Russian Art.


Painting by Ilya Repin: Ilya Repin was a talented Russian painter of the Peredvizhniki School, who was held up by the Soviet government as an artist to be imitated by the new school of Socialist Realists. At the age of 22, Repin began his art career at the Imperial Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg, the same time […]

Edvard Munch murals in Oslo canteen face sell-off.


Edvard Munch was commissioned to paint the frieze in the women’s canteen of Kraft’s Oslo factory in 1920 A factory canteen in Oslo which contains murals by Norwegian painter Edvard Munch is set to be sold. Munch was commissioned to paint the frieze of 12 large paintings in 1920 and they were originally installed in […]