Category Archives: Kyiv

The Show Must Go On for Pinchuk and Manifesta; Not So Much, Voina

Countdown to the Future Generation Art Prize Only five days remain until the close of the Pinchuk Art Centre‘s biennial Future Generation Art Prize. While escalating tensions around Ukraine had us wondering if the show would indeed go on – … Continue reading

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2nd Kyiv Biennale moved to 2015

So, in our biennale round-up, we were left scratching our heads over Kyiv’s fledgling ARSENALE, which recently named springerin team Hedwig Saxenhuber and Georg Schöllhammer (also head of the collective tranzit.at) as the curators of its second edition (following David Elliott’s debut biennale, which, … Continue reading

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Meanwhile… (future) History: Mark your calendars for 2014’s Art World Events

While this polar vortex has its way with New York, we’ve decided to turn our attention to all the things to come in the balmier months of the year. We’re not the only ones: this past week there were a … Continue reading

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A Time for Dreams: Open Calls for the Future Generation Art Prize and the Moscow Biennale of Young Art

As the states celebrated Martin Luther King Day yesterday, we couldn’t help but think of this summer’s Moscow Biennale of Young Art, which curator David Elliot has chosen to title “A Time for Dreams,” in reference to Dr King’s seminal … Continue reading

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Boris Groys pulls out of the Kyiv Biennale Discussion Platform, following Petitions

For its inaugural 2012 outing, the Kyiv Biennale supplemented its exhibition “The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: Rebirth and Apocalypse in Contemporary Art” (that cheerful title courtesy of curator David Elliot) with a series of lectures known as the … Continue reading

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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

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PinchukArtCentre looks to Future Generations

While damage reports keep coming in from New York, we thought our readers could use a little more optimistic news: last night, Kyiv’s PinchukArtCentre opened an exhibition of the 21 artists shortlisted for the Future Generation Art Prize. As a partner platform … Continue reading

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