A selection of British weaponry from the Napoleonic Wars and a pair of original Boutet dueling pistols are among four hundred beauties to enrich the Russian museum’s historical Battle of Borodino collection.
Museums are always working to keep their displays safe, while showing them off to as many people as possible. Moscow’s new Design Museum has found the perfect solution: its collection will reside in a bomb shelter, and travel on a bus!
Fighting corruption has long been the favourite hobby-horse of Russia’s ruling ‘tandem’. Now, President Medvedev and Prime Minister Putin can be seen battling this ancient scourge of the nation in grandiose style on horseback.
“Loves and marriage,” “Girls on a Flying Bomb,” “The Milk of Sorrow” - British artist Rose Wylie captures the world around her with childish naivety and genuine innocence. Now her first exhibition in Russia has opened at Moscow's Regina Gallery.
The reopening of an Australian Museum of Natural History has been a real thrill for visitors. Some of the delighted and rather frightened guests however think the animatronic creatures greeting them at the entrance were “a little too realistic”.
Trailblazing Soviet photographer, Sergey Borisov captured his models naked when nudity was taboo in the Iron Curtain country. A selection of his cutting-edge images -“Naked Bohemia” – is on display at Moscow’s RuArts gallery.
His car is as much a part of Agent 007 as his tuxes and shaken Martinis.
Few would turn down the chance to drive the Phantom III Rolls-Royce or Aston Martin DB5, even if it did mean having to face the world’s most dangerous villain and his henchmen.
We’ve heard of searching for sunken treasure – but a Russian artist is making waves by creating his own treasures, underwater. Denis Lotarev spends hours beneath the waves of the Black and Red seas in his scuba suit, armed with just a paintbrush.