Projects
Andrey Kim: Works on Paper

Andrey Kim: Works on Paper

a u g u s t  4 –  s e p t e m b e r  4,  2011 As an artist Andrey Kim came into his own in the second half of the1980s, when reference points were shifting dramatically in Russian culture. A recent art school graduate, he was reconsidering what he learned at school...
Can’t Wait…

Can’t Wait…

a p r i l 16 – 24,  2011   Some time ago the organizers of the Russian Antique Salons invited the public at large to admire the art of the 1960s, which (in terms of chronology) began to be treated as old artworks. A special project was undertaken within the framework of one Salon to show...
Deauville. Art Deco Beach Fashion

Deauville. Art Deco Beach Fashion

a p r i l  1 – m a y  1,  2011   Most of the photographs presented in this project were made to report to fashion magazines of the period about another beauty contest or swimsuit show and are patently advertising. It is easy to imagine these publications to open with “The fashion this...
Winter Garden: Flowers in 20th-century Russian and European Paintings and Graphic Works

Winter Garden: Flowers in 20th-century Russian and European Paintings and Graphic Works

m a r c h 4 – 30,  2011 On the one hand, this project carries on the series of gallery exhibitions under the umbrella name ”Fragments”, and on the other, the current exposition can be treated as quite an independent undertaking. The 2.36 Gallery arranged a “Winter Garden” in its small premises in the...
Alexey Kamensky. Pastels. From the “Fragments” cycle

Alexey Kamensky. Pastels. From the “Fragments” cycle

 f e b r u a r y 3 – 28,  2011   The “Alexey Kamensky. Pastels” project inaugurates a planned exhibition series aimed to help anyone interested in Russian art to get an insight into the artist’s creative laboratory. Any exhibition (be it a theme, solo or group show) invariably presupposes some cross-section, focus...
The Light of the Ages

The Light of the Ages

o c t o b e r 18 – 26, 2008 This collection cannot reflect the entire history of the development of West European stained glass of the 13th through the 19th century, nor does it aspire to. Yet it shows many aspects of that history unknown to the viewers at large. On view is...
Indecent Proposal

Indecent Proposal

o c t o b e r  23 – 31,  2010   There are two reasons for the provocative name of our project. First, we invite the viewers to judge paintings and graphic works showing nude female bodies by twentieth-century Russian and European artists. Second, working on this project we suddenly realized that willy-nilly we...
The World of Half-Light. Illustrations by Edgar Degas

The World of Half-Light. Illustrations by Edgar Degas

a u g u s t  8 – s e p t e m b e r  14,  2008 Degas the painter is well-known for his ballet classes, stage productions, portraits and horse races. Less known is Degas the sculptor (although, according to Ambroise Vollard, Renoir called Degas “the greatest of the living sculptors”) who...
B/W. Russian and European Graphic Works of the 20th Century

B/W. Russian and European Graphic Works of the 20th Century

o c t o b e r  1 – d e c e m b e r  15,  2009   As history would have it, graphic works have virtually always taken the back seat to all other forms of fine arts. Their role in private collections was just as modest. Few collectors focused entirely on...
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