Russian American Cultural Center

Regina Khidekel, PhD

Regina Khidekel received her PhD from St. Petersburg Academy of Fine Arts, became the director of that city's Diaghilev Art Center in 1990, and in 1998 the founding director of the Russian American Cultural Center in New York. She is the author of "It's the Real Thing" (1999, University of Minnesota Press), and has contributed essays to the following publications: "Lyubov Popova" (1994), "Lazar Khidekel: Suprematism and Architecture" (1995), "Sterligov Group: Paintings from Russia" (1995), "Russian Constructivist Roots: Present Concerns" (1997), "Forbidden Art" (1998), "Lev Mezsberg" (1999), "Tamar Hirschl" (2000), "In Malevich's Circle" (2000), "A Life of Colors" (2001), "Surviving Suprematism" (2004), "Family Album. Artists from St. Petersburg" (2006), "Anna Rochegova" (2008), "Homage to Diaghilev's Enduring Legacy" (2009), "Trajectory of Suprematism" (2011), "Floating Worlds and Future Cities: Lazar Khidekel, Suprematism and Russian Avant-garde" (2013), "Building Drawings and Drawing Buildings" (2014), "Lazar Khidekel and Suprematism" (2014). She has lectured at many universities, and curated many exhibitions.

Russian American Cultural Center (RACC) aims to provide permanent cultural representation to more than 700,000 Russian-speaking residents of New York. It was founded in 1998 by Dr. Regina Khidekel and earned its 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status in 1999.

One Hundred Years of De Stijl

  • Über die Darstellung definiter Formen als Summen von Quadraten

    Über die Darstellung definiter Formen als Summen von Quadraten

    RACC artist Dmitry Borshch

  • This drawing is dancing in its father's skin

    This drawing is dancing in its father's skin

    RACC artist Dmitry Borshch

  • On nothing and kindred subjects

    On nothing and kindred subjects

    RACC artist Dmitry Borshch

More De Stijl-inspired:

"Über die Darstellung definiter Formen als Summen von Quadraten"
[On the representation of definite forms as sums of squares]
2017, ink on paper, 19 x 22¾ inches

"This drawing is dancing in its father's skin"
2017, ink on paper, 22¾ x 20⅞ inches

"On nothing and kindred subjects"
2017, ink on paper, 32⅝ x 13¾ inches

Dmitry Borshch

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