Tag Archives: New Holland

St Petersburg in the News: Manifesta does Matisse, Putin in Panties, Afrikan Politics and the close of New Holland

September is here, and with it, so come tumbling all the updates about what went on in August! Thankfully, Artguide is back to publishing their daily news updates, kicking off with a column by St Petersburg-based curator Anna Matveeva, who highlighted … Continue reading

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Summer comes to New Holland: St Petersburg welcomes a season-long festival of art and culture

While Moscow may be prepping for an auction, yesterday, May 18, St Petersburg got something of its own to brag about. Actually, the city has more than a few things to brag about, with the impending announcement of the next … Continue reading

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Manifesta 10 to take place in St Petersburg?

Today, Russian newspaper Izvestia reported that the 10th edition of Manifesta – the roaming European biennale, last sited in the Belgian mining town of Ghenk – will take place in St Petersburg in the summer of 2014. So far, Manifesta … Continue reading

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The Museum of Everything “discovers” Russia

Today, one of Moscow’s foremost cultural commentators, Afisha veteran Yury Saprykin posed the very important question as to why Peter Gabriel and Sting are so quick to voice support for Pussy Riot, while Russian rock stars like Zemfira keep quiet. … Continue reading

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