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Artist Vadim Zaharov will present Russia on Venetian biennial

the Artist of pavilion of Russia on 55 - j Venetian biennial of 2013 will be Vadim Zaharov, it on Tuesday evening declared Stella Kesaeva, the commissioner of pavilion of Russia on Venetian biennial, president Stells Art Foundation.

explaining the choice, Stella Kesaeva has told: In 2011 Russia to Venice was represented by curator Boris Grojs and artist Andrey Monastyrsky. Two key figures of the Russian modern culture have united, having created the project which has not left anybody indifferent. Leading world editions have highly appreciated work of the founder of the Moscow conceptual school of Andrey Monastyrsky. In 2013, continuing to represent the most significant artists of modern Russia, we have made a choice in favour of Vadim Zaharova. I am assured that the talent and experience of the international work of Vadim Zaharova will help to present our pavilion most actually .

we Will remind that Vadim Zaharov in 2006 became the winner of the state award in the field of the modern art the Innovation and in 2009 has received Kandinsky`s Award. Its works participated in Venetian biennial of 2001, in exhibitions Berlin - Moscow/ Moscow - Berlin, 1950 - 2000 Russia! (New York, 2005). Its monument of Teodoru Adorno is established in Frankfurt am Main (2003). Since 2008 the participant of group Kapiton and Corbusier together with Yury Lejdermanom and Andrey Monastyrsky. Lives in Berlin and Moscow.

the Name of the curator and a project detail in pavilion of Russia will be declared in the end of 2012.

Also it has been declared that in connection with century Venetian biennial, the album which will include all projects shown in the Russian pavilion of Venice for hundred years will be published. Besides, work on a site where the archive with the information on domestic artists and the projects presented to Venice will be laid out is conducted.

restoration of Pavilion of Russia in Venice Also proceeds, in particular by 2013 promise to restore the pig-iron gate created on drawings of architect ShChuseva which have been decorated by two unicorns. Gate have disappeared at the time of World War I. But, as it is visible, sometimes unicorns come back.