Monthly Archives: January 2012

Massimiliano Gioni is named curator of the 2013 Venice Biennale

Baibakov Art Projects extends its warmest congratulations to New Museum curator Massimiliano Gioni, who has just been named the curator of the 2013 Venice Biennale. In addition to spearheading the New Museum’s upcoming Generational show, The Ungovernables, Gioni is responsible … Continue reading

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Moscow’s Contemporary Art World gets a New (Bilingual) Hub

One of the over-riding features of the Moscow art world is that the outside imagination of it has been easily monopolized, simply through lack of exposure. “Russian Contemporary Art? Oh, those two policemen kissing in the New York Times…” or … Continue reading

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Take 2.0: VIP Art Fair returns

After a rather rocky debut, the VIP Art Fair is back with 2.0, a new edition of the fair that includes a wide range of additional features, making the most of what is unique about this art fair: that it takes place … Continue reading

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The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: Kyiv Biennale launches its new website

Announced in September 2011, the first Kyiv Biennale is taking shape, tapping Brit David Elliott as its first curator, PinchukArtCentre’s Alexander Soloviev as curator of special programs and Ekaterina Degot as the curator of discussions. While details about the artist … Continue reading

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John Baldessari’s Class Assignments

Continuing the topic of artist-led education, CCA’s Wattis Institute just opened an exhibition based on John Baldessari’s class assignments for his revolutionary course at Cal Arts entitled Cal Arts Post Studio Art: Class Assignments (optional), 1970.  This new exhibition John Baldessari: … Continue reading

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Anatoly Osmolovsky’s BAZA Institute now accepting applications

Avdei Ter-Oganyan’s “School of Contemporary Art” (1995-1998) famously started off as a punchline and ended up creating a generation. Students including the artist’s son David Ter-Oganyan, Alexey Buldakov and Valery Shtak would go on to form the Radek Community. When, in … Continue reading

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Baibakov Art Projects celebrates Russian New Year

2012 has already promised to be a pivotal year, with critical elections in Russia and the US and continued developments in the wake of the financial crisis and the protests it has wrought in 2011. It also looks to be … Continue reading

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