Tag Archives: Moscow

The writing on the wall

Russian artist Petr Pavlensky staged a Van Gogh – esque act of self – mutilation last week, cutting off his earlobe with a butcher’s knife while sitting on the walls of the Serbsky psychiatric centre in Moscow. The artist’s action, called … Continue reading

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Art, commerce and some broken locks

This week Cosmoscow, Russia’s sole remaining contemporary art fair, has announced its program and list of participants. The fair, which will happen for the second time (its debut happened in December 2010 at our old home in the Red October Chocolate Factory) will … Continue reading

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In other news

It seems that in the past few weeks, Russia has been in the headlines for reasons that leave more to be desired. Stepping into the global conversation this month, Russia’s two greatest cultural institutions – the ballet and the avant-garde … Continue reading

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Saturdays at Arthouse Squat Forum in Moscow

A special project of the 4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Arthouse Squat Forum takes over the construction site of a future luxury housing development along the Serebryanichevskaya Naberezhnaya in the heart of Moscow and fills it with over 20 … Continue reading

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