Daria V. Ezerova

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Articles by Daria V. Ezerova

Russian Symbolists and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, Part II

In painting, Mikhail Vrubel’s engagement with the art of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood exemplifies a lifelong negotiation of Russia’s position on the map of European modernisms.

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Russian Symbolists and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, Part I

“Absurd!” “Perverse!” “Puerile!” “Frantic trash!” Thus fumed London critics who attended the 1850 exhibition of the little-known Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. For the three young artists who dreamt of revolutionizing the Royal Academy of Arts — Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Holman Hunt, and John Everett Millais, — this was a miserable start.

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