XL Gallery Moscow at ARCO Madrid 2011
www.vernissage.television | Apart from the common program, ARCO Madrid 2011 presented unique sectors again, such as “Focus Russia”, a section hosting eight Russian galleries XL Gallery M & J. Guelman Gallery Aidan Anna Nova Marina Gisich GMG Paperworks and ARKA. The choice was created by Daria Pyrkina, curator at the National Centre for Modern Arts in Moscow and professor at Moscow State Lomonosov University. Much more information: vernissage.television VernissageTV had a closer look at 1 of the Russian galleries, XL Gallery from Moscow. We met with the assistant director, Sergei Khripun. In this video interview, Sergei Khripun talks about the background and plan of the gallery, the focus on Russian artists, the value of art fairs for the gallery, the collectors, the situation of contemporary art in Russia and ARCO Madrid. At ARCO, XL Gallery presented performs by Chernyshev & Shulgin, Anna Jermolaewa, Oleg Kulik, Igor Makarevich, Sergei Shekhovtsov, Igor Moukhin, and Bluesoup Group. The above video is an excerpt. The complete interview (22 min.) is available here: vernissage.television XL Gallery at ARCO Madrid 2011 / Interview with Sergei Khripun. Madrid / Spain, February 16, 2011.
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