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Donald Trump -- Cowboy As a Career?

Lena Hades | Posted 08.17.2016 | Comedy
Lena Hades

Donald Trump as a cowboy?

Lena Hades' Skull Thangka

Lena Hades | Posted 07.21.2016 | Arts
Lena Hades

Skull thangka by Lena Hades in aid for victims of Orlando, Nice, Lake Syamozero in Karelia, in aid for Aleksey Karas and Pavel Sheremet I dedicate th...

The official portrait of Vladimir Medinsky, Culture minister

Lena Hades | Posted 07.12.2016 | Comedy
Lena Hades

The official portrait of Vladimir Medinsky by Lena Hades...

If You Like Crazy Ducks, Silly Henchmen And A Love Story, This Will Quack You Up

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 06.14.2016 | Teen

Produced by the Russian animation studio Rome, Quackerz is a comical, animated story about the Chinese legend of the Sun Duck who protects the sun. A ...

Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra -- Blindness

Lena Hades | Posted 06.03.2016 | Arts
Lena Hades

This is a graphic work from the series 'Thus spoke Zarathustra' created by me in 2009. I dedicated this graphic series to Franco Volpi. He was Italian...

Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book Learnt By Heart

Lena Hades | Posted 06.01.2016 | Home
Lena Hades

Beautiful thoughts cost nothing and they are privilege of the poor. Beautiful thoughts of poor dreamers are absolutely indispensable to a social stability.

Madonna and Nietzsche: Herstory in History

Lena Hades | Posted 05.25.2016 | Arts
Lena Hades

"I only attack causes that are victorious -- in some cases I wait until they are victorious," -- this is a quote from the last book written by philoso...

Artist Petr Pavlensky and Chimeras by Lena Hades

Lena Hades | Posted 05.23.2016 | Arts
Lena Hades


Vladimir Putin and the Chimera Of the State

Lena Hades | Posted 05.18.2016 | Home
Lena Hades

During his first years as president, Vladimir Putin has repeatedly declared that the rebuilding of the Russian state is his goal and his very highest ...

Tolokonnikova: 'Pavlensky is the Mind, Honor and the Balls of Our Epoch'

Lena Hades | Posted 05.18.2016 | Arts
Lena Hades

Russian performance artist Petr Pavlensky said he was assaulted by detainee escort officers in the Moscow City Court. Petr Pavlensky by Lena Hades. ...

Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra: Fanatics

Lena Hades | Posted 05.10.2016 | Home
Lena Hades

Being a fanatic means that you are a fan to the point that you are obsessed with the person you are a fan of and you might even try to hurt someone who is not a fan or is a fan of a rival.

Chimera of the Mysterious Russian Soul: "Who is to blame?" and "What is to be done?"

Lena Hades | Posted 05.04.2016 | Arts
Lena Hades

Russians are fond of asking two vitally important questions about life: "Who is to blame?" and "What is to be done?"

From Chagall to Malevich: The Competitive Drama of the Russian Avant-Garde

MutualArt | Posted 03.12.2017 | Arts

Currently at Vienna's stately Albertina Museum, the range and scope of this artistic revolution is on display -- from the wild expressions of Neo-Primitivism to the non-objective restraint of Suprematism.

Photographer Captures Portraits And Dreams Of People From 1 To 100 Years Of Age

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.03.2015 | Arts

Danish photographer Keen Heick-Abildhauge fell in love with Russia years ago, mesmerized by the diversity of life hiding away in corners of the vast E...

What Do Blank Paintings Mean, Starting With Yves Klein

Matthew Israel | Posted 11.16.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

There's seemingly nothing to be seen in or on them except for one color (or white or black) and some texture, maybe.

55 Contemporary Artists Are Taking Over One Of The World's Oldest Museums

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.11.2014 | Arts

Over fifty five contemporary artists have gathered in St. Petersburg to infiltrate one of the world's oldest museums. Why? Because Manifesta, the noma...

WATCH: The Story Behind These Funny Fat Cat Paintings

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.30.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Many cat owners are obsessive about their feline friends, but few have immortalized their pets quite like artist Svetlana Petrova. The Russian painter...

A Queer Orthodoxy: Post-Soviet Russian Art Movement 'Club of Friends' Reunited in London

Kevin Childs | Posted 07.15.2014 | Arts
Kevin Childs

And so was born a new "unofficial" underground movement, the New Artists or, as they would become known, the Club of Friends.

London's Superpowered Russian Week: Cocktails, Controversy & a Communist Kiss

Simon Hewitt | Posted 03.19.2014 | Arts
Simon Hewitt

There was controversy wherever you looked during London Russian Week in late November. And I'm not just talking about the blink-and-you've-missed-it t...

The World Of Soviet Sport In 20th Century Russian Art

Posted 12.30.2013 | Arts

Images of sparring boxers, relentless cross country skiers and triumphant Olympic parades -- these are but some of the artistic symbols that were used...

Moscow Celebrates 100 Years Of Performance Art In Russia

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

One hundred years ago, Kasimir Malevich, Alexei Kruchenych, and Mikhail Matyushin got together to stage a futurist opera called "Victory Over The Sun....

7 Contemporary Russian And Eastern European Artists You Should Know

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.02.2013 | Arts

Sotheby's recently had an art world revelation. It dawned upon the iconic auction house that collectors from Russia and Eastern Europe are arriving at...

NCCA Kronstadt: Documents From a Russian Residency

j.frede | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

Like many of my contemporaries in Los Angeles, I work across multiple disciplines that allow for attention to be directed toward my investigations rather than restricted by a commitment to a single medium. Working in this way allows for opportunity to explore.

Artist Behind Painting Of Putin In Lingerie Flees Russia

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 08.29.2013 | Arts

On Monday, four satirical paintings by artist Konstantin Altunin were removed from the St. Petersburg Museum of Power during a raid by Russian police....

Off the Grass and Into the Galleries: St. Petersburg's White Night of Art

Simon Hewitt | Posted 09.23.2013 | Arts
Simon Hewitt

In 2004, St. Petersburg laid scant claim to being a center for contemporary art. But much has since changed, with the advent of a clutch of dynamic galleries and new museum venues showcasing both domestic and international art.