On Wednesday, July 19, in the morning, in the social networks of St. Petersburg art critics, critics and artists, the news appeared that the vernissage of the exhibition of the State Russian Museum (SRM) “Novikov Wedge. New Academy of Fine Arts”, scheduled for this evening, will not take place. Various reasons were cited, such as the “pornography” or other “sedition” discovered in the exposition. By the middle of the day, the State Russian Museum issued information that the matter was solely in the “identification of numerous violations of the regulations for the preparation of the exhibition” and that it would be opened as soon as they were eliminated. The Kommersant columnist Kira Dolinina understood.