Young Russian contemporary artists on art as communication – video


Dmitri Venkov and Baibakov Art Projects explore the idea of art as communication in their 2008 video The World of the OtherArt Radar takes a look.

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Asian Art Biennial 2011: 40 artists from New Zealand to Kazakhstan – event alert


Forty Asian artists are participating in the 2011 Asian Art Biennial. Curator Iris Shu-Ping Huang has asked each to reflect upon today’s “M-shaped” Asian society.

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4 Russian artists to watch: Turku Biennial 2011 selection


We explore the work of four Russian contemporary artists – Tatiana Akhmetgalieva, Alexander Gurko, Elena Gubanova and Ivan Govorkov – as shown in Turku.

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Russian-born Lena Liv captures Moscow's socialist subways in Tel Aviv museum show


PHOTOGRAPHY INSTALLATION LIGHT BOXES MUSEUM SHOWS RUSSIA ISRAEL ITALY Artist Lena Liv takes her shots in the early morning, capturing various Moscow subway stations before people crowd the architecture. Her interest in these Stalin-era “palaces for the Proletariat” may stem … Continue reading

Photography in contemporary Russia – Art Radar speaks with curator Olga Sviblova, AES+F and Igor Moukhin


MOSCOW PARIS CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION MUSEUM SHOWS With France-Russia Year 2010 in full swing, Maison Européene de la Photographie (MEP) and the Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow (MAMM), formerly the Moscow House of Photography, partnered for the photo exhibition “Photography in Contemporary Russia, … Continue reading

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