Events, Film
Screening & Discussion: “Ilfandpetrov” with director Roman Liberov at the Pushkin House, 30 June

Screening & Discussion: “Ilfandpetrov” with director Roman Liberov at the Pushkin House, 30 June

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 24/06/2017 4:43 PM

Documentary animation film “ILFANDPETROV”, is  about the legendary Soviet satirist duo Ilya Ilf and Evgeny Petrov,  whose novels about con man Ostap Bender in The Twelve Chairs (1928) and The Little Golden Calf (1931) – are amongst the most beloved and frequently quoted works in Russian literature. In this film creators repeated the route of […] Read More

Events, Exhibitions
Culture and Revolution IV: Photography and Film, British Library, 29 June

Culture and Revolution IV: Photography and Film, British Library, 29 June

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 24/06/2017 4:33 PM

The Russian Revolution heralded an explosion in artistic creation and expression. In the last of four illustrated lectures on the Russian avant-garde, Rosamund Bartlett explores the impact and influence of the events of 1917 on photography and film. Rosamund Bartlett is a leading authority on the cultural history of Russia. Best known for her acclaimed […] Read More

Art Market, Russian Art Week
Bruun Rasmussen Sets a New World Record for the Russian 16th Century Icon from Zeiner-Henriksen Collection

Bruun Rasmussen Sets a New World Record for the Russian 16th Century Icon from Zeiner-Henriksen Collection

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 24/06/2017 4:12 PM

We are delighted to announce the results of the Bruun Rasmussen auction in Copenhagen and are most happy that we have also contributed towards the success of the sale. Below are the results of the auction, which will undoubtedly be good news to many icon dealers. The auction of Zeiner-Henriksen collection held by Bruun Rasmussen […] Read More

Music
Trinity Laban Symphony Orchestra Performs Rachmaninov at Cadogan Hall, 28 June

Trinity Laban Symphony Orchestra Performs Rachmaninov at Cadogan Hall, 28 June

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 23/06/2017 3:06 PM

Rachmaninov’s Symphony No.3 was first performed in London in 1937, conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham for his new London Philharmonic. Trinity Laban Symphony Orchestra brings this work of ‘superb Russian melancholy’ to life, conducted by Martin André. The concert also features Stravinsky’s Symphonies of Wind Instruments (1920 version) and Copland’s Clarinet Concerto, performed by Hannah […] Read More

Exhibitions, Reviews
Arseny Avraamov’s Avant-Garde Symphony of Sirens Goes Contemporary at Documenta 14 in Athens

Arseny Avraamov’s Avant-Garde Symphony of Sirens Goes Contemporary at Documenta 14 in Athens

BY Kseniia Klimova POSTED 23/06/2017 3:00 PM

Among the most significant landmarks of the Documenta 14 art exhibition running this year simultaneously in Athens (8 April -16 July) and in Kassel (10 June – 17 September), one could mention the stand  dedicated to Arseny Avraamov’s Symphony of Sirens at the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Athens. Historically, the idea of creating […] Read More

Events, Lecture
Alexandra Sankova, Director of the Moscow Design Museum Will Give Lecture at the V&A in September

Alexandra Sankova, Director of the Moscow Design Museum Will Give Lecture at the V&A in September

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 23/06/2017 12:16 PM

Alexandra Sankova, Director of the Moscow Design Museum recounts how Russian Design has changed since its first steps at the beginning of 1920s to the post-war period as the country rose from the ashes of destruction. Also on the agenda – how exchanges of experience with international organisations, the first of which was the British […] Read More

Events, Music
Strains of Revolution, II, The British Library, 27 June

Strains of Revolution, II, The British Library, 27 June

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 22/06/2017 10:51 AM

See the exhibition through a musical lens A unique opportunity to hear the Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths exhibition brought to life with music. Working closely with the collection and Performing the Jewish Archive, composers and musicians from the Royal Northern College of Music have composed new works inspired by the objects on display. These […] Read More

Events, Music
Strains of Revolution. Part I,  The British Library, 27 June

Strains of Revolution. Part I, The British Library, 27 June

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 21/06/2017 6:46 PM

Enjoy free music in the Entrance Hall Hear the Library filled with the sounds of Jewish music performed from artefacts that survived the Revolution, as well as new commissions inspired by the items on display in the Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths exhibition. Members of the Clothworkers Consort of Leeds choir come together with musicians composers […] Read More

Events, Research
Design and the Russian Revolution: Alice Rawsthorn, British Library, 27 JUNE

Design and the Russian Revolution: Alice Rawsthorn, British Library, 27 JUNE

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 21/06/2017 9:30 AM

Alice Rawsthorn discusses the initial impact and enduring influence of the Russian Revolution on design, architecture and fashion: from the role of the Constructivist artist and designer László Moholy-Nagy in revitalising the Bauhaus in the mid-1920s to the recent emergence of a new wave of social and humanitarian designers. Alice Rawsthorn writes about design in […] Read More

Events, Research
Russian Revolution: Unearthing a Jewish History, British Library, 27 JUNE

Russian Revolution: Unearthing a Jewish History, British Library, 27 JUNE

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 20/06/2017 6:49 PM

Before the live performances in the Entrance Hall at 17.00, Michael Berkowitz, Professor of Modern Jewish History, UCL, gives a keynote address about Jews and the Revolution entitled Anarchism, Jews — and photography? Opposition and alternatives to Bolshevism. He is joined by Stephen Muir, Lisa Peschel and Simo Muir to discuss the work of Performing […] Read More

Events
Magazine launch: Index on Censorship – Russia’s revolution and our freedoms. 27 June at Calvert 22

Magazine launch: Index on Censorship – Russia’s revolution and our freedoms. 27 June at Calvert 22

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 20/06/2017 10:00 AM

Join us and Index on Censorship for a summer party to launch its upcoming issue exploring the impact of the Russian Revolution of 1917 on our freedoms today. There’ll be pop-up provocations looking at contemporary influences of the Russian Revolution on propaganda, culture and politics from around the globe alongside live readings of speeches tracing the […] Read More

Events, Research
Culture and Revolution III: Literature and Drama, British Library, 22 JUNE

Culture and Revolution III: Literature and Drama, British Library, 22 JUNE

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 19/06/2017 7:00 PM

The Russian Revolution heralded an explosion in artistic creation and expression. In the third of four illustrated lectures on the Russian avant-garde, Rosamund Bartlett explores the impact and influence of the events of 1917 on literature and drama. Rosamund Bartlett is a leading authority on the cultural history of Russia. Best known for her acclaimed […] Read More

Events
Russian Masterworks: From Rakhmaninov to Shostakovich, 21 JUNE

Russian Masterworks: From Rakhmaninov to Shostakovich, 21 JUNE

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 19/06/2017 5:45 PM

An evening of Russian masterworks conducted by Yuri Temirkanov. The heroic grandeur of Rachmaninov’s Second Piano Concerto acts as a beguiling prequel to Shostakovich’s Fifth Symphony. Courting political rehabilitation with one hand while mocking it with the other, one journalist famously and ambiguously dubbed the Symphony a ‘Soviet artist’s practical and creative answer to just […] Read More

Events
The Romanovs: Simon Sebag Montefiore, British Library, 20 June

The Romanovs: Simon Sebag Montefiore, British Library, 20 June

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 18/06/2017 3:22 PM

The Romanovs were the most successful dynasty of modern times, ruling a sixth of the world’s surface. How did one family turn a war-ruined principality into the world’s greatest empire? And how did they lose it all? Simon Sebag Montefiore reveals a world of unlimited power, ruthless empire-building and palace conspiracy, with a global cast […] Read More

Events, Music
Lecture – recital Music of the Russian Revolution 1917. 2 July at Pushkin House

Lecture – recital Music of the Russian Revolution 1917. 2 July at Pushkin House

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 18/06/2017 10:00 AM

Yulia Chaplina (piano & narration) Jonathan Deakin (guest performer, piano duo) A wonderful 60 mins programme of Russian piano music is presented by Yulia Chaplina and Jonathan Deakin (no interval). The programme includes music by Rachmaninov and Prokofiev written during the 1917 Russian Revolution as well as other compositions written before and after, illustrating the […] Read More

Events
IMMERSIVE FOOD EXPERIENCE: “CURIOUS ENCOUNTERS”. 7 July

IMMERSIVE FOOD EXPERIENCE: “CURIOUS ENCOUNTERS”. 7 July

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 17/06/2017 10:00 AM

“Curious Encounters” “But I don’t want to go among mad people,” Alice remarked. “Oh, you can’t help that,” said the Cat: “we’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad.” Let’s all get a little mad for a day. Take an immersive trip down a “rabbit hole” at this Alice in Wonderland-based pop-up experience created by […] Read More

Film
Film screening: Oleg and the Rare Arts (Andrés Duque, 2016). 12 July at New East Cinema

Film screening: Oleg and the Rare Arts (Andrés Duque, 2016). 12 July at New East Cinema

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 16/06/2017 12:00 PM

Calvert 22 Foundation and MUBI are delighted to present the London premiere of Oleg y las raras artes (Oleg and the Rare Arts) as part of New East Cinema, the programme of contemporary cinema from the New East curated by The New Social. Director Andrés Duque will join us via Skype after the screening for […] Read More

Events, Music
Tchaikovsky Gala at the Royal Albert Hall, RPO,  20 June

Tchaikovsky Gala at the Royal Albert Hall, RPO, 20 June

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 16/06/2017 9:18 AM

Experience the passion, magic and drama of Tchaikovsky in a concert full of some of his most celebrated works, including the incomparable Piano Concerto No.1, performed by the young and internationally acclaimed Swiss-Canadian pianist Teo Gheorghiu, exquisite extracts from the enormously popular The Nutcracker, and a thrilling 1812 Overture firework finale – all conducted by the RPO’s Permanent Associate […] Read More

Music, News
Saved from Oblivion: Songs by the Russian Composer Nikolai Golovanov Performed by the Bolshoi Soloist Igor Golovatenko, 17 June

Saved from Oblivion: Songs by the Russian Composer Nikolai Golovanov Performed by the Bolshoi Soloist Igor Golovatenko, 17 June

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 15/06/2017 11:50 PM

Would you like to discover a new name in the history of Russian music which had been cast into oblivion and then rescued from it? Learn of someone you might have never heard before? And listen to new musical pieces performed by a leading soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre? Then you definitely should go to this […] Read More

Exhibitions
The Future is Certain; It’s the Past Which is Unpredictable. 23 June – 20 August at Calvert 22

The Future is Certain; It’s the Past Which is Unpredictable. 23 June – 20 August at Calvert 22

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 15/06/2017 12:30 PM

Private view: Thursday 22 June, 6 – 9pm. RSVP here. A group show on writing and rewriting history “The future is certain”, according to an old Soviet joke. “It’s the past which is unpredictable.” This exhibition reflects on the ways history is written and the inevitability with which the past reasserts itself in the future. Bringing […] Read More

Events
Rogers and Bernaskoni in Conversation. The influence of the Russian Avant Garde on contemporary architecture. 22 June at the Design Museum

Rogers and Bernaskoni in Conversation. The influence of the Russian Avant Garde on contemporary architecture. 22 June at the Design Museum

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 15/06/2017 10:00 AM

Join world leading architects Richard Rogers and Boris Bernaskoni to discuss their work and the influence of the Russian Avant Garde on contemporary architecture. Rogers and Bernaskoni in Conversation’ is produced in partnership with Mariana Haseldine and GRAD Gallery. What to expect? From the legacy of Constructivism to the iconic status of Tatlin’s Tower, the […] Read More

Exhibitions
Temple of Futures Thinking. By Avenir Institute, 17 June – 2 July

Temple of Futures Thinking. By Avenir Institute, 17 June – 2 July

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 14/06/2017 10:00 AM

Temple of Futures Thinking By Avenir Institute, June 17 – July 2 Opening June 16, 19.00 with a lecture-performance “Futures: plural, queer & rhizomatic” The future is a pastiche of relational and extrapolative images of expectations, desires and fears. Avenir Institute was founded in summer 2015 with the mission of exploring the questions on potentialities in […] Read More

Events
Mikhail Klarin Master Class: The Augmented Reality of Our Decisions. Organised by Chance For Life charitable foundation

Mikhail Klarin Master Class: The Augmented Reality of Our Decisions. Organised by Chance For Life charitable foundation

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 13/06/2017 8:30 PM

The Augmented Reality of Our Decisions: Understanding How Our Unconscious Shapes Our Decisions, and How to Use This for Success Let us dare to get a glimpse of egoism giving some focused attention to… our own selves? We suggest spending this evening exploring our own wishes, intentions, goals… Do we always know what we are […] Read More

Exhibitions
HARVESTING RAIN. Daria Krotova at Galerie Iragui, Moscow, 16 June – 16 July

HARVESTING RAIN. Daria Krotova at Galerie Iragui, Moscow, 16 June – 16 July

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 13/06/2017 5:13 PM

Daria Krotova. HARVESTING RAIN Opening: 16th of June 2017 at 7 pm “Bringing together the art practice and the experience of living in the country house, Daria Krotova tests the ability of art as an instrument for capturing uncertain states. Rain for her is a metaphor for the mobility and variability of instantaneous states, her creative […] Read More

Events, Music
Fundraising Dinner Concert ‘1917: The Final Flowering’ by Alexander Karpeyev. 22 June

Fundraising Dinner Concert ‘1917: The Final Flowering’ by Alexander Karpeyev. 22 June

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 12/06/2017 1:34 PM

Alexander Karpeyev is music curator at the Pushkin House and Artistic Director of the London Medtner Festival. He is quickly gaining reputation as one of the leading Russian pianists of his generation. On 13 February 2017 he gave a critically acclaimed recital at London’s prestigious Kings Place. Reviews of 1917: The Final Flowering are available at […] Read More

Reviews
Greece Meets the Russian Avant-Garde

Greece Meets the Russian Avant-Garde

BY Kseniia Klimova POSTED 11/06/2017 3:15 PM

On May 10, 2017 a musical evening with the Transcription Ensemble took place in the Athens Concert Hall Megaron. The group itself was formed in 2007, her members being Christos Grimbas (cello), Nikolaos Zafranas (piano) and Yorgos Kandylidis (violin). The group became popular among the Greek audience as well as outside Greece. Educated at internationally […] Read More

Interviews
INTERVIEW: Conversation with Erik Bulatov on his Monumental Installation at Tate Modern. By Katya Belyaeva

INTERVIEW: Conversation with Erik Bulatov on his Monumental Installation at Tate Modern. By Katya Belyaeva

BY Katya Belyaeva POSTED 09/06/2017 2:07 PM

Forward 2016 is Erik Bulatov’s first sculpture which was conceived following a visit to a decommissioned 19th century iron foundry in Maubourguet, France. The work consists of the word ‘forward’ spelled out four times in Cyrillic letters, each standing ten feet high and arranged in a wide circle. The project was supported by the London non-profit organisation […] Read More

Art Market, Reviews, Russian Art Week
Post-Sale Report: STABLE NOT STRONG. Consignor Caution Delays Market Revival. By Simon Hewitt

Post-Sale Report: STABLE NOT STRONG. Consignor Caution Delays Market Revival. By Simon Hewitt

BY Simon Hewitt POSTED 08/06/2017 8:11 PM

AS RA+C FOUNDER THEODORA CLARKE (aka Theo) campaigned tirelessly in Bristol East in T-shirt and jeans, the art world focused on Mayfair and the ability of the Russian auction market to pursue its tentative turnaround of last November. Electoral periods are seldom good news for the art market, which thrives on political and economic stability. […] Read More

Events
RUSSIAN JEWELLERY IN THE ROYAL COLLECTION, Pushkin House, 29 June

RUSSIAN JEWELLERY IN THE ROYAL COLLECTION, Pushkin House, 29 June

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 08/06/2017 12:46 PM

The Royal houses of Britain and Russia were bonded by close and complex family ties. The British royals preferred to keep their distance from their Russian cousins, but appreciated their wealth and taste. Following the tragic deaths of the Tsar and his family, their British cousins made an effort to buy their jewels. Many Russian […] Read More

Books
ART HISTORIAN ROSALIND BLAKESLEY WINS FIFTH PUSHKIN HOUSE RUSSIAN BOOK PRIZE

ART HISTORIAN ROSALIND BLAKESLEY WINS FIFTH PUSHKIN HOUSE RUSSIAN BOOK PRIZE

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 07/06/2017 11:58 PM

Our whole team wholeheartedly congratulates the art historian and curator Rosalind Blakesley who has won the fifth annual Pushkin House Russian book prize for her work The Russian Canvas: Painting in Imperial Russia, 1757-1881. Her book, published by Yale, was selected by a panel of five distinguished judges from a shortlist of six strong contenders. […] Read More

Events, Music
Culture and Revolution II: Music and Performance, British Library, 15 June

Culture and Revolution II: Music and Performance, British Library, 15 June

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 07/06/2017 12:11 PM

The Russian Revolution heralded an explosion in artistic creation and expression. In the second of four illustrated lectures on the Russian avant-garde, Rosamund Bartlett explores the impact and influence of the events of 1917 on music and performance. Rosamund Bartlett is a leading authority on the cultural history of Russia. Best known for her acclaimed […] Read More

Events
What Happened in 1917? A Century of Revolution in Architecture and Urbanism, 1917–2017, Calvert 22, 14 June

What Happened in 1917? A Century of Revolution in Architecture and Urbanism, 1917–2017, Calvert 22, 14 June

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 06/06/2017 6:48 PM

As part of The Future Remains: Revisiting Revolution, Calvert 22 Foundation is hosting a series of lively debates about the lasting impact of the “ten days that shook the world”. What Happened in 1917? will bring together leading UK scholars and theorists with their counterparts from across the New East for critical explorations of the legacy of […] Read More

Exhibitions
GEOMETRY OF NONSENSE. Works by Yuri Vashenko at Pushkin House, until 7th July

GEOMETRY OF NONSENSE. Works by Yuri Vashenko at Pushkin House, until 7th July

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 06/06/2017 5:00 PM

Geometry of Nonsense is an exhibition of drawings and etchings by Yuri Vashenko, one of Russia’s leading illustrators of Lewis Carroll. It contains illustrations to several books by the great writer, mathematician and logician, created by the artist over more than 30 years. The latest book is Philosophical Alice, a collection of commentaries by different […] Read More

Exhibitions
Moscow Design Museum to Feature at the Exhibition Into the Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction, The Barbican, 3 June – 7 September

Moscow Design Museum to Feature at the Exhibition Into the Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction, The Barbican, 3 June – 7 September

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 06/06/2017 11:36 AM

Moscow Design Museum participates in the exhibition Into the Unknown: A Journey through Science Fiction which has recently opened at the Barbican. The major introduction of the exhibition runs as: “From the 19th century cabinet of curiosities, to the vastness of space. Through future cities, into the inner landscapes of human perception”.  Russian design  is […] Read More

Events, Exhibitions
Art Vilnius ’17: Contemprorary Art Fair in Lithuania,  8 -11 June

Art Vilnius ’17: Contemprorary Art Fair in Lithuania, 8 -11 June

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 03/06/2017 10:30 AM

The international contemporary art fair ArtVilnius’17 on Tuesday invited art lovers to the Artagonist art hotel in central Vilnius to share some of the news about the upcoming fair. This year’s edition of ArtVilnius, which will run June 8 through 11 at Litexpo, will include 55 galleries and some 200 artists from 20 countries (from […] Read More

Interviews
“Art is the Only Thing Worth Pursuing”. Short Interview with Irina Korina at the Venice Biennale

“Art is the Only Thing Worth Pursuing”. Short Interview with Irina Korina at the Venice Biennale

BY Irene Kukota POSTED 02/06/2017 3:58 PM

This year, Irina Korina was among the Russian artists hand-picked by Christine Macel, Chief Curator at the Musée National d’Art Moderne – Centre Pompidou in Paris and the Curator of 57th Venice Biennale. Macel invited 120 artists to present their signature works for the Viva Arte Viva!  Biennale project. Her choice of Russian artists was an […] Read More

Exhibitions
KINETIC GENERATIVE MUSIC INSTALLATION BY ANDRIUS ŠARAPOVAS AT THE TSEKH GALLERY IN VILNIUS. UNTIL 18 JUNE

KINETIC GENERATIVE MUSIC INSTALLATION BY ANDRIUS ŠARAPOVAS AT THE TSEKH GALLERY IN VILNIUS. UNTIL 18 JUNE

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 01/06/2017 11:56 PM

Can statistics sound like music? Andrius Šarapovas’ kinetic art installation, which will be open at the TSEKH gallery until June 18th, invites visitors to experience how data generated through a person’s reality and behavioral patterns can be revived from the digital world and returned to the real one by being transformed into generative music. According […] Read More

Events
Culture and Revolution I: Art and Architecture, the British Library, 8 June

Culture and Revolution I: Art and Architecture, the British Library, 8 June

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 01/06/2017 11:11 PM

The lecture dwells on the impact and influence of the Russian Revolution on art and architecture. The Russian Revolution heralded an explosion in artistic creation and expression. In the first of four illustrated lectures on the Russian avant-garde, Rosamund Bartlett explores the impact and influence of the events of 1917 on art and architecture. Rosamund Bartlett […] Read More

Exhibitions
ANATOLY SHURAVLEV: FUTURE REVISITED. Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, 9 June – 23 July

ANATOLY SHURAVLEV: FUTURE REVISITED. Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, 9 June – 23 July

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 01/06/2017 11:08 PM

In this second venue of his exhibition in Greece (the first part was presented at the Museum Alex Mylona – Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art in Athens, 5 – 24.4.2017) Anatoly Shuravlev broadens the show with older works which are, nevertheless, presented in a new way and in a new context that corresponds with his […] Read More

Dance, Events
Workshop: Isadora Duncan’s Revolutionary Dance, Calvert 22, 4 June

Workshop: Isadora Duncan’s Revolutionary Dance, Calvert 22, 4 June

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 01/06/2017 10:37 PM

Following her performance at the launch of the book The Sixth Sense of the Avant-Garde, we’re excited to welcome back London’s premiere Duncanist Julia Pond and dance artist Meg Brooker for a contemporary dance workshop as part of our season The Future Remains: Revisiting Revolution. Join this intimate and inclusive group to learn about the […] Read More

Film
Film screening – Keep My Words Forever (Roma Liberov, 2015), Calvert 22, 29 June

Film screening – Keep My Words Forever (Roma Liberov, 2015), Calvert 22, 29 June

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 01/06/2017 12:46 PM

As part of The Future Remains: Revisiting Revolution, Calvert 22 Foundation is pleased to present A poet in Russia is not just a poet, a series of three summer film screenings dedicated to the fate of Russian writers during and after the Revolution with director Roma Liberov. The first film in the series brings to […] Read More

Events
Evgeny Kissin in Conversation, 5 June

Evgeny Kissin in Conversation, 5 June

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 31/05/2017 12:35 PM

Meet the musical wunderkind of our age, pianist Evgeny Kissin. Born in Moscow in 1971, Kissin aged 12 performed both Chopin piano concertos in the Moscow Conservatory, something unattempted since the turn of the century. News of this prodigy of the Soviet state music system spread rapidly outside Russia, and at 17 he was invited […] Read More

Exhibitions
Anselm Kiefer, for Velimir Khlebnikov. Fates of Nations. The Hermitage, 30 May Onwards

Anselm Kiefer, for Velimir Khlebnikov. Fates of Nations. The Hermitage, 30 May Onwards

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 30/05/2017 5:01 PM

On 30th May 2017, for the very first time in Russia, the State Hermitage Museum inaugurates a solo exhibition of one of the most famous contemporary artist, Anselm Kiefer. Located in the Nicholas Hall of the Winter Palace, the exhibition is organized by the State Hermitage Museum in close collaboration with the artist and in […] Read More

Events
A Spectacular Gala Dinner in Aid of The Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Nice on 12 July, the Feast of Sts Peter and Paul

A Spectacular Gala Dinner in Aid of The Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Nice on 12 July, the Feast of Sts Peter and Paul

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 30/05/2017 12:00 PM

We invite our readers to the grandiose Evening Gala Dinner in Nice which will take place in Nice, France on 12th July, on the day of the Feast of the Saint and Holy  Apostles Peter and Paul. This  is going to be an unforgettable evening graced by the presence of the members of the most […] Read More

Exhibitions
THE PAPER REVOLUTION. SOVIET GRAPHIC DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTIVISM (1920 – 1930’S). ADAM, Brussels, 5 June – 8 October

THE PAPER REVOLUTION. SOVIET GRAPHIC DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTIVISM (1920 – 1930’S). ADAM, Brussels, 5 June – 8 October

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 29/05/2017 6:32 PM

To mark the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, the Art & Design Atomium Museum and Moscow Design Museum are going to present a special exhibition The Paper Revolution 1920 – 1930’s. The exhibition will be dedicated to the Soviet graphic design of the 1920s and 1930s. Featuring significant works of Aleksandr Rodchenko, Varvara Stepanova, […] Read More

Exhibitions
ERIK BULATOV’S ‘FORWARD’ UNVEILED 26 MAY ON SOUTH TERRACE OF TATE MODERN

ERIK BULATOV’S ‘FORWARD’ UNVEILED 26 MAY ON SOUTH TERRACE OF TATE MODERN

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 26/05/2017 8:32 PM

Today, in commemoration of the centenary of 1917 Revolution in Russia, Tate Modern unveiled a monumental steel sculpture by the artist Erik Bulatov, installed on the terrace outside the gallery/ The work consists of the word ‘forward’ spelled out four times in Cyrillic letters, each standing ten feet high and arranged in a wide circle. […] Read More

Events
IN CONVERSATION WITH ARTIST YURI VASHENKO, CONDUCTED BY LIZA DIMBLEBY, Pushkin House, 2 June

IN CONVERSATION WITH ARTIST YURI VASHENKO, CONDUCTED BY LIZA DIMBLEBY, Pushkin House, 2 June

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 26/05/2017 1:46 AM

Yuri Vashenko is the leading illustrator of Lewis Carroll in Russia today. In this conversation with writer and artist Liza Dimbleby, he will talk about his work with ‘Alice’ over the last forty years. His exhibition in Pushkin House ‘The Geometry of Nonsense,’ is made up of drawings and etchings responding to the original illustrations […] Read More

Events
Teffi, Rasputin, Lenin: Author Vanora Bennett explores Teffi’s revolutionary memoirs with translators Robert Chandler and Irina Steinberg, Pushkin House, 30 May

Teffi, Rasputin, Lenin: Author Vanora Bennett explores Teffi’s revolutionary memoirs with translators Robert Chandler and Irina Steinberg, Pushkin House, 30 May

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 24/05/2017 1:00 PM

What did Russia’s best loved humorist in the run-up to 1917 make of the two men who encapsulated the extremes of the Russian revolutionary experience? Before Teffi, (aka Nadezhda Alexandrovna Lokhvitskaya) fled the October Revolution and made an émigré home in Paris, this witty, prolific and perceptive writer of poems, plays, stories, satires and journalism […] Read More

Art Market
Sotheby’s Marks 10 Years in Moscow with an Exhibition at the Rumyantsev Museum

Sotheby’s Marks 10 Years in Moscow with an Exhibition at the Rumyantsev Museum

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 23/05/2017 5:41 PM

This spring, Sotheby’s celebrates 10 years of its official presence in Moscow with a remarkable exhibition: the art lovers will have a chance to see the highlights from June Sales of Russian Art Revealed & over 40 artworks acquired by Russian private collectors in past Sotheby’s auctions and exhibited alongside. This show is expected to provide insights into private collections formed in today’s  […] Read More

Events
PANEL DISCUSSION: Émigrés from Revolution, 5 June at the British Library

PANEL DISCUSSION: Émigrés from Revolution, 5 June at the British Library

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 22/05/2017 11:00 AM

With Katya Galitzine, Dominic Lieven, Martin Sixsmith and guests At least a million people, and probably many more, became exiles from Russia during the Revolution and its aftermath. They spanned all classes and included landowners and nobles, Cossacks and the military, dispossessed businessmen and Imperial officials, intellectuals and artists such as Stravinsky, Nabokov and Chagall. […] Read More

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