CfP: What Is to Be Done? – Discussions in Russian Art Theory and Criticism I

CfP: What Is to Be Done? – Discussions in Russian Art Theory and Criticism I 
6th Graduate Workshop of the Russian Art and Culture Group 
Jacobs University Bremen, September 20–21, 2018 
Guest Speaker: Stepan Sergeevich Vaneyan, Moscow State University 
Language: English 
Deadline for submission: May 31, 2018 

CfP: Garage Archive Collection research grant program Archive Summer (Moscow; Deadline 9 Apr 2018)

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Garage Archive Collection announces open call for research grant program Archive Summer 

The world’s largest collection on Russian contemporary art, Garage Archive invites Russian and international researchers to take part in its program Archive Summer. This year’s focus is reading artist’s file as an intellectual task.

[SHERA BUSINESS] SHERA-Sponsored Panel at ASEEES 2018 and runners-up

Dear Colleagues,

The SHERA Board is pleased to announce the SHERA-sponsored panel to be held at the meeting of ASEEES in Boston from December 6-10 as well as two runners-up. While ASEEES does not have a mechanism for noting runners-up in the convention's online or printed schedules, we would like to recognize particularly interesting panels as well as alerting the membership to their colleagues' current and ongoing research. Thank you to everyone who took the time to submit a panel.

Call for roundtable participants, ASEEES 2018: Collecting and Performing Russian Art (posted by Roann Barris, one of the roundtable coordinators)

Museum exhibitions are a complicated performance of several actors: a collector and/or donor, a curator and a museum, to name a few. This roundtable discussion seeks to interrogate and analyze the performances that yielded a plethora of American exhibitions of Russian and Soviet art in the 20th century. Some of the key performers in this exhibition history are undoubtedly known to most specialists in Russian studies: the eminent George Costakis easily comes to mind. Others may be known only to those who specialize in a study of the arts.

Scholars accuse Museum of Fine Arts, Ghent of exhibiting questionable works of Russian avant-garde (article)

The Art Newspaper has published an open letter signed by several prominent scholars, curators, and dealers calling into question a number of works included in a recent exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts in Ghent. From the letter:

Eduard Gorokhovsky: From Siberia to Moscow, Selected Works on Paper from the Kolodzei Art Foundation, Harriman Institute, Columbia U, NYC, January 29 – March 30, 2018. Opening reception on January 31, 6-8pm

Eduard Gorokhovsky:  From Siberia to Moscow, Selected Works on Paper from the Kolodzei Art Foundation, Harriman Institute Atrium, Columbia University, 420 W. 118th Street, 12th floor, New York, January 29 – March 30, 2018.
Opening reception on Wednesday, January 31, 6-8pm t

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