With the advent of Garage Museum in Gorky Park is a place of a mass congestion great, transformed, and started to introduce visitors to the spectacular and filled with all sorts of meanings of contemporary art. The same series filled the Park and exhibition space, where he launched the first triennial (the show, which is held every three years) of Russian contemporary art. Manifest — “the Country that you are seen.” Check it out in Moscow broke Daria Zhukova, the co-founder of the Museum and wife of Roman Abramovich.

photo: Gennady Cherkasov

Heading to the Park on the Crimean bridge, see the local government buildings loom graffiti — black and white staircase with colorful antennae and the inscription “Thank you for your attention and attempt understanding.” Appear, because in our eyes image zakrashivaet one of Moscow’s leading graffiti artists Kirill Lebedev, nicknamed Who. This is the first beacon that signals a collision with art.

Further — more . At the Swan lake on the roof of a temporary Museum building, now demolished, focused replicas of ancient sculptures carved from plywood. Reflection on the topic of search of the origins of modern art in antiquity — the handiwork of Petersburger Alexander Shishkin-Hokusai, combining in his alias Russian landscape painter and Japanese artist. These and other projects dispersed through the Park and is one of the seven sections of the triennial — “the Morphology of the streets.”

The walls of the building are stepped and extraordinary project “at Your age and my age and the age of the rainbow”. To him, the Swiss Hugo Rondinone attracted children 4-10 years. They drew at the request of the artist 1500 images of the rainbow, which is located at a 100-meter wall in front of the Museum. A rooftop perched rainbow message “Our miracle hours” in the spirit of the spring exhibition season.

Sets it for login total installation by Irina Korina, which this year will represent Russia at the Venice Biennale. The artist will prepare for it, is still unknown, but here it shows a three-storey architectural structure of the items associated with the construction project, which does not end in Moscow. Among them is the awning fabric, tile, metal, wood, artificial marble, plastic, poisonous orange suits of the workers of all sizes (including infants) and odors.

They are transportation, one second takes us to another time and place — explains Corina. It was my first time working with foam, so along with the perfume has developed 12 fragrances. They are stored in glass jars that you find on each floor of the structure. Of the unexpected — the smell of damp concrete basement, gouache and jet beaver, sleepers, the Soviet ointments… they urge guests to discover the secrets hidden behind the absurd, but familiar facades.

The so-called facades turned and Novosibirsk artist Mayana Nasybullov, decided to engineer in the amber of history: the wrapper of the chewing gum “Love is…”, Soviet badges, old coins, photographs and even the iPhone… Another author from Novosibirsk Artem Loskutov outside the box art shows “I”, arranging in his hometown “demonstrations”. It’s almost like a demonstration, only the participants then expressed their views on art. Picture this procession with the slogan of fuchsia and says “Here to you not Moscow” became decisive for the Triennale.

All it represents over 60 artists from almost 40 cities. In addition to little-known authors and meet the guru of modern art: Andrei Monastyrsky, Dmitry Prigov, Olga Chernysheva and Anatoly Osmolovsky. He justified himself and wittily fashioned from bronze in the costume of the Patriarch of Moscow actionism. Instead of crosses it is decorated with photos of Oleg Kulik, Peter Pavlensky, Pussy Riot…

No less suddenly looks work anfim Khanykov from Izhevsk — sticking out of the wall to a wooden hand clutching the brick, from which flows into a bucket trickle of moonshine. The curators of the project warned that the beverage involved 10 litres — enough for everyone, you can try. Water found in the bathroom beds of Vladimir Arkhipov from Ryazan. It made Russian man Gennady Arkhipov and only found, like many other subjects-in hybrids, converted the inhabitants of the household need.

Our curators have researched more than 40 cities and met with over 200 artists to choose the best of them, says the Museum’s Director Anton Belov. — Those who channel the Zeitgeist interprets social trends and forms of artistic life of the regions.

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Wife of Roman Abramovich Daria Zhukova presented the triennial of contemporary art

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