Tag Archives: ArtChronika

Pavilion Politics, Power-Players and a lot of Prizes

We promised this post would be on prizes, and there were certainly plenty given out this week: the Art Newspaper Russia‘s new award, the St Petersburg-based Kurokhin Prize, and of course, the National Center for Contemporary Art’s Innovation Prize, which was awarded last … Continue reading

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The Young Folks: Garage Young Artist Grants and the Kandinsky Prize Shortlist

While the Moscow Biennale arrived without much ado, the side projects provided a wonderful opportunity to get to know some of the emerging Russian artists, many of whom have been recently recognized with grants. As Baibakov Art Project’s Kate Sutton … Continue reading

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ArtChronika Magazine shuts down

Today up-and-coming Russian art news site, colta.ru, broke the news that leading Russian art magazine ArtChronika would cease publication. Though the bimonthly magazine went through more than a few rough patches and high profile personnel changes, it was arguably still an ambassador for … Continue reading

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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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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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Elena Panteleeva announced as the new Director of Moscow’s Winzavod

Last week, eyebrows were raised when Sofia Trotsenko, reigning doyenne at the Winzavod Art Center, announced that she was leaving her position as director to work within the mayor’s office. Trotsenko has been involved with the Winzavod project since 2005, … Continue reading

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