Work History


Russian Museum

Romanticism in Russia

Revelling St Petersburg

Anatoly Kaplan: Painting, Graphic Art, Ceramics, Glass, Sculpture

Peter and Irene Ludwig’s Gift to the Russian Museum

Rudolf Nureyev Foundation

Rudolf Nureyev: Three Years in the Kirov Theatre


Russian Museum

The Sergei Stroganov Icon Collection

The Miniature Portrait

Russian Terracotta

David Burliuk 1882–1967

Israel Lizak

Pelageya Shuriga

Art Nouveau in Russia (Otaru, Japan)

Translations into Russian

Jerome K. Jerome’s The New Utopia

George Orwell’s A Clergyman’s Daughter (published by Azbooka in 2003 and 2004 and Astrel in 2010)


Russian Museum

Symbolism in Russia

Paolo Trubetskoi’s Monument to Tsar Alexander III

Pavel Basmanov

Vladimir Sterligov and his Students

The Mikhailovsky Palace

The Marble Palace

The Stroganov Palace

The Michael Castle

Hermitage Museum

Ancient Glass in the Hermitage Collection


Russian Museum

General Catalogue. Vol. 8. First Half of the 20th Century

The State Russian Museum: Guidebook

Russian Monasteries: Art and Traditions

Red in Russian Art

The Art of Mstiora

Russian Patchwork

Picasso and his Followers (Otaru, Japan)

Chagall ja Venäjän vuodet (Turku, Finland)

Hermitage Museum

Ancient Erotic Art in the Hermitage Collection

Mariinsky Theatre

Annual Publication No. 1

Mikhail Fokine

The Rite of Spring


Olga Moiseeva

Stiftung Ludwig

Gottfried Helnwein

Academy of Sciences Conference

George Orwell and Russia


Russian Museum

General Catalogue. Vol. 1. The 18th Century

The Golden Treasure Trove of the Russian Museum

100 Unknown Pictures from the Depositories of the Russian Museum

The Russian Museum: A Centennial Celebration of a National Treasure (Harry N. Abrams)

The World of Art: On the Centenary of the Exhibition of Russian and Finnish Artists in 1898

Museum in a Museum: Russian Avant-Garde Art from the Museum of Artistic Culture in the Collection of the Russian Museum (CD ROM)

Devoted to Russian Avant-Garde: In Memory of Yevgeny Kovtun

Vologda Lace

La musica del colore, ritmo e spazio: Kandinsky e i suoi contemporanei 1900–1920 (Aosta, Italy)

Mariinsky Theatre

Annual Publication No. 2

The Flying Dutchman

La forza del destino

The Mariinsky Ballet

Ninella Kurgapkina

Stars of the White Nights 98


Rudolf Nureyev: Photo-Album

Feodor Chaliapin

Pavlovsk Guidebook

Academy of Sciences Conference

The Secret Anglo-Russian Embassies


Russian Museum

The Almighty Saviour Enthroned

Karl Brullov 1799–1852: Painting, Drawings and Watercolours from the Collection of the Russian Museum

Play and Passion in Russian Fine Art

Kazimir Malevich in the Russian Museum

Russian Avant-Garde: The Uncompleted Chapters

Vance Kirkland Retrospective

Dmitry Kaminker

Maxim Ivanov

Annual Report 1998

La pittura al tempo di Pushkin. Romantici russi del primo Ottocento (Milan)

Unknown Treasures of the Russian Museum: The Russian Museum of St Petersburg in San Marino

Nicolas Tarkhoff – Impressions of a Russian Painter in Paris (Geneva)

Malevich y los maestros rusos de la vanguardia (Palma de Mallorca)

Kandinsky, Chagall, Malevich e lo spiritualismo russo : dalle collezioni del Museo Statale Russo di San Pietroburgo (Verona)

Mariinsky Theatre

Annual Publication No. 3

Mariinsky Academy of Young Singers

Gabriela Komleva

Stars of the White Nights 99

Stiftung Ludwig

Michael Grobman: Arbeiten 1960–1998


St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra

David Tukhmanov: Weimar Suite

Academy of Sciences Conference

Visit of Tsar Nicholas II to Scotland in 1896


Russian Museum

General Catalogue. Vol. 9. First Half of the 20th Century

Jesus Christ in Christian Art and Culture 14th to 20th Centuries

Painting of the Romantic Period from the Collection of the State Russian Museum

Children’s Portraits

Fairytales in Russia

Hovhannes Aivazovsky: Painting, Drawings and Watercolours from the Collections of St Petersburg

Russian Impressionism: Paintings 1870–1970 (Harry N. Abrams)

The Collection of Jacob and Joseph Rzhevsky from St Petersburg

Russian Futurism and David Burliuk, “Father of Russian Futurism”

Alexei von Jawlensky: A Biography

In Malevich’s Circle: Confederates, Students and Followers in Russia 1920s–1950s

Anna Staritsky (1908–1981)

Leonid Sokov: Installations – Documents – Articles

Annual Report 1999

Schönberg, Kandinsky, Der blaue Reiter und die russische Avantgarde (Vienna)

Russi 1900–1920. Le radici dell’avanguardia: Larionov, Goncharova, Kandinsky e gli altri (Brescia)

Kazimir Malevich e le sacre icon russe. Avanguardia e tradizioni (Verona)

Kasimir Malewitsch (1878–1935). Das Spätwerk aus dem Staatlichen Russischen Museum St. Petersburg (Bielefeld)

Mariinsky Theatre

Annual Publication No. 4

Mikhailovsky Theatre

History of the Maly Theatre of Opera and Ballet


Nonconformism: The Second Russian Avant-Garde

Jacob Tugenhold’s Alexandra Exter: The Painter and the Theatrical Designer (Berlin, 1922)

Academy of Sciences Conference

Alfred and Maria, Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh


Russian Museum

The Russian Museum: A Guidebook

Horses in Russian Art

The Age of Diaghilev

The Russian Avant-Garde: Representation and Interpretation

Portraiture in Russia: XX Century

Abstraction in Russia: XX Century

Turkmen Carpets from the Collection of the State Russian Museum

Russian Distaffs

Mikhail Shvartsman

Annual Report 2000

Stiftung Ludwig

Jörg Immendorff

Jürgen Klauke

Heinrich Siepmann

Gallery D-137

Georgy Gurianov: Painting, Graphic Art, Photography

Sergei Sergeyev: Computer Painting

Sergei Shutov: Videofeedback


Russian Stage Design 1880–1930: The Catalogue Raisonné of the Collection of Nina and Nikita D. Lobanov-Rostovsky

St Petersburg: Symbol of Beauty and Grandeur

Taurus (Russia’s entry for Cannes International Film Festival, directed by Alexander Sokurov, Lenfilm Studios, 90 minutes)

Academy of Sciences Conference

Visits of Queen Alexandra to Russia


Russian Museum

General Catalogue. Vol. 2. First Half of the 19th Century

Dionysius in the Russian Museum: The Five Hundredth Anniversary of Dionysius’s Murals in the St Ferapont Monastery

Italian Artists of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries in the Collection of the Russian Museum

Porcelain with Views of St Petersburg

Russian Folk Toys in the Collection of the Russian Museum

Natalia Goncharova: The Russian Years

Square, Circle, Cross


Nikolai Suetin

Judith Rothschild

Serge Essaian: Painting, Sculpture and Graphic Art

Diagnostic Eye: Photographs by David Morowitz

Natalia Sitnikova

Irina Bazhenova

Annual Report 2001

500 Anos de Arte Russa (São Paulo, Brazil)

Impresionismo ruso (Valencia, Spain)

Suuret venäläiset mestarit ja kuva Jeesuksesta (Retretti Art Centre, Punkaharju, Finland)

Stedelijk Museum

A Legacy Regained: Nikolai Khardzhiev and the Russian Avant-Garde

Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum

Yurii Dyshlenko: Modernity, Abstraction and Mass Media

Ludwig Stiftung

Art from Cuba: The Ludwig Collection

Bernard Schultze

Vitaly Pushnitsky: Introspection

Gallery D-137

Timur Novikov: Flying and Sailing

Edward Lucie-Smith: Nudes and Landscapes

Designs by Gottfried Piltz for York Höller’s Opera Der Meister und Margarita


Anatoly Belkin

Georgy Moseyev

Academy of Sciences Conference

English Émigrés in Kievan Rus

Hermitage Translation Conference

Translating Texts on Art


Russian Museum

St Petersburg: A Portrait of the City and its Citizens

Porcelain in Russia 18th–19th Centuries: The Gardner Factory

St Petersburg and Environs on Plates from Imperial Services

St Petersburg: Nineteenth-Century Watercolours from the Collection of the Russian Museum

Boris Kustodiev: Works of Painting, Graphic Art and Sculpture from Museums, Libraries and Private Collections in the Russian Federation

Russian Paris 1910–1960

The Russian Avant-Garde: Personality and School

The Department of Contemporary Art 1991–2001: History, Collection, Exhibitions

St Petersburg in Focus: Photographers of the Turn of the Century

St Petersburg in Black and White

Artists of the American West 1830–1940

Nikolai Sazhin

Mikhail Karasik

Elena Keller

Vladimir Tarasov’s Sound Games

Annual Report 2002

Ivan Aivazovski: maalauksia, piirustuksia ja akvarelleja pietarilaisista kokoelmista (Retretti Art Centre, Punkaharju, Finland)

Origins of the Russian Avant-Garde (Walters Art Museum, Baltimore)

Russian Odyssey: Riches of the State Russian Museum (Florida International Museum)

Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts

The Museum of Personal Collections: Museum Guidebook

I Love Petersburg... The Russian Museum in Moscow

Moscow Museum of Modern Art

The 20th Century Reflected in the Collections of the Moscow Museum of Modern Art

International Museum for Persecuted Art

Persecuted Art in Europe in the 20th Century

When Art Disappeared from Memory... Art in Karaganda 1930s to 1950s: Unknown Pages of History

Stiftung Ludwig

Dieter Blum: BodyCathedrals

Suzanne Baumann: Small World Exhibition

Bernd Schwarzer: Europe

Victor Ruzo: Life and Work

Michael Frank: Kosmogonia

Gallery D-137

Denis Yegelsky: Russian Ballet

Valentin Gerasimenko: Etchings and Objects


Mikhail Gleizer

Latif Kazbekov

Timur Novikov’s Autobiography

Valentin Afanasiev’s Sound-Colour Musical Structure: An Elementary Theory of Audio-Visual Stimuli


Russian Museum

Roads in Russian Art

All Creatures Great and Small: Russian Animal Art from the Collection of the State Russian Museum

The Knave of Diamonds in the Russian Avant-Garde

Pioneers of Photography: Russian and Soviet Photography from Swiss Collections 1880–1930

Abstraction in Russia: XX Century: Papers from the Academic Conference 

Joan Miró

Eduard Steinberg

Eduard Gorokhovsky – The Limits of the Rectangle: My Unlimited Space

Konstantin Simun

Boris Zaborov

Alla Esipovich: No Comment

Annual Report 2003

Food in Russian Art (Germany)

Dos mujeres de vanguardia: Exeter, Popova (Barcelona)

Moscow Kremlin Museums

The Art of Russian Jewellery: Treasures of the Moscow Armoury

The Annunciation Cathedral

The Archangel Cathedral

The Dormition Cathedral

The Palace of Facets

Novodevichy Convent

“Resplendent and Divinely Decorated Cloister”: In Celebration of the 480th Anniversary of the Founding of the Novodevichy Convent

Fyodor Kovalenko Museum of Art

Catalogue Raisonné of West European Art: Painting, Graphic Art, Sculpture, Decorative and Applied Art

Stiftung Ludwig

Dialog – Dorél Dobocan

Ekatherina Savtchenko

Marina Gisich Gallery

Gleb Bogomolov

Gallery D-137

Stanislav Makarov: Angels


Kandinsky in Russia: Biographic Studies. Iconological Digressions. Documents

The Yusupov Palace

Irina Birulia: Scenography, Painting

Serge Golovach


Russian Museum

The State Russian Museum: From the Icon to Modernism

The Palaces and Gardens of the Russian Museum

Drawing and Watercolours in Russia: The Eighteenth Century

Drawing and Watercolours in Russia: The First Half of the Nineteenth Century

The World of the Peasantry in Russian Art

Valentin Serov (1865–1911): Painting and Graphic Art from the Collection of the State Russian Museum

Times of Change: Art in the Soviet Union 1960–1985

Collage in Russia: XX Century

Marc Chagall

Vladimir Izdebsky: The Return Cycle

Anatoly Brusilovsky: Pantheon of the Russian Underground

Eduard Steinberg: Heaven and Earth. Reflections in Paints

Mikhail Shvartsman

Gleb Bogomolov

Annual Report 2004

The Avant-Garde: Before and After (Brussels)

Sacred Arts and City Life: The Glory of Medieval Novgorod (Baltimore)

St Petersburg 1900 (Perth, Australia)

Hermitage Museum

Venezia! Art of the 18th Century (Amsterdam)

Pilgrim Treasures: Byzantium-Jerusalem (Amsterdam)

Moscow Kremlin Museums

Ambassadorial Gifts to the Russian Tsars

Tsar Alexis Mikhailovich and Patriarch Nikon

Treasures of the Czars in the Moscow Kremlin Museums (São Paulo, Brazil)

Art Divage Gallery

Vladimir Bechtejeff: Works on Paper 1900s–1960s

Stiftung Ludwig

Markus Tollmann

Ruggero Savinio


Russian Artistic Parquetry of the 18th to Early 20th Centuries: Encyclopaedia

Russian Tsars. The Rurikids. The Romanovs

Svetlana Romanova

Editor of Contemporary Russian Art Newsletter


Russian Museum

The Russian Museum: Guidebook

Drawing and Watercolours in Russia: The Second Half of the Nineteenth Century

The Four Seasons: Landscapes in Russian Painting

Pavel Filonov: Seer of the Invisible

Sergei Lobanov

Tatyana Nazarenko

Natalia Grigorieva

Ilya Repin: Painting and Graphic Art from the Collection of the State Russian Museum (Lappeenranta, Finland)

Mir Iskusstva: Russia’s Age of Elegance (Joslyn Art Museum, Weisman Museum of Art in Minneapolis, Princeton Art Museum)

Kazimir Malevich: Spirituality and Form (Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Finland)

The Knave of Diamonds: Vanguard of Art and the Russian People (Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Finland)

“Russia” in Bilbao and New York (Guggenheim Museum)

Hermitage Museum

Nature and Man (Japan)

Editor of Hermitage Magazine

Natalia Kournikova Gallery

The Drawings of Nicolas Tarkhoff

Pavel Tchelitchew: Nature Transformed

Guelman Gallery

Erbossyn Meldibekov: Hypermuslim (Pastan)

Art Basel Miami

Modus R: Russian Formalism Today

Art Divage Gallery

The Filonovites: From the Masters of Analytical Art to the Post-Avantgarde

Stiftung Ludwig

Igor Sacharow-Ross


Portraits of Princess Dashkova

Zinaida Serebryakova: From the Russian Émigré Artists series

The Armenian Avant-Garde of the 1960s: Seventeen Fates

Editor of Contemporary Russian Art Newsletter


Russian Museum

Folk Art: Guidebook to the Permanent Exhibition

Zinaida Serebryakova: Nudes

Nikolai Suetin 1897–1954

The Adventures of the Black Square

Venus Sovietica

Vladimir Yankilevsky: Moment of Eternity

Grisha Bruskin

Matt Lamb

Michael Hazin

The Light of Italy: Sylvester Schedrin and his Russian Contemporaries (Villa Fiorentino, Sorrento)

Exhibition of Russian 19th-Century Landscapes (Finland)

Poésie de l’eau dans l’Art Russe (Palais Lumie?re, Evian)

Hermitage Museum

Editor of Hermitage Magazine

Tretyakov Gallery

Alexander Ivanov: Biblical Studies

Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts

Vladimir Baranov-Rossiné: The Artist of Russian Avant-Garde

Alexei Schusyev Museum of Architecture

Vyacheslav Mikhailov: Architecture

VTB Bank

St Petersburg in Engravings and Lithographs (18th to Early 20th Century)

Guelman Gallery

The Gallery: 15 Years

Natalia Kournikova Gallery

Mstislav Dobuzhinsky: From Lithuania to America

Neue Sachlichkeit: Nikolaus Sagrekow and Russian Artists

Frolov Gallery

George Pusenkoff: Who is Afraid

Art Divage Gallery

Yevgeny Mikhnov-Voitenko: Painting, Graphic Art, 1950–1980

Georgian Artists

Nugzar Kakhiani, Zurab Kalandadze, Alexei Kvaratskhelia



Feodor Tyutchev Museum Estate at Muranovo

Edited Benedikt Livshits’s The One and a Half-Eyed Archer


Danish Royal Family

Empress Maria Fedorovna: A Life and Fate

Royal Academy

From Russia: French and Russian Master Paintings 1870–1925 from Moscow and St Petersburg

Tretyakov Gallery

Anatomy of the Memory: Andrei Makarevich and Andrei Belle

Federal Agency for Culture and Cinematography

Soviet Movies: A Hundred Years of the Russian Film Industry

VTB Bank

Freedom is Freedom: Nonconformist Art 19531974

Iskusstvo XXI Vek

Russian version of Amy Dempsey’s Styles, Schools and Movements

Guelman Gallery

Thaw (Russian Art From Glasnost to the Present)

Natalia Kournikova Gallery

Russian Twentieth-Century Still-Lifes from the Gallery Collection

Alexei Kravchenko: Faces of Romanticism

Twosome: Twentieth-Century Paintings from Private Collections

Grinberg Gallery

Nikolai Bakharev


Zenit Football Club


Moscow Museum of Modern Art

History of Russian Video Art

PERMM Perm Museum of Contemporary Art

Aman Geld

From Povera to Vision: The First Year in the Life of the New Museum of Contemporary Art in Perm

Guelman Gallery

Black Works

Art or Death

Art-Band “Prosthesis”

Valery Koshlyakov: Unattainables

Alexander Brodsky: Night before the Offensive

Natalia Kournikova Gallery

Vasily Sitnikov and his School

Dima Rakitin

Vladimir Potanin Foundation

Paper Architecture

Mikhail Larionov: The History of the Ballets Russes, Real and Fantastic

Eurasian Development Bank

USSR in Construction

Lyalya Kuznetsova: The Road

Umelec Magazine (Prague)

English and Russian editor


Zenit Football Club


Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts

The Golden Age of Architectural Graphic Art

Peterhof Museum


Vladimir Potanin Foundation

100% Ivanovo: Agitprop Fabrics and Designs

Handmade Heavens: Painted Ceilings and Icons from the Churches of the Kenozero National Park

Natalia Kournikova Gallery

Pavel Tchelitchew

Not All of Kuper

Garage Center of Contemporary Culture

Futurologia and Russian Utopias

GMG Gallery

Gary Hill

Grinberg Gallery

Lyudmila Zinchenko: Rapprochement


Moscow Patriarchate of Russian Orthodox Church

Russian Monasteries: History and Culture

Peterhof Museum

Romanovs in Peterhof and Oranienbaum 1705–1917

Tretyakov Gallery

Department of Contemporary Art

Vladimir Potanin Foundation

Aleksandr Deineka. Il maestro sovietico della modernità

The Stamp of Time: The Collection of Block Cyrillic Books and Engravings in Manuscripts

Guelman Gallery

Bible Post

GMG Gallery

Boris Matrosov

Natalia Kournikova Gallery

Léon Bakst’s Vogue designs at silk factory in Como, Italy

Iskusstvo XXI-Vek

The Collection as a Museum: Russian Painting of the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries

Umelec Magazine (Prague)

Member of Russian editorial committee


Arnoldsche Art Publishers

Pavel Tchelitchew: Metamorphoses

Guggenheim Museum

Malevich’s Suprematism and Religion

Pushkin House

Nikolay Kopeikin: Pushkin Meets London

Vladimir Potanin Foundation

Days in Romanovka: The Life of the Old Believer Community in Manchuria (1936–45)

Vladimir Smirnov and Konstantin Sorokin Foundation

English and Russian website editor

Photography in the USSR 1945–1953 (FotoFest 2012 Biennial, Houston)


Vladimir Potanin Foundation

The Lines of Gallé

Museum Guide

Anna-Nina Kovalenko

Memoirs of a Dissident Artist

Grinberg Gallery

Alexander Gronsky: Givenness without the Given

Vladimir Smirnov and Konstantin Sorokin Foundation

English and Russian website editor


Tretyakov Gallery

Only Italy! Architectural Graphic Art of the 18th–21st Centuries

Alexei Schusyev Museum of Architecture

Forging Big Architecture: Soviet Competitions of the 1920s–50s

VTB Bank

The Russian Silver Age

Arnoldsche Art Publishers

Vladimir Kanevsky

Vladimir Potanin Foundation

Kargopol Journey: Seven Routes across the North Russian Land


Hermitage Museum

Rem Koolhaas

Arnoldsche Art Publishers

Boris Velikovsky

Pavel Kosenko’s The Living Digit: A Book on Colour and Digital Photography


Arnoldsche Art Publishers

Boris Velikovsky (1878–1937): Architect of the Russian Avant-Garde

Museum of the History of St Petersburg

A Journey to Crimea

Pro Arte Institute

St Petersburg Biennale of Museum Design


Boris Shamanov

Igor Moukhin’s I Have Seen Rock-n-Roll

The National

How the Collapse of the USSR Could Point the Way for Indy Scotland

Radio Liberty

С чистого листа: Будет ли распад Британии похож на крах СССР?


Deutsches Architekturmuseum

SOS BRUTALISMUS – Rettet die Betonmonster!

Perm Gallery of Art

The Stroganovs: Collectors

Max Sher

Ban on Images

A Life Invisible to Itself



VTB Bank

The Paths and Forks of the Russian Avant-Garde


Moscow Kremlin Museums

Tsar of All Russia

Grigory Yaroshenko

Russian Railroads


The National

Why Did Scots Not Act on a Key Part of Declaration of Arbroath?


Hong Kong Heritage Museum

Tsar of All Russia: Holiness and Splendour of Power


Amberley Publishing

When Russia Did Democracy

History Hit

10 Relatively Unknown Facts About Russian Democracy

Morning Star

The Revival of a Millennial Political Practice

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