Category Archives: Museums & Galleries

Textiles of the Russian Arts & Crafts Movement

- a couple of talks I’m giving soon

Néprajzi Múzeum, Budapest

I can’t wait to go there when they re-open in a new space

The Russians’ House

Home of Vassily Kandinsky and Gabriele Münter 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

Iceland – landscape and dress

I know it’s not in Russia or East Europe but Iceland made such an impact that I have to share it

Tibor Reich

Hungarian-born textile designer who influenced British interiors

Valentin Serov and Domotkanovo

A place of inspiration for a celebrated artist

Zinaida Serebryakova

A wonderful painter, particularly of women and children

The Russian Cotton Printing Industry – Part 2: Factory Production and Peasant Dress

The industry in the 19th and early 20th century