Secret stashes and special sales – Russian art market returns to the 1980s — RT DE

11 Nov 2022 2:26 pm by Dora Werner After the start of Russia’s special military operation in Ukraine, almost all the leading auction houses made loud statements. And some – like Christie’s, Bonhams and Sotheby’s – closed their offices in Russia and canceled the so-called Russian auctions. “Sotheby’s will not be auctioning any Russian art […]

Canceled in Moscow due to Ukraine war, now open in Amsterdam – art exhibition by Anne Imhof — RT DE

12 Oct 2022 3:05 p.m After the start of Moscow’s intervention in the Ukraine conflict, several art exhibitions in which European partners of Russian institutions participated were canceled in Russia. Also the solo exhibition by Anne Imhof. Now it will be shown in Amsterdam. The exhibition of the famous German artist Anne Imhof was to […]

Modern art department head resigns — RT DE

11 Oct 2022 7:45 p.m The head of the contemporary art department at the State Hermitage Museum has announced his resignation from the museum on social media. The reason for this is his rejection of “today’s Russia”. Renowned museum curator and head of the contemporary art department at the Hermitage, Dmitry Ozerkov, joins the ranks […]

‘Reviving the Lost Art’ – Researchers and AI reconstruct van Gogh’s hidden painting — RT US

2 Sep 2022 9:39 p.m British researchers have used modern technology and artificial intelligence to recover a painting by Vincent van Gogh. 135 years ago, the artist painted over the work with another image. Vincent van Gogh’s ‘hidden’ portrait of two half-naked male wrestlers has been brought back to life by British scientists, The Telegraph […]

“Testament of Bucha” – Art as Propaganda — RT EN

Aug 25, 2022 10:21 p.m The installation “Testament of Bucha” is shown in Berlin. It emotionalizes and consolidates a one-sided narrative that is established in the West. The organizations involved reinforce the suspicion that this is propaganda disguised as art. by Gert Ewen Ungar On August 22, an installation entitled “Testament of Bucha” opened to […]