August 3 - September 15, 2011
In Witness, Sokol reveals fragments of the world which we try not to notice. The presence of dark and shapeless patches on the social map causes anxiety in the artist. Perhaps his project is only a way of coping with it. Or maybe it is a step towards a broader view of the situation. / more...
|Fear Has Many Eyes|
April 28 - May 29, 2011
Tsagolov's painting is becoming more virtuosic and easy, but more importantly its relationship is not with form but with its presence: it leaves us in reality, leaves us observing the observer, as if we are watching TV. However, the point now is that the viewer is the one being observed, and our reality is the reality of a television show. / more...
November 23 - December 31, 2010
It is simply impossible to imagine the whole heroic story of the birth and maturation of the newest Ukrainian art without Roitburd. He is the living symbol of national "postmodernism", the idol of his "meat mentality". Both in the sense of the very style of the artistic process, and in terms of his goofy, messy, and grotesque institutionalization. Odessa Ц Kyiv Ц Moscow Ц New York and back. Movements, unbearably dense communication, construction of yet other organizational structures, which fell into pieces as rapidly as they were created... All this is nothing but Roitburd's painting, the relentless real psychic protoplasm that did not remain in the frame, but erupted from the paintings into the physical, human space. / more...