Posted in: Art, Articles, Events, Interviews, Russian art- Mar 21, 2017 Comments Off on INTERVIEW: The Moscow Triennale Curators Share their Vision for the Russian Contemporary Art, its Major Trends and Future. By Katya Belyaeva.

Irina Korina, The Tail Wags the Comet, fragment

On 10th March of 2017, the very first triennale of contemporary Russian art launched at the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow.Read more

Posted in: Art, Articles, Exhibitions, Interviews, Russian art- Mar 19, 2017 Comments Off on INTERVIEW: Imagine Moscow. Interview with Eszter Steierhoffer. By Katya Belyaeva

On 15 March, the Design Museum launched its exhibition Imagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, Revolution exploring the designs for six prospective architectural projects for Moscow submitted between 1920s and 1930s following, the Russian Revolution.… Read more

Posted in: Academic, Art, Articles, Russian art- Mar 10, 2017 Comments Off on ARTICLE: Sergei Shchukin: Life Journey of a Remarkable Art Collector. Part II. By Edward Charlton-Jones.

Please see Part I of the article here.

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The Fondation Louis Vuitton, designed by Frank Gehry, is perhaps not the most obvious location for such reflections. It perches like a bejewelled beetle in the Bois de Boulogne, its glass-panelled forewings raised as though about to take flight.… Read more

Posted in: Academic, Art, Articles, Culture, Russian art- Mar 10, 2017 Comments Off on ARTICLE: Sergei Schukin: Life Journey of a Remarkable Art Collector. Part I. By Edward Charlton-Jones.

Tortured by Memories

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Salon Henri Matisse in the house of collector Sergei Shchukin, Moscow, 1913

Moscow, declared the art critic Alexandre Benois, is “the city of Gauguin, Cézanne, and Matisse”.… Read more

Posted in: Academic, Art, Articles, Culture, Russian art- Mar 03, 2017 Comments Off on ARTICLE: Battling Over the Shchukin Collection: Some Aspects of Legal History. By Mona Yapova.

In October 2016, when it launched its exhibition Icons of Modern Art –  The Shchukin Collection, the Fondation Louis Vuitton created history with elegance. The exhibition is the result of a close collaboration between the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow, the State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, and most importantly – André-Marc Deloque-Fourcaud, Sergei Shchukin’s grandson, an expert in Art History and advisor on the project.… Read more

Posted in: Art, Articles, Culture, Events, Film, Reviews, Russian art- Mar 02, 2017 Comments Off on FILM SCREENING: A Banned Masterpiece by Great Soviet Film Director, Larisa Shepitko, 8 March. By Maria Korolkova

Mesmerizing and electrifying, dark and unconventional, mystical and visionary – the epithets that are used to characterize Larisa Shepitko’s cinematic style by the few critics who know and write about her work, prepare one to meet one of the greatest and it seems well established names in world cinema.Read more

Posted in: Art, Articles, Culture, Interviews, Publications, Russian art- Mar 02, 2017 Comments Off on INTERVIEW: Joseph Backstein on His Work and Contemporary Art Practices. By Katya Belyaeva

Joseph Backstein has been named among the leading curators in Russia over the last 30 years.  Artistic Director of the State Centre for Museums and Exhibitions ROSIZO, the Academic supervisor of the Institute of Contemporary Art (Moscow) and former Commissioner of the Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, he graduated from the Moscow Institute of Computer Sciences and holds a PhD in Sociology of Arts and Culture. Read more

Posted in: Academic, Art, Articles, Culture, Events, Russian art, Talks- Feb 23, 2017 Comments Off on TALK: Russian Art of the 20th Century on 9th March at Calvert 22

As part of The Future Remains: Revisiting Revolution season of events, Calvert 22 Foundation is delighted to partner with The Vladimir Potanin Foundation for a dynamic discussion on the Russian culture and art of the 20th century.… Read more

Posted in: Art, Articles, Culture, Interviews, Russian art- Feb 17, 2017 Comments Off on INTERVIEW: Josephine Burton Shares her Ideas on Russian Art and Running of DashArts. By Anna Prosvetova.

Courtesy – Twitter (@josephine_dash)

Josephine Burton co-founded Dash Arts with Tim Supple in 2005. Since then, they have produced cross-art cross-cultural work in the UK, ranging from an Indian A Midsummer Night’s Dream to an Arabic Series of live events.Read more

Posted in: Art, Articles, Culture, Russian art- Feb 10, 2017 Comments Off on ARTICLE: Ten Calls for Revolution. By Ian Christie.

We are delighted to offer our readers the article by the outstanding British film scholar Professor Ian Christie. He firmly believes that in  this year of commemorating the Russian revolutions of 1917, the role of cinema in bringing a message of revolution deserves to be reviewed.Read more

Posted in: Art, Articles, Culture, Interviews, Russian art- Feb 07, 2017 Comments Off on INTERVIEW: Artist Pyotr Pavlensky Comments on His Current Situation. By Alexandra de Viveiros.

Our Paris correspondent Alexandra de Viveiros recently met Pyotr Pavlensky, the artist who fled Russia to the French capital.

Pavlensky was accused of sexual assault by the Russian authorities, a case that has divided   Society, and especially the art-world with opinions ranging from “Pavlensky is a criminal” to “Pavlensky is the martyr of the system”.… Read more

Posted in: Art, Articles, Culture, International Column, Russian art- Feb 02, 2017 Comments Off on BRAFA BOUNCES ON: BUBBLY BRUSSELS FAIR GIVES RUSSIANS THE CHAMPAGNE TREATMENT. BY SIMON HEWITT

A2pix_018#No other European Fair makes such efforts to attract a Russian clientèle as BRAFA, the Brussels Art Fair. It has its own special Moscow agent, Comtesse Ekaterina de Rochambeau, who engineers the VIP visits of over 100 Russian collectors, journalists, designers and interior architects.… Read more