Boris Smirnov-Rusetsky "Diaries. Letters"

Boris Smirnov-Rusetsky "Diaries. Letters"

The eleventh issue of the series «Archives. Research,» features the book «Diaries. Letters» by Russian visual artist, cosmist Boris Alekseevich Smirnov-Rusetsky (1905 — 1993). The book includes the second, supplemented edition of the «Diaries» by B. A. Smirnov-Rusetskiy — Rusetskiy. The letters of Boris Alekseevich Smirnov-Rusetsky to N. D. Spirina from the collection of the N. K. Roerich Museum in Novosibirsk cover the period from 1966 to 1989 and published for the first time. The book also features letters addressed by the artist to L. P. Pavlov, who lives in Kiev. Letters to L. P. Pavlov are kept in the manuscript department of the Odessa Roerich House Museum and cover the period from 1980 to 1991. The diary entries of Boris Alekseevich Smirnov-Rusetskiy cover the artist’s life from 1979 to 1993.

In the appendix: Мemories of B. A. Smirnov-Rusetskiy by V. Nichiporuk and L. Pavlov, are published in the author’s edition.

Executive editor: E. Petrenko, director of the Odessa Roerich House Museum.

Editorial Board:

M. Linnik, Researcher, Odessa Roerich House Museum;

V. Nichiporuk, Honored Doctor of Ukraine, Deputy Director of the Ukrainian Center for Sports Medicine of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine (Kiev);

O. Olkhovaya, Executive Director of the N. K. Roerich Museum in Novosibirsk;

N. Porozhnyakova, Ph. D. Art History, Head of Department of Science of the Odessa Roerich House Museum.

Literary Editor: T. Slonimskaya, (Rishon LeZion, Israel)

Page-proof: V. Zherdetsky

The editorial board is pleased to acknowledge its appreciation of the support in the publishing of the book to V. I. Nichiporuk and the Bogatsky family.

Foreword by E. G. Petrenko

Introductory article by E. G. Petrenko