Alumna Olya Voronetskaya ’15, a contributing author to the online publication Russian Art and Culture, wrote an article regarding researching artworks digitally. While museums remain closed to visitors, their collections are available for all to view in the virtual realm. Voronetskaya wrote about a portrait completed by renowned Russian painter Ilya Repin in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Through her research on the Met’s website, Voronetskaya was able to document the exhibition history of the painting as well as its path of its ownership. Read her article. She reports regularly for Russian Art and Culture. Read more of her work.