Recommended Event (via A New City Guide)
Paradise Row proudly presents Laughterlife, a group show of new art from Russia, featuring Victor Alimpiev, Georgy Ostretsov, Elikuka, Diana Machulina, Fedor Pavlov-Andreevich and Rostan Tavasiev.
The exhibition brings together works that exemplify the vein of absurdity and black humor that has been an enduring characteristic of Russian culture, from the early 19th century literary works of Gogol, to absurdists writings and theatre of the OBERIU group headed by Daniil Kharms, to the seminal narrative installation works of Ilya Kabakov, to the work of young artists in Russia today.
Group Show of New Art From Russia “Laughterlife”
Date: June 19 – July 27, 2008
Open: Wed – Sun 12:00 – 18:00
Place: Paradise Row
Address: St Matthew’s Hall 2 Wood Close E2 6ET London
Tel: 44(0) 20 7613 3311
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