Have the artworks in our Russian Revolution exhibition got you hankering for a little more history, or are you wanting to brush up on a few key dates before you see the show? Maybe our timeline can help…
In these videos, take a look inside our exhibition of post-revolutionary Russian art and learn more about the vast 1932 exhibition in Leningrad that inspired it.
Soviet designers gave us dynamic geometry, bold typography and minimalist colour that feels right at home in 2017. Designer and author Steve Heller shares five key ideas you need to know.
Emma Crichton-Miller charts the fortunes of St Petersburg’s porcelain factory, from supplier of exclusive editions to the Russian court, to producer of high end Soviet agit-prop.
As the RA prepares for a major exhibition of Russian art, we go behind the scenes at Moscow’s State Tretyakov Gallery to discover a seldom-seen painting that will be making the trip to London.
With a momentous exhibition marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution, Martin Sixsmith charts the course of a pivotal period in art, from euphoric creativity to eventual repression.