On March 9, the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art opened the new spring season with four shows: the inaugural Triennial of Russian Contemporary Art, the Tail Wags the Comet installation by Moscow-based artist Irina Korina, your age and my age and the age of the rainbow project by the Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone which will be his first project in Russia, and Toward the Source archival show.

 

Ugo Rondinone’s “your age and my age and the age of the rainbow” a ten-meter long rainbow that spells out OUR MAGIC HOUR

 

The Spring Season Official Opening celebrations kicked off with over 1,000 guests in attendance, including over 100 who had traveled internationally to be present. The audience was filled with art world visionaries and tastemakers including the Garage Advisory Board Members, artists, curators, collectors, gallerists, art critics, patrons and GARAGE membership program members.

 

 

Museum Co-founders Dasha Zhukova and Roman Abramovich welcomed a crowd of art world a-listers, including Hans Ulrich Obrist, Beatrix Ruf, Boris Groys, Ugo Rondinone, Sadie Coles, Eva Presenhuber to name a few.

 

Vladimir Bazoev, Aleksandra Bazoeva, Aleksand Sidelnikov, Vlad Kolesnikov, Anton Belov, Polina Sineva, Dasha Zukova, and Roman Abramovich

 

The much talked about Triennial, which has a separate website, takes place from March 10 to May 14, 2017 in the Museum and the surrounding area of Gorky Park. More than 60 artists from across the country are participating in the exhibition, and you can find a list of them below.

 

Anatoly Osmolovsky

 

Triennial artists: Agency of Singular Investigations, Danil Akimov, Pavel Aksenov, Victor Alimpiev, Evgeny Antufiev, Vladimir Arkhipov, BlueSoup group, Anastasia Bogomolova, Dmitry Bulatov, Chto Delat, Ilya Dolgov, Aslan Gaisumov, Kirill Garshin, Genda Fluid, Gentle Women group, Micro-art-group Gorod Ustinov, Evgeny Granilshchikov, Alexey Iorsh, Evgeny Ivanov, Anna Kabisova and Evgeny Ivanov, Murad Khalilov, Anfim Khanykov, Ilgizar Khasanov, Kirill Lebedev (Kto), Artem Loskutov, Kirill Makarov, Taus Makhacheva, Alexander Matveev, Roman Mokrov, Damir Muratov, Nadenka creative association, Mayana Nasybullova, Katrin Nenasheva, Ivan Novikov, Anatoly Osmolovsky, Nikolai Panafidin, Alexandra Paperno, Anna Parkina, Pavel Pepperstein, Sasha Pirogova, Anastasia Potemkina,Sergey Poteryaev, Alexander Povzner, Vladimir Seleznyov, Alexander Shishkin-Hokusai, Sveta Shuvaeva, Shvemy sewing cooperative, Elena Slobtseva, Mikhail Smaglyuk, Albert Soldatov, Olga Subbotina and Mikhail Pavlukevich, Alexandra Sukhareva, Andrey Syailev, TOY, Zaurbek Tsugaev, Udmurt, Urbanfeminism, Dimitri Venkov, Where Dogs Run, Alisa Yoffe, Anton Zabrodin, ZIP group, ZLYE art group, 33+1.

 

Shvemy sewing cooperative

 

Garage Museum of Contemporary Art is a place for people, art, and ideas to create history. Through an extensive program of exhibitions, events, education, research, and publishing, the institution reflects on current developments in Russian and international culture, creating opportunities for public dialogue, as well as the production of new work and ideas in Moscow.

 

all images // courtesy of Garage Museum

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