Posted in: Russian art- Mar 24, 2017 No Comments

Arts organisations across Wales are putting together a season of performances and events for “R17” – the first collaboration of its kind, which capture the social and cultural explosion of the era, and Wales’ historic connections with the Russia of 1917.… Read more

Posted in: Russian art- Mar 23, 2017 Comments Off on EVENT: THE HERMITAGE FOUNDATION Gala Dinner, 27 APRIL

This year’s Gala will be held in The Enlightenment Gallery, formerly known as The King’s Library, which was built between 1823 and 1827 and was the first part of the new museum building as it is seen today.… Read more

Posted in: Russian art- Mar 23, 2017 Comments Off on EXHIBITION: Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), North Miami, Presents Synergism: Ekaterina and Victor Khromin, 30 March onwards

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), North Miami will launch its spring season with Synergism: Ekaterina and Victor Khromin. The exhibition centers on a search for freedom of expression as the husband and wife team emigrated from the Soviet Union to the United States on a life-long journey towards the contemporary art scene.… Read more

Posted in: Russian art- Mar 22, 2017 Comments Off on RA COURSE: Revolution: Now! Weekend-long Art History and Theory Course

K. Yuon, New Planet

This two-day art history and theory course explores the critical and lasting impact of the Russian Revolution on both artistic practice and individual artists, treating the Revolutionary period not as a historical curiosity but as a time of great innovation and lasting change.

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Posted in: Russian art- Mar 22, 2017 Comments Off on CONFERENCE: The Museum After the Revolution. Friday 28 April — Saturday 29 April, at Calvert 22

Courtesy of the State Hermitage Museum.

As part of The Future Remains: Revisiting Revolution, Calvert 22 Foundation and the State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, are pleased to present this two-day conference dedicated to museums and their collections in partnership with the European University at St PetersburgUCL, The Vladimir Potanin Foundation, and Rich Mix.… Read more

Posted in: Russian art- Mar 22, 2017 Comments Off on Solovetsky Transfiguration Monastery: From Prokudin-Gorsky to the Present. By William Brumfield.

Solovetsky Transfiguration Monastery, southwest view across Bay of Felicity. Dusk at midnight, June 29, 1999. Source: William Brumfield

In the early 20th century the Russian photographer Sergei Prokudin-Gorsky invented a complex process for color photography.Read more

Posted in: Russian art- Mar 21, 2017 Comments Off on Baklazanas Design Studio Releases a Video to Commemorate the 95th Anniversary of Shukhov’s Tower

 

 

Dizaino Studija Baklazanas (Lithuania, Vilnius) has created the colourful video The Great Utopia dedicated to the celebration of the 95th anniversary of the Shukhov tower.

It shows the delicate beauty and mathematical poetry of the world famous Shukhov radio tower designed by the architect and pioneering engineer Vladimir Shukhov, considered an icon of early 20th century modernist design.… Read more

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: Culture, Events, Music, Russian art- Mar 18, 2017 Comments Off on MUSIC: Russian Vocal Virtuosi. The Hermitage Ensemble Concert at St Nicholas-at-Wade church in Kent. 21 March

The Hermitage Ensemble is a choir consisting of Russian vocal virtuosi from St Petersburg. The group have been performing their unique mixture of Orthodox chants and folk music, with some modern hits too, in churches across Europe for twenty years.… 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