Shabanov Andrey

Academic degree:
PhD in Art History, Кандидат искусствоведения

Main research interests: Russian and Western institutional art history; history of art exhibitions

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Video-presentation of Andrey Shabanov's monograph "Передвижники: между коммерческим товариществом и художественным движением"


Selected Academic Publications:

In Russian:

1. In preparation: Шабанов A.Е., Введение в историю художественных институций и практик, Россия-Европа, XVIII–XIX вв. [EUSP PRESS, 2021]
2. Шабанов А.Е., Передвижники: между коммерческим товариществом и художественным движением. СПб.: Издательство Европейского Университета в Санкт-Петербурге, 2015 (монография на основе PhD диссертации). More:

1. In preparation:  Шабанов A.Е., «Чья выставка? Эволюция практики художественной выставки и история ее изучения в России и на Западе» [Искусствознание, 2019]
2. Шабанов А.Е., ‘Передвижные выставки: английский корень, французский акцент и русское значение’ // И /&: сборник трудов факультета истории искусств Европейского университета в Санкт-Петербурге. СПб.: Издательство Европейского университета в Санкт-Петербурге, 2007. More:

Educational materials:
Шабанов А.Е., От описательного к проблемному гуманитарному исследованию. СПб.: РХГИ, 2015. More:

Book reviews
Rosalind Polly Blakesley, The Russian Canvas: Painting in Imperial Russia, 1757-1881 (Yale University Press, 2016), в: Искусствознание, № 2, 2018. More:


In English:

1. Forthcoming: Shabanov, A., Art and Commerce in Late Imperial Russia: The Peredvizhniki, a Partnership of Artists (New York; London: Bloomsbury Academics, 2019). 
2. In preparation: Shabanov, A., “‘Is disagreement among artists a good thing?’: The end of the salon-type exhibitions in Russia and Western Europe” [Edited Volume New Narratives of Russian and East European Art: Between Traditions and Revolutions, Routledge's Studies in Art Historiography series, 2019].

1. In preparation: De Gruyter’s the Art Market Dictionary [paper-based and online, 2019]. Entries on the pre-Revolutionary exhibition societies and on the post-Soviet Russian art galleries. Submitted: the Partnership for Touring Art Exhibitions; XL Gallery; Aidan Gallery; Guelman Gallery; Borey Art Gallery; D-137 Gallery; Marina Gisich Gallery. Forthcoming: the Moscow Partnership of Artists; the World of Art; the Jack of Diamonds; and the Union of Russian Artists; Regina Gallery; Anna Nova Art Gallery; Fine Arts Gallery; Krokin Gallery; Name Gallery; pop/off/art gallery; Triumph Gallery.
2. ‘1870–1871. Peredvizhniki: What's in a name?’ in Immediations. The Courtauld Institute of Art Journal of Postgraduate Research, vol.2. no.3, 2010, pp.50-71. More:
3. Series of six articles on history of English press in Imperial St. Petersburg in The St. Petersburg Times, July 21 – August 25, 2006. More:
4. Series of two articles based on Master’s thesis in The St. Petersburg Times, March 26 and April 2, 2004, p.ix. More:

Book reviews
1. In preparation: Review of Jones, Caroline, The Global Work of Art: World's Fairs, Biennials, and the Aesthetics of Experience (University of Chicago Press, 2017). H-Net Reviews, Autumn 2018.
2. Review of Filipová, Marta, ed., Cultures of International Exhibitions 1840-1940: Great Exhibitions in the Margins (Ashgate, 2015). H-Russia, H-Net Reviews. January 2017. URL:;
3. Review of the book Vladimir Paperny, Culture Two. 2nd edition (NLO, 2006). The St Petersburg Times, Issue #1182, 2006.


Most recent or forthcoming Conferences & Panel Discussons:

12/2018 Organizer and one of the speakers of the panel ‘Exhibiting Artistic Change: Social and Aesthetic Dimensions of Art Exhibitions in Imperial Russia’, ASEEES 2018 Annual Convention, Boston.
11/2018 Organizer and one of the speakers of the panel ‘Public Sphere and Artistic Change in Imperial Russia’, VDNKH-XII, European University at St Petersburg.
10/2018 Public lecture “‘The Exhibition turn’ in the artistic practice and academic research”, New Holland Lecture Hall, St Petersburg.
09/2016 Conference ‘The Russian Century: The Literary, Visual, and Performing Arts, 1801--1917’, Yale University.
2015/16 Workshops of the Forum ‘Kunst und Markt’, TU Berlin, Germany.
02/2015 CAA 103rd Annual Conference, Preconference Colloquium ‘International Issues in Art History', New York.
11/2014 8th VDNKH conference. Panel discussion on PhD degree in Art History in the West and Russia, EUSPB.
12/2013 ‘Cultural Exchange: Russia and the West II’, University of Cambridge.
12/2012 “The Art Community as Territory of Freedom in Russia: Evolution from ‘The Wanderers’ to ‘The War’ Group”, The Pushkin House, London.


Professional Membership:

Since 2018 The Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES).
Since 2015 The International Network for Young Scholars of the Forum Kunst und Markt (
Since 2014 The Society of Historians of Eastern European, Eurasian and Russian Art and Architecture (SHERA).
Since 2012 The Courtauld Association.
Since 2012 The Cambridge Courtauld Russian Art Centre (CCRAC).
Since 2011 International Council of Museums (ICOM).