With the publication of Boris Chetkov: Across All Barriers, The Pushkin
Group continues with the fifth in its series of titles introducing
outstanding and unknown Russian artists of the second half of the 20th
Across All Barriers
Fortunately, Boris Chetkov did not suffer the almost total oblivion that was
the lot of his predecessors. Now in his twilight years, he is recognized as
the leading modernist of late twentieth century in Russian art. A native
of St. Petersburg, his works have been exhibited in Germany, Russia, and the
United States and are in major collections worldwide.
With the forward by Dr. Albert Kostenevich (Keeper of Impressionist
Paintings at the Hermitage) and the text by Dr. Alexander Borovsky (Head of
Contemporary Art at the State Russian Museum) this richly illustrated
monograph containing 242 pages with 215 color plates will be a valuable
addition to your collection.
Contact the Pushkin Gallery to order your first edition copy of this superb
Hardcover, 242 pages, text and plates. $75.00
Publisher: The Pushkin Group, 2006
Portraits are among the most captivating of subjects that an artist undertakes, often providing as much insight
(or more) into the artist as they do of the person being portrayed. Boris Chetkovís portraits are extraordinary
in this respect. In creating the images of these various personalities, real and imagined, Chetkov opens his heart
and his mind without reservation or pretense.
In the following pages our esteemed reader will see an unprecedented collection of portraits, delve into penetrating
psychology of these different characters, and look at the faces of humanity through the eyes of Boris Chetkov.
The superb essay by Alexander Borovsky, featuring biographical insight and excerpts from recorded interviews with Chetkov,
presents the colorful story of how this recently discovered genius came to his creative conclusions, clearly placing him
in historical context as a very unique an relevant figure.
With the forward by Dr. Albert Kostenevich (Keeper of Impressionist Paintings at the Hermitage) and the text by Dr. Alexander
Borovsky (Head of Contemporary Art at the State Russian Museum) this richly illustrated monograph containing 192 pages with
168 color plates will be a valuable addition to your collection.
Hardcover, 192 pages, text and plates. $75.00
Publisher: The Pushkin Group, 2008
Forward by: Dr. Albert Kostenevich, Keeper of Impressionist Paintings, State
Master Russian Expressionist
Essay by: Dr. Alexander D. Borovsky, Chief Curator of Contemporary Art,
State Russian Museum
With this monograph devoted to the art of Vasily Golubev, arguabley one of
the most important Russian Expressionists of the last century, the Pushkin
Group continues to introduce to the world outstanding Russian artists who
are as yet unrecognized in their own land.
Hardcover, 174 pages, text and plates. $75.00
Publisher: The Pushkin Group, 2005
Essay by: Kenneth A. Pushkin
Renowned in his homeland, the life story and remarkable impressionist
paitings of master Russian plein-air painter, Viktor Ivanovich Korovin, are
revealed to the western audience for the first time in these pages.
Korovin's life and his work provide a soulful glimpse through the eyes of a
visual poet into Leningrad and the beautiful northern Russian landscape
during the Soviet Era.
Catalogue, 64 pages, text and plates. $20.00
Publisher: The Pushkin Group, 2005
Nikolai Efimovich Timkov,
Essays by: Dr. Alexander Borovsky Chief Curator of Contemporary Art, State Russian Museum and Dr. Alexander Shedrinsky
The Seasons of Timkov
This first book in any language about the life and work of the Russian painter Nikolai Efimovich Timkov presents 124
color plates of his oil paintings and gouaches. A biographical essay with photographs introduces this seminal figure
of 20th Century Russian landscape painting. Enlightening essays by Dr. Alexander Borovsky and Dr. Alexander Shedrinsky
lend understanding to Timkov's place in the world of Russian art.
Hardcover, 154 pages, text and plates, Currently unavailable.
Publisher: The Pushkin Collection, 1998
Forward by: Dr. Albert Kostenevich, Keeper of Impressionist Paintings, State Hermitage Museum
Akademichka, The Academic Dacha Through the Eyes of Nikolai Timkov
Essay by: Dr. Alexander Borovsky Chief Curator of Contemporary Art, State Russian Museum
Over 150 color reproductions trace the evolution of uniquely Russian landscape painting
through the eyes of Timkov and his Akademichka contemporaries. This book introduces in
a historical context those devoted painters who enriched and expanded significant aspects
of the Russian Impressionist tradition.
Hardcover, 168 pages, text and plates, Currently unavailable.
Publisher: The Pushkin Group and the Timkov Collection, 1999
Russian Summer 2004
Poster 25 x 25"
Autumn, 2001, oil on canvas