Tag Archives: Slavs and Tatars

The Show Must Go On for Pinchuk and Manifesta; Not So Much, Voina

Countdown to the Future Generation Art Prize Only five days remain until the close of the Pinchuk Art Centre‘s biennial Future Generation Art Prize. While escalating tensions around Ukraine had us wondering if the show would indeed go on – … 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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From Matisse to Alys in Manifesta 10, while Moscow contemplates an Absolute Wine Factory

Manifesta 10 reveals its artist roster, new website While curator Kasper Koenig has given us plenty to speculate on earlier, yesterday, Manifesta 10 revealed the list of artists whose work will be featured in the Hermitage this summer via a press conference … Continue reading

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Meanwhile… (future) History: Mark your calendars for 2014’s Art World Events

While this polar vortex has its way with New York, we’ve decided to turn our attention to all the things to come in the balmier months of the year. We’re not the only ones: this past week there were a … Continue reading

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Venice already?! e-flux and ArtReview help us prepare

Over the past few weeks, e-flux has been filling our inboxes with announcements of this or that pavilion, this or that parallel program, all slated to open on or around May 29, when the 54th Venice Biennale finally opens (at … Continue reading

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Reasons to Love the Region: “Contemporary Art from Azerbaijan and its Neighbors”

Speaking of the Venice Biennale, just a day after we posted about YARAT!‘s second annual Baku Public Art Festival PARTICIPATE, the Baku-based art center was already circulating an announcement for “Love Me, Love Me Not: Contemporary Art from Azerbaijan and its … Continue reading

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The Art World readies itself for a Gulf Spring

Today in the Gulf News, the wonderful Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi, founder of Sharjah’s Barjeel Art Foundation and one of the foremost political commentators of the region – read his Twitter stream here – published an opinion piece on the national … Continue reading

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