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Entrance to the shopping center TSUM, where a part of the Biennial exhibition is displayed on the 5th floor.

4th Moscow Contemporary Art Biennial 0

From 22 September to 30 October, Russia's capital is hosting the 4th Moscow Contemporary Art Biennial. Its central exhibition is divided amongst two parts of the city: the exclusive clothing shopping center, TSUM, and the new design complex, ARTplay. The commissar of the Biennial is Joseph Backstein (Russia), and the curator is Peter Weibel (Germany). More about the Biennial.

A photo report from the exhibition on the 5th floor of TSUM:

Entrance to the shopping center TSUM, where a part of the Biennial exhibition is displayed on the 5th floor.

Casey McKee (USA, 1976). Junkshot. 2010

Casey McKee (USA, Berlin, 1976). Free Market Economist. 2008

Ahmet Öğüt (Turkey, 1981). River Crossing Puzzle. 2010

T.V. Santosh (India, 1968). Houndingdown. 2007

Nomeda & Gediminas Urbonas (Lithuania, 1968 and 1966). Splitnik. 2010



Official opening of the Biennial's exhibition at TSUM


Report on the exhibition's second part at the design center, ARTplay:

Entrance to the design center ARTplay, where the largest part of the Biennial's central exhibition is housed.

4th Moscow Contemporary Art Biennial's press conference at the design center Artplay.

Gerhard Richter (1932, Germany). September. 2009

Electroboutique (Aristarkh Chersnyshev & Alexei Shulgin, Russia, 1960 and 1963). Big Green Head. 2011

Jeppe Hein (Denmark, 1974). Spiral Labyrinth 1. 2007

Neo Rauch (Germany, 1960). Nachhut. 2011

Michael Elmgreen & Ingar Dragset (Denmark and Norway, 1961 and 1968). Thorvaldsen Sculptures. 2011

Marina Alekseeva (Russia, 1959). Unraveling of Events. 2011

Anna Maria Maiolino (Italy, 1942). Untitled. 2004-2008

Paolo Grassino (Italy, 1967). Semiliberta. 2010

Catalina Bauer (Argentina, 1976). Map. 2005

David Shrigley (UK, 1968). The World One, The World Two. 2009

Igor Makarevich & Elena Elagina (Russia, 1943 and 1949). Unified Source 3. 2011

Kijong Zin (South Korea,1981). Dark Birds. 2010

Slaves in the Gulf. 2010

Gints Gabrāns (Latvia, 1970). Blood-light. 2011

Taus Makhacheva (Russia, 1983). Quick and Merciless. 2011

Andrea Galvani (Italy, 1973). From the series "Higgs Ocean". 2009

Marina Vassileva (Bulgaria, 1964). Communication. 2011

Selfmade. 2011

Fabio Marcaccio (Argentina, 1963). Paint-Fuck-film-kill-itself Paintant. 2009

Neo Rauch (Germany, 1960). Das Blaue. 2006

Tintin Wulia (Indonesia,1972). Lure. 2009

All photographs: