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Viewers examined works presented by a number of prominent Moscow galleries at last year’s Art Moscow fair.

17th Art Moscow Fair opens with New Format

Sep 19th, 2013 | By

  Moscow Times 17 September 2013 | Issue 5215 By D. Garrison Golubock   Art Moscow Viewers examined works presented by a number of prominent Moscow galleries at last year’s Art Moscow fair. When the Art Moscow fair first opened 17 years ago, it was truly a one of a kind event, a fair intended to bring together foreign and Russian galleries,
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Best known for Red October, a temporary, nonprofit art space she opened in an old Moscow chocolate factory, Maria Baibakova took a break to get an M.B.A.

Maria Baibakova, Russia’s art world ‘It Girl.’

Aug 4th, 2013 | By

Maria Baibakova, Russia’s art world ‘It Girl’, continues to make waves both sides of the Atlantic.  She graduated with an MBA from Harvard Business School, no less, in May having taken 2 years out to complete it.  After completing her Masters at the Courtauld she brilliantly summed up the the marxist atmosphere that has existed
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Madonna Liberis by Roerich

Russian art sales in London break previous records

Jun 13th, 2013 | By

  Russian art week was a success after a buying spree that broke several previous records with pounds 50m changing hands, the highest auction turnover since before the credit crunch recession. Dealers also reported good trade behind the scenes.  The bi-annual event saw Mayfair overflowing with Russians as they flew in from the four corners
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Still Life with fruit by Ilya Mashkov

Russians active in record spring auctions of Impressionists and Contemporary art

May 16th, 2013 | By

Christie’s contemporary art auction set a record this week of US$495m whilst Sotheby’s brought in US$293m.  A few days earlier their sales of Impressionist and Modern art had also brought in hundreds of millions.  The New York Times has recently decided the Federal Reserve Chairman Ben. S. Benanke is now a major patron of the
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Christie’s and Sotheby’s go head to head in China but avoid Russia

Apr 13th, 2013 | By

Whilst Sotheby’s have entered into a partnership with the government associated auction house GeHua Christie’s have managed to obtain a license to operate independently and are holding their first auction in Shanghai later in the year. It is very hard to obtain true figures of turnover in the Chinese art market because sales are often
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Maria Baibakova, new Strategic Director of Artspace. Image courtesy Nikolay Zverkov.

Artspace names Maria Baibakova new Strategy Director

Mar 12th, 2013 | By

Art Radar Asia – March 1, 2013 At 27, Maria Baibakova is adding another entry to an already impressive resume. In a bid to expand its global reach,, an online marketplace for contemporary art sales, revealed on 19 February 2013 that it has appointed Russian collector Maria Baibakova as Strategic Director. The move highlights a trend towards the
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The Russian Art Market……Country House magazine, Issue No 3., May 2007.

Feb 13th, 2010 | By

‘Russian Art Revolution,’an introduction to the emerging Russian art market, Country House magazine, Issue No. 3, May 2007. A sleeping bear awakes Anyone working in upmarket real estate, oil, gas, diamonds, timber, mining or metals will already be aware that the Russians have arrived. The marriage between Russia’s vast natural resources and Western markets is
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‘Russian Art Shopping,’ Hermitage Magazine, St Petersburg, Summer 2008.

Feb 6th, 2010 | By

Ivan Lindsay is a private art dealer in European and Russian paintings and has established world record prices for many artists including Goya, Canaletto and Hobbema. He is also a publisher and writer and writes for the magazines Country House, Millionaire, Spears Wealth Management Survey and the Art Book Journal. The indispensability of Russia’s vast
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