the video is a reflection on the hybridization of the art system in the era of capitalism in Russia. Here... Read More
the video is a reflection on the hybridization of the art system in the era of capitalism in Russia. Here two types of systems collide: the old post-Soviet type-the academic system of art education and the system of market relations at the level of economic elites.
The Moscow Central art school under the Russian Academy of arts is the first stage in the system of academic art education in Russia, the second stage is an art College, the third is an art Academy or Institute. A large-scale system of academic education in Russia was created in the USSR, including for monumental propaganda. The huge mechanism prepared personnel for further production of monuments, wall paintings in traditions of socialist realism, in the height of 90th service shifted to a class of new elite, now, in the period begun after "perestroika", the system carries out reissue of personnel of qualification the artist-sculptor, the artist-painter on an old sample which remain are not demanded in the modern labor market. Video documentation-direct proof of this process on the one hand. On the other - the statement of the level of professional skill and responsibility, which go from such an early age.
Vasily Klyukin is A Russian financier, founder of the Stars-Bridge group, Former co-owner of Sovcombank, writer, philosopher, architect, sculptor and cinematographer. (interview) The point at which the production of art begins initially with financial independence and the possibility of trade turnover at the level of leading galleries, such as Gagasyan gallery. The career of few artists in the post-Soviet space reaches such a level.