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Challenges to Russian Authoritarianism: Is Putin Forever?

In 2020, Russia underwent constitutional changes, aimed at possible extension of Vladimir Putin’s term in office until 2036. Top state officials openly declares the goal of…

From  Jack Allen on February 11th, 2021 0 likes 147 plays

From Rudolf II to Catherine II: Goltzius’ Without Bacchus and Ceres, Venus is Chilled and its Iconography

Hendrick Goltzius (1558–1617): Without Bacchus and Ceres, Venus is Chilled, c. 1604–6 This superb large drawing, executed in a manner that imitates the technique of engraving on copper,…

From  Jack Allen on December 18th, 2020 0 likes 46 plays

How to be a European: Collecting Drawings in Imperial Russia

Catherine the Great founded the now internationally-renowned drawings collection of the Hermitage Museum with the purchase in 1768 of the cabinet of Count Charles Cobenzl (Brussels). At a time when…

From  Jack Allen on December 18th, 2020 0 likes 41 plays

The Yusupovs in Paris: Building a Collection

The Yusupovs are renowned for their patronage and significant art collection established by Prince Nikolai Borisovich (1750-1831). Largely studied since the 19th century and more recently, this…

From  Jack Allen on December 18th, 2020 0 likes 42 plays

Roman Osminkin: Texts with External objectives

From  Nivedita Mallina on December 15th, 2015 0 likes 79 plays

Vasily Surikov and Russian Painting’s Point of View

Program in Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies Lecture Series: Russian Realism Revisited Molly Brunson, Yale University

From  Nivedita Mallina on December 9th, 2015 0 likes 158 plays

Realism and Socialist Realism in Soviet Cinema

From  Nivedita Mallina on October 12th, 2015 0 likes 324 plays