereteli, President of the Russian Academy of Arts