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The Department is delighted to announce that Dr Rosalind Polly Blakesley, Head of Department and Reader in Russian and European Art, has been awarded the Pushkin Medal.

last modified Jan 11, 2018 09:11 PM

The Department is delighted to announce that Dr Rosalind Polly Blakesley, Head of Department and Reader in Russian and European Art, has been awarded the Pushkin Medal. A state decoration granted by the Russian government in recognition of contributions to Russia in the arts and culture, education, humanities and literature, the medal was awarded to Dr Blakesley in recognition of her scholarship and curatorial work, including, most recently, the exhibition 'Russia and the Arts' which she curated at the National Portrait Gallery in 2016, and her book 'The Russian Canvas,' which won the Pushkin House Russian Book Prize in 2017.