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Svetlana Smetanina Vladimir Kanevsky. Photo credit: vladimir.kanevsky / Instagram Vladimir Kanevsky moved from St. Petersburg to the U.S. in the 1980s. And he got engaged in making porcelain flowers instead of architecture, which was an unexpected move even for him. Now designers of international fame collect exquisite bouquets by Vladimir Kanevsky, and the best museums of the world arrange exhibitions of his works. – You graduated from the architectural department of the Kharkov Civil Engineering Institute. Then you used to work as an architect and designed residential buildings. And about 30 years ago...

12.01.2022
Rubric: Interview
Subject: Culture

Sergey Vinogradov Photo by Victor Goryachev Russian animator Sergey Merinov opened the first Russian online school of clay animation and was amazed by the geography of applications received. They were sent by people from Moscow to Khabarovsk in Russia, as well as from the USA, Colombia, Finland, and other countries. They all wanted to study the most labor-consuming type of animation. Clay animation is considered one of the most complex fields that require a high level of excellence. The ingress of computer technology seemed to threaten the existence of the genre despite...

26.12.2021
Rubric: Interview
Subject: Culture

Dmitry Smolev Stepan Erzia. The Man from Chaco. Replica (tinted plaster). Photo credit: Stepan Erzia International Art Foundation The Erzia Center in Moscow houses a collection of unique sculptural replicas. Most of them are the casts from the artist's works kept in South America, although there are some originals as well. Stepan Erzia was a Mordvin sculptor who lived in Soviet Russia and Argentina. International Art Foundation after his name was based in Shcherbinka near Moscow until recently and then moved to the Moscow city. A part of the 1934 building was thoroughly reconstructed....

18.12.2021
Rubric: Articles
Subject: Culture

Sergey Vinogradov Photo credit: xavo_rob / flickr.com A bear dressed in kosovorotka (a traditional Russian shirt) and bast shoes playing balalaika is one of the strongest Russian stereotypes. In reality, bears live in Russian woods or zoos, kosovorotkas and bast shoes could be traced in museums and at folk concerts. In contrast, the balalaika has won its unique place not only on concert posters but also at an international stage, in academic concert halls and jazz and rock clubs. Today there are several balalaika museums in Russia. The factory production of balalaika is being revived. The...

07.10.2021
Rubric: Articles
Subject: Culture

Sergey Vinogradov Michael Chekhov Not so long ago 130th anniversary of the birth of the outstanding Russian actor and theater teacher Michael Chekhov was marked. During 64 years given to him by fate, Michael Chekhov lived several lives in different countries. He played perhaps the best Khlestakov in the history of Russian theater and initiated theater education in Latvia and several other European countries. He was nicknamed "The Mozart of the Stage" by foreign critics. He changed the approach to acting in Hollywood and prompted Marilyn Monroe to demand more serious roles from studios. And finally, he...

23.09.2021
Rubric: Articles
Subject: Culture

Russkiy Mir Editorial The Hermitage Photo: pixabay.com There are some good news for art connoisseurs. From now on every person can buy an exhibit from the Hermitage. Of course the buyer should possess a certain amount of money. All this has become possible thanks to new technologies. We’re not talking about the original pieces of art, since leading Russian museum does not intend to part with them. There are unique digital copies. Last summer, the agreement about the digital art project was signed by the State Hermitage and Binance, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges. A limited...

10.09.2021
Rubric: Articles
Subject: Culture

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