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
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: Arterritory.com