Monthly Archives: December 2012

“The End of Fun” for the Russian Art World?: A Look Back at 2012

2012 will go down as the Year of the Balaclava for the Russian Art World, the year when all the world put on their Free Pussy Riot t-shirts and smiled for the cameras. (Which, admittedly, is still a big step … Continue reading

Posted in Moscow | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Matthew Brannon serves up “aspirational cheese” to help benefit the Lincoln Center

In the past, we’ve confessed, we’re quite the fans of Vera List and her admirable Art Project, which brought some of the most intriguing and coveted artists to the Lincoln Center in a format that was accessible to a broader … Continue reading

Posted in New York | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Congratulations to Kandinsky Prize winners Dmitry Venkov, AES+F and Grisha Bruskin

Following up on the Future Generation Art Prize, tonight, Moscow’s ArtChronika Foundation held the award ceremony for its annual Kandinsky Prize. While there has been some controversy around the prize – with participants dropping out in protest when Pussy Riot … Continue reading

Posted in Moscow | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye takes top honors at the Future Generation Art Prize

Last weekend, the PinchukArtCentre announced the winner Future Generation Art Prize, along with a slew of “special” prizes, each boasting a description too long to capitalize (but also a $20,000 artist-in-residency grant.) The top honor – a $100,000 award – … Continue reading

Posted in Kyiv | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments