Periodicals include runs of important art journals such as Baian, Iskusstvo, Iskusstvo i khudozhestvennaia promyshlennost, Starye gody, and Zhar-ptitsa. The Section is also distinguished by a number of ephemeral or unfamiliar journals of the emigration such as Feniks (Shanghai), Perezvony (Riga), and Udar (Paris). Nineteenth century titles include Iskusstvo (1860) and Khoziaistvennyi stroitel (1882), while early Soviet culture is represented by runs of Ekran, Prozhektor, USSR in Construction, Illiustrirovannaia gazeta, and similar didactic publications.