Michelle Massey

Women in Soviet Art: 1930-1991

The exhibition Women in Soviet Art brings together thirty paintings by prominent Soviet artists to examine the visual representations of women during the Soviet era. Avoiding traditional depictions of the cloistered feminine world, Soviet art passionately propagated the images of women as active contributors to the socialist economy. From the TMORA permanent Collection, and on […] Read more

Peasant Women of the Russian North: Heritage of a Culture Lost

The Museum of Russian Art (TMORA) is pleased to present Peasant Women of the Russian North: Heritage of a Culture Lost. Drawn from the Museum’s permanent collection, over 100 rare artifacts reveal the rich peasant culture in northern and central Russia in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Before the Soviet collectivization of farmland, […] Read more

Anatoly Zverev: Under the Soviet Radar

The Museum of Russian Art presents an exhibition of more than thirty rare works by Anatoly Zverev, from the collection of Peter and Alexandra Rose. A legendary figure of the Moscow underground art scene in post-Stalinist Moscow, Anatoli Zverev was a rebel who defied conventions, standards, and rules both in his art and in his […] Read more

Andréa Stanislav: Spinner’s Song

Spinner’s Song is a multimedia sculpture installation informed by artist Andréa Stanislav’s research within TMORA’s folk crafts collection of flax linen textiles and prialka tools. Featuring original sound composition by Jesse Gelaznik and video collage by Stanislav, Spinner’s Song invites a hypnotic, calming, and reflective experience, merging form, motion, and sound. The installation presents the artist’s […] Read more

Peace be with the family of Alexei Navalny

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good people to do nothing, so don’t be inactive.” – Alexei Navalny (1976-2024) Peace be with the family of Alexei Navalny and may peace someday come to Russia […] Read more