MOSCOW CITY GOVERNMENT
MOSCOW CITY DEPARTMENT OF CULTURE
MOSCOW MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
KUNST IM TUNNEL — Municipal exhibition space of the city of Dusseldorf and Kunsthalle of Dusseldorf, Germany
«... FOLLOWING THE GLAMOUR»
All ahead!, consists of 28 items
Dimensions : 200х200х400 cm all
Series of 4 items
C-print on paper, wood, glass
Dimensions: 40x60 cm each item, 81х61 cm framed
Untitled. From the Series
«Creation of the World»
Oil on canvas
Dimensions: 275х183 cm
Plastic, chipboard, paint
Dimensions: 155x79,5 cm
Warm it up!
Plywood, polyester, artificial fur
Dimensions : 35х35х35 cm
Date: August 27- October 30, 2016
Venue: KUNST IM TUNNEL — Municipal exhibition space of Dusseldorf and Kunsthalle of Dusseldorf, Germany
Curated by: Natalia Gershevskaya, Evgenia Chuikova
The Moscow Museum of Modern Art in partnership with the exhibition hall of the Dusseldorf Kunsthalle KUNST IM TUNNEL presents the exhibition of Moscow artists «...FOLLOWING THE GLAMOUR» exploring the phenomenon of glamour as a response to changes in the society, economy and culture of Russia in the 2000-s, which in their turn caused further alterations in the system of values in today’s Russia.
The participants of the exhibition are artists who have long accomplishments in the space of contemporary art: Elena Berg, Victor Kirillov-Dubinsky, Valentin Nilin, Vadim Guschin, Konstantin Latyshev, Andrey Kuzkin, Leonid Sokhransky, Rostan Tavasiev, Evgenia Chuikova, Anna Zhelud. For the last 20 years all of them have worked together with Russian and international galleries and actively participated in prestigious exhibition projects and international competitions.
The focus of their interest is a unique period in Russian history — the appearance of a new capitalist country — the Russian Federation. The spontaneity of public and cultural processes of the period is reflected in the participants’ art language: elemental force, freedom, passion, grotesque forms of vanity, the cruelty of disillusionment. The controversial atmosphere of the new Russia has been revealed in works of the artists, who integrating the phenomenon of glamour in their art widely use its paraphernalia in their artistic expressions and demonstrate deep understanding of art as a language of criticism.
The art show in the Dusseldorf exhibition space KUNST IM TUNNEL brings together more than 20 exhibits including works from the collection of MMOMA. The exhibition will be accompanied by an information and education program that comprises lectures and panel discussions dealing with consequences of the «glam-capitalism» in the international context.
About the curators:
Natalia Gershevskaya (St. Petersburg) — since 2001 has been living and working in Dusseldorf as an art historian and curator. From 2005 — independently implements German-Russian exhibition, art and education projects.
Evgenia Chuikova (Moscow) — an artist who successfully works together with Russian and international galleries and actively participates in international projects, in 2011 — founded a private school Kinderkunstlabor in Dusseldorf.
KUNST IM TUNNEL — the exhibition space of the city of Dusseldorf and Kunsthalle of Dusseldorf located in the underground tunnel along the Rhein. Founded in 2007.