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21. The Museum of Freedom

On St. Petersburg’s Revolution Highway there is a museum devoted to collecting and preserving the elusive and controversial art forms of graffiti and street art.

Tags: st. petersburg, art, museum
22. Treasures a la Russe

In a Washington DC suburb, a retired diplomat and self-professed Russophile has collected a treasure-trove of pre-revolutionary Russian delights.

Tags: trade, samovars, art
23. Better Russia

Bob Blaisdell reviews Other Russias, an album of images and impressions of ordinary, unconnected Russian citizens who have unexpectedly found themselves activists. 

Tags: art, illustration, dissent
By Bob Blaisdell
24. Making a Meme

The Zhdun meme took Russia by storm this winter. We investigate.

Tags: art, humor
25. Titan of the Russian Forest: An Ivan Shishkin Art Gallery

Today marks the 185th birthday of the artist Ivan Shishkin, whose paintings evoke Russia's beauty and vastness. With a nickname like "Forest Tsar," his trees must be good.

Tags: Russia, Shishkin, painting, art, Peredvizhniki, realism
By Alice E.M. Underwood
26. The Good, the Bad, and the Middling

A tour of ten distinctive Moscow monuments that goes a long way to summarizing the state of the art in Russia today.

Tags: Moscow, art, monuments
By Alexander Mozhaev
27. "We invented and changed the world": A Rodchenko Art Gallery

Photographer, painter, designer, and more, Alexander Rodchenko (born December 5, 1891) worked at the intersection of innovative art and radical politics. Here are 14 of his works. 

Tags: Rodchenko, Russia, art, modernism, photography, Soviet Union
By Alice E.M. Underwood
28. Abstraction Turns 150: A Vasily Kandinsky Art Gallery

Vasily Kandinsky was a renowned abstract artist whose shapes and colors revolutionized twentieth-century modernist art. Here are 11 of his paintings in honor of his 150th.

Tags: Kandinsky, Russia, art, modernism, abstract, abstraction
By Alice E.M. Underwood
29. Solzhenitsyn, Alf, and raccoons all around

A disturbing attack on a renowned author, and a lighthearted nod to an unlikely TV hero. Plus Russian military expansion, raccoons' domestic expansion, and more unlikely art. 

Tags: Russia, Solzhenitsyn, gulag, Cuba, military, raccoons, art
By Alice E.M. Underwood
30. Vasnetsov, Painter and Planet: An Art Gallery

July 25 is the 155th birthday of Apollinary Vasnetsov, who is both a renowned painter of medieval Russia and a fixture in the night sky.

Tags: vasnetsov, painter, painting, art, artist, russia, history
By Alice E.M. Underwood

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