The works of Russian artist Maria Zolotukhina hover at the twilight of consciousness. Her darkly dramatic paintings depict unsettling dreamlike scenes with classical motifs — portraiture, still life, landscape, religious icon — and are full […]
Russian artist Olya Bossak, AKA Reycat, makes surreal and moving illustrations of cryptids, creatures, and animorphic humanoids, such as her “alternate angels,” which put the downward-facing wings under the arms. The change is subtle but […]
I’ve used several of these as title images, so it’s only fair Ms. Dvornikova, an artist from St. Petersburg, Russia, gets a post to herself. It looks like she has a book out now, too. […]
Folio from Russian artist Timofey Stepanov’s “Story of the Fallen Sun.” Find more and support the artist on his ArtStation page.
The work of Russian artist Anastasia B. looks like something out of a never-made samzidat version of Blade Runner.
art by Andrej Mashkovtsev
Contemporary Russian painter Andrey Remnev graduated from the Moscow Art School in 1983 and went on to study the medieval and Renaissance iconography of the Orthodox Church. His works blend classical Russian culture with scenes […]
Ilya Repin (Russian, 1844-1930) “Sadko in the Underwater Kingdom” Sadko (Russian: Садко) is the principal character in the East Slavic epic Bylina. He was an adventurer, merchant, and gusli musician from Novgorod. Sadko played the […]
“Konstantin Vasilyev died on October 29, 1976 in a railway accident near Kazan. His family and friends never believed in the official version of his death and suspected that the painter was murdered. Vasilyev was […]