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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)....


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...


History Of Russia For Kids: A History Series - Children Explore Histories Of The World Edition

by Baby Professor

If you were to visit the Old Russia, what would you see? Open this educational book to find out! This book is filled with information that has been stripped down to the core to facilitate faster learning. It’s...


Russia For Kids: People, Places and Cultures - Children Explore The World Books

by Baby Professor

Let’s visit Russia without leaving the comforts of home. Yes, it’s possible through this educational book. You will get to learn about the country, its people, and its rich history and traditional as you...


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...