July 26, Friday, 19:30
The Statement of the Form (Right Art)
The lecture is devoted to a striking phenomenon of the informal artistic life of St. Petersburg - The New Academy of Fine Arts. The New Academy was founded by Timur Novikov and some Petersburg artists in 1989. The main objective of the Academy announced in its manifesto, was the preservation of classical aesthetics in contemporary art, the study of traditional art techniques, art theory and history, and of modern technology in the context of preserving the aesthetic traditions of the past. Sasha Obukhova will tell about neoacademicians of St. Petersburg and their Moscow followers.
Entrance is free, space is limited, please arrive early.