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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

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Congratulations to the Kandinsky Prize Shortlist

Today the Kandinsky Prize announced its short list for the 2012 competition. These names were whittled from the nominees submitted earlier (minus one or two, who pulled out in protest of Pussy Riot’s omission). Now the main prize for project of … Continue reading

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AES+F inaugurates “Moscow’s Grand Palais” while the NCAA fights for its 16-Story Museum

Last week, Putin officially signed off on the new Council for Culture and the Arts, whose list includes Moscow Multimedia Art Museum Director Olga Sviblova,  Semyon Mikhailovsky, Director of St Petersburg’s Art Academy, and Mikhail Piotrovsky, Director of the Hermitage. (NB: Artguide reported … Continue reading

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FotoFest 2012 focuses on Russian Contemporary Photography

FotoFest, the longest running photography biennial in the United States (going on fourteen years this year) has announced that this year’s edition will focus on Russian photography, with a three-pronged exhibition program: After Stalin, “The Thaw”, The Re-emergence of the Personal … Continue reading

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