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Feeling Philanthropic (Sort of): Major Changes on the way for Russian Art Museums?

On April 11, Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky named Irina Antonova – director of the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts since 1961 – as Chief Curator of Russian Museums. While at 91 years oldĀ (far and away the world’s oldest director … 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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Moscow’s Art World gathers to discuss plans for a Russian National Museum of Contemporary Art

Last week, the ADAA announced its new relief fund, which would provide financial support to the Chelsea galleries and nonprofits hardest hit by Sandy. Recipients include Wallspace, Bortolami and Printed Matter, whose inventory was particularly devastated. As Gallerist reports, David … Continue reading

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Russian Culture Today: The Ministry of Culture and Irina Prokhorova weigh in

On July 3, Russia’s newly-minted Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky met for the first time with his Council. The same day,Ā Artguide published a list of this Council, which includes a lively mix of publicists, owners of television stations and even … Continue reading

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