Russian Art

Review: Russia and the Arts, National Portrait Gallery 'Dramatic, Intense, Passionate'

Victoria Sadler | Posted 01.04.2017 | UK Entertainment
Victoria Sadler

The turn of the 20th century was not a happy time in Russia. The Imperial dynasty was moribund and its Tsar, Nicholas II, was a hopeless and feeble leader who inflicted terrible hardship and violence on his people.

Russian Art: To Buy or Not to Buy

Patrick Van der Vorst | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Patrick Van der Vorst

Following the various bans imposed on Russian citizens living in Europe, and the drop in oil prices, there was apprehension surrounding Russian Art Week in London last month. Dealers and auction houses were wondering how the political and economical situation would impact the Russian art market. In essence, the market has proven to remain strong.

Dostoevsky Draws Shakespeare: The Fascinating Discovery

Annie Martirosyan | Posted 14.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Annie Martirosyan

The drawing is not a depiction of either of the Atkinsons - it depicts Shakespeare, credibly and most accurately. It is likely that Dostoevsky wrote the name together with the other letters not connected with the text of the novel randomly on the page and it happens to be quite close to his drawing of Shakespeare.

Sholpan Sharbakova Liberates Canvas

Katerina Zherebtsova | Posted 08.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Katerina Zherebtsova

holpan Sharbakova is a classically trained pianist, soloist, laureate of international competitions and festivals, yet music is only one of her creativity codes. "Musical notes always had a physical presence for me" says Sholpan.

If You Want to do the Business in Russia, Your First Date Should Be an Art Gallery

John Worne | Posted 01.02.2013 | Home
John Worne

In our haste to reap the rich benefits of trade with Russia, we forget one thing at our peril: In Russia, culture comes before commerce.

Russian Art Week Launched in London this November

Theodora Clarke | Posted 21.01.2013 | Home
Theodora Clarke

On Thursday Russian Art Week will open in London. This is a major new event in the arts calendar in the United Kingdom. The project was set up by the online magazine Russian Art & Culture in conjunction with the major auction houses and galleries.

Preview: Russian Art Week in London, May 2012

Theodora Clarke | Posted 02.12.2012 | Home
Theodora Clarke

This weekend marks the start of Russian art week in London. Despite the double-dip recession in the UK the Russian market has remained buoyant. Most of the major auction houses are hosting sales of Russian paintings, icons, Fabergé and works of art.

Meet The New Faces Of Street Art

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 17.04.2012 | Home

We’ve all done it. Confronted with a steamed up window or a scrap of paper, it’s almost instinctive. You draw a little face, normally no more t...