Russia VAC foundation will be creating a new site for art and culture. An estimated 225K square feet will house a library, bookshop, restaurant and auditorium. Hopefully the site will be ready in 2018. Here is the article. Use Google translate if you can’t read Russian… like me.
The Mellor Prize for Research on women Artists has been awarded to Jo Applin. Applin will be researching Lee Lozano who is known for pursuing conceptual projects. Lozano’s first big project involved her dropping out of the art scene and her second big project involved avoiding women (for 27 years.) I can’t wait to read what Jo Applin writes. Avoiding 50 percent of the world can’t be easy.
Frieze Art Week Started in London. It’s about contacts and connecting at this fair. Maybe we can go there next year? If you are heading over to London, let me know if you go and what art pieces caught your attention. Supposedly there are quite a few installation pieces at the fair.