In Moscow will bring nonprofit Damien Hirst

In Moscow will bring nonprofit Damien HirstIn 2014 in Moscow will host an exhibition of early works by members of the group Young British Artists: Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin, the Chapman brothers, Marc Quinn, Sam Taylor-wood and other.It is reported RIA Novosti with reference to Alexander Kharitonov, art Director of the Foundation "Ekaterina", where will be held the exhibition."The project is aimed to show Russians how they were born and how there was this movement that in many ways changed the world of modern art," she said. According to Kharitonova, the aim of the exhibition is to show the non-commercial period of the development of the YBA, which today are among the most expensive artists. For example, in 2007, Damien Hirst, his work is "For the love of God" (platinum skull encrusted with diamonds), sold by the gallery "White Cube" for $ 100 million, set a record among living artists.The Moscow exhibition will cover the period from 1988 to 1997; the exhibition "Freeze", organized by Damien Hirst in a derelict London docks to "Sensation", held at the Royal Academy with the support of the gallery of Charles Saatchi, who helped the artists of the YBA become commercially successful. In addition to the 70 works in the exhibition will feature photos and archival materials that, according to Kharitonova, "to demonstrate the historical and cultural context of Britain at the time".The exhibition will be organized with the support of the British Council, which in addition assist in the coordination will work from your own collection.The artists of the YBA will bring to Russia not for the first time. So, on October 26, the Moscow Multimedia Art Museum presented a collection of works by Marc Quinn. On October 20, 2012 at the State Hermitage Museum opened an exhibition of the Chapman brothers "End of fun", which became scandalous. Orthodox activists have repeatedly made the request to close it, their complaints was the reason for the Prosecutor's investigation, which, however, did not find violations. However, after Chapman brothers became aware of the accusations of extremism, received at his address, the artists said in an interview with "Bi-bi-si" that "in Russia they are more than a foot," noting that "extreme regret" that some visitors to their exhibitions were "extremely upset" is seen. Source: In Moscow will bring nonprofit Damien Hirst.



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