AES+F – Artists, Moscow

Last September while I was in Moscow for the Moscow Biennale, I, along with a small group of art fans, dropped by the studio of renowned Russian art collective, AES+F. In fact, the studio we visited was one of four in a drab Soviet-era artist building that the group uses for its projects; they have…

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Brave New Worlds: AES+F in Hong Kong

Of all the emerging market art scenes, Russia’s seems to have taken the longest to catch up and make an impact internationally. But in the last couple of years, a number of contemporary artists have started attracting serious attention. Standing out boldly amongst the current wave of contemporary artists is the four artist-Russian collective known…

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Art! Moscow!

Pussy Riot, President Putin in frilly knickers, gallery and museum censorship, to say nothing of the widespread calls for a boycott of the upcoming 2014 Manifesta Biennale in St Petersburg in response to the recent anti-gay laws. These are the headline grabbing art stories coming out of Russia that have attracted the attention of international…

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