The World Press Photo 2011 exhibition is shown in Moscow on the territory of Red October factory. It'll last up to 10th of June. The show contains almost two hundreds of works and reflects the most meaningful events of the 2010th.
Joost van den Broek, Russian Sailor
World Press Photo contest aims to support professional press photography on a wide international scale. Promotional activities include an annual contest, exhibitions, the stimulation of photojournalism through educational programs, and c... read more »
The «Alternative Fashion before Glossies, 1985-1995» show displays the history of alternative fashion, a trend that emerged at the junction of rock and squat club culture, during the period that started with early perestroika and ended in mid 1990s. The gathering of Avant-Garde artists, musicians, representatives of various subcultures – of punk, rock, the New Wave – gave birth to a unique phenomenon of alternative fashion with shows often turning into performances.
Its catwalks were not only such ven... read more »
The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow will open the exhibition with classic designs by Christian Dior. The show is named "Dior: Under the Sign of Art". It revives the atmosphere of the luxury and inimitable style by Dior based on his deep connection to the art world. The unity of past and present is palpable in the museum's interior where the models appear on the background of well known works of art.
The show will last up to the end of June. Here is some pictures from the preparing.
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The «Fiction and Reality» show at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art on Gogolevsky boulevard is held within Spain Year 2011 in Russia. The project presents works by contemporary Spanish artists form the collection at the Patio Herreriano Museum. The Collection counts over 1000 works and is considered to be the biggest collection of contemporary Spanish art.
The curator of the exhibition is the chief coordinator of the Collection — Maria de Corral, world famous art historian. For the project in Moscow she... read more »
The exhibition "Solyanka. The Temple for the Former Love" by Dasha Yastrebova opened in "Meglinskaya" gallery. It's a series of pictures from one of the trendiest Moscow night club Solyanka that was taken two years ago. Then this night club was new, its visitors were young, liberated and greedy for entertainment. So called hipsters. Dasha Yastrebova, very young and perspective Russian artist, used to work in Solyanka as a photographer two years ago and collected a lot of photo documents of that crazy nig... read more »
The photo exhibition "Cuba in Revolution" opened at Garage Center for Contemporary Culture on 11 March 2011. It's over 250 original photographs that explore the visual legacy of the Cuban Revolution of 1959. The exhibition features works from over thirty photographers from Cuba, the United States and the USSR, and gives a unique insight into one of the most spectacular political events of the twentieth century. The show will last up to 20 April 2011.
The exhibition has been curated by Mark Sanders and... read more »
The2011th isthe Yearof Italyin Russiaand viceversa. Sothe MoscowHouse ofPhotography hoststhe exhibition"Fellini. GrandParade". It'sa uniqueshow originallyexhibited inParis in2009th. Itincludes aboutfive hundredpictures relatedto thecreative careerof thegreat filmdirector FedericoFellini: drawings,photographs, documents etc.
Theexhibition iscurated by SamStourdze (Lousanne) and accompaniedwith the Fellini's moviesscreenings. It lasts up to 10thofMay in MoscowMultimedia Art Museum (Ostozhenka street, 1... read more »
The Moscow Museum of Modern Art hosts the scale solo exhibition of Viktor Pivovarov, one of the most meaningful Russian artists of the recent decades. The show "They" lasts up to 20th of March and includes very different sets of art works. The pictures below are structured according to the names of the sets. My favorite pieces here are the portraits of the contemporary Russian philosophers. The Handsomes
The Perfect Ones
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The scale exhibition "Best of Russia" started on Winzavod. It will last up to 20th of March. The show includes 365 photographs of Russia made throughout the country. All the people could take place in the contest during the year and now we can see the set of the best ones. The target of the project is to capture the life of the huge country.
People. Kid's party
There were five nominations at the contest. The "Daily Life" section is more representative, it includes 142 pictures from 365. Then "Archit... read more »
The exhibition "The Icons of the 90th" will open in the Moscow Center of the Photography after Lumiere brothers in March. This show is a subjective and non-political view on the time that was difficult for Russia. That was the first years after the Soviet Union was crashed.
More than 300 pictures by the best Russian photographers will be presented at this show. Most of them are in the genre of the reportage. It's a series of the portraits of the bright people that made their important contribution to th... read more »