Posts Tagged ‘ Russian art market. ’

Emirates Place Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Russian Art heads to Abu Dhabi with Art Russe

Jun 27th, 2015 | By

Art Russe, the foundation headed by the entrepreneur and philanthropist Andrey Filatov, is organising a major exhibition of Russian art in Abu Dhabi.  The exhibition will run from the 6 October 2015 – 10 December 2015 and is to be held at the Emirates Palace Hotel. The Emirates Palace Hotel, a palatial building on the
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Malevich self-portrait achieved 5,749,000 pounds at Sotheby's

The state of the Russian Art Market and the views of Alexander Ivanov

Feb 11th, 2015 | By

The Russian art market has cooled off after a ten-year period of rapidly ascending prices.  Various reasons are given for this such the situation in Ukraine, the collapsing ruble and oil price and US-led sanctions.   These all contribute to the real reason which is uncertainty.  Many Russian art collectors have diversified outside of Russia,
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Valentin Sidorov, Near the Old Sheds, 1975, oil on canvas, Russian Museum

Valentin Sidorov Exhibition, My Quiet Country, Benois Wing, Russian Museum, 3/9/14 – 3/11/14.

Jan 3rd, 2015 | By

  One of Russia’s most celebrated post war artists, Valentin Sidorov, has had a successful retrospective at the Russian Museum which closed in November.  Valentin Sidorov was a contemporary of the famous generation of post war artists which included Victor Popkov, Geli Korzhev, Tair Salakhov and Vladimir Stozharov.  His pastoral and lyrical landscapes never fitted
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And we continue to… pontificate – Russian Art Week winds up

Nov 29th, 2014 | By

  Results at Russian Art week were uneven.  A couple of important pictures attracted attention and Serov’s lovely portrait of Maria Zeitlin set a new auction record for a Russian artwork of pounds 9.2m beating the pounds 7.88m raised for Nicolai Roerich’s Madonna Libris at Bonhams in summer 2013.  However, only 47% of lots sold against
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Both these Warhol's exceeded their estimates at last week's sales

Record Contemporary sales of US$ 1.78bn bode well for forthcoming Russian Art Week

Nov 14th, 2014 | By

  The art market juggernaut thundered on last week with Sotheby’s and Christie’s competing with each other in what can only be described as an art feeding frenzy.  People may write endless speculation as to the motivation and identity of the buyers of all this modern and contemporary art but the only certainty is that
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Lord Poltimore at Russian Art Week. Photo courtesy of Sotheby’s

As Russian Art Week approaches what is the state of the Russian Art Market?

Nov 13th, 2014 | By

ARTICLE: The State of the Russian Art Market Ahead of November’s Russian Art Week, by Ivan Lindsay for the Russianartandculture website Prominent art dealer and author Ivan Lindsay takes a look at the Russian art market prior to London’s forthcoming Russian Art Week. It’s early November in a wet and windy London, and dealers and
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Tim Parchikov's 'Burning News' is on view at the Hayward Gallery.

UK-Russian Year of Culture may have fizzled out but cultural exchange continues

Oct 29th, 2014 | By

      The UK-Russian Year of Culture officially ended when the UK government formally withdrew its support from the project in June citing Russia’s behaviour in Ukraine.  The UK government are not known for their interest in cultural matters anyhow(culture is elitist apparently and doesnt win votes) and their support for this venture had been
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Inna Bazhenova in 2012 at the launch of The Art Newspaper Russia

Inna Bazhenova buys Art Newspaper

Oct 5th, 2014 | By

The sanctions against Russia instigated by the US and the EEC have created uncertainty in the Russian art market with both sellers and buyers wanting to see if the situation becomes better or worse before committing themselves to transactions. This is hardly surprising considering all the negative news of late such as the trio of
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Art Historian Yelena Basner remains under house arrest over disputed Grigoriev painting

Yelena Basner’s house arrest is extended

Sep 20th, 2014 | By

                    RAPSI, The Russian Legal Information Agency reported on the 16th September that The Oktyabrsky Distict Court in St Petersburg has extended the term of Yelena Basner’s house arrest until December 15th while they continue to investigate the circumstances around the sale of the second version
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CCRAC members and delegates from Lomonosov State University at Pembroke College, Cambridge.

Small exhibition of Jack of Diamonds pictures to open at the Courtauld Gallery

Sep 13th, 2014 | By

                                An exhibition of 11 Jack of Diamonds paintings from the collection of Cologne based dealer Alex Lachmann is to open at The Courtauld Gallery at Somerset House in London and run until 18th January 2015.  The exhibition has been
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