tagged: russian art

Moscow Orthodox Protester Smashes Soviet Era Art

by Kimberly B. Johnson
, an exhibition showcasing Soviet Era art, opened last Friday at Moscow's Manege Center. The exhibition included works from participants of the LeSS group, active in parallel to conventional art of the Soviet era, including artists such as Vadim Sidur, Nikolai Silis, and Vladimir Lemport. Topics surrounding the works include religious themes—a censored subject during Russia’s Soviet reign between 1922 and 1991. Decades after creation, and the sculptures still show themselves capable of... [more]
Posted by Kimberly B. Johnson on 8/20/15

Under the Dark of Night: Outdoor Vision Fest at Pushkin Gallery

by Hannah Hoel
Pushkin Gallery, located on Canyon Road, opened in 2000 as the first Russian art gallery in Santa Fe. Its founder, Kenneth Pushkin, and its curator of Russian painting, Rosa Lena Reed Robinson, recently began engaging the students at the Santa Fe University of Art and Design (SFUAD) in a vibrant and innovative collaboration. Pushkin Gallery has since established the Pushkin Gallery Prize, an annual scholarship rewarded to a new media student—this summer, the gallerists have offered the... [more]
Posted by Hannah Hoel on 8/14/14