Paul Abelsky


Standing Firm Through Moscow’s Building Boom

By Paul Abelsky

From Mikhail Khazanov’s cluttered offices in central Moscow, he can see the city come into view as a vibrant and chaotic mosaic. But Khazanov is more than an observer. As one of Moscow’s premier architects, his projects have shaped the urban fabric of the place where he has lived and worked all his life.His current projects consistRead More


Chagall and the Village, Restored

By Paul Abelsky

LETTER FROM VITEBSKThe town of Vitebsk has been the central character in the work of Marc Chagall. Its people and cityscape maintain a recurring, almost mystic presence. Chagall was intimately familiar with this town. The artist was not only born and raised there, but also came of age as a master in Vitebsk. Although he left in 1921, ChagallRead More



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