Monthly Archives: June 2012

The 18th Biennale of Sydney opens (a taste of what’s to come for Moscow?)

Yesterday, the 18th Biennale of Sydney opened, perhaps giving some hints as to what Moscow can expect next year, when curator Catherine de Zegher takes charge of the Moscow Biennale. De Zegher – as we noted, currently Guest Curator at … Continue reading

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OpenSpace Closes: Moscow’s cultural portal is ousted from its domain

This week, just as the editor of Artnet announces the end of the company’s online magazine, the editors of the online cultural portal OpenSpace.ru – which agglomerates Russian-language information on categories like Contemporary Art, Literature, Theater and Classical Music ¬†–¬†¬†informed … Continue reading

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Pinchuk Future Generation Art Prize announces its Short List

Today the Pinchuk Art Centre announced the 2012 short list for its Future Generation Art Prize. An exhibition of the short-listed artists will open in Kyiv on October 27, 2012, and the official winner of the $100,000 prize will be … Continue reading

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Youth as Fetish: Alexey Buldakov talks Art, Politics and the Berlin Biennale with Kathrin Becker

The latest issue of ArtChronika has just hit the stands, raising eyebrows (and LEGO heads) with the cover: YOUTH AS FETISH. Just in time, as July 11 marks the opening of the III Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, whose … Continue reading

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The Culture of Riot: “Media Impactors: Activist Art from Russia” launches in Berlin

A day after the Palais de Tokyo opened its defense of Pussy Riot in Paris, Berlin takes a look at some of the other creative protest coming out of Moscow with the launch of “Media Impactors: Activist Art from Russia.” … Continue reading

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CAC fills in some blanks with Lithuanian Art 2012

Tomorrow the CAC in Vilnius will kick off not 1 but 18 different exhibitions of Lithuanian art. All together, the program will comprise the whole of Lithuanian Art 2012, a run-down of the scene that will precede the 11th Annual … Continue reading

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Pussy Riot faces even more jail time – without ever being charged!

Just one day before the Palais de Tokyo takes up the defense of Pussy Riot, the Moscow court will hold a hearing to determine if the trial should be postponed – yet again. These means the members of the group … Continue reading

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