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1. 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
2. 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
3. Surreal Promenade

A dog with a human hand for a body, a chameleon with a human profile, and a pensive bear drinking a friendly cup with a soldier: these are some examples of the creatures that inhabit the universe of Sergei Isupov, the Russian born, Massachusetts based sculptor and painter.

Tags: TMORA, art
4. 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
5. 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
6. Jacques' Menagerie: Hnizdovsky Prints from the Christina and George Gamota Collection

Jacques Hnizdovsky's art expressed his capacity for joy, humor, and hope, most often in of animals from the Bronx Zoo, and has been widely recognized and beloved for over half a century. This exhibition presents a single collection of Hnizdovsky prints (woodcuts, linocuts, and etchings), as well as one of his paintings, which are rarely seen.

Tags: animals, exhibit, art
7. Konstantin Simun: The Sacred in the Profane

The Sacred in the Profane offers a survey of Simun’s unique capacity to find forms that appear in ancient art and Christian iconography in molded plastic and other consumer objects since his arrival to the United States from Russia in the early 1980s.

Tags: exhibit, art
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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