Tag Archives: Peter Pavlensky

Louis Vuitton’s performance on Red Square even more scandalous than the Sacrificial Scrotum

This week, the upset over artist Peter Pavlensky‘s extreme recent performance seemed a thing of the past when a tremendous social media uproar followed in the wake of the sudden appearance of an enormous Louis Vuitton suitcase, right in the … Continue reading

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Scrotum Patrol: Who is this Peter Pavlensky?

So, we have to hand it to Peter Pavlensky. Yesterday, he gave the international coverage of the Russian art world some of its best headlines yet when he nailed his testicles to the ground in Red Square, as a vivid … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Biennales: Istanbul and Moscow

So, September is traditionally a full month for the art world, as galleries click back in after summer schedules and the worldwide spate of biennales further obstructs one’s ability to schedule a Skype-call. In the whirl of events, there were … Continue reading

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The Trial of Pussy Riot, coming to a Twitter feed near you

So, admittedly, we’ve kept our mouths shut about Pussy Riot this week, if only because so many other sources have sprung to cover the trial. Actually, “keeping our mouths shut” may not be the most sensitive phrasing. The Red Hot … Continue reading

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