Russian Art and Culture

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Russian Art & Culture is the most popular online platform in Europe with over 50,000 readers. We update our website daily with news, articles and interviews. Check out our calendar for the latest listings of Russian cultural events including exhibitions, concerts, talks and conferences taking place near you. Our readership is predominately in the UK, Russia and the United States but we publish events from around the world.

This website was first launched as a blog in response to the successful ‘Cultural Exchange: Russia and the West’ conference at the University of Bristol organised by our Editor in 2011. The blog quickly grew and was launched as a professional website in 2012.  Later that year we  launched our sister site and published the first guide to Russian Art Week in London. [read more]

About the Editor

Theodora Clarke founded and currently edits the online arts magazine ‘Russian Art and Culture’. The website publishes the best reviews, articles and news on Russian art, related exhibitions and interesting cultural events in the UK. She also publishes the bi-annual guide to Russian Art Week in London.

Prior to specialising in Russian art, she did work experience in the Old Master’s Department at Christie’s in London and later in New York. In 2010 she worked at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and helped to curate several exhibitions.

She has written articles for numerous publications and is a popular commentator on Russian culture with a particular focus on the Russian avant-garde and twentieth century modernism. She is also an accredited lecturer for the National Association for Decorative and Fine Arts (NADFAS) and runs cultural tours to Russia.

Theodora obtained a First Class BA Honours degree in History of Art at Newcastle University and then studied for an MA in Russian Art at the Courtauld Institute in Art in London under Prof. John Milner. [read more]