Author: Nina Lobanov-Rostovsky

Nina Lobanov-Rostovsky is a freelance writer and lecturer about Russian decorative arts and about Diaghilev?s Ballets Russes.
October 10, 2013
ART + CULTURE

Siberia and the East, fire and ice

Palazzo Strozzi’s exhibition The Russian Avant-garde: Siberia and the East, which opened on September 27, successfully shows the synthesis of the indigenous and the exotic, examining all the elements that went into the works of Russian modernists while simultaneously highlighting the shamanistic roots that are unique to