Category Archives: Artists

Textiles of the Russian Arts & Crafts Movement

- a couple of talks I’m giving soon

The Russians’ House

Home of Vassily Kandinsky and Gabriele M√ľnter in southern Germany

Vladimir Stozharov

Soviet-era painter of the Russian North

I’ve missed Russia – and my blog

To get myself in the mood for writing again, I’m remembering my most recent trip to Russia

Abundant Autumn

This Russian painting evokes the season

Serov’s grave

A moving story, in more ways than one

Valentin Serov and Domotkanovo

A place of inspiration for a celebrated artist

Zinaida Serebryakova

A wonderful painter, particularly of women and children

Christmas Decorations

Lighting up Moscow and London for the festive season

Portrait of an unknown woman

with and without cat