Actual Problems of Theory and History of Art


Ph. art history, docent.

Graduated from the Department of History and Theory of Art, Lomonosov State university in 1987. In 1990 she completed a postgraduate course at the Department of World Art History. In 1995–2003 she actively participated in various academic research projects, organised by Maison des Sciences de l'Homme in Paris and Сentre des Etudes superieures de la Renaissance in Tours. She started teaching at the Department of Culture at Moscow Power Engineering Institutein 1990 and in 1991–2000 she taught art history at the Department of Fine Arts and Crafts, Moscow State Pedagogical University. She was appointed docent at the Department of World Art history, Lomonosov State university. She is a member of the Association of art critics and the "History of world culture" council of Russian Academy of Sciences.

In 1997 she completed her PhD “Architectural theory by Philibert de l'Orme”, under the supervision by V. Grashchenkov.

Research interests

French art and architecture of the 16–18thcenturies.


  • Baroque and classicism (France)

  • Art history: introduction

  • History of Western art

  • Structural Analysis of Monuments

  • Special courses and seminars on French art.


  • Theoretical works by Philibert de l'Orme // Problems of art criticism. Moscow, 1996

  • Architecture // Encyclopaedia for children and youth. Art history. Fine arts and architecture. Moscow, 1996

  • French art // Encyclopaedia for children. Vol. 7. Art. Part 1. Renaissance in the Northern Europe. Moscow, 1997

  • Leonardo da Vinci’s architectural ideas in France // Leonardo da Vinci and Renaissance. Moscow, 2004

  • Castle and the Renaissance villa in France // Art criticism. Moscow, 2005

  • Leon Battista Alberti and Philibert de l'Orme: two points of view on being an architect // Leon Battista Alberti and Renaissance. Moscow, 2008

  • Albums of drawings of ancient monuments in French Renaissance architecture // Lazarev conference. Byzantine, Medieval Russian and Western European art. Moscow. 2008, vol.1.