Follow Friday: Five Russian Galleries To Watch at Cosmoscow 2014
With Cosmoscow 2014 kicking off today, we bring you five exhibitors that are showcasing Russia’s dedication to fostering a diverse range of contemporary art.
Regina Gallery, Moscow & London
Based in the leading art capitals of both Moscow and London, Regina Gallery showcases a roster of Russian and European artists working in the realm of contemporary art. At Cosmoscow 2014, the gallery will be displaying photographs by Semyon Faibisovich, paintings by Egor Koshelev, mixed-media works by Jonathan Meese, and paintings by Pavel Pepperstein. “My Yard,” an exhibition of work by Faibisovich, is on view in the gallery’s Moscow location through November 9th, 2014.
Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Moscow
Gary Tatintsian Gallery, located in Moscow, specializes in the work of established American and European contemporary artists. Some of its noteworthy artists include Olaf Breuning, Mike Kelley, Daniel Richter, Vik Muniz, and Sarah Morris. The gallery is currently exhibiting ornate, gothic-inspired sculptures by Wim Delvoye—on view through September 28th, 2014.
Gridchin Hall, Moscow
This Moscow-based gallery was founded in 2009 as an art center for showcasing original projects and contemporary art and culture. In addition to its exhibition hall with two galleries, Gridchin Hall has an artist-in-residence studio and a living space. Its represented artists include Nikita Alexeev, Oleg Khvostov, and Boris Matrosov.
Anna Nova Gallery, St. Petersburg
Anna Nova gallery collaborates with Russian and international artists and curators to create original projects and contemporary exhibitions. The gallery also promotes arts education with a program of lectures, workshops, and film screenings open to curators, collectors, and artists. At Cosmoscow 2014, Anna Nova is showcasing the work of Marya Dmitrieva and Anastasia Potemkina.
Grinberg Gallery, Moscow
Established in 2007, the gallery specializes in contemporary photography, focusing on bringing Russian photographers to an international stage. Grinberg Gallery also provides assistance with organizing and expanding corporate and private photography collections. At Cosmoscow 2014, the gallery will be showcasing landscape photos by Alexander Gronsky, and black-and-white portraits from the “Relationship” series by Nickolay Bakharev.