Posted in: Art, Culture, Exhibitions, Russian art- Mar 21, 2017 Comments Off on EXHIBITION: Beloved Country Houses and Favourite Places of Creative Inspiration for Russian Writers, 23 March
From 23rd  March onwards the  Russian Cultural Centre Rossotrudnichestvo will host the exhibition
Beloved Country Houses and Favourite Places of  Creative Inspiration for Russian Writers . It will also be celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Russian Arts Help charity and 5th anniversary of the Russian Cultural Centre Rossotrudnichestvo in London.… Read more
Posted in: Art, Articles, Events, Interviews, Russian art- Mar 21, 2017 Comments Off on INTERVIEW: The Moscow Triennale Curators Share their Vision for the Russian Contemporary Art, its Major Trends and Future. By Katya Belyaeva.

Irina Korina, The Tail Wags the Comet, fragment

On 10th March of 2017, the very first triennale of contemporary Russian art launched at the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow.Read more

Posted in: Art, Articles, Exhibitions, Interviews, Russian art- Mar 19, 2017 Comments Off on INTERVIEW: Imagine Moscow. Interview with Eszter Steierhoffer. By Katya Belyaeva

On 15 March, the Design Museum launched its exhibition Imagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, Revolution exploring the designs for six prospective architectural projects for Moscow submitted between 1920s and 1930s following, the Russian Revolution.… Read more

Posted in: Art, Events, Exhibitions, Russian art- Mar 17, 2017 Comments Off on EXHIBITION: Zimmerli Announces Free Programs that Explore Representations of Landscape in Soviet Nonconformist Art

New Brunswick, NJ – The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers invites the campus community and general public to two free programs in conjunction with A Vibrant Field: Nature and Landscape in Soviet Nonconformist Art, 1970s–1980s.… Read more

Posted in: Art, Culture, Events, Music, Russian art- Mar 17, 2017 Comments Off on CONCERT: Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Violin to Perform with Polina Leschenko, piano, Wigmore Hall, 27 March

It is a unique opportunity offering itself to listen to the famous violin player Patricia Kopatchinskaja performing at Wigmore Hall on Monday 27 March at 7:30PM.

Patricia Kopatchinskaja is Wigmore Hall’s Artist in Residence this season, and presents three concerts crafted to show the versatility, curiosity and wide musical passions of a true pioneer among today’s performers. … Read more

Posted in: Art, Ballet, Culture, Film, International Column, Russian art- Mar 17, 2017 Comments Off on SCREENING: Robbins / Ratmansky / Lander Live from Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre, March 19

For one evening, the Bolshoi principals take on a new challenge with audacity The Cage by Jerome Robbins, Harald Lander’s Études and Alexei Ratmansky’s Russian Seasons. A Contemporary Evening is an exception to the Russian company’s famous classical repertoire and will be broadcast live to cinemas worldwide on Sunday, March 19.… Read more

Posted in: Art, Music, Russian art- Mar 17, 2017 Comments Off on Pavel Timofeyevsky Piano Recital, 2 May

Acclaimed pianist Pavel Timofeyevsky returns to the Royal Over-Seas League with an exciting programme that includes one of the best loved works of the 19th century piano repertoire: Modest Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition.Read more

Posted in: Art, Ballet, Reviews, Russian art- Mar 17, 2017 Comments Off on REVIEW: In the Steps of the Ballets Russes. Russian Ballet Icons – A Spectacular Celebration of the Russian Tradition.

Maria Alexandrova and Vladislav Lantratov in the Firebird

The memories of the magical evening with Moscow Virtuosi had not yet faded away, when on 12th March another magnificent event organised by the Ensemble Productions took everyone by storm:  In the Steps of  the Ballets Russes.Read more

Posted in: Art, Culture, Music, Russian art- Mar 17, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Vladimir Spivakov and Moscow Virtuosi in London

Vladimir Spivakov and his orchestra Moscow Virtuosi

Within just a single week,  “Ensemble Productions” brought two absolutely stunning events to London. The first one — the superb celebration of classical music by maestro  Vladimir Spivakov and Moscow Virtuosi Orchestra — took place on 8th March at the Barbican Hall.… Read more

Posted in: Art, Auctions, Russian art- Mar 15, 2017 Comments Off on Ivan Pokhitonov’s Masterpiece “Duck Hunters on a Lake” to be Auctioned at 25 Blythe Road on 5th April

Ivan Pavlovich Pokhitonov (1851-1924), Duck Hunters on a Lake
15 cm by 25 cm; 6 in by 9 3/4 in; Framed
Estimate: £60,000-£80,000

We would like to draw the attention of our readers and Russian art collectors that a small work by Ivan Pokhitonov will soon come to auction at 25, Blythe Road in April 2017. Read more

Posted in: Academic, Art, Culture, Publications, Russian art- Mar 15, 2017 Comments Off on Book Review: Galeev Gallery Celebrates Publication of the Catalogue “Kuzma Petrov – Vodkin and His School”

As the exhibition at the Royal Academy Revolution: Russian Art 1917–1932 gathers pace and gets more and more responses and reviews in the press and online, one also learns that the viewers,  especially the British viewers, discover for themselves the art of Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin, who until recently has not been as well-known in the UK as his fellow artists and contemporaries  Malevich,  Chagall or Kandinsky, despite the fact that Petrov-Vodkin is regarded as one of the leading artists of his time in Russia.  Read more

Posted in: Academic, Art, Articles, Russian art- Mar 10, 2017 Comments Off on ARTICLE: Sergei Shchukin: Life Journey of a Remarkable Art Collector. Part II. By Edward Charlton-Jones.

Please see Part I of the article here.

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The Fondation Louis Vuitton, designed by Frank Gehry, is perhaps not the most obvious location for such reflections. It perches like a bejewelled beetle in the Bois de Boulogne, its glass-panelled forewings raised as though about to take flight.… Read more