Due to the current restrictions, visits to the 2nd Garage Triennial are based on fixed-time tickets. Please purchase tickets online, where you will find information about free time slots.

Dissymmetrical Similarities. A lecture cycle by Irina Kulik

17 September – 18 December 2019


One of Garage’s longest-running education projects—Irina Kulik’s course Dissymmetrical Similarities—returns for a new season. Introducing the audience to the history of art of the past hundred years, each lecture underlines conceptual, thematic, and representational interconnections between two artists or art groups.

Featured in the new cycle are Turner Prize winners Mark Leckey, Mark Wallinger, and Martin Creed (who famously received the 2001 award from Madonna), neo-expressionist who later claimed the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival Julian Schnabel, and female artist and writer Leonora Carrington who continued adhering to surrealism well into the second half of the twentieth century.

Irina Kulik will explain the origins of curatorial and artistic practices of the American conceptualist Dan Graham and the pioneer of Pop Art, Briton Richard Hamilton, with a number of lectures taking a closer look at the evolution of three-dimensional art, including Eduardo Paolozzi’s experiments, Anthony Caro’s abstractions, and sculpture in the work of Angus Fairhurst of the YBA generation. The fall season’s cycle will also cover performance, installation, video art, and other mediums that have shaped the art of the contemporary period.


Irina Kulik, PhD is an art critic, culture expert, lecturer at the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), and author of numerous publications on contemporary art, cinema, and music.


Entrance is free, but space is limited. Please arrive early.

Please note that the lecture cycle will be conducted in Russian without translation into English.

Priority booking for GARAGE cardholders.To become a cardholder, please email members@garagemca.org.

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