The eight exhibited portraits will be on show in Moscow for the very first time. The previously unseen portraits were all painted at different points of Karl Bryullov’s life and showcase different typological structures of portraiture. The exhibition features grand and intimate portrayals, a family…
On July 7 in 1988, the Sovincenter in Moscow hosted a legendary Sothesby’s auction which featured more than 100 lots of avant-garde and “unofficial” contemporary works. International collector travelled to Moscow especially for the event in order to bid over the Russian lots. The local…
The Museum of Russian Art is the only museum in the North American continent which is dedicated entirely to Russian art and culture. It was founded in a renovated Spanish Colonial-style church by a Minneapolis businessman Ray Johnson in 2002. From August 21 the institution…
The Rostov Kremlin Museum in Russia is celebrating its 135 year anniversary with the first major exhibition of Russian avant-grade paintings in its collection since 1922.
The collection was acquired in 1922 when it was passed over to the Museum by the IZO Narkompros (a…
The work in question is a picture which became the star of the 2014 Malevich exhibition at the Tate Modern: a portrait of a bohemian Russian woman holding a red purse, identified as the stage designer Elizaveta Yakovleva.
Kazimir Malevich (1879–1935) is one of the…