Anna Winestein


Executive Director, Ballets Russes Arts Initiative

Center Associate
Russian visual art and performance history of the 19th and 20th centuries; the Russian emigration; Russia’s cultural relationship with the West
Current Project
Migration + Memory: Jewish Artists of the Russian and Soviet Empires, exhibition for the Museum of Russian Icons, October 12, 2017 - January 28, 2018, and accompanying program of events September '17 - February '18
Foreign Language


, Economics
, Boston University
Selected Publications

"Dynamic Bohemians: The Russian Artistic Circle in Paris" in Migration and Mobility in the Modern Age ed. Anika Walke, Jan Musekamp, and Nicole Svobodny (Indiana UP, 2017).

The Ballets Russes and the Art of Design, co-editor and co-author (Monacelli Press/Random House, 2009).

"Icons of Dance: Russian ballet star style on-stage and off," in Dance and Fashion (Yale UP, 2014).

Loyalties, Solidarities and Identities in Russian Society, History & Culture, co-editor and contributor (University College London, Studies in Russia and Eastern Europe Series, 2013).

"A Life For Art: Mikhail Vrubel and Valentin Serov," in The Big Change: Revolutions in Russian Painting, the Bonnefantenmuseum (Maastricht, 2013).