7 Works to Collect at Cosmoscow
Russia’s only contemporary art fair with international reach, Cosmoscow will celebrate its fourth edition when it opens its doors next week. Once again taking up residence in Moscow’s Gostiny Dvor, a palatial 18th-century market building nestled in the city’s historic merchant district, the fair will feature some 40 exhibitors that hail from across the globe—from St. Petersburg to New York. We’ve delved into the work on view, sorting through pieces by more than 100 contemporary artists to bring you our top picks.
Sigrid Viir, From series “Sweet Smiles and Golf Clubs,” 2016
Temnikova & Kasela, discovery, Booth A1
The Ukrainian-born, New York-based artist is perhaps best known for his work with sound. This summer, for example, his group Soundwalk Collective piped audio and video footage of the Amazon into Times Square, transforming the concrete jungle into a literal jungle.
Considered one of the first Russian
Andrey Bogush, Plant placement (forest, not-stretched), 2016
Osnova Gallery, discovery, Booth D11
Danila Tkachenko, Danila Tkachenko - Moscow, Russia. Central computing center, 2016
Pechersky Gallery, discovery, Booth A15
Last year, Russian photographer
Although he began his career as a photographer, Russian artist
Since 2009, Russian artist
The Van Cleef & Arpels Frivole Collection
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