Bolt @ GRAD London

The Russians are famous for their ballets. Having been lucky enough to see members of the Bolshoi dance in very close proximity, I can vouch for this. When we think of ballet, we think of elegance and grace. If asked to describe the costume of a ballerina, you would probably imagine soft pastel colours and […]

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Malevich @ Tate Modern

The Tate’s incumbent blockbuster exhibition is about Matisse. However, running concurrently is a retrospective of the art of Russian artist Malevich that really ought to have just as much attention from gallery goers. Kazimir Malevich was born in Kiev, whilst an administrative division of the Russian Empire in 1879. He founded the suprematist movement around […]

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