Garage International Triennial of Contemporary Art, Moscow – a round-up with highlights


Garage International Triennial in Moscow is the first survey of Russia’s extensive contemporary art scene.

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Siberia’s 11th Krasnoyarsk Museum Biennale – in pictures


Siberia’s largest contemporary art event, the Krasnoyarsk Museum Biennale, returns for its 11th edition entitled “Practice of Touch”, running until 30 December 2015 at the Krasnoyarsk Museum Centre.

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Russia’s Ural Industrial Biennial announces participating artists


The 3rd Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art unveils impressive roster of Russian and international artists for 2015.

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Russia’s first public library for contemporary art to open in December 2014


Nonprofit art institution Garage Museum of Contemporary Art to open the largest specialised public collection of books on Russian art of the 20th and the 21st centuries.

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The V&A’s Islamic art exhibition goes on tour in Russia


London’s Victoria and Albert Museum tours The Jameel Prize 3 shortlist exhibition of Contemporary Islamic Art and Design in Kazan and Moscow, Russia, as part of the UK-Russia Year of Culture 2014.

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Pussyfooting around: The Fifth Moscow Biennale – picture feast


The Fifth Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art 2013, curated by Catherine de Zegher, avoids any confrontational content and wins the praise of state’s media and politicians for its poetical displays.

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Russian artist on the run as authorities seize provocative paintings


Konstantin Altunin, who fled Russia for France after authorities sequestered four of his controversial paintings depicting Putin and Medvedev in women’s underwear, is the latest case in Russian authority’s continuing clampdown on controversial and critical art.

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