Commencing this year, purchases benefiting museum collections will be made at the Fair. In 2019, the Moscow Museum of Modern Art (MMOMA) is celebrating its 20th anniversary, Cosmoscow and the Museum are partnering to focus an element of this year’s governmental acquisitions programme (for the museum’s collection) on the Cosmoscow exhibiting galleries.
At the Cosmoscow 2019 MMOMA will show a special project.
The Moscow Museum of Modern Art (MMOMA) is the first state Russian museum and was founded in 1999 by Zurab Tsereteli, President of the Russian Academy of Arts. His private collection of more than 2.000 works by important 20th century masters was the core of the Museum’s permanent display and now it is one of the largest and most impressive collections of modern and contemporary Russian art, which continues to grow through acquisitions and donations. Today the Museum, with its six venues in the historic centre of the city, plays a vital part in the Moscow art scene. On of the builidings, MMOMA Education Center aims to become a platform for self-education, creative and social initiatives, academ- ic research and will contribute the integration into the cultural life wide social groups. The Museum’s permanent collection represents major stages in the formation and development of the avant-garde, especially in Russia. MMOMA’s priorities are to promote young and emerging artists, bringing them into the contemporary artistic process, its own publishing program, laboratory expertise and to create inclusive projects. Today Museum develops special exhibition and education program for Russian cities. In 2019 MMOMA celebrates its 20th anniversary.