Collaborative project with Hephaestus Analytical

We are pleased to announce a collaborative project with Hephaestus Analytical, a company developing cutting-edge machine learning algorithms to solve complex art identification problems. The core of this research is a suite of algorithms that can identify the characteristic patterns that make artists unique. By combining statistical techniques with connoisseurship,

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A Statement from our Board of Trustees

We want to express unconditional protest against the treacherous aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine. Our thoughts are with all Ukrainian people and our colleagues – curators who have to protect museum collections in the cities under Russian bombardment. We are calling Russian curators and art historians to raise

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Sym­po­si­um “Rus­sian Avant-Garde: Orig­i­nal and Fake” 5-7 November at Museum Ludwig

We are delighted to announce our support for the digital conference “Russian Avant-Garde: Original and Fake” that will take place on 5-7 November 2020 at Museum Ludwig in Cologne, Germany, in conjunction with the ex­hi­bi­tion “Rus­sian Avant-Garde at the Mu­se­um Lud­wig: Orig­i­nal and Fake Ques­tions, Re­search, Ex­pla­na­tions”. Experts from across

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Willem Jan Renders

Warm Welcome to Our New Trustee

We are delighted to welcome Willem Jan Renders, who became RARP Trustee this year. Since 1996 Willem Jan works in the Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven, first as head of Communications and then as head of Education. Since 2013 he works there as curator Russian Art. We are looking forward to

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“First examination of artworks at Museum Ludwig by Art Analysis & Research. From left to right, Petra Mandt (Conservator of Paintings, Museum Ludwig), Dr Jilleen Nadolny (Principal Investigator, Art Analysis & Research and Project Manager), Verena Franken (Independent researcher and Cologne project coordinator). Absent, Dr Nicholas Eastaugh (Chief Scientist, Art Analysis). Copyright: Museum Ludwig”

Scientific Art Analysis of Artworks from Museum Ludwig Collection

We are delighted to support this ground-breaking project, which is a collaboration between the leading scientific art analysis firm Art Analysis & Research and the Museum Ludwig. The Museum Ludwig has extraordinary holdings of the Russian avant garde; the museum’s fourteen paintings by Natalia Goncharova and Mikhail Larionov, dating from

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Digitisation of State Tretyakov Gallery Archives

RARP signed a partnership agreement with Tretyakov Gallery today that would lay the foundation for digitisation of Larionov and Goncharova archives from the Gallery’s collection. The archives of the leading Russian avant grade artists will be scanned, footnoted, and uploaded to a database that should be available to audiences around the world

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Гончарова Н.С. Павлин под ярким солнцем (стиль египетский). 1911.

RARP Charity is registered in London

We are pleased to announce that Russian Avant Garde Art Project is now registered as charitable company. We will be working to give out grants furthering the knowledge of the Russian avant garde art. Find out more about our Mission and Vision, and Grant Making Policy.