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What Is Contemporary Family?   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Tatiana Antoshina, Catti Brandelius, Anna-Karin Brus, Natasha Dahnberg, Per Enoksson, Marina Fomenko, Agneta Forslund, Taisia Korotkova, Maria Krasnova-Shabaeva, Anders Krisár, Nika Kukhtina, Anastasia Kuznetsova-Ruf, Helena Laukkanen, Vladimir Mishukov, Roland Persson, Alexander Pogorgelsky, Maria Pogorzhelskaia, Nina Svensson, Johan Thurfjell, Knutte Wester, Natalia Zintsova, Katarina Sundkvist Zohari at Moscow Museum of Modern Art [25 Petrovka] September 27th, 2009 - October 25th, 2009
Posted 10/12/09
The idiom «Swedish family» makes people in Russia smile ambiguously. When Swedes get to know the connotation that the idiom has in the eastern neighbor’s language, they are very surprised and try to find an explanation. At first, the idea of the exhibition has appeared as a joke during the joint exhibitions of the artists of both countries. Only later it has become clear that the theme of the family, be it Russian or Swedish, is characteristic of many artists’ oeuvres. The theme can... [more]
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