Openning of the Kandinsky Prize exibition in Arts Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain

June 14, the exhibition “In complete disorder. Russiancontemporary art. Kandinsky Prize 2007-2012″ opened at Arts Santa Monica, Barcelona

Speakers at the press conference:

Shalva Breus, thepresident of”ArtChronika” Cultural Foundation told about the distinctive features and prospects ofthe project
The exhibition’s curator Andrei Erofeev noted features of contemporary art in Russia
The architect of the exhibition Alexander Brodsky
The director of Arts Santa Monica Vincenc Altaio
A representativeof the Department of Culture of Catalonia Jorge Cabra
The press conference was attended by Vladimir Putin, made-up as artist Vlad Mamyshev-Monroe.

Spanish artists, gallery owners and representatives of Barcelona’s art community visited the exhibition opening. Fernand Mascarell, Minister of Culture of Catalonia, who delivered a welcoming speech and thanked the ArtChronika Foundation for the first such major exhibition of Russian contemporary art, as shown in Spain, was among the guests as well.

On the Arts Santa Monica’s open terrace guests had wine and champagne, enjoying both the installation of Valery Koshlyakov, created specially for the exhibition, and the stunning views of La Rambla.