Louvre Offers an Overview of Russian Contemporary Art Featuring Works by Twenty Artists

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PARIS.- Following the major exhibition “Holy Russia: Russian Art from the Beginnings to Peter the Great” in spring 2010, the Louvre hosts a second event in honor of the Year of Russia in France. Turning its focus to present-day Russia, the museum offers an overview of Russian contemporary art, still little known in France. This exhibition in the Louvre’s annual “Counterpoint” series features works by some twenty artists and artist collectives: AES + F Group, Yuri Albert, Blue Noses, Erik Boulatov, Alexander Brodsky, Olga Chernysheva, Dubossarsky and Vinogradov, Dmitri Gutov, Emilia and Ilya Kabakov, Alexei Kallima, Komar and Melamid, Valery Koshlyakov, Yuri Leiderman, Igor Makarevich and Elena Elagina, Diana Machulina, Andrei Monastyrsky, Pavel Pepperstein, Avdei Ter-Oganian