By Using Cereals, Toilet Paper And Matches Russian Street Artist Makes An Installation That Urges People To Stay Calm

Probably there is a new problem worse than coronavirus itself, it’s people who spread the panic about the virus. Loketski, a street artist from St. Petersburg decided to calm them down in his own creative method. He made an installation “Stay calm!” made from the most demanded products these days. The artist used 4 kg of his own domestic reserves – cereals, toilet paper, matches. Continue reading »

The Color Of Russian History: Beautiful Vintage Colorized Pictures Of The Imperial Russia By Olga Shirnina

William Carrick “The milk seller (Okhtenka)” St. Petersburg, 1860s

With an artist’s eye and a surgeon’s precision, Olga Shirnina – who works under the name Color By Klimbim (previously) – uses Photoshop to breathe new life into black-and-white photos from Russian history. Continue reading »

Dark Future Comes To Saint Petersburg In Superb Impressive Artworks Of Vadim Solovyov

Some people believe Saint Petersburg to be the most beautiful city in the world. It’s the place that harmoniously combines European architecture of the XVIII-XIX centuries and modern buildings, but artist Vadim Solovyov (previously) decided to add some sci-fi reality to its urban landscapes. Continue reading »

Ballerina And Flowers A Photo Series About The Resemblance Of The Two Elegances

Yulia Artemyeva, a photographer from Nizhny Novgorod, in her series of black and white photographs “Ballerina and Flowers” compares two embodiments of fragility and gracefulness. Continue reading »

Snowfall Makes Cars Happy: Someone Drew Eyes And Smiles On The Snow That Fell On The Cars

It had been snowing in St. Petersburg, Russia all night long, and early in the morning owners of cars found their vehicles very happy. They were looking from below in the windows smiling at people. Continue reading »

Abandoned Russia: Stunning Urbex Photography By Alexei Polyakov

Outstanding abandoned places in Russia by Alexei Polyakov, a gifted self-taught photographer, and urbex explorer from Saint Petersburg. Alexei focuses mainly on abandoned, landscape, and drone photography. Continue reading »

Photographer Captures Rare Ethereal Heavenly Clouds In Siberia

Svetlana Kazina recently captured a series of stunning iridescent clouds above Belukha mountain, which is Siberia’s highest peak (4,506 metres/14,783ft). Svetlana lives in the Altai Mountains which is a mountain range in Central and East Asia where Russia, China, Mongolia, and Kazakhstan come together. Continue reading »

Before And After: How The Russian Army Changes Soldiers

Thinner, wiser, hairier… Photographer Yuriy Chichkov took pictures of army conscripts immediately after call-up and a month before demobilization. Here are the results.

Portrait photography has always been a special interest of Yuriy Chichkov. Russian and international celebrities, athletes, and politicians captured through his lens have graced the covers of leading Russian magazines. Continue reading »

This Russian Artist Dresses Herself And Her Models In Surreal And Weird Costumes Made Out Of Vegetables, Fruits And Plants

Everyone has a hobby, right? Well, some are weirder than others. Meet this artist from Russia, her name is Katya and she creates unique makeup looks using vegetables, fruits, plants and many other fragments of nature. You can say she’s all-natural. Continue reading »

Rita – The Girl Who Happily Lives With A Bionical Hand

The story of a young Russian woman deprived of hands by her jealous husband shocked all the country. Doctors managed to perform a complicated operation and save one hand, and the second one has now been replaced with a prosthesis. Continue reading »

The ‘Dirtiest’ Russian Street Art You Will Ever See

We last featured the amazing street art of Nikita Golubev aka Pro Boy Nick back in April of 2017. Since then, the Moscow-based artist continues to “dig art out of dirt”. Continue reading »

True Art Must Excite! Novosibirsk Authorities Have Refused To Remake The Skating Rink, Which Is Nicknamed “Phallic Symbol Of The City”

The City Hall of Novosibirsk (Russia) has no plans to change the New Year skating rink built on the city square near the Opera and Ballet Theater. Continue reading »

Simple & Difficult Russia: Photo Collection Of Anna Skladmann

Just found some interesting pictures from a personal photography collection of Anna Skladmann, a German photographer that lives and works between New York and Moscow. During travelling and living in Russia, Anna made a few series of photos which show us simple and the same time difficult life of Russian young and adult people. Continue reading »

Wolford And Vetements Launch Collaboration Inspired By Russian Criminal Tattoo Art

Austrian hosiery manufacturer Wolford is teaming up with Vetements to launch a capsule collection. Comprising a pair of tights and a maxi knitted dress, the collection aims to redefine some of the wardrobe essentials every woman should have. Continue reading »

Russian Female Hockey Players Took Off Their Clothes For The New Year’s 2020 Calendar


Zhanna Chernenko/KHL

The Women’s Hockey League presents a limited calendar for 2020: it is based on a symbiosis of delicate femininity and seasons, recreated with the help of seasonal floral symbols. Continue reading »