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The exhibition Imperial St. Petersburg: Architectural Visions includes over thirty photographs of William Brumfield. William Craft Brumfield, photographer and historian of Russian architecture, has worked in Russia over a period of more than four decades. His many books include the standard A History of Russian Architecture (a New York Times Notable Book of the Year 1993).

The recipient of numerous awards, including a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship, Brumfield was elected to both the Russian Academy of Architecture (in 2002) and to the Russian Academy of the Arts (in 2006). He is Professor of Slavic studies at Tulane University in New Orleans. Brumfield’s photographs, part of the collection of the Photographic Archives at the National Gallery of Art, have been exhibited in museums in this country and in Russia.

This exhibition was originally hosted by The Museum of Russian Art from April 16, 2011 to September 11, 2011.