Archive for November, 2013

Victor Popkov self-portrait.

UK Popkov exhibition will also be now shown in Venice in 2014, the UK-Russia Year of Culture

Nov 25th, 2013 | By

2014 has been declared the UK-Russia year of Culture in a joint statement signed in March 2013 by Foreign Secretary William Hague and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.  Exhibitions will include Russian Avant-Garde at the V&A, Malevich at the Tate Modern and Victor Popkov at Somerset House.  The Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra will perform at Cadogan Hall,
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Aidan Salakova

Salakhova despairs current Russian cultural situation

Nov 14th, 2013 | By

  Aidan Salakhova gives her reasons for shutting her cutting edge-gallery in Moscow in an article published in the Moscow Times.  Rather than just blaming it on the recession Salakhova cites the low-level of russian interest in cultural matters.  Salkhova is the daughter of the leading Severe Style artist Tair Salakhov who pioneered this 1960’s
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Natalia Vodianova

Mayfair Times November issue built around Russian Art Week

Nov 8th, 2013 | By

Natalia Vodianova, the beauty from Nizhny Novgorod, lends her profile to the cover of the November issue of the Mayfair Times magazine which is built around a Russian theme in light of Russian Art Week commencing on the 22nd November.  Vodianova, who now lives in Paris,  gives an interview discussing her charity the Naked Heart
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Theadora Clarke, editor and founder of Russian art and Culture

Russian Art Week in London approaches 22 – 29th November

Nov 7th, 2013 | By

  Russian art and culture, the popular and successful on-line magazine and website established by the charming and energetic Theadora Clarke, has just published its useful guide to the forthcoming Russian art week in London when dealers and galleries get together to exhibit their best selection of Russian art.  This year is of particular interest
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Auction rooms send paintings to Moscow

Nov 1st, 2013 | By

The round-the-world tour of paintings prior to auction in London or New York is becoming an increasingly common undertaking for the major auctions despite the rising cost of shipping and insurance. The Moscow Times reports below on paintings being sent to Moscow in November prior to their auction over the Christmas season:- International Auction Houses
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