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1. A Cover Story

The cover of this issue of the magazine is the final of a series of four seasonal images we commissioned from Asya Lisina. We asked her to explain how she went about crafting this image.

Tags: illustration, art
2. VKontakte's Virtual Exhibit

VKontakte has partnered with a modern art museum to allow amateur artists to submit items for a virtual exhibit.

Tags: art, social media, museums
3. The Inheritance of the Tsars: Russia's Claim to Rome

Russia-watchers sometimes encounter the idea that Moscow is the "Third Rome." But where does this idea come from, and what does it mean?

Tags: Orthodox Church, politics, architecture, art, religion, russian history
4. Worth A Thousand Words

A Russian colorist of historical photos has been banned from social media for her work.

Tags: social media, politics, art, history
5. Car Crashes, Art, and Bikinis

This week arts and crafts flourish under quarantine; a heatwave hits an unlikely place, and coronavirus fashion hits a new high (or low?).

Tags: Moscow, animals, cars, art, women, weather, coronavirus, Siberia
6. The Mysterious Origins of a Flea-Market Painting

Peter Guppy of Prosperity Hardware thinks he has a Kazimir Malevich painting on his hands.

Tags: revolution, art, malevich
7. Russian Photographer Landscape Photog of the Year

Moscow Photographer Oleg Ershov won the International Landscape Photographer of the Year prize, sponsored by Momento Pro.

Tags: travel, art, photography
8. Iconic Tagging

Artist Aleksandr Tsypkov and a handful of other artists feel everyone, not just church-goers, should be able to see religious art. So naturally they are tagging bridges and underpasses with "iconic" images.

Tags: graffiti, art
9. Documentarian of the North

He was a talented artist but an even more gifted itinerate photographer. What he captured 120 years ago is remarkable.

Tags: art, photography, arkhangelsk, North
10. (Don't!) Touch for Good Luck

Urban legends and superstitions made some sculptures in Moscow and St. Petersburg too famous for their own good, and some culture officials have had enough.

Tags: history, culture, art, st. petersburg, tourism

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