Tag Archives: Ira Korina

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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Out of the Forest: ArchStoyanie 2013

Normally, all conversation of Russia’s art scene focuses on Moscow. Yes, there is the “Second Capital,” St Petersburg, but that pristine sister has always been more interested in its own affairs. Occasionally, something from the provinces – Perm, Kaliningrad or … Continue reading

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“Gaiety is the Most Outstanding Feature of the Soviet Union”: The Saatchi Gallery looks at Contemporary Russian Art

This week the Saatchi Gallery in London will launch the group show, Gaiety is the Most Outstanding Feature of the Soviet Union: Art from Russia. The exhibition owes its title to a speech by Stalin, but its work comes mainly from … 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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An Award that Matters: Moscow’s Art Scene honors its “Comrades”

With the ArtReview Power 100 now on the stands, the buzz – all by people who have read the list, mind you – tends to be on how little these kinds of commendations really mean. Not true of the Soratnik … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Present

As riots rage in Moscow, determining Russia’s future, curator and sometime Baibakov Art Projects-collaborator Elena Yaichnikova offers a view at the present, with this group show of five Russian contemporary artists opening today at galeria sc in Zagreb. In her … Continue reading

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