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Tretyakov Gallery Defies Putin’s Orders to Hand Historic Icon to Church
The gallery concluded that Andrei Rublev’s “Trinity” cannot be taken out of the art museum due to its “complicated and unstable condition.”
Andrei Rublev's Trinity
Putin Hands Over Historic Icon to Church
The Moscow Patriarchate said Putin made the decision to hand over the icon "in response to numerous requests from Orthodox believers."
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Former Kremlin Youth Activist Appointed Head of Pushkin Museum
A former policewoman and erstwhile pro-Kremlin youth movement member has been appointed to run Moscow’s Pushkin Museum.
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Head of Russia’s Tretyakov Gallery Replaced After Culture Ministry Standoff
A new director has been appointed to the State Tretyakov Gallery, one of Russia’s most renowned fine arts museums, following a reported clash with...
Moscow's New Tretyakov Gallery Marks a Century Since the U.S.S.R. Was Founded
A new exhibition entitled "U.S.S.R. 100" at Moscow's New Tretyakov Gallery marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Soviet Union, albeit at a...
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Russia Places Ex-Kremlin Adviser, Gallerist Marat Gelman on Wanted List
Russia has placed prominent art gallerist and former Kremlin adviser-turned-critic Marat Gelman on its wanted list. An Interior Ministry card listing Gelman...
Kherson Museum Art Collection Looted Ahead of Russian Retreat
A collection of paintings from the Oleksii Shovkunenko Art Museum in the capital of the occupied Ukrainian region of Kherson have been removed and transferred...
Poland Seeks Return of ‘Stolen’ Art From Russia’s Pushkin Museum
Russia’s Culture Ministry said the paintings in question had been given to the Soviet Union as part of German reparations after World War II.
'rising from the ashes'
The Fall and Rise of Crimean Tatar Arts
Repatriated Crimean Tatars are rehabilitating, reviving and recreating their traditional arts.
stitch by stitch
Artists Map Russia’s Regions in Folk Embroidery
Each region’s traditional embroidery style appears on the map made by 200 pairs of hands.
up in smoke
Anti-War Artist Flees Russia After Thwarted Victory Day Protest
Danila Tkachenko planned to fill the air with blue-and-yellow smoke during Russia's massive military parade on Red Square.
'The Motherland Isn't Calling': Russian Opposition Artists Resist Ukraine War
Through a variety of different mediums, Russian artists express the despair of living through their country's attack on their neighbor.
Vandal Damages Soviet Avant-Garde Painting With Eye Drawings
Police reportedly refused to investigate the act of vandalism on Anna Leporskaya’s painting “Three Figures.”
'Peace and Joy' at a St. Petersburg Exhibition
A show of Russian Old Masters at the Manege Exhibition Hall is intentionally not cutting-edge.
M4: Moscow's New Museum Cluster
Why have four major Moscow museums decided to join forces?
Russia to Probe Hermitage Visitor Who Hung Self-Portrait
The Hermitage said it wanted to probe whether Kirill Smorodin violated a recently adopted law against insulting war veterans.
a laughing matter
Under Growing Pressure, Russian Stand-Ups Vow to Joke On
As stand-up comedy booms in a country where people are hungry for humor that is not tightly controlled, comics are increasingly targets for the authorities...
rediscovering Russian art
When Russian Art Went to New York in 1924
In 1924 more than 1000 works of art from Soviet Russia were sent to an exhibition-sale in America.
a life in two parts
Rediscovering the Complex Legacy of Artist Yuri Pimenov
The artist recreated himself in the 1930s, and in the process created a new trend in Soviet art.
Russia's Hermitage to Sell Digital Art as NFT Tokens
The Hermitage will bring out a limited series of NFTs, including a digital copy of Leonardo da Vinci's "Madonna Litta."
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