The 5th-anniversary edition of Cosmoscow, Russia’s only international contemporary art fair took place in the historic market building, Gostiny Dvor, on 8-10 September 2017. This year Cosmoscow welcomed a record number of galleries and artists introducing 54 galleries from European countries including Belgium, Estonia, France, Germany,Georgia, Italy, Norway, Poland, Russia, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America that exhibited works by more than 150 artists.
Location: Gostiny Dvor, 4, Ilyinka St. (4th entrance).
This year the Cosmoscow Kids programme was dedicated to the environment. In a playful and engaging manner children were encouraged to consider the humankind's impact on the immediate environment and the planet as a whole. The highlight of the 3-day programme was a collaborative art project entitled “The world in the palm of your hand”, inspired by the work of René Magritte.
This year Cosmoscow Talks educational programme reflected on the topic of the Cosmoscow non-commercial programme “Where is the Revolution?” in a series of lectures and public talks enhanced by art performances. Each event provided its own interpretation of revolutionism from social consequences of love for animals to new media art.
By booking a private tour, you get opportunity to view the exhibition of the fair with a professional guide. It helps you to find your way in the diversity of artworks, focusing on the most important pieces. During the tour, you visit the booths of most famous galleries and see the works of the most discussed artists, as well as the works of young noteworthy artists.