Contemporary art galleries in Moscow

Compared to St. Petersburg, Moscow is the richer for contemporary art spaces. In addition to museums and other spaces, there are more than twenty contemporary art galleries in the capital of Russia. In this regard, it is difficult to find a complete list of already/still open and active galleries: information quickly becomes outdated, and subjective lists of them do not give the most extensive view ...

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Why Art cannot be taught

The book is a reflection of the American art historian, art critic and Professor of the Art Institute of Chicago James Elkins about whether it is possible to teach art, what problems exist in teaching and learning art, and most importantly — what can be changed for the better.

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Best Russian institutions to study art

You feel like it is not enough reading books, attending lectures and watching movies about art all by yourself? In this case, it is worth thinking about getting a proper education in this area. To my regret, there are very few educational institutions in Russia where art is presented in a modern and high-quality way. A small number of decent institutions has one big disadvantage ...

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Gifts ideas for an art lover

The New Year’s Eve and Christmass are coming, there is a question: What gifts to choose for your family, friends and colleagues. What to give to the person who is fond of or who works in the field of art? This list is suitable for both the New Year and any other occasion, and the cost is completely different.

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How to prep for the Durer’s, Rembrandt’s and Cranach’s works exhibition

On December 28, the Arkhangelsk Museum of fine arts will open an exhibition of works by Durer, Cranach the Elder and Rembrandt from the collection of the Kaliningrad Museum of fine arts. You can come and just enjoy the art of the masters for sure. But I always recommend attending exhibitions being prepared, even if you are attending an excursion program. How to prepare: what ...

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