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Rodin’s Hands: Anna Golubkina

With the introduction of the “Feel Art Again” Facebook page, we held a contest to find our farthest fan. Reader Kelly Deaton in Russia easily beat the competition, winning a week of “Feel Art Again” posts on Russian artists. The last of our series of Russian artists is Anna Golubkina (1864-1927), who is considered the first [...]

United in Life & Art: Mikhail Larionov and Natalia Goncharova

With the introduction of the “Feel Art Again” Facebook page, we held a contest to find our farthest fan. Reader Kelly Deaton from Russia easily beat the competition, winning a week of “Feel Art Again” posts on Russian artists. Mikhail Larionov (1881-1964) and Natalia Goncharova (1881-1962) were lifelong partners in romance and in art. The two [...]

Artist, Composer, Lawyer: Vasily Polenov

With the introduction of the “Feel Art Again” Facebook page, we held a contest to find our farthest fan. Reader Kelly Deaton from Russia easily beat the competition, winning a week of “Feel Art Again” posts on Russian artists. Vasily Polenov (1844-1927) was the first artist to introduce the plein air techniques of France to Russia. [...]