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The Hermitage in one breath: “Russian Ark”

19 Mar 2020

A one-take single 96 minutes sequence shot. 4500 people involved in the making of the film to present the viewer three centuries of Russian history. Russian Ark (2002), the ...
29 Jan 2019

The Red Square is not only the largest and most recognized symbol of Moscow, but it is the heart of the city surrounded by the major sights of the Russian capital. Walking in ...
28 Aug 2017

It is no sheer coincidence that Saint Petersburg is known as the cultural capital of Russia. The city has a long tradition associated with art, artists, poets, writers, music, ...
06 Jul 2017

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Following our review of Zinaida Serebryakova's exhibition at the Tretyakov, we take a look at the careers of five other female artists who have made major contributions to ...
30 Nov 2016

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Recently, I happened across the strangest but most fabulous place. I was absentmindedly walking in the general direction of the Moscow Zoo, hoping to discover some unknown ...
06 Jul 2016

If you are interested in Russia’s history, culture, and artwork, a must visit destination has to be the Tretyakov gallery. The gallery is the third most visited art museum ...
03 Feb 2015

Unusual Statues and Monuments in St Petersburg When you think of statues and monuments in St Petersburg, the grand Медный всадник (The Bronze Horseman) may spring to mind... ...
21 Aug 2014

Chizhik-Pyzhik, where have you been? Drank vodka on the Fontanka. Took a shot, took another - Got dizzy. Чижик-пыжик, где ты был? На Фонтанке водку пил. Выпил рюмку, ...
06 Aug 2013

Calling all art lovers in St. Petersburg! If you have already visited the Hermitage (Эрмитаж) and the Russian Museum (Русский музей), it’s time to cross the bridge over to ...