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1. Make Not War Art

"In connection with the incident, the State Hermitage was forced to apply to the prosecutor's office of St. Petersburg with a statement to conduct a prosecutor's check and assess the actions of a citizen for possible violations of the legislation of the Russian Federation, including in terms of public insult to the memory of the Defenders of the Fatherland.”

– Press Service of the St. Petersburg Hermitage, announcing it would be reviewing an artist’s behavior for potentially insulting the veterans of the Patriotic War of 1812.
Tags: veterans, legislation, patriotic war of 1812, military, painting, artwork, hermitage
2. Defending a Mural to the Death

If you don't know short-lived Soviet rock musician Igor Talkov, you should. His St. Petersburg mural is under threat.

Tags: sergei bodrov, celebrities, rock music, painting, mural, igor talkov
3. A Bare Cat-art-strophe in Kazan

An indignant social media user called out an artist for her choice of subject in the heart of Kazan, but there’s another side to the story – a backside, if you will.

Tags: artwork, painting, naked, social media, kazan, artist, art
4. A New Spin on an Old Painting

The internet has been talking about Ilya Repin's painting Barge Haulers on the Volga a lot lately but, as usual, it is ignoring history.

Tags: art, painting, barge haulers, boatmen, ships, Volga, russian museum, repin
5. 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
6. A Song About Paintings

A popular song about paintings helps language learners pick up some artistic vocabulary.

Tags: art, painting
7. 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
8. 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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