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1. 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
2. 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
3. Kremlin Finally Gets Around to Clearing Out Old Basement

Archaeologists have just completed digging through layers of cultural strata in the middle of the Kremlin, unearthing some interesting finds they totally forgot were down there.

Tags: art, culture, Moscow, kremlin, history, archaeology
4. Russia Tire-d of Folk Art

At the beginning of July, the Russian government re-tire-d a form of folk art  dear to many: the lawn tire.

Tags: tire art, folk art, artwork, art, swan, tire
5. 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
6. 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
7. A Monument to The Alien

Alien or art? Scary sculptures are invading Kurgan. 

Tags: monuments, street art, art, movie
8. 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
9. 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
10. 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

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