Study Art

The following section is for those interested in delving deeper into museums, art or other subjects covered on this site. Here, we have biographies, analyses, and histories, as well as specialized language lessons and information on books, funding, and study abroad for those looking for a more academic dive into these subjects.

Elena Martilla: Artist of the Blockade

Elena Oskarovna Martilla came of age as an artist during WWII in Leningrad. She created haunting images of the suffering the residents of that blockaded city lived through as well as proud images of their perseverance. Today, she is 98 years old and still producing art. The Russian Museum, one of the St. Petersburg’s largest […]

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