Zoran’s Surrealist Sculptures: Dry Neck of the Pig and Other Curios

A Yugoslavia-born sculptor, Zoran Mojsilov received his art education at the University of Belgrade, graduating in 1979, and later trained with the renowned Yugoslavian sculptor Matija Vuković. As a conscientious objector, he taught art at a military psychiatric hospital in 1981 and later went to Paris to escape the narrow confines and restrictions of the […] Read more

New York Times: “As War Rages On, a Museum of Russian Art Stands Up for Ukraine”

By Alex V. Cipolle – Reporting from Minneapolis – Oct. 18, 2023 This article is part of the Fine Arts & Exhibits special section on the art world’s expanded view of what art is and who can make it. Click for online version “Bird” is a painted metal and wood sculpture by Leon Hushcha, a Ukrainian American artist […] Read more

Nature’s Saints: Icons by Olga Volchkova

The exhibition presents works by Olga Volchkova. Painted in the traditional style of Eastern Orthodox icon-painting, these works are far from being traditional. Volchkova’s icons present familiar vegetables, fruit, herbs, and other plants as divine beings, paying long-overdue tribute to the spiritual dimension as well as the fundamental role plants provide to safeguard life on […] Read more

The Art of Leon Hushcha: The Way

The exhibition The Art of Leon Hushcha: The Way brings together the most recent works by the prominent Minneapolis-based artist whose art has earned recognition nationally and internationally. Showcasing Hushcha’s newest paintings, this exhibition presents an opportunity to follow the artist on his way through the cosmos of creativity.  In his creative endeavors, Leon Hushcha explores themes of displacement […] Read more

Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5 – The Historical Backdrop

On view at Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, Minnesota – October 13 – 14, 2023 On view at The Museum of Russian Art October 21 – November 26, 2023 The Museum of Russian Art presents this exhibition in conjunction with the performance of Dmitry Shostakovich’s Fifth Symphony at Orchestra Hall October 13 – 14, 2023. Drawing upon TMORA’s unique collections, […] Read more