Research Institute of Theory and History of Fine Arts
21 Prechistenka str.
Natalia V. TOLSTAYA
Tel: +7 495 637 4291
Krasimira L. LUKICHEVA
Deputy Director for Research Work
Tel: +7 495 637 3176
Diana V. KEIPEN-VARDITS
Tel: +7 495 637 48 06
The Research Institute of Theory and History of Fine Arts of the Russian Academy of Arts was established in 1947 as the Academy’s division to carry out researches into the history of fine arts, modern world and Russian art movements and trends, as well as to publish results of its researches to be accessible to the Academy’s institutions and general public. With an annual average output of 20-30 editions, including books, monographs, albums, catalogues, textbooks on art, the Institute has accumulated a big library contributing both to the history of art and aesthetic education.
Departments of the Research Institute of Theory and History of Fine Arts:
- 20th-21st-Century Russian Art;
- Russian Art of the 18th-19th Centuries;
- Old Russian Art and Religious Art;
- Monumental Art and Architecture;
- Folk and Decorative Art;
- Theory of Arts;
- Art History and Contemporary Art;
- International Art;
- Dictionary of Russian Artists.