Oscar Rabin was born in 1928 and is celebrated as one of Russia’s original nonconformist artists of the Soviet Union . Rabin is often referred to as “Solzhenitsyn in paintings”, a reference to a famous Russian novelist and historian who was an outspoken critic of…
They’re calling her “Russian Vivian Maier”, a reference to the American female photographer who was only discovered by the public years after her death, when tens of thousands of negatives were purchased at auction. Masha Ivashintsova had a similar fate, however her life in the…
Kunstmuseum Basel in Switzerland is currently hosting an exhibition titled “Russen Fokus Samumlung Im Obersteg”.
The show is focused on the collection of Russian artworks in Obersteg, one of the primary highlights of the exhibition is a substantial amount of work by Alexej von Jawlensky, although…
Russian billionaire Andrei Filatov bought a chateau in the French commune of Saint-Émilion where he combined French wine with Russian and Soviet fine art.
The story began when Filatov, one of the 200 richest Russian businessmen on the official Forbes list, began collecting Russian and…
An unusual exhibition of Alexander Deineka’s graphic works is opening at the State Museum of Architecture is Moscow.
The famous Soviet artist Alexandr Deineka is known for his iconic painting — his work is often thought to be a prime example of the Socialist Realist…
The State Museum named after A.S. Pushkin and the Kovcheg Gallery in Moscow continue to explore the different cultural phenomenon of Russian everyday life through a series of exhibition projects. The theme of this brand new joint research was the birch tree.
Today it’s hard…
The Garage Museum in Moscow has partnered up with the Rutgers University’s Zimmerli Art Museum in New Brunswick, New Jersey in order to digitize the Moscow Archive of New Art (MANI) — a collection of archival materials related to Soviet artwork, poetry and theory produced…
The upcoming exhibition at State Tretyakov Gallery is dedicated to the life and work of Ivan Valentinovich Nikolaev (b. 1940), who left a mark in Soviet art history of the second half of the 20th century.
After graduating from the department of monumental and decorative…
Obninsk History Museum is currently offering its visitors an exhibition of paintings, drawings and sculptures by outstanding Russian masters, borrowed from various private collections.
The exposition titled “Song About Homeland” features a number of accomplished Russian painters including work by Plastov, Korzhev, Reshetnikov, Gritsai, Pereyaslavets,…
The Museum of Russian Art in Minneapolis, United States is preparing to launch a new exhibition: “The Body in Soviet Art” from the collection of Russian 20th century paintings of Raymond and Susan Johnson.
The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA) was originally founded in 2002…
The brand new exhibition will offer its visitors the opportunity to see work by some of the most legendary Russian masters including Kazimir Malevich, Alexander Deineka, Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin and others.
The exposition brings together over 400 exhibits from major Russian museums: State Tretyakov Gallery and…
The director of Tretyakov Gallery, Zelfira Tregulova spoke with TANR about the reason the Museum is bringing the works of realist Geliy Korzhev, to Venice where it will be exhibited in Ca’Foscari alongside the Venice Biennale. The original interview in Russian is available here, and…
The exhibition at Institute of Russian Realist Art in Moscow will include the work by famous and lesser known Russian artists, as well as a number of unique archival documents providing a deeper insight into the the history of art of the Soviet Union.