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Igor Samsonov: Painter and Passionate Visionary

by David Salomon

Igor Samsonov: Painter and Passionate Visionary showcases the work of Igor Samsonov, one of the most accomplished of a new wave of Russian artists. Referring to his art as total art, Samsonov aims to produce...


Andrei Tarkovsky: A Life on the Cross

by Lyudmila Boyadzhieva

Andrei Tarkovsky died in a Paris hospital in 1986, aged just 54. An internationally acclaimed icon of the film industry, the legacy Tarkovsky left for his fans included Andrei Rublev, Stalker, Nostalgia and...


Russian Avant-Garde

by Evgueny Kovtun

The Russian Avant-garde was born at the turn of the 20th century in pre-revolutionary Russia. The intellectual and cultural turmoil had then reached a peak and provided fertile soil for the formation of the...


Custom Made

by Olga Kisseleva & Barbara Formis

'Custom Made' is about a series of works by Russian new media artist Olga Kisseleva, introduced by Barbara Formis.


Andrei Tarkovsky: The Collector of Dreams

by Layla Alexander-Garrett

The Sacrifice is Andrei Tarkovsky's final masterpiece. The film was shot in Sweden, during the summer of 1985, while Tarkovsky was in exile; it turned out to be his final testament. Day after day, while the...


Art of Siberia

by Valentina Gorbatcheva & Marina Federova

The art of Siberia is a fascinating subject, and the artifacts discovered in the hidden archives of the Russian Museum of Ethnography in St. Petersburg are nothing less than extraordinary. Artwork, day-to-day...


Russian Painting

by Peter Leek

From the 18th century to the 20th, this book gives a panorama of Russian painting not equalled anywhere else. Russian culture developed in contact with the wider European influence, but retained strong native...


Malevich

by Gerry Souter

Pioneer of geometric abstract art and one of the most important members of the Russian Avant-garde, Malevitch experimented with various modernist styles. In reaction to the influence of Cubism and Futurism on...


Icons

by Nikodim Pavlovich Kondakov

Icon painting has reached its zenith in Ukraine between the 11th and 18th centuries. This art is appealing because of its great openness to other influences – the obedience to the rules of Orthodox Christianity...


The Meaning of Surah 10 Yunus (Prophet Jonah AS) From Holy Quran (????????? ?????) Bilingual Edition English and Russian

by Jannah Firdaus Mediapro

The Meaning of Surah 10 Yunus (Prophet Jonah AS) From Holy Quran (????????? ?????) Bilingual Edition In English and Russian Languange.

Yunus (Jonah) is the 10th chapter (surah) of the Quran with 109 verses (ayat)....


Leo Tolstoy: The Complete Novels and Novellas

by Leo Tolstoy

Here you will find the complete novels and novellas of Leo Tolstoy in the chronological order of their original publication. - Childhood - Boyhood - Youth - Family Happiness - The Cossacks - War and Peace -...


Fyodor Dostoyevsky: The Complete Novels

by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

This book contains the complete novels of Fyodor Dostoyevsky in the chronological order of their original publication. - Poor Folk - The Double - Netochka Nezvanova - The Village of Stepanchikovo - Uncle's Dream...


Crime and Punishment

by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Through the story of the brilliant but conflicted young Raskolnikov and the murder he commits, Fyodor Dostoyevsky explores the theme of redemption through suffering. “Crime and Punishment” put Dostoyevsky...


The Brothers Karamazov

by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The Brothers Karamasov is a murder mystery, a courtroom drama, and an exploration of erotic rivalry in a series of triangular love affairs involving the “wicked and sentimental” Fyodor Pavlovich Karamazov...


Photographic Literacy

by Katherine M. H. Reischl

Photography, introduced to Russia in 1839, was nothing short of a sensation. Its rapid proliferation challenged the other arts, including painting and literature, as well as the very integrity of the self. If...


Soviet Salvage

by Catherine Walworth

In Soviet Salvage, Catherine Walworth explores how artists on the margins of the Constructivist movement of the 1920s rejected “elitist” mediums and imagined a new world, knitting together avant-garde art,...


Picturing the Cosmos

by Iina Kohonen

Picturing the Cosmos elucidates the complex relationship between visual propaganda and censorship in the Soviet Union in the Cold War period, focusing on the 1950s and 1960s. Drawing from a comprehensive corpus...


Modernism and the Spiritual in Russian Art

by Louise Hardiman & Nicola Kozicharow

In 1911 Vasily Kandinsky published the first edition of ‘On the Spiritual in Art’, a landmark modernist treatise in which he sought to reframe the meaning of art and the true role of the artist. For many...


Anna Karenina

by Leo Tolstoy

Considered by some to be the greatest novel ever written, “Anna Karenina” is Tolstoy’s classic tale of love and adultery set against the backdrop of high society in Moscow and Saint Petersburg. A rich...


The Guggenheim Reader Series: Russia

by The Guggenheim Museum

The Guggenheim Reader Series: Russia is the inaugural title in a new e-book series that brings together scholarly essays on prominent themes. The Guggenheim has a rich history of exploring Russian art and the...