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1. When Artists Get on Board with Russian Protest

As opposition protests rock Moscow, we look at how contemporary artists have interpreted the actions of Russia's riot police.

Tags: omon, moscow, music, art, dissidence, protest
2. Siberia's Primordial Colors

A journalist meets a painter in the distant outback of Siberia. They share a love for the untamed wilderness, and we learn a thing or two about the challenges of painting in the wild.

Tags: painting, art, Putorana, Siberia
3. The Surreal Among Us

An interview with St. Petersburg photographer Viktor Mogilat, about his thought provoking art.

Tags: city life, st. petersburg, art, photography
4. Pushkin is a Meme

In which an artist tries to get out of a job illustrating a brochure and ends up getting sucked into a Pushkin meme vortex.

Tags: illustrating, art, literature, pushkin
5. Zhostovo: A Russian-American Odyssey

A new mini-exhibition of trays and boxes painted in the traditional Zhostovo-style will be on view in the lobby at the Museum of Russian Icons through October 20.  These treasures are created by American decorative painter and teacher Tricia Joiner, and Zhostovo Master Painter Vyacheslav (Slava) Letkov.

Tags: zhostovo, exhibit, art
6. Tomin: Video Artist Extraordinaire

Khabarovsk artist Tomin creates mind-bending, universe-tilting videos. We tracked him down to find out how he does it.

Tags: artist, video, art, Krasnoyarsk
7. Art Theft Made Easy and Pizza vs. the New Cold War

Whether it’s stealing a favorite painting, living your Russian dream, or feeding your supposed enemy, these Russians channel Nike and Just Do It.

Tags: art, tigers, cold war
8. Our Untold Stories

Ever wonder what we don’t publish? Well, here it is. The scraps on our cutting room floor, and last week’s fourth-best story – all collected in one wonderfully semi-interesting place.

Tags: soccer, art, education
By Irina Bukharin
9. Pretty (and Pierced) Pictures, a Brutal Bridge, and a New Hope for Han Solo

In a galaxy far, far away, the Millennium Falcon circled over a vicious battle with art and a dangerous passageway. That far-off galaxy being Russia, of course.

Tags: Ivan the Terrible, Ivan the terrible, Star Wars, st. petersburg, art
By Irina Bukharin
10. Painting Veterans

Artist Sasha Sokolova has undertaken a personal, artistic and cultural project to document the daily life of Russia’s remaining war veterans.

Tags: veterans, art, world war ii
By Sasha Sokolova

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