January 29 – September 25, 2016
The new exhibition was conceived as the latest instalment in the Foundation’s programme devoted to the history of contemporary Russian art that also comprises earlier projects such as Field of Action, Authorized for Export from the USSR, Reconstruction and Reconstruction 2, and, most recently, InSight.
Victoria Malkova and Pauline Moskvina Personal Exhibition
September 17 – December 13, 2015
The artistic duo behind the Suspense project has made an up-to-the-minute, youth-oriented work that brings up the issue of artistic choice as the two artists dwell on the creator's ability and possibility to take a fresh look at all-too-familiar things and their right to make a genuine work of art out of everyday rubbish.
The catalogue contains the articles, written by art historians and art critics: Arkady Ippolitov, Andrei Khlobystin, Ekaterina Andreeva, Alexander Borovsky. The articles present different points of view and give different judgments about the art of the New Academy. The catalogue also contains a detailed chorography by Ksenia Novikova, the director of the NAFA Museum.
The book contains more then 200 illustrations, including very difficult to show in the painted edition the technique of works of many of the New Academy artists. The brocade fabrics with the filigree medallions-applications by Timur Novikov, gum-pigment printing and kallitype print by Stanislav Makarov, the sculpture by Olga Tobreluts and the laser engraving by Irena Kuksenaite.
June 7-16, 2013
Saint Petersburg, Mikhailovsky Garden of the Russian Museum
The Sixth Annual International Festival "The Imperial Gardens of Russia" and the exhibition-contest, organized in the frames of the Festival have got unusual name "Ïëàòîìàíèÿ - Platomania". "Plantomania" was the word used by Catherine the Great when speaking of her love of plants and gardening in general. According to Catherine the Great’s letters she used to dig in the garden with a small spade by herself, the Empress has also hand copied hundreds of pages from an English treatise on gardening. The participants of the exhibition-contest 2013 implemented the main ideas of the English Garden on the territory of Mikhailovsly Garden.