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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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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Boosting Russia’s contemporary art: how can it be done? Art Moscow’s Creative Director explains

In an interview with Russia Behind The Headlines in June 2013, Art Moscow Creative Director Eric Schlosser discusses the strengths and weaknesses of Russia’s contemporary art scene and what can be done to boost it.

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11.12 Gallery brings Russian contemporary art to Singapore collectors

Moscow contemporary art space 11.12 Gallery is set to open a second location in Singapore on 22 November 2012 in an effort to bring Russian artists to the Asian art hub’s collectors.

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Fourth Moscow Biennale all about new media art – review round up

Art Radar presents key ideas from commentators and critics at The Fourth Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, which was themed “Rewriting Worlds”.

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World premiere of new AES+F photo collages at Moscow's Garage Center – video

RUSSIAN ARTIST COLLECTIVE PHOTOGRAPHY VIDEO Made up of artists Tatiana Arzamasova, Lev Evzovitch, Evgeny Svyatsky, and Vladmir Fridkes, internatinoally acclaimed Russian collective AES+F returns once again to Moscow’s Garage Center for Contemporary Culture in the center’s newest exhibition, “The Feast of … Continue reading

Russian curators prosecuted for showcasing banned art: media round-up

RUSSIAN ART CURATORS BANNED ART LAW After a two-year trial, two Russian curators, Yury Samodurov and Andrei Yerofeyev, were declared guilty of “inciting religious hatred,” despite massive protest. Although they escaped the three-year prison sentence demanded by the prosecution, the judge … Continue reading

Two contemporary art museums planned for Moscow

RUSSIAN ART MUSEUMS Two new contemporary art museums are planned for Moscow reports Artinfo. National Centre for Contemporary Art Mikhail Mindlin and Leonid Bazhanov, directors of the National Centre for Contemporary Art in Moscow, initiated the plan to establish a … Continue reading