Lauren Warner is an independent art historian focusing on Russian art and culture and a former lawyer. She has an MA in Russian art history from the Courtauld Institute of Art and an MA in Russian from Bryn Mawr College. She worked as a cataloguer in the Russian department at Sotheby’s and is currently the administrator for The Malevich Society. She has written exhibition and book reviews for various publications including Russian Art & Culture and The Burlington Magazine. She is a contributor to the Royal Academy’s exhibition Revolution: Russian Art 1917-1932 and part of the production team for Margy Kinmonth’s film Revolution – New Art for a New World.