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The family tree of Russian contemporary art. Lecture 6. Konstantin Zvezdochetov

Lecture Cycle: The Family Tree of Russian Contemporary Art
24 July 2015


Curator Sasha Obukhova will talk on Konstantin Zvezdochetov, one of the main artists of Russian underground art scene of 1980s and 1990s. 

Konstantin Zvezdochetov was born in Moscow in 1958. He graduated from Moscow Art Theatre School (stage design) in 1981, became founders of Mukhomor art group in 1978. In 1986, he initiated creation of the group World Champions. One of the organizers of the APTART group. Founding member of the Avantgarde Club (CLAVA).


Sasha Obukhova is an art historian and Head of the Research Department of the Garage Museum. She graduated from Moscow State University in 1992 and in 1993 studied at the Central European University (Prague). She has worked at the Institute of Contemporary Art, the State Tretyakov Gallery, and the National Center for Contemporary Art. In 2000 she was involved in a working group that curated a permanent exhibition for the Tretyakov Gallery: The Art of the Second Half of the XX Century. In 2004 she became a founding member and director of the Art Projects Fund where she established ACRA (the Archive of Contemporary Russian Art). She is a member of the Advisory Board of the Kandinsky Prize. 

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