Vasili Tsereteli

The Moscow Museum of Modern Art, MMoMA, under the direction of Vasili Tsereteli, is one of the most important thriving institutions for the contemporary visual arts in Russia, with a…

Interview with Marianna Sardarova

RuArts Foundation was established in Moscow in 2003 by Marianna Sardarova, and is engaged in exhibition, publishing and production activities. Its current premises contain a contemporary art gallery, as well…

Q&A: HANS OP DE BEECK

“A reflection on life is a reflection on mortality, on meaning, on trying to understand.” From where do you draw your inspiration for your artworks? My inspiration comes from direct…

Interview with Claude Lemand

Following the recent donation by Claude and France Lemand of around 1,200 artworks by leading modern and contemporary Arab artists to the Museum of the Institut du Monde Arabe in…

Rashid Khalifa

Bahrain’s leading contemporary artist, Rashid Khalifa has been actively involved in the arts for nearly 50 years. Always experimenting, Rashid has developed a unique style of creating abstract paintings on…

Princess Ira von Fürstenberg

A former actress and socialite turned artist and designer, Ira von Fürstenberg creates marvellous objects of desire. Working with fine craftsmen and exotic materials, the Italian-born princess draws upon the…

Christo

One of the most celebrated artists working today, Christo is widely known for the public art projects that he and his wife Jeanne-Claude collaboratively created from the 1960s until her…

Huma Bhabha

Best known for her raw sculptures of fragmented bodies assembled from detritus and clay, Huma Bhabha makes mythological figures that mix aspects of Eastern and Western art with influences from…

Gilbert & George

Working collaboratively for 50 years, Gilbert & George have consistently been at the forefront of British contemporary art. Starting out as “Living Sculptures” — making “Art for All” — they…

Anthony McCall

A British-born, New York-based artist who’s widely known for his solid light installations, Anthony McCall started out as a performance artist before turning to film and what came to be…