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1. The Girl from the Hermitage

Molly Gartland’s The Girl from the Hermitage follows the turns of fate over nearly a century of a single family in St. Petersburg, whose lives are forever altered by a portrait assignment.

Tags: art, siege of leningrad, st. petersburg, hermitage
2. Which Russian Metropolis is Right for You?

Are you a Moscow Maniac or a Petersburg Patrician? It's time to take a side!

Tags: literature, art, history, travel, st. petersburg, Moscow
3. A Monument to The Alien

Alien or art? Scary sculptures are invading Kurgan. 

Tags: monuments, street art, art, movie
4. The Soviet Creative

In the Soviet period, artists were treated with esteem and lived comfortably, but their privileged position also required sacrifice.

Tags: samizdat, socialist realism, artwork, art, literature, censorship, soviet era, soviet union, creative, artist
5. Half-Mermaid, Half-Dog, All Cute

A Russian nine-year-old is in the spotlight for inspiring a new stuffed animal for Ikea. 

Tags: art, Internet, family, children, business
6. Sidewalk Art

One person’s problem becomes another person’s easel. An artist takes on his city’s sidewalk problems with a bit of porcelain creativity. One person can make a difference.

Tags: architecture, city life, art
7. Russian Faux Art

The Museum Ludwig in Cologne, Germany, is turning a negative into a positive: breaking art world taboos by launching a major new exhibition on Russian art fakes it has unearthed within its own walls.

Tags: avant garde, art
8. Baba Yaga: Russian Folktales' Classic Witch

Slavic folklore sports a spooky old crone that just might give you a costume idea this Halloween.

Tags: Halloween, history, art, folktales, folklore
9. Chinese Artist's Gift to the Hermitage

A famous Chinese artist was so inspired by his visit to the Hermitage, that he created a whole exhibit.

Tags: art, china, hermitage
10. 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

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