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Russian Painting

by Peter Leek Parkstone International (August 11, 2005)

From the 18th century to the 20th, this book gives a panorama of Russian painting not equalled anywhere else. Russian culture developed in contact with the wider European influence, but retained strong native...


Igor Samsonov: Painter and Passionate Visionary

by David Salomon David Salomon (October 30, 2014)

Igor Samsonov: Painter and Passionate Visionary showcases the work of Igor Samsonov, one of the most accomplished of a new wave of Russian artists. Referring to his art as total art, Samsonov aims to produce...


Andrei Tarkovsky: A Life on the Cross

by Lyudmila Boyadzhieva Glagoslav Publications B.V. (February 18, 2014)

Andrei Tarkovsky died in a Paris hospital in 1986, aged just 54. An internationally acclaimed icon of the film industry, the legacy Tarkovsky left for his fans included Andrei Rublev, Stalker, Nostalgia and...


Russian Avant-Garde

by Evgueny Kovtun Parkstone International (May 09, 2014)

The Russian Avant-garde was born at the turn of the 20th century in pre-revolutionary Russia. The intellectual and cultural turmoil had then reached a peak and provided fertile soil for the formation of the...


Andrei Tarkovsky: The Collector of Dreams

by Layla Alexander-Garrett Glagoslav Publications B.V. (December 10, 2012)

The Sacrifice is Andrei Tarkovsky's final masterpiece. The film was shot in Sweden, during the summer of 1985, while Tarkovsky was in exile; it turned out to be his final testament. Day after day, while the...


Russian Painting

by Peter Leek Parkstone International (May 08, 2012)

From the 18th century to the 20th, this book gives a panorama of Russian painting not equalled anywhere else. Russian culture developed in contact with the wider European influence, but retained strong native...


Malevich

by Gerry Souter Parkstone International (May 08, 2012)

Pioneer of geometric abstract art and one of the most important members of the Russian Avant-garde, Malevitch experimented with various modernist styles. In reaction to the influence of Cubism and Futurism on...


Icons

by Nikodim Pavlovich Kondakov Parkstone International (May 08, 2012)

Icon painting has reached its zenith in Ukraine between the 11th and 18th centuries. This art is appealing because of its great openness to other influences - the obedience to the rules of Orthodox Christianity...


The Art of Looking

by Lance Esplund Basic Books (November 26, 2018)

A veteran art critic helps us make sense of modern and contemporary art

The landscape of contemporary art has changed dramatically during the last hundred years: from Malevich's 1915 painting of a single black...


The Empress of Art

by Susan Jaques Pegasus Books (April 15, 2016)

A German princess who married a decadent and lazy Russian prince, Catherine mobilized support amongst the Russian nobles, playing off of her husband's increasing corruption and abuse of power. She then staged...


Art of Siberia

by Valentina Gorbatcheva & Marina Federova Parkstone International (March 08, 2016)

The art of Siberia is a fascinating subject, and the artifacts discovered in the hidden archives of the Russian Museum of Ethnography in St. Petersburg are nothing less than extraordinary. Artwork, day-to-day...


Russian Painting

by Peter Leek Parkstone International (September 14, 2015)

From the 18th century to the 20th, this book gives a panorama of Russian painting not equalled anywhere else. Russian culture developed in contact with the wider European influence, but retained strong native...


Malevich

by Gerry Souter Parkstone International (September 14, 2015)

Pioneer of geometric abstract art and one of the most important members of the Russian Avant-garde, Malevitch experimented with various modernist styles. In reaction to the influence of Cubism and Futurism on...


Icons

by Nikodim Pavlovich Kondakov Parkstone International (September 14, 2015)

Icon painting has reached its zenith in Ukraine between the 11th and 18th centuries. This art is appealing because of its great openness to other influences - the obedience to the rules of Orthodox Christianity...


Photographic Literacy

by Katherine M. H. Reischl Cornell University Press (December 15, 2018)

Photography, introduced to Russia in 1839, was nothing short of a sensation. Its rapid proliferation challenged the other arts, including painting and literature, as well as the very integrity of the self. If...


Picturing the Cosmos

by Iina Kohonen Intellect (July 01, 2017)

Picturing the Cosmos elucidates the complex relationship between visual propaganda and censorship in the Soviet Union in the Cold War period, focusing on the 1950s and 1960s. Drawing from a comprehensive corpus...


History Of Russia For Kids: A History Series - Children Explore Histories Of The World Edition

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

If you were to visit the Old Russia, what would you see? Open this educational book to find out! This book is filled with information that has been stripped down to the core to facilitate faster learning. It’s...


Russia For Kids: People, Places and Cultures - Children Explore The World Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Let’s visit Russia without leaving the comforts of home. Yes, it’s possible through this educational book. You will get to learn about the country, its people, and its rich history and traditional as you...