Originally built in the 1950s, Luhzniki Stadium was revamped by Russian studio Speech for the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Published in Buildings
Friday, 05 February 2016 00:00

When architecture becomes art

Now open to the public, architect Konstantin Melnikov’s Moscow home was at the heart of a bitter ownership dispute that pitted its use as a residence against its value as a cultural artefact, says Charles Holland

Published in Comment
Wednesday, 28 October 2015 00:00

Galina Balashova

One architect defined the look of the whole Soviet space programme, from its logos to its satellites. Edwin Heathcote is fascinated by her personal archive

Published in Review
Friday, 16 October 2015 00:00

Garage Museum by OMA

Rem Koolhaas mixes preservation and provocation in Moscow, turning a Soviet-era workers’ canteen into a contemporary art space, says Edwin Heathcote

Published in News
Thursday, 29 January 2015 00:00

Adventures of the Black Square

A densely packed exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery takes a Kazimir Malevich's painting as its starting point to assess the history of abstraction and its political undercurrents, says Jessica Mairs

Published in Review
Monday, 05 January 2015 12:21

War, Revolution and Design

Works by Kazimir Malevich, Alexander Rodchenko and Vladimir Tatlin are on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum as part of an exhibition of designs by avant-garde artists for the Russian theatre

Published in GALLERY
Tuesday, 23 December 2014 00:00

Work and Play Behind The Iron Curtain

The USSR may not have valued product design, but its consumer objects still tell a fascinating story, finds Edwin Heathcote

Published in Review
Tuesday, 21 October 2014 09:34

Kazimir Malevich at Tate Modern

Tate Modern's retrospective captures the exuberance of an artist too busy running his own revolution to be tied down by party doctrine, finds Agata Pyzik

Published in Review
Monday, 23 June 2014 11:32

Work and Play Behind The Iron Curtain

An exhibition of objects and photographs sheds light on the Soviet Union's consumer culture

Published in GALLERY
Thursday, 19 June 2014 17:53

Work and Play
 Behind The Iron Curtain

Grad: Gallery for Russian Arts and Design
20 June – 24 August 2014

Published in Diary
Thursday, 01 March 2012 15:46

Building the Revolution

Infinite ambition was the strength and the weakness of the Russian constructivists, says Agata Pyzik.

Published in Review