2016 ¹¹ 1–2



Comparative Studies

Petr Kutsenkov, Nika Lavrentyeva, Mikhail Chegodayev. The Early Dynasty Period in Egypt and Tropical Africa: Possible Links. Part II

Marina Sviderskaya. Myth and Reality: a Dialogue on the Territory of Love (Images of Beautiful Femininity in Western European Art from Antiquity to the End of the 19th Century)

Elena Khlopina. David and Mashkov: Paths in Art

West — East

Maria Levochskaya. The Altar Complex of St. Mark’s Cathedral in Venice: Between the Romanesque West and the Byzantine East

Svetlana Kovalevskaya. The Bari Liturgical Roll. Greek and Latin in Southern Italy in the 11th Century

Olga Petrova (Sharina). Monochrome Illustrations in Moscow Mid-17th Century Manuscripts. Preliminary Observations


Irina Kuvshinskaya. The Pilgrimage of St. Ursula: the Creation of the Legend and its Reflection in Art in the 14th-15th Centuries

Jacobus de Voragine. Legenda Aurea CLVIII. De Undecim Millibus Virginum. Translated by Irina Kuvshinskaya

Palladio AND Palladianism

Sergei Kavtaradze. Barbaro and Aristotle. “Four causes” of the Villa at Maser

Yulia Revzina, Dmitry Shvidkovsky. Palladianism in Russia during the Reigns of Catherine the Great and Alexander I. Part II


Anna Korndorf. Phantom and Craft. Theatre Set Design in the Modern Age: from Architectural Rules to Principles of Painting


Raisa Kirsanova. Paris Fashion in Moscow at the time of the Napoleonic Wars in Europe


Svetlana Stepanova. A Platform for Artistic Cosmopolitism. The Society of Amateurs and Connoisseurs of the Fine Arts in Rome


Tatiana Gnedovskaya. Adolf Loos: The Paradoxes of Common Sense

Ksenia Malich. The Dutch Functionalism in the 1940–1960s and the Romantic Tradition in Modernism


Maria Elkina. Lobotomy and Symbiosis. Interior-exterior Dialectic in Architectural Theory from the 1960s to the 1990s

Book reviews