Critic and art historian Maria Kravtsova examines the life and adventures of Vladislav Mamyshev-Monroe (1969–2013) through the prism of the life stories of the adventurists of the 18th century and finds a lot of similarities.
A story of a scandal around a documentary photoshoot.
Repin’s “Ivan the Terrible:” Patterns in the theme of modernity
Art historian Ekaterina Allenova on the high-profile story about a recent request to remove Repin’s painting “Ivan Grozny and his Son, Ivan, on Nov. 16, 1581” from the Tretyakov Gallery.
What should be done with the Pushkin Museum?
Move the Impressionists back to the main building, take the trophies out of storage, exhibit contemporary art, don’t exhibit contemporary art, lower ticket prices, and other suggestions: experts weigh in on how to make the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Art
Daniil Dondurei: “Putin is a remarkable student of culture”
Daniil Dondurei, a cultural critic and editor of Iskusstvo Kino (The Art of Cinema) magazine, talked with Maria Kravtsova about new trends in culture, shadow ideology and how Putin is a gifted cultural player,