Recent Books








Elena Polenova, The Story of Synko-Filipko and other Russian Folk Tales, trans. Louise Hardiman, ed. Frank Althaus and Mark Sutcliffe (London: Fontanka, 2019)









Невоспетый Герой Русского Авангарда. Жизнь и Судьба Николая Пунина [The Unsung Hero of the Russian Avant-Garde. The Life and Times of Nikolay Punin] (Moscow: Slovo, 2018)









Natalia Murray, Art for the Workers. Proletarian Art and Festive Decorations of Petrograd. 1917-1920(Leiden-Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, 2018).









Louise Hardiman and Nicola Kozicharow, eds, Modernism and the Spiritual in Russian Art: New Perspectives (Cambridge: Open Book Publishers, 2017).


Rosalind P. Blakesley, The Russian Canvas Painting in Imperial Russia, 1757-1881 (Yale University Press: New Haven, 2016).


Russia and the Arts: The Age of Tolstoy and Tchaikovsky, Rosalind P. Blakesley and Tatiana L. Karpova. Published in connection with the exhibition the National Portrait Gallery, also curated by Rosalind P. Blakesley, 17 March 2016 to 26 June 2016.

A Russian Fairy Tale The Art and Craft of Elena Polenova, Natalia Murray, ed, with contributions from Rosalind P. Blakesley and Louise Hardiman. Published in connection with the exhibition at Watts Gallery, 18 November 2014 to 8 February 2015.

Kazimir Malevich, with contributions from John Milner and Maria Kokkori. Published in connection with the exhibition at Tate Modern, 16 July to 26 October 2014. Tate Publishing.









Rosalind P. Blakesley & Margaret Samu (eds.), From Realism to the Silver Age: New Studies in Russian Artistic Culture (Northern Illinois University Press: DeKalb, 2014).









Christina Lodder, Maria Kokkori & Maria Mileeva (eds.), Utopian Reality: Reconstructing Culture in Revolutionary Russia and Beyond (Brill: Leiden and Boston, 2013).

Natalia Murray, The Unsung Hero of the Russian avant-garde. The life and inheritance of Nikolay Punin, (Brill: Leiden-Boston, 2012).

John Milner, Rodchenko (Design), (Antique Collectors Club: London, 2009).

John Milner, Lissitzky (Design), (Antique Collectors Club: London, 2009).







John Milner, A Slap in the Face! Futurists in Russia (Philip Wilson Publishers: London, 2007). Published in connection with the exhibition organised by John Milner at the Estorick Collection, London, 28 March-17 June 2007, and at the Hatton Gallery, Newcastle University, 23 June–18 August 2007. Philip Wilson Publishers.









Rosalind P. Blakesley & Susan E. Reid (eds.), Russian Art and the West: a Century of Dialogue in Painting, Architecture and the Decorative Arts (Northern Illinois University Press: DeKalb, 2007).