Maria Alexandrova: Ballet Shielded Me From the World I Could Not Understand. The Bolshoy Prima on Life, Dance and the London Russian Ballet School.
Recently London was abuzz with the new project of the London Russian Ballet School — The Romantic Revolution — A Charitable Gala evening of ballet performances at the Palladium Theatre featuring both students of LRBS and stars from the Bolshoy and the Mariinsky Maria Alexandrova, Vladislav Lantratov, Katerina Krysanova and Semyon Chudin. The reactions of […] Read More
In the year packed with all sorts of exhibitions, talks, and publications devoted to the Russian Revolution of 1917 it is quite surprising to find a display that touches upon a different subject – the collapse of the USSR. V&A’s Another Russia: Post-Soviet Printmaking opened December 2016 to mark the 25th anniversary of that pivotal […] Read More
Russian Art in Emigration. Constantin Popoff: A Russian Exile who Became an Acknowledged Argentinian Master. By Valeria Strachevskaya.
Talking about Russian émigré art, we normally limit its geography to Berlin and Paris. Indeed, these two places experienced a massive pilgrimage of Russian artists in the years preceding the Revolution of 1917 and, when the moment came, both cities welcomed them as political refugees. But in many cases Berlin and Paris played only the […] Read More