Monthly Archive: December 2008

Dreams Behind Bars: Miami’s “Russian Show”

Russian Dreams, Bass Museum of Art, Miami, December 4, 2008 – February 8, 2009.

Russian Dreams presents work by contemporary artists from Russia. On view at the Bass Museum of Art in Miami from December 4, 2008 to February 8, 2009, the exhibition is a collaboration between the Bass and the Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow. It includes work by established artists such as the AES+F Group; Alexander Ponomarev; Vladimir Dubossarsky and Alexander Vinogradov; Dmitri Gutov; Alexei Kostroma; and a new generation of younger artists including Julia Milner, Rostan Tavasiev, Haim Sokol, and MishMash Project. The first group came to prominence … Read more

Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw to Open in 2014

As it awaits the completion of its new building (currently being designed by Swiss architect Christian Kerez), the Museum of Modern Art Warsaw begins its second year of regular artistic operations at its temporary site, across from the Palace of Culture and Science in the center of Warsaw.
MoMAW’s new building is set to open in 2014.

The Museum’s current activities are focused on establishing an operating model that takes account of the shifting social, economic, and cultural landscapes in Europe. MoMAW inaugurated its program last spring with a research project and an exhibition entitled “‘As Soon as I Open … Read more

X Baltic Triennial of International Art

The Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius is hosting the X Baltic Triennial of International Art presented as part of the national programme of "Vilnius – European Capital of Culture 2009". ("Urban Stories"" – September 25 to November 22).

Continuing a 15 year tradition "Urban Stories" includes exhibitions, performances, screenings, lectures, and publications. The triennial includes newly commissioned and site-specific work.

"Urban Stories" is directed by Ann Demeester (Director, de Appel Arts Centre, Amsterdam) and Kestutis Kuizinas (Director of the CAC). The Triennial comprises of two principal exhibitions: "Black Swans, True Tales and Private Truths" and "Vilnius COOP: Gaps, Fictions, and … Read more

2009 Budapest Artist-in-Residence Fellowship Competition

The Hungarian Multicultural Center (HMC) is currently accepting applications for the 2009 Budapest International Artist/Writer Residencies.

 

Application Deadlines for Residences:

 

1. Residency #27: Tuesday, March 3 – Tuesday, March 17 — Deadline January 06 (must be received by this date)

2. Residency #28: Tuesday April 7 – Tuesday, April 21 — Deadline February 06

 

3. Residency #29: Tuesday, May 19 – Wednesday, June 10 — Deadline March 06

 

4. Residency #30:Tuesday, June 16 – Thursday, July 09 — Deadline March 06

 

5. Residency #31: Tuesday, July 14 – Wednesday, August 5 –Deadline March 06

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ARTMargins Open Forum “Where’s the Margins?”

Twenty years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, ARTMargins is launching an OPEN FORUM devoted to the question "WHERE’S THE MARGINS?". The forum is dedicated to the status of the periphery, the margins, and the eccentric in politics, art, and criticial discourse in Eastern Europe today.

With the recent political and cultural integration of Europe, its Central and Eastern half’s comfortable position on the periphery – once a major selling point for its fledgling art scenes – seems to be a thing of the past. Or is it? Where is the "margin of margins" today? Do we (does … Read more

Five-Year Anniversary: Museum of American Art, Berlin

Open since 2004, the Museum of American Art (MoAA) in Berlin’s Friedrichshain district (member AIM) joins New York’s Salon de Fleurus and the Kunsthistorisches Mausoleum in Belgrade as part of a movement that uses anonymous copies of canonical works of art to deconstruct the narratives governing postwar and modernist art in Western Europe and the US. MoAA exhibits large-scale copies of the masterpieces of American gestural abstraction—from Kline to Rothko–in a small ground-floor apartment in a Berlin Hinterhof, complete with kidney-shaped tables, stuffy rugs and 50’s-style knick-knack. The violent clash between the heroic rhetoric of the large abstract

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ARTMargins Forum on Curatorial Practice

New York City, February 9-12, 2011. Participants to be announced.

The ARTMargins Forum on Contemporary Curatorial Practices in Eastern Europe Twenty Year After the Wall addresses the current state of curatorial practice in (or from) Eastern Europe, a region whose art institutions are increasingly positioning themselves within the global art field. At the same time, curatorship in EasternEurope continues to be affected by the structural weakness of many of the region’s art institutions and by numerous economic and social obstacles. As a way of mitigating the effects of these problems, Eastern Europe – like other parts of the world – … Read more

Ilya & Emilia Kabakov

12.5 in x 17 in.
L
imited edition offset prints, unframed
Signed and numbered in pencil, 1993 – 1994

(The Cyrillic text behind the image reads “IDI NA KHUI” roughly translated as “GO FUCK YOURSELF”)

Background information by the artists:

“The prints were initially created to be part of another of our albums. A father decides to buy a coloring book as a present for his son. He goes to a store, buys the book and brings it home. The mother opens the package and suddenly she discovers that there are ‘bad words’ behind every drawing. ‘What is this?’ she … Read more

Svetlana Boym

 Hand-Made Photographic Prints

The artist describes the production process:

“I pulled each picture manually out of the printer, its loud protestations notwithstanding. The rhythm of withdrawal is unrepeatable and so is each print. This procedure goes against both the printer’s instruction manual and the mass reproduction of the photographic images.” (Svetlana Boym)

C-Prints, 22″ x 17″, Signed and titled on verso.

Prices: $1200 each

 

     

Dimitri Kozyrev

Original Drawing by Dimitry Kozyrev

Dimitry Kozyrev, "Cutting Edge #1" (23 by 29 inches, paper, pencil, 2007).

Dimitri Kozyrev is represented by the Mark Moore Gallery (Los Angeles).

See his site: www.dimitrikozyrev.com

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2009 Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
  • 2006 Space/Vision/ Perception, Gulf Coast Museum of Art, Largo, FL
  • 2005 Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2004 Scope Art Fair, New York, NY
  • 2004 Journeys II, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2003 Chicago Art Fair, Chicago, IL
  • 2003 Drawings, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2002 Journeys I, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2001 Lost Landscapes, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa
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Vladimir Paperny

19.75 in x 27.5 in.
L
imited edition digital prints, unframed
Signed and numbered in pencil, 1972 – 1988

 

 

Yevgeniy Fiks

Signed Original Collage by Yevgeniy Fiks

Communist Tour of MoMA (An Introduction) (2010). Signed.
Collage on paper. Edition of 18.

See www.yevgeniyfiks.com

Yevgeniy Fiks was born in Moscow in 1972 and has been living and working in New York since 1994. Fiks has produced many projects on the subject of the Post-Soviet dialog in the West, among them: “Lenin for Your Library?” in which he mailed V.I. Lenin’s text “Imperialism: The Highest Stage of Capitalism” to one hundred global corporations as a donation for their corporate libraries; “Communist Party USA,” a series of portraits of current members of Communist Party … Read more