Tag Archives: Taus Makhacheva

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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Innovation honors Monroe, FIAC in Petersburg, and Bugaev Strikes Again

So with so much going on, we’ve decided to start a kind of digest format. Let us know what you think? This year’s Innovation Prize will pay tribute Monroe This week, Innovation – the Russia National Center for Contemporary Art‘s … 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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Petitions, Propaganda and Manifesta 2014: A “Neutral Space for Discussion”?

So, speaking of petitions, we have had quite a few Manifesta-related versions sent to our inboxes recently. The most prominent was penned by Noel Kelly, on Change.Org. It states, very plainly that, in light of Russia’s recent, very controversial legislature … 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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Radya, Taus and Biennales Galore: In Which We Get Excited about 2013

In today’s post on Artforum.com, Linda Yablonsky surveyed the opening of New York’s first post-Sandy season, which saw the triumphant return of galleries like David Zwirner, Casey Kaplan and Wallspace. Well, sort of triumphant. In Yablonsky’s words, all the openings … Continue reading

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Last few days to catch Innovation Prize nominees in London

As the debate continues over whether Pussy Riot’s actions should be considered as an art work, let alone as an art work worthy of a nomination to the Kandinsky Prize (Read Chto Delat?‘s firm opinion on the latter here in … Continue reading

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The Garage announces a program of stipends for young artists

As the Museum of Everything makes its way around Russia (by our calculations they should currently be on route to Nizhny Novgorod), Moscow’s Garage is addressing a broader problem. While prizes like ArtChronika’s Kandinsky Prize and the state-funded Innovation Prize are quick … Continue reading

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And then there were… ? Two more galleries leave Moscow’s Winzavod

This weekend, Moscow’s Winzavod Art Center – which has undergone some major changes with the arrival of new director Elena Panteleeva and the “transition” of three of its leading galleries to nonprofit spaces – just lost two more galleries. First, … Continue reading

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