Tag Archives: Russian Pavilion

Russian Minister of Culture fires commissioner Grigory Revzin just weeks before the Venice Architecture Biennale

In Russia this week brings a near-comical number of prizes – the St Petersburg-based Kurokhin Prize, the National Center for Contemporary Art’s Innovation Prize, the newly-formed Art Newspaper Russia Prize, the Moscow Museum of Multimedia Art’s Golden Camera…  Basically, just … Continue reading

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Love Stories: Margarita Tupitsyn curates the Russian Pavilion, while much ado in Baku and London

In her monthly column for Artspace, Baibakov Art Project’s Maria Baibakova writes under the banner “Women of the Art World Unite!”, recounting her encounters with strong women in challenging art scenes, whether that be Moscow, Baku, Dubai or even Paris.  Allow … Continue reading

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Irina Nakhova to represent Russia in Venice; Petersburg legal woes for Russian Museum curator, the New Artists

So, while we were finishing up our post on the Petersburg legal woes, Artguide broke the news that artist Irina Nakhova – winner of this year’s Kandinsky Prize – will represent Russia in the next Venice Biennale. Artguide notes that … Continue reading

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Udo Kittelmann to curate the Russian Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale

Fresh on the heels on Massimiliano Gioni’s unveiling of his theme “The Encyclopedic Palace,” Artguide reports that the Stella Art Foundation has announced  that the curator of the Russian Pavilion for the 55th Venice Biennale will be Udo Kittelmann, director … Continue reading

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Vadim Zakharov to represent Russia at the 55th Venice Biennale

Today Stella Kesaeva, President of the Stella Art Foundation and Commissar of the Russian Pavilion for the Venice Biennale announced the artist for what will be her second project as commissar. For her first act as commissar, Kesaeva tapped Boris … Continue reading

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