person of the week (1995) 04/27/1995
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Rene Guerra calls herself not a collector, but a collector.
Russia perceives as its own home.
Describes how he assimilates in the country, gets acquainted with the people and customs.
In the sixties, in the nineties, he arrived at the Moscow State University for an internship.
But he was expelled from the Soviet Union because of ideological "sabotage."
Rene Guerra is a recognized expert of Russian culture abroad.
He collected a huge collection of items of culture and art taken from Russia after the 1917 revolution.
Describes why since childhood he began to learn Russian.
How I got acquainted with Russian culture.
Attitude of representatives of Russian emigration to the Frenchman.
Rene Guerra tells how his colleagues did not share his views and attachments.
Chronicle of France in the early 20th century:
Driving along the river Seine.
Ball: ladies and gentlemen are dancing in the hall.
Representatives of high society gather for solemn events.
Soviet posters with proletarian slogans and quotations Mayakovsky.
Rene Guerra talks about the duplicity of some representatives of the Soviet school, who are now trying to deal with issues of Russian emigrants who expressed disagreement with the communist regime that came to power.
Video: Rene Guerra organized an exhibition in Moscow, collected by him works of Russian artists, emigrants.
PersonnelGuerra Rene is a French philologist-Slavist, collector.