Monthly Archives: October 2020

Kostrovitskaya’s career as a plasterer


In these days when artists are insulted by the idea of having to retrain as something else, let’s take a moment to remember Vera Kostrovitskaya, famous pedagogue—and plasterer, restorer of Leningrad after World War 2. Continue reading

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Galina Bezuglaya’s second book


Perhaps you have to be as old as I am to be quite as excited about a book arriving from Russia, but it’s doubly exciting since I ordered it on 9th July this year, and with a combination of the … Continue reading

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