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A man sits in front of artworks by Russian artist Vitaly Pushnitsky prior to the official opening ceremony of the annual exhibition of the nominees for the Kandinsky Prize 2010 at the Central House of Artists in Moscow, Russia, 16 September 2010. The Kandinsky Prize is an independent national Russian award in contemporary art. EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV.
MOSCOW.- The “Kandinsky Prize” established by “ArtChronika” Foundation in 2007 in the very short period became the independent institute of development, support and motivation of the modern Russian art. It became possible due to the Jury’s objectivity and professionalism and also the high level of the Prize organization.

ArtChronika Cultural Foundation launches the major annual exhibition of the Kandinsky Prize nominees. The exhibition will be on view September 17- October, 13, 2010, at the Moscow Central House of Artists. The exposition and design is – Andrei Erofeev, architecture – bureau Bernaskoni.

This year, the Kandinsky Prize, established by the ArtChronika cultural foundation in 2007, presents the works of its nominees for the fourth time. The interest of the participants in the Prize never decreased, not only has the quantity of the applications grown each year, but geography coverage broadens. Many applications come from regions of Russia.

For the fourth time the Jury team and the Council of experts chooses the most interesting and deserving art-projects from a large number. After the selection, all of them will be included in the exposition on 3.500 sq m in CHA (Central House of Artists) This year the Kandinsky Prize exhibition coincides with the contemporary art festival in Moscow.

In 2010, the organizational structure of the Prize underwent a few changes. According to the Prize regulations which specify the periodical rotation of the members of Jury and Council of experts all the Jury members engaged in the jury panel from the 1st competitive year (2007): Ekaterina Bobrinskaya, art historian, specialist on the XXth century art, art critic, expert on the Russian Avant-Garde, Valerie Hillings, Associate Curator of Collection and Exhibitions, Abu Dhabi Project, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation; Co-curator, Russia! Exhibition; Andrey Erofeev, art critic, curator; Jean-Hubert Martin, Curator of the National Museums of France; Curator of the 3rd Moscow Contemporary Art Biennale leaved the Jury team.

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