What? Varvara Bubnova. Drawing
When? 10 May 2011– 3 July 2011
Where? The State Tretyakov Gallery
GI comment: Russian artist with Japanese soul. She has begun the career in a circle of avant-gardists together with David Burlyuk, Michael Larionov and Natalia Goncharova. She has translated from French well-known “The Manifesto of futurists”. In 1922 the artist has left to Japan, there she has lived 36 years, actively participated in art and cultural life. She name one of the best lithographist this country and until now. At an exhibition black-and-white and colour lithograph and a watercolour of the artist from collections of the State Tretyakov Gallery and the State museum of the fine arts of A.S.Pushkin is presented. Interesting fact: Varvara was auntie of Yoko Ono!
What? Arte Povera- Italian art of the 20th centrury. Collection of the Castello di Rivoli — Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin
When? 17 May 2011 – 10 July2011
Where? Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow
GI comment: Venus in rags and other “poor” masterpieces.
Castello di Rivoli Museum has something to show: its collection is the best collection of Italian “Arte Povera”, “poor” art from the recycled materials.