PG group took a part in Passion For Freedom competition and presented art work «Viva Russia!»
PG group was founded in 2000. Today its participants are Ilya Falkovsky, Alexey Katalkin, and Boris Spiridonov. The «PG» abbreviation has been decoded differently depending on certain project: «Criminal Group / Prestupnaya Gruppa», «Antitank Bomb / Protivotankovaya Granata», «Fire Plug / Pozharnyi Gidrant». Young and Provocative artists spread shocking images of Russia today. Protests and radical art works had a success and already included in The State Tretyakov Gallery’s exposition , «PG» — «Kandinsky Prize » laureates of 2008.
The annual festival is a rare collection of works of «courageous artists» who have answered three pivotal questions:
1. What is freedom?
2. How easy is it to lose it?
3. How difficult is it to get it back?
Passion for Freedom is a non-governmental and voluntary organization gathering professionals working in arts and media. Our first edition of non-profit Festival took place in 2009 in London. Over the last 5 years we showed more than 250 artworks from all over the world including such countries as China, Iran or Venezuela (just to mention only few the most afflicted by the regime). PFF supported by world-famous artists such as Ai Weiwei, Mehdi-GeorgesLahlou and Iranian director Jafar Panahi.
This year at the festival there will be collection of 15 films, 10 books, 10 journalists and 54 artworks
from all over the world: Peru, Venezuela, Iran, Israel, Syria, Taiwan, China, South Korea, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, Belgium, The Netherlands, France, Spain, Italy, Greece, United Kingdom, USA & Australia, Russia.
Pierre-Christian Brochetо about one of his favorite contemporary artists, Valery Chtak
Государственная Третьяковская галерея представляет выставку передаваемых в дар музею произведений из коллекции Марата Гельмана.
“Art Paragraph”. Репортаж из художественной мастерской, а также офиса Артики
Reto Emch “Installtaion Jurassic Town”
“The center of everything”. A family of bright representetives of the contemporary art Gosha Ostretsov and Liudmila Konstantionova recently acquired a new art studio and turned it into a Power Place. Kommersant says.
(Russian) “Художник должен быть модным”
Martin Kasper.Architecture and Transgression
“I’ve been abducted hundreds of times” Gosha Ostretsov on the 57th Venice Biennale
Gosha Ostretsov, Irins Korina and Natalya Lyakh on the 57th Venice Biennale:
The Art Newspaper Russia about “Hypothetical dance” exhibition by George Litichevsky
Un cri, un coup de poing, droit dans les yeux, Vglaz !
The mental abduction of the artist
Liudmila Konstantinova’s personal exhibition NO AMBITIONS will be held in ERARTA Museum of contemporary art
Liudmila Konstantinova Hello Reality in MMOMA
The artist George Ostretsov: “I’ve been abducted for 100 times!”
“Intertext” group exhibition in museum of contemporary art Erarta
Kandinsky prize of 2015 is awarded to Olga Kroytor in the nomination Young Artist
(Russian) Вечерний Петербург “Голова моя машет ушами”
Interview in our KOP Studio. Paint me Tender
Last week swiss Artist Reto E.M.C.H. visited Artika.
“Educational film”: Bright colors of “rust belt” of Moscow by “Moscow 24” channel
«Maximum approximation»: Gosha Ostretsov for “Moscow 24” TV channel
Irina Korina is nominated to Innovation-2014
Dmitry Bulnygin’s exhibition “Nothing isperfect” in MAMM. Retrospective of video and photo works.
About the place and importance of emergency Art George Osrtetsov tells on the tv channel “Culture”
“Artika” goes japanese
PG group continues to stir the audience in London, in the Saatchi Gallery this time
PG group took a part in Passion For Freedom competition
New concept-car model on russian automobile market by George Ostretsov
Harper’s Bazaar Art 2013. Article about COP Studio
Artika Collection. Art Moscow 2013
KOP Studio. Winter shows
The Telegraph about Saatchi show
Gaiety is the Most Outstanding Feature of the Soviet Union
Art Newspaper Russia
Vglaz for Fraufluger
KOP Studio. Autumn exhibition schedule
Interview Russia about our studio