Russian Visual Arts

Russian Visual Arts

Let’s start with the Russian architecture such as the woodcraft buildings. Ancient Slavs or Slavic peoples live in Russian architecture of the Byzantine empire. Kremlins, fortifications, Orthodox churches, brightly painted or glided domes are all features of architecture of that time. Renaissance trends were brought in by Italians with later tent-like churches designs and onion dome designs. It was followed by the Naryshkin baroque in the 17th century and then rococo for the 18th century t... [ read more ]