The Polar Star was built in St Petersburg in 1888 and launched in 1891. The imperial yacht served as part of the Guard Equipage. In June 1917, the ship was taken over by the Baltic Fleet. In 1936, aft...
This imperial steam yacht was built in Great Britain and launched in 1874. It served as part of the Guard Equipage. In November 1917, the Tsarevna was interred in port and later broken up for scrap me...
Sculptor. Born as Ivan Ivanov in the family of a carpenter called Dmitry Ivanov in the town of Shadrinsk in Perm Province (1887). Later adopted the name of his hometown as his pseudonym. Studied at the Ekaterinburg School of
Painter, graphic artist, theatrical designer. Born in Kherson (1932). Lived with his grandparents in Voronezh after his parents divorced (1935–39). Moved with his mother to Leningrad (1939–41). Evacuated to Semipalatinsk in
My first encounter with modern art came in the third grade, in 1971, when my eyes fell on an issue of the UNESCO Courier that was entirely devoted to a sociological survey and called “Public Opinion and Modern Art.”
Painter, graphic artist, illustrator. Born to a family of peasant icon-painters in the village of Prislonikha (1893). Studied religion at Simbirsk Theological College (1903–08) and Simbirsk Religious Academy (1908–12), painting