Editorial: Russian revolutions
Never before have we struggled so much in choosing a cover. The RA’s From Russia exhibition of masterpieces from the four great Russian museums presented us with an embarrassment...
A tale of two collectors
Hilary Spurling tells the astonishing story of two pre-revolutionary Russian collections of modern French art
Inside the great Russian museums
Sarah Greenberg provides an essential guide to the four state Russian museums collaborating on the RA’s From Russia show
Doyenne of directors
Vivid reminiscences of Irina Antonova, director of the Pushkin Museum in Moscow for over 40 years, interviewed by Sarah Greenberg
Changing of the avant-garde
The eminent historian Eric Hobsbawm charts the moment when the Russian revolution brought art and left-wing politics together in a unique creative burst
Russian art goes boom
Helen Kirwan-Taylor anatomises the recent massive jump in the market for Russian art
In the Studio: Richard Rogers RA
The man who transformed the City’s skyline is reaching ever dizzying heights. Fiona Maddocks meets Richard Rogers RA at his flagship headquarters
Out to lunch: Jenny Saville RA
Palermo is good for her painting, the new Academician Jenny Saville tells Sarah Greenberg, but she misses sushi.