Artist VICTORIA LOMASKO on the "excitement of the artist", juvenile penal colonies, art activism, orthodoxy and why it is important to take part in rallies.
Moscow gallerist SERGEI POPOV talks of eroticism, sexuality and pornography in contemporary Russian art.
Critic and art historian MARIA KRAVTSOVA examines the life and adventures of VLADISLAV MAMYSHEV-MONROE (1969–2013) through the prism of the life stories of the adventurists of the 18th century and finds a lot of similarities.
Orthodox science constantly seemed to elude the question whether there is homosexual art in Russia or there is none. So we decided to tell the general public all about the queer culture, what happened in New Academy, what was the main democratic conquest of the 1990s and how it all ended.
Art historian Yulia LEBEDEVA recollects the heroes of Soviet alternative fashion, which anticipated the popular fashion-art collaborations of recent years.
Nowadays is hard to imagine the heated arguments in the 1920s surrounding the construction of the Lenin mausoleum — the final resting place of the proletariat's leader. As some seen it as archaic and foreign concept to the new Soviet reality.
The story of a scandal surrounding a particular documentary photo shoot.
ROSIZO Director Zelfira Tregulova speaks with Ekaterina Allenova about classical and contemporary Russian art, avant-garde, Caravaggio and museum acquisitions, and discusses what kinds of exhibits are needed today and what kind of art Russia can offer to the West.
Art historian Ekaterina Allenova on the high-profile story about a recent request to remove Repin’s painting “Ivan Grozny and his Son, Ivan, on Nov. 16, 1581” from the State Tretyakov Gallery.
Critic VALENTIN DYAKONOV attended the opening of 1st Bergen Assembly (August 31st – October 27th, 2013) which main project — “Monday Begins on Saturday" — was created by curators EKATERINA DEGOT and DAVID RIFF, and shared his thoughts on political art exhibitions, anti-formalism and jazz.
Art critic Valentin Dyakonov explores the artistic development of the prominent conceptualist John Baldessari and finds many similarities with the Californian artist’s work as a painter, for which he is largely unknown in Russia.
John Baldessari chats with curators Kate Fowle and Hans Ulrich Obrist during preparations of his «1+1=1» exhibition at the Garage Centre for Contemporary Culture in Moscow.