Russian Federation

Hermitage film chronicles great museum's turbulent history

Director recalls how institution has been shaped by wars, revolution and purges

Published online: 24 July 2014

Calls to clean up Russian market

As major Malevich show opens in London, claims grow that the avant-garde market is still plagued by fakes

Published online: 16 July 2014

Pushkin hires Moscow architect for expansion

Yuri Grigoryan’s design preserves historic buildings, unlike Norman Foster’s stalled proposal

Published online: 02 July 2014

Russia’s other art biennial

Days before Manifesta 10 opens in St Petersburg, the International Biennale for Young Art kicks off in Moscow

Published online: 27 June 2014

Manifesta: a hard act to pull off

Kasper König organises the roving biennial as Russia, its host, attracts attention for all the wrong reasons

Published online: 20 June 2014

Anti-Putin artists’ U-turn over Crimea

Co-founder of anti-establishment group Voina is “proud” of Russia’s controversial annexation—and he is not the only one

Published online: 12 June 2014

Moscow cancels YBA show over tensions in Ukraine

Russian sponsor pulls out of British Council-organised exhibition, a planned highlight of UK-Russia year of culture

Published online: 05 June 2014

V&A sends Islamic-inspired art to Russia

Work by artists and designers shortlisted for the Jameel Prize will go to Tatarstan and Moscow

Published online: 28 May 2014

Manifesta curator defends biennial at the heart of the Warsaw Pact

Art vital as other bridges between Russia and the West are "being burned", says director of the Hermitage

Published online: 01 May 2014

Warning over Russian heritage status 'smokescreen'

Conservationists say historic area’s new status will allow development

Published online: 01 May 2014

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