Articles By Katya Belyaeva

TRIP TO ONE OF THE LEADING EUROPEAN ART FAIRS BRAFA 2018. BRUSSELS, 1-3 February

TRIP TO ONE OF THE LEADING EUROPEAN ART FAIRS BRAFA 2018. BRUSSELS, 1-3 February

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 20/11/2017 2:00 PM

The Brussels Art Fair (BRAFA), created in 1956, is one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious art fairs. It is an exceptional showcase of high quality and rare pieces dating from the Bronze Age to the present day, covering some 5000 years of history. Brafatakes usually place during the last ten days of January. The first major art event of the year, it is […] Read More

State Tretyakov Gallery Lecture At BRAFA: Secrets Of Old Paintings, 1 February 2018

State Tretyakov Gallery Lecture At BRAFA: Secrets Of Old Paintings, 1 February 2018

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 19/11/2017 11:40 AM

BRAFA (Brussels Art Fair) in collaboration with Russian Art and Culture is delighted to welcome the State Tretyakov Gallery with the lecture “Paradoxes or the secrets of old paintings”. The event will take place on February 1, 2018 at Tour&Taxis in Brussels at 4 pm. Special favorable conditions are reserved for readers and subscribers of Russian Art and Culture.  BRAFA is one of the oldest art fairs […] Read More

TATE MODERN CURATOR NATALIA SIDLINA ON THE RECENTLY OPENED RED STAR OVER RUSSIA EXHIBITION

TATE MODERN CURATOR NATALIA SIDLINA ON THE RECENTLY OPENED RED STAR OVER RUSSIA EXHIBITION

BY Marina Maximova POSTED 16/11/2017 6:15 PM

This year is a big Russian year for Tate Modern. Following Eric Bulatov’s sculptural installation Forward and a large-scale retrospective of the conceptual art pioneer Ilya Kabakov, Tate Modern launches its new exhibition Red Star Over Russia. The display, which opened exactly 100 years after the Bolshevik party took control, showcases 250 artefacts including posters, photographs, paintings, and publications from the collection of the late David King. It explores 50 years […] Read More

Russian Art Week Guide, November 2017

Russian Art Week Guide, November 2017

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 13/11/2017 9:00 AM

Our new Russian Art Week Guide is up and out! In this issue, Simon Hewitt, our international editor, reviews the forthcoming auction sales and interviews Marat Gelman, curator of Art Riot at the Saatchi Gallery. Further to that, Juliet Bingham talks about her role as curator of the Ilya and Emilia Kabakov retrospective at Tate Modern. You will […] Read More

Exhibition of Works by Artist Alexis Gritchenko, Shapero Rare Books Gallery,  27 November-1 December

Exhibition of Works by Artist Alexis Gritchenko, Shapero Rare Books Gallery, 27 November-1 December

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 12/11/2017 11:27 AM

Exhibition of works and presentation of the new monograph “Alexis Gritchenko. Dynamocolor” by Vita Susak, from the Malabart collection. In collaboration with Russian Art and Culture at the Shapero Rare Books. Alexis Gritchenko (1883-1977) was a painter, art critic, whose creative work is closely connected with Ukraine, Russia and France. In 1910-ies he developed his own art direction — colordynamos, based on the cubism principles […] Read More

Svetlana Zakharova in Amore Triple Bill, Coliseum, 21- 25 November

Svetlana Zakharova in Amore Triple Bill, Coliseum, 21- 25 November

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 08/11/2017 10:00 AM

Prima ballerina Svetlana Zakharova, Principal of the Bolshoi Theatre and étoile at La Scala Theatre Ballet brings her new triple bill AMORE to the Coliseum in November. Svetlana will be joined by some of the Bolshoi Theatre’s brightest stars including Mikhail Lobukhin, Denis Rodkin and Denis Savin as well as choreographer/dancer Patrick de Bana. Music will […] Read More

Book Discussion With the Author: ‘A People’s History of the Russian Revolution’ by Neil Faulkner,  Conway Hall Book Club, 24 November

Book Discussion With the Author: ‘A People’s History of the Russian Revolution’ by Neil Faulkner, Conway Hall Book Club, 24 November

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 07/11/2017 10:00 AM

The Russian Revolution may well be the most misunderstood event in modern history. In A People’s History of the Russian Revolution, Neil Faulkner sets out to debunk the myths. In this fast-paced introduction to tumultuous events, the Russian people are the heroes. Faulkner shows how a mass movement of millions, organised in democratic assemblies, mobilised […] Read More

Stenton Lecture and Workshop 2017, University of Reading, 23 November

Stenton Lecture and Workshop 2017, University of Reading, 23 November

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 06/11/2017 1:00 PM

The Stenton lecture is an annual lecture by an eminent historian, hosted by the Department and held in honour of its founders, Sir Frank and Lady Stenton, both of whom were responsible for building the reputation of the University of Reading as a centre for historical excellence. The Stenton Lecture: ‘The Russian Revolution: A Hundred Years On’, […] Read More

Prigov is Dead. Long Live Dmitri Aleksanych!, Courtauld Institute of Art, 20 November

Prigov is Dead. Long Live Dmitri Aleksanych!, Courtauld Institute of Art, 20 November

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 05/11/2017 4:18 PM

Organised by Professor Sarah Wilson: The Courtauld Institute of Art Dr Elizaveta Butakova: Calvert 22 Foundation             Dmitri Prigov was an artist, poet, performer and writer. A key figure of the Moscow Conceptualist group, his work has had a lasting influence on subsequent generations of Russian artists (including some of the artists […] Read More

Poetic Performance: The Script and the Voice, Courtauld Institute of Art, 20 November

Poetic Performance: The Script and the Voice, Courtauld Institute of Art, 20 November

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 05/11/2017 10:00 AM

Speakers include Sabine Haensgen: University of Zurich Organised by Professor Sarah Wilson: The Courtauld Institute of Art Dr Elizaveta Butakova: Calvert 22 Foundation   A lecture by Sabine Haensgen, followed by Viktor Misiano in conversation with Sarah Wilson Dmitri Prigov was an artist, poet, performer and writer. A key figure of the Moscow Conceptualist group, his work has […] Read More

Music of the Russian Revolution 1917 Gala Concert, Rossotrudnichestvo, 17 November

Music of the Russian Revolution 1917 Gala Concert, Rossotrudnichestvo, 17 November

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 04/11/2017 10:00 AM

The programme of the final concert of the Russian Revolution of 1917 will comprise music written by Rachmaninov, Medtner, Scriabin, Prokofiev, Stravinsky, Glier and is devoted to the February Revolution 1917. You will hear a wide range of compositions written either just before or after the 1917 revolution in Russia. You will hear most wonderful […] Read More

Stage Russia: Anna Karenina, Barbican,16 November

Stage Russia: Anna Karenina, Barbican,16 November

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 03/11/2017 10:00 AM

Directed and choreographed by Angelica Cholina, this internationally award winning Vakhtangov Theatre production of Anna Karenina is a choreographed interpretation of Leo Tolstoy’s classic novel. Cholina strives to find the equivalent of Tolstoy’s words in harmony and movement, with every gesture holding meaning. The music of Alfred Schnittke helps to reveal the characters and their depth, together […] Read More

SCREAMS OF TIMES PAST – ALFRED KUBIN AT THE RICHARD NAGY GALLERY

SCREAMS OF TIMES PAST – ALFRED KUBIN AT THE RICHARD NAGY GALLERY

BY James Butterwick POSTED 02/11/2017 2:00 PM

Lao Tzu wrote that, “knowing others is wisdom. Knowing the self is enlightenment. Mastering others requires force. Mastering the self requires strength”. Alfred Kubin, “my conceptions do not follow any aesthetic canon, nor are they caricatures, they escape all formulations, but I know that certain creative forces drive me irresistibly”. If one examines the premise […] Read More

An Evening with D.A.P (Dmitri Aleksandrovich Prigov): A Phantom Broadcast, Calvert 22, 14 November

An Evening with D.A.P (Dmitri Aleksandrovich Prigov): A Phantom Broadcast, Calvert 22, 14 November

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 02/11/2017 10:00 AM

To accompany the exhibition Dmitri Prigov. Theatre of Revolutionary Action, London-based artist Richard Crow (The Institution of Rot) presents an experimental immersive audio-visual performance that attempts to “make contact with the re-imagined body of Dmitri Prigov”. An Evening with D.A.P (Dmitri Aleksandrovich Prigov): A Phantom Broadcast is both a sound séance, and “an active homage of hauntology” that connects places […] Read More

FABERGE AND THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION. Bentley & Skinner, 7-30 November

FABERGE AND THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION. Bentley & Skinner, 7-30 November

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 31/10/2017 10:20 AM

An exhibition of objets d’art by Carl Faberge to mark the hundredth anniversary of the 1917 revolution for five days only from Tuesday 7th to Thursday 30th November 2017, 10.00am to 5.00pm, admission free. The 7th of November is an ordinary day for most of us but this year it is going to be 100 […] Read More

RA+C SALES PREVIEW NOVEMBER 2017

RA+C SALES PREVIEW NOVEMBER 2017

BY Simon Hewitt POSTED 30/10/2017 2:30 PM

Alexander Deneika (1888-1965) threatens to be the most prominent figure in the London salerooms this November, with two powerful inter-war works each expected to bring around £3m. His 5ft 8in Coal Miner (1925) at Sotheby’s on November 28 is the left-hand, and only surviving figure, from a wider canvas painted by Deneika after visiting the […] Read More

John Milner: Art on the edge of extinction in revolutionary Russia, University of Bristol, 7 November

John Milner: Art on the edge of extinction in revolutionary Russia, University of Bristol, 7 November

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 28/10/2017 10:00 AM

Autumn Art Lectures 2017: The art of revolutions In 1917 the Russian Revolution seized private collections, shut galleries, and prevented artists from meeting wealthy patrons. But in the dictatorship of the proletariat workers would own nothing individually – but everything collectively. The radical avant-garde rapidly recognised in the Bolshevik State their only source of funding. […] Read More

Russian Art Week in London: 24 November – 1 December 2017

Russian Art Week in London: 24 November – 1 December 2017

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 25/10/2017 11:16 AM

The next Russian Art Week will take place in London from 24 November to 1 December 2017. Russian Art Week, coinciding with the June and November auctions of Russian Art at Sotheby’s, Christie’s, MacDougall’s and Bonhams, attracts anyone who’s anyone in the Russian Art world. RUSSIAN ART+CULTURE publishes the official guide to Russian Art Week. […] Read More

Chamber choir Myriad: Viva La Revolution! 28 October at Holy Trinity Church

Chamber choir Myriad: Viva La Revolution! 28 October at Holy Trinity Church

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 22/10/2017 2:00 PM

In this anniversary year of the Russian Revolution, chamber choir Myriad explores music inspired by and surrounding revolutions. With compositions from Russia and Cuba through to spirituals and elegies of the American and Spanish Civil Wars, we make a fascinating journey through music written at times of great upheaval. Prepare for a thrilling ride with […] Read More

Revolution! Russian piano and choral music of the 20th century. 28 October at St James’s Church

Revolution! Russian piano and choral music of the 20th century. 28 October at St James’s Church

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 22/10/2017 10:00 AM

Russian piano and choral music of the 20th century marking 100 years since the Russian Revolution. Featuring pianist Martin James Bartlett, former BBC Young Musician of the Year — and music by Rachmaninov, Scriabin, Prokofiev, Grechaninov, Chesnokov and others. The music will be woven together by narrative written by Rufus Stilgoe, author of our acclaimed Christmas Truce […] Read More

Tate Modern Curator Juliet Bingham On The Recently Opened Ilya and Emilia Kabakov Exhibition

Tate Modern Curator Juliet Bingham On The Recently Opened Ilya and Emilia Kabakov Exhibition

BY Marina Maximova POSTED 20/10/2017 8:30 AM

This autumn Tate Modern stages the first in the UK major retrospective show of the works by artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov. Curated in close dialogue with the duo, and organised in collaboration with the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg and the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow, the exhibition offers the opportunity to see some […] Read More

Translations and Dialogues: The Reception of Russian Art Abroad. 25-27 October in Venice

Translations and Dialogues: The Reception of Russian Art Abroad. 25-27 October in Venice

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 19/10/2017 2:00 PM

The reception of Russian art in Europe and the United States is the subject of a three-day international conference, initiated by Silvia Burini, Director of the Centro Studi sulle Arti della Russia (CSAR) at the University Ca’ Foscari in Venice and Natasha Kurchanova, former President of the Society of Historians of East European, Eurasian, and Russian Art and Architecture, Inc. (SHERA), and co-organized by CSAR, […] Read More

Mystery-Bouffe Promenade Revival. 28-29 October at Waterstones Piccadilly

Mystery-Bouffe Promenade Revival. 28-29 October at Waterstones Piccadilly

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 18/10/2017 12:30 PM

A unique promenade, site-specific revival of Mystery-Bouffe.In celebration of the centenary of the Russian Revolution, we are reviving the atmosphere of 1917 Russia, in a new version of Mystery-Bouffe by Vladimir Mayakovsky. This immersive, site-specific production pays homage to the original production, directed by Vsevolod Meyerhold and designed by Kazimir Malevich. In celebration of the […] Read More

Tsar to Lenin + Introduction by Barbara Slaughter, 22 October at Barbican

Tsar to Lenin + Introduction by Barbara Slaughter, 22 October at Barbican

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 16/10/2017 10:00 AM

A rare chance to see Herman Axelbank’s remarkable documentary record of the Russian Revolution. Made in 1936, the film begins with archive footage of the Tsar and his family on vacation, and moves through to protests, demonstrations and the Bolshevik revolution itself. Narrated by the American writer, poet and political activist Max Eastman. Read More

ART, SPACE AND THE FUTURE. TATE MODERN, 18 OCTOBER

ART, SPACE AND THE FUTURE. TATE MODERN, 18 OCTOBER

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 12/10/2017 5:00 PM

Next week, on the opening day of the Tate Modern retrospective, ‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: Not Everyone Will Be Taken into the Future’, Tate Modern is hosting a conversation on the legacy of Russian Cosmism within contemporary art. In the 1980s, Russia became infatuated with a space-centred utopian concept called Cosmism. Cosmism saw the vision and […] Read More

Russia 1917-2017: From Tsars and Lenin to Putin and Trump. 15 October, a part of Cliveden Literary Festival.

Russia 1917-2017: From Tsars and Lenin to Putin and Trump. 15 October, a part of Cliveden Literary Festival.

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 12/10/2017 11:00 AM

Cliveden is the magnificent English country house with a unique and extraordinary history of politics and intrigue, aristocracy and espionage, sex and scandal. Time and again, Cliveden itself has become a character in the story of these isles. Ever since 1666, the house has also been known for its literary salon, helping to inspire writers […] Read More

Philharmonia Orchestra – Battleship Potemkin: Live Screening, Royal Festival Hall, 12 October

Philharmonia Orchestra – Battleship Potemkin: Live Screening, Royal Festival Hall, 12 October

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 05/10/2017 5:30 PM

The Philharmonia’s Voices of Revolution: Russia 1917 series opens with the live screening of a silent film that tells an iconic story from the first Russian Revolution in 1905. Battleship Potemkin, Sergei Eisenstein’s 1925 masterpiece of film-making and Soviet propaganda, portrays mutiny in the Imperial navy. Its most dramatic sequence is one of the most famous in […] Read More

WHERE NOW? ‘REBOOTED’ BIENNALE MUST ADAPT TO MOSCOW’S SHIFTING ARTISTIC LANDSCAPE

WHERE NOW? ‘REBOOTED’ BIENNALE MUST ADAPT TO MOSCOW’S SHIFTING ARTISTIC LANDSCAPE

BY Simon Hewitt POSTED 05/10/2017 1:30 PM

THE MOSCOW BIENNALE, seemingly moribund two years ago, has survived. But is it as relevant today as when it was launched in 2005? Back then Moscow was recovering from the financial crisis of 1998, when Russia devalued the ruble and defaulted on its debt. The city’s nascent gallery-scene lacked international focus. The fairs Art Moskva […] Read More

Opera: Passion, Power and Politics at the V&A, 30 September – 25 February. In collaboration with the Royal Opera House

Opera: Passion, Power and Politics at the V&A, 30 September – 25 February. In collaboration with the Royal Opera House

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 04/10/2017 2:00 PM

A spectacular and vivid journey through 400 years of operatic and European history, Opera: Passion, Power and Politics opened on 30 September. Shostakovich’s Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, 1934, is explored in detail throughout the run of this V&A exhibition. Both avant-garde and propaganda material will be on display alongside a painting inspired by Shostakovich’s First Symphony […] Read More

RED STAR OVER RUSSIA. A REVOLUTION IN VISUAL CULTURE 1905–55. 8 November – 18 February at Tate Modern

RED STAR OVER RUSSIA. A REVOLUTION IN VISUAL CULTURE 1905–55. 8 November – 18 February at Tate Modern

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 04/10/2017 10:00 AM

2017 marks the centenary of the October Revolution. Rebellion brought hope, chaos, heroism and tragedy as the Russian Empire became the Soviet Union, endured revolutions, civil war, famine, dictatorship and Nazi invasion. A new visual culture arose and transformed the fabric of everyday life. The core of this exhibition comes from the extraordinary collection of photographer […] Read More

Margy Kinmonth film ‘REVOLUTION – NEW ART FOR A NEW WORLD’ will air on BBC4, 8 November

Margy Kinmonth film ‘REVOLUTION – NEW ART FOR A NEW WORLD’ will air on BBC4, 8 November

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 03/10/2017 11:00 AM

Foxtrot Films announced that its feature documentary about the art of the Russian Revolution, REVOLUTION: NEW ART FOR A NEW WORLD produced & directed by Margy Kinmonth and co-produced by Maureen Murray, will air on BBC4 this autumn as part of the BBC’s Russian Season to mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution in October […] Read More

Exclusive trip to Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, 21 October

Exclusive trip to Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, 21 October

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 01/10/2017 9:00 PM

Join us for the exclusive trip to Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts on Saturday, 21 October. This is a whole day visit to Sainsbury Centre in Norfolk. In October 2017 it marks the anniversary of the Russian Revolution by staging two major exhibitions throughout the Russia Season contrasting Russian art and life, before and after […] Read More

101km: Further & Everywhere. Pavilion by Alexander Brodsky will open on 18 October

101km: Further & Everywhere. Pavilion by Alexander Brodsky will open on 18 October

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 26/09/2017 11:30 AM

To mark the centenary of the Russian revolution, Pushkin House presents an artistic installation about Russian poetry in exile. The pavilion celebrates the power of the word and the individual voice. The 101st km, a concept well known in Russia, refers to the distance that poets and others were forced to maintain from major cities, […] Read More

Open call for artists and curators: The 6th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art

Open call for artists and curators: The 6th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 25/09/2017 10:00 AM

The 6th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art will take place in Moscow from June 8, 2018. The curator of the main project is Lucrezia Calabrò Visconti, a young independent curator from Italy. The theme proposed for the 2018 biennial is “Abracadabra.” Lucrezia Calabrò Visconti, curator of the biennial’s main project: “In the last few decades, […] Read More

Dmitri Prigov. Theatre of Revolutionary Action. 13 October – 17 December at Calvert 22

Dmitri Prigov. Theatre of Revolutionary Action. 13 October – 17 December at Calvert 22

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 24/09/2017 10:00 AM

Calvert 22 Foundation is pleased to announce the first posthumous solo presentation of Dmitri Prigov’s work in the UK. Prigov (1940–2007) was one of the leading figures of Moscow Conceptualism and is known for his varied and prolific work as a poet, performer and artist using installation, video, typewritten books and other media. The exhibition Dmitri […] Read More

The 1917 Russian Revolution. Here & Now. 30 September and 2 October at Brunel Museum

The 1917 Russian Revolution. Here & Now. 30 September and 2 October at Brunel Museum

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 20/09/2017 6:00 PM

Bunin condemned it; Mayakovsky praised it; Dostoyevsky foreshadowed it, and John Reed reported on it. A unique cast of prominent British and Russian-speaking actors and musicians under the direction of our guest from Moscow Michael Umanets explore the effects of the revolution on artistic imagination across different genres: folklore, literary texts by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (Demons), Vladimir […] Read More

ILYA AND EMILIA KABAKOV: NOT EVERYONE WILL BE TAKEN INTO THE FUTURE. 18 October 2017 – 28 January 2018 at Tate Modern

ILYA AND EMILIA KABAKOV: NOT EVERYONE WILL BE TAKEN INTO THE FUTURE. 18 October 2017 – 28 January 2018 at Tate Modern

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 19/09/2017 10:00 AM

The Kabakovs are amongst the most celebrated artists of their generation, widely known for their large-scale installations and use of fictional personas. Critiquing the conventions of art history and drawing upon the visual culture of the former Soviet Union – from dreary communal apartments to propaganda art and its highly optimistic depictions of Soviet life […] Read More

RUSSIAN ART AND EXILE – COMMEMORATING THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE 1917 REVOLUTION. 10 October at Pushkin House

RUSSIAN ART AND EXILE – COMMEMORATING THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE 1917 REVOLUTION. 10 October at Pushkin House

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 18/09/2017 12:00 PM

To accompany the Pushkin House pavilion on Bloomsbury Square by architect and artist Alexander Brodsky, titled 101st km – Further and Everywhere, that opens 18th October and commemorates the centenary of the  October revolution, BBC Radio3 is holding a Free Thinking discussion on the topic of creativity and exile in Pushkin House, London’s leading centre of Russian culture. It […] Read More

7th Moscow International Biennale of Contemporary Art opens on 19 September

7th Moscow International Biennale of Contemporary Art opens on 19 September

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 06/09/2017 11:22 AM

Main Project: Clouds⇄Forests Curator: Yuko Hasegawa (Japan) Curatorial assistant: Seiha Kurosawa (Japan) Dates: 19 September 2017 – 18 January 2018 Opening of the Main Project: 18 September 2017 Venue: New Tretyakov Gallery (The State Tretyakov Gallery, 10, Krymsky Val, Moscow) Participants of the Main Project: 52 artists from 24 countries Geography of the participants of the […] Read More

Bahraini Artist Balqees Fakhro Exhibits At Cosmoscow 2017

Bahraini Artist Balqees Fakhro Exhibits At Cosmoscow 2017

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 05/09/2017 4:09 PM

Art Bahrain Across Borders (ArtBAB), the Kingdom of Bahrain’s international art fair is pleased to announce its participation at the Cosmoscow International Art Fair, which will be held at the Historic Market Building from 8th to 10th September 2017. At stand D7, Balqees Fakhro, one of the Kingdom of Bahrain’s leading artists, will be represented […] Read More

The Multi-Story Orchestra: STRAVINSKY RITE OF SPRING. 9 September

The Multi-Story Orchestra: STRAVINSKY RITE OF SPRING. 9 September

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 05/09/2017 10:00 AM

The Multi-Story Orchestra first performed in Peckham in 2011. Ever since that inaugural performance of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring they’ve been wanting to play this monumental work again – and thanks to the amazing team at Selfridges and Bold Tendencies that’s been made possible. This time you’ll also get your own personal tour of this […] Read More

Cosmoscow International Contemporary Art Fair, 8-10 September

Cosmoscow International Contemporary Art Fair, 8-10 September

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 04/09/2017 10:00 AM

Cosmoscow International Contemporary Art Fair is soon to launch its opening, celebrating its fifth anniversary in the year 2017. Cosmoscow will take place at the historical commercial centre Gostiny Dvor between 8 – 10 September, supported by strategic partner Credit Suisse and jewellery partner Garrard. The Fair marks its 5th anniversary with a new Colloborations […] Read More

St Elisabeth Convent, Russian Orthodox Monastic Choir Concerts, London, 22-24 September

St Elisabeth Convent, Russian Orthodox Monastic Choir Concerts, London, 22-24 September

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 03/09/2017 10:00 AM

The concerts of the St Elisabeth Convent Monastic Choir introduce the tradition of Russian Orthodox religious chanting,  which emerged from the unity of  monastic life, worship and serving the fellow neighbour. The programme of each concert is presented in two sections. The first part consists of church hymns based on ancient chants, celebrated for their […] Read More

Conference. Art and Ideology. 100 years Since the October Revolution, Athens, Panteion University, 3-4 November

Conference. Art and Ideology. 100 years Since the October Revolution, Athens, Panteion University, 3-4 November

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 01/09/2017 3:00 PM

The October Revolution is a landmark both in the history of Russia and whole world history of the 20th century. The span between 1917 and  2017 is a good reason for reflection upon and critical reading of the past, while major questions arise about the present. Why is the Russian Revolution still relevant for us? How can […] Read More

Bold Tendencies and the London Adventist Chorale: STRAVINSKY SYMPHONY OF PSALMS. 3 September

Bold Tendencies and the London Adventist Chorale: STRAVINSKY SYMPHONY OF PSALMS. 3 September

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 01/09/2017 11:20 AM

An extraordinary one-off performance will be held at the Old Selfridges Hotel, featuring a 44-piece orchestra and the renowned London Adventist Chorale. Written in 1930 for the Boston Symphony, Stravinsky’s Symphony of Psalms is acknowledged to do strange and wonderful things with the symphonic form. The relationship he creates between chorus and orchestra is unique. […] Read More

AN EVENING WITH HH PRINCESS OLGA ROMANOFF: A WILD AND BAREFOOT ROMANOV. 30 OCTOBER

AN EVENING WITH HH PRINCESS OLGA ROMANOFF: A WILD AND BAREFOOT ROMANOV. 30 OCTOBER

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 31/08/2017 3:40 PM

Marking the publication of HH Princess Olga Romanoff’s memoirs in early October this year we are joined by the author to discuss her life, upbringing, and experience of life in Britain. Princess Olga is the daughter of the eldest nephew of Tsar Nicholas II. The book has been published to coincide with the centenary of […] Read More

Eisenstein’s October with the London Symphony Orchestra, 26 October in Barbican

Eisenstein’s October with the London Symphony Orchestra, 26 October in Barbican

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 21/08/2017 2:00 PM

26th October 2017 is the 100th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution – one of the most important events in 20th-century history, and one whose far-reaching consequences are still being felt to this day. On that date, the Kino Klassika Foundation presents a screening of Sergei Eisenstein’s 1927 cinematic masterpiece, October: Ten Days that Shook the World. […] Read More

Conference: The Kino-Eye of the Revolution. Centre Pompidou, 20 December

Conference: The Kino-Eye of the Revolution. Centre Pompidou, 20 December

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 15/08/2017 3:06 PM

Kino Klassika presents a collaboration with the Centre Pompidou to celebrate the publication of a new French edition of Dziga Vertov’s writings, with a day of talks, lectures by a panel of Vertov specialists and a screening of Enthusiasm in Paris on December 20th. Dziga Vertov, Le Ciné-Œil de la Révolution. Écrits sur le cinéma […] Read More

BALLET-OPERA: Liturgie by Spectra Ensemble at Robin Howard Dance Theatre, The Place, 25 July

BALLET-OPERA: Liturgie by Spectra Ensemble at Robin Howard Dance Theatre, The Place, 25 July

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 18/07/2017 9:00 AM

Ballet-opera Liturgie was first conceived by Diaghilev and his Ballets Russes collaborators while carousing with the Italian Futurists and Igor Stravinsky. First formed in Paris in 1909, the Ballets Russes cultivated an international reputation that attracted stellar collaborations between figures across the worlds of dance, music, design and fashion: from Coco Chanel and Jean Cocteau […] Read More

The Malevich Society: Call for 2017 Grant Applications

The Malevich Society: Call for 2017 Grant Applications

BY Russian Art & Culture POSTED 17/07/2017 11:00 AM

The Malevich Society is pleased to announce its call for 2017 grant applications.   The Malevich Society is a not-for-profit organization based in New York dedicated to advancing knowledge about the Russian artist Kazimir Malevich and his work. In the belief that Malevich was a pioneer of modern art who should be recognized for his […] Read More

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