Posted in: Art, Articles, Russian art- Feb 17, 2017 Comments Off on INTERVIEW: Josephine Burton Shares her Ideas on Russian Art and Running of DashArts. By Anna Prosvetova.

Courtesy – Twitter (@josephine_dash)

Josephine Burton co-founded Dash Arts with Tim Supple in 2005. Since then, they have produced cross-art cross-cultural work in the UK, ranging from an Indian A Midsummer Night’s Dream to an Arabic Series of live events.Read more

Posted in: Art, Articles, Culture, International Column- Feb 02, 2017 Comments Off on BRAFA BOUNCES ON: BUBBLY BRUSSELS FAIR GIVES RUSSIANS THE CHAMPAGNE TREATMENT. BY SIMON HEWITT

A2pix_018#No other European Fair makes such efforts to attract a Russian clientèle as BRAFA, the Brussels Art Fair. It has its own special Moscow agent, Comtesse Ekaterina de Rochambeau, who engineers the VIP visits of over 100 Russian collectors, journalists, designers and interior architects.… Read more

Posted in: Art, Events- Jan 09, 2017 Comments Off on Boris Anrep in London

Boris Anrep (1883-1969)  moved to Britain in 1917 and became an active, highly acclaimed member of the London cultural scene. His artistic interests lay in the revival of Byzantine art, a subject which was central to the modern movement in Russian art and also attracted interest among artistic modernisers in Britain, notably Roger Fry and the Bloomsbury Group.… Read more

Posted in: Art, Culture, Russian art- Jan 04, 2017 Comments Off on TALK: Towards the Chagall of Dead Souls: The Greatest Illustrated Book of the Twentieth Century. A Talk by Timothy Hyman at Pushkin House, 18 January 2017

Towards the Chagall of Dead Souls: The Greatest Illustrated Book of the Twentieth Century. A Talk by Timothy Hyman. Introduced by Liza Dimbleby

Courtesy of Pushkin House

Courtesy of Pushkin House

at Pushkin House
5a Bloomsbury Square
London, WC1A 2TA
18 January 2017, 7:00-8:30pm

In his recently published book, ‘The World New Made: Figurative Painting in the Twentieth Century’, Timothy Hyman calls Chagall’s ninety-six etchings to Gogol’s Dead Souls (1924-25) “the highpoint of his graphic art”, and “the greatest illustrated book of the twentieth century”.Read more

Posted in: Art, Russian art- Jan 03, 2017 Comments Off on FILM: A World to Win: A Century of Revolution on Screen by Kino Klassika Foundation, 17 February – 26 October 2017

Kino Klassika Foundation presents: A World to Win: A Century of Revolution on Screen

Courtesy of Kino Klassika Foundation

Courtesy of Kino Klassika Foundation

at Regent Street Cinema and other venues across the UK
17 February – 26 October 2017

Marx proclaimed that throwing off its chains, the proleteriat had a world to win.Read more

Posted in: Art, Russian art- Jan 02, 2017 Comments Off on EXH: Paolo Troubetzkoy. To the 150th Anniversary, State Russian Museum, St Petersburg, until 31 January

Paolo Troubetzkoy. To the 150th Anniversary.
State Russian Museum
St Petersburg, Russia

Courtesy of the State Russian Museum

Courtesy of the State Russian Museum

Until 31 January 2017

The Russian Museum is proud to house the biggest collection of works by the world-famous sculptor Pavel (Paolo) Troubetzkoy (1866-1938) in Russia.Read more

Posted in: Art, Russian art- Jan 01, 2017 Comments Off on EVENT: The Future Remains: Revisiting Revolution. A season of events marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution by Calvert 22 Foundation, February – December 2017

Calvert 22 Foundation

Courtesy of Calvert 22 Foundation

Courtesy of Calvert 22 Foundation

The Future Remains: Revisiting Revolution
A season of events marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution

February – December 2017

In partnership with the State Hermitage Museum, the European University at St Petersburg and UCL SSEES

Supported by the Vladimir Potanin Foundation

To mark the centenary of the “ten days that shook the world”, Calvert 22 Foundation will reflect on the nature of revolution and of writing history itself.Read more

Posted in: Art, Russian art- Dec 30, 2016 Comments Off on EXH: Retrospective by Sima Vassilieva at Westminster Reference Library, 18-28 January 2017

Retrospective by Sima Vassilieva
at Westminster Library
35 St Martin’s Street
London, WC2H 7HP

Private view: 17 January 2017, 6-8:30 pm

Family Tree. Mixed media on wood. Courtesy of Sima Vassilieva.

Family Tree. Mixed media on wood. Courtesy of Sima Vassilieva

18-28 January 2017

Artist’s Reading and Q&A ‘Gangs of Russia’ with Svetlana Stephenson, 24 January 2017, 6-8 pm

Sima Vassilieva, a prominent Russian artist of the Perestroika and Glasnost era, is exhibiting a range of work from the beginning of her artistic career to the present day, in a wide variety of styles, techniques and media, from oils to watercolours and object installation.Read more

Posted in: Art, Articles, Russian art- Dec 28, 2016 Comments Off on REVIEW: Revolutionary! The Russian Avant-Garde from the Collection of Vladimir Tsarenkov by Irene Kukota

REVIEW: Revolutionary! The Russian Avant-Garde from the Collection of Vladimir Tsarenkov by Irene Kukota 

Courtesy of Irene Kukota

Courtesy of Irene Kukota

Some art collectors simply know how to be ahead of the curve: first when they start collecting art and second – when they begin displaying their collection.Read more

Posted in: Art, Culture- Dec 23, 2016 Comments Off on FILM: New East Cinema – Godless (Ralitza Petrova, 2016) at the Barbican Centre, 25 January 2017

New East Cinema – Godless (Ralitza Petrova, 2016) 

Courtesy of Calvert 22

Courtesy of Calvert 22

at the Barbican Centre
Silk St
London EC2Y 8DS
25 January 2017, 6:30pm — 8:30pm

Calvert 22 is delighted to announce the next film as part of New East Cinema, their programme of contemporary film from the New East, in partnership with the Barbican Centre, curated by The New Social.Read more

Posted in: Art, Russian art- Dec 15, 2016 Comments Off on EXH: Once Upon a Time, the USSR: Great Figurative Painting from the Iron Curtain, Rome, Opening 16 December

Once Upon a Time, the USSR: Great Figurative Painting from the Iron Curtain

Courtesy

Courtesy of AzimutAzimut

Via Flaminia 133, Rome

Opening: Friday, 16th of December, 2016
Open to the public: 19-30 December 2016
Hour: from Monday to Thursday, 10:00 – 19:00; Friday 10:00 – 18:00
Closed during holidays
Free Entry and Tours

The opening of Once Upon a Time, the USSR: Great Figurative Painting from the Iron Curtain, curated by Givanni Argan will take place on the 16th of December 2016.

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Posted in: Art, Culture- Dec 15, 2016 Comments Off on EVENT: GRAD Cultural Tours – Medieval Architecture of Georgia and Northern Armenia, 18-25 April 2017

GRAD Cultural Tours 

Courtesy of GRAD Cultural Tours

Courtesy of GRAD Cultural Tours

Medieval Architecture of Georgia and Northern Armenia
18-25 April 2017 

This all-encompassing specialised art tour through magnificent Georgia and North Armenia aims to explore medieval UNESCO World Heritage Sites and stunning mountain landscapes.Read more