The Pre-Raphaelites in Russia
№2 2013 (39)
THE ART OF THE PRE-RAPHAELITES HAS LONG BEEN A FOCUS OF INTEREST IN RUSSIA. EARLY IN THE 20TH CENTURY LEADING RUSSIAN ART CRITICS AND CONNOISSEURS OF EUROPEAN ART WOULD COMPLAIN BITTERLY THAT THE PUBLIC IN MOSCOW AND ST. PETERSBURG HAD NO CHANCE TO SEE THE WORK OF THE ENGLISH ARTISTS. A CENTURY LATER THE LANDMARK TATE BRITAIN EXHIBITION "PRE-RAPHAELITES: VICTORIAN AVANT-GARDE" AT THE PUSHKIN MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS BRINGS THEIR WORK TO RUSSIA FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER.
ROUTES TO RUSSIA. PICTURES BY NORWEGIAN ARTISTS IN RUSSIAN PRIVATE AND MUSEUM COLLECTIONS
Special issue. NORWAY–RUSSIA: ON THE CROSSROADS OF CULTURES
The interest in Norwegian painting arose in Russia at the end of the 19th century. Painting in Norway and Russia of this period has some similar features that can been seen in both the works of individual artists and artistic groups. Such distinctive features developed and co-existed as part of general trends taking places in European art at that time.