Works by Bill Viola, Tatiana Akhmetgalieva, Sergey Bratkov, Erik Bulatov, Erwin Wurm, Mat Collishaw, Ilya Kabakov, Pipilotti Rist, Olga Chernysheva and other artists.
From 4 to 20 June Dom Radio in St. Petersburg will host the first joint project of musicAeterna and Aksenov Family Foundation in the field of contemporary visual arts, organized in collaboration with the international art fair viennacontemporary (Austria).
The Summer Exhibition follows the tradition of The Summer Exhibition of the Royal Academy of Arts in London — the longest-running regular art exhibition in the world, held since 1769. Its special feature is that most of the exhibited artworks can be purchased.
At the exhibition, guests will get a chance to see works by Russian and international stars of contemporary art. Among them are Tanya Akhmetgalieva, Sergey Bratkov, Erik Bulatov, Erwin Wurm, Mat Collishaw, Ilya Kabakov, Pipilotti Rist, Olga Chernysheva and others. Participants of the Summer Exhibition have been featured in the events of viennacontemporary in different years. The partners of the exhibition are Artwin Gallery (Moscow), Iragui Gallery (Moscow), Marina Gisich Gallery (St. Petersburg), MYTH Gallery (St. Petersburg), OVCHARENKO (Moscow), Pop/off/art gallery (Moscow).
As part of a special project of musicAeterna and The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Bill Viola’s works of the Martyrs series, which were shown at the artist’s solo exhibition at the Pushkin Museum, will be on display in Dom Radio from 4 to 20 June.
In addition, during the Summer Exhibition, viennacontemporary will host a series of open discussions on various aspects of contemporary culture.