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Kandinsky prize winner Russian artist Alexey Beliavev-Guintovt prices boosted by continuing controversy

Posted on January 30, 2009

  RUSSIAN ART PRIZE The Art Newspaper reports that Kandinsky Prize prize winner Alexey Beliavev-Guintovt continues to cause controversy and threatens a split amongst the supporters of the Russian contemporary art scene. “These (art) unprecedented divisions in a community which hitherto has been more-or-less united to promote contemporary art in and outside Russia,” said Matthew Bown, […]

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Posted in Emerging artists, Moscow, Painting, Prizes, Russia, Russian | Leave a Comment »

What is happening in Russian video art? Find out with Olga Chernysheva at ICA and Whitespace London January 2009

Posted on January 1, 2009

          RUSSIAN VIDEO ART LONDON Russian video art is on our radar. With Dasha Zhukova currently showing 12 leading video artists on giant outdoor screens in Moscow and Russian video artist group AES+F experiencing meteoric success over the last 18 months, interest in electronic and new media art in and from Russia is […]

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Posted in Gallery shows, London, Photography, Russian, UK, Video | Leave a Comment »

Asians, women show momentum and banks tumble in Art Review’s Power 100 2008

Posted on October 23, 2008

INFLUENCERS ART Art Review monthly magazine has published its Power 100 list for 2008.  Produced annually since 2001 it is a ranking of the most influential participants in the art world and includes artists, gallerists, auctioneers and collectors. Trends this year include Higher rankings and numbers for women in a market tradtionally dominated by men – […]

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Posted in Ai Weiwei, Cai Guoqiang, Chinese, Collectors, Corporate collectors, Indian, Individual, Japanese, Subodh Gupta, Surveys, Takashi Murakami, Trends | Leave a Comment »

Russian art collectors are changing their tastes – New York Times

Posted on August 29, 2008

  RUSSIAN COLLECTORS Until recently, market experts say, the Russians were primarily interested in the decorative arts. In 2004, for instance, the Russian billionaire Victor Vekselberg spent $100 million for the entire Forbes family Fabergé collection. Then about five years ago, some of those Russian collectors widened their sights to mostly Russian-born artists, like Chagall. Since […]

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How Asians, Russians are changing the art market

Posted on June 12, 2008

Art market is better protected from slump thanks to buyers from more countries and new buyers from Russia, India, China, Middle East

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