Tag Archives: Kathrin Becker

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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From Matisse to Alys in Manifesta 10, while Moscow contemplates an Absolute Wine Factory

Manifesta 10 reveals its artist roster, new website While curator Kasper Koenig has given us plenty to speculate on earlier, yesterday, Manifesta 10 revealed the list of artists whose work will be featured in the Hermitage this summer via a press conference … Continue reading

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David Elliott to curate the 2014 Moscow Biennale of Young Art

So, not to suggest any connection between our last post and this one, but today, November 12, the Moscow Biennale of Young Art announced that the curator for its 2014 edition would be David Elliott, veteran museum director and curator … Continue reading

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In memory of Vlad Mamyshev-Monroe, 1969-2013

Yesterday, the Russian art world was struck by the news that the much-adored artist Vladislav Mamyshev-Monroe had been discovered, drowned in a shallow swimming pool while on vacation in Bali. Most famous for his impersonations of his namesake, Marilyn Monroe, or … Continue reading

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“Under a Tinsel Sun”: More on this week’s Moscow Biennale of Young Art

This week, Moscow will see the openings of the 3rd Moscow Biennale of Young Art and its parallel programs. In years past, the Biennale was known as “Qui Vive?” or “Halt! Who Goes There?” to connote some kind of youth … 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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Moscow Biennale of Young Art releases its Artist Roster

A day before Moscow’s decisive (or maybe not just decided) elections, the Moscow Biennale of Young Art has released the list of participating artists for the main project, Under a Tinsel Sun, which was put together by Berlin-based curator Kathrin … Continue reading

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