Tag Archives: Stella Art Foundation

Pavilion Politics, Power-Players and a lot of Prizes

We promised this post would be on prizes, and there were certainly plenty given out this week: the Art Newspaper Russia‘s new award, the St Petersburg-based Kurokhin Prize, and of course, the National Center for Contemporary Art’s Innovation Prize, which was awarded last … 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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ArtBasel 44 Reveals its Lineup: The Russians May Be Coming, Just Not as Exhibitors

While we’re on the subject of fairs, this morning ArtBasel announced the line-up for its 44th edition, which will take place for the first time in the new Herzog & de Meuron-designed Messe Hall, whose breathtaking, gaping hole in the … 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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Time/Food opens its doors at Stella Art Foundation in Moscow

Tomorrow, May 15, Stella Art Foundation – the bastion of Moscow Conceptualism in the city – will kick off its edition of the e-flux project time/bank. The project, conceptualized by Anton Vidokle and Julieta Aranda, proposes an alternative economy, where services can be … 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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