Motherland, Perm Museum of Modern Art, November 2011

by Yulia Tikhonova on December 6, 2011

A large group exhibition Motherland opened in Perm Museum of Modern Art, PERMM November 14th, 2011

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Motherland brings together about 30 artists who engage in rhetoric of Soviet Russia. If during the 2000s the artists mocked and condemn the Russian symbolic as a symbol of the past, now they apparently came back to the patriotic feelings. According to Marat Guelman, its curator “the artists became interested in the concept of state, but without compulsion by the authorities. Now authorities have to respond to the new trend, presenting even the most intransigent state award the creators of its mythology.” more to come

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