National Gallery at Solyanka

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The National Gallery at Solyanka showcases all that’s moving and shaking on the art scene: every form of art performance (including certain modern dance varieties kindred to the performance genre), artist’s film, film d’auteur, animated film and kinetic sculpture. Solyanka, a classic artist-run space, has exhibited many a signature modern artist and art project from every part of the world in the years that Fyodor Pavlov-Andreyevich, himself an artist, has been the gallery’s director. In the genre of art performance, Solyanka has hosted Marina Abramovich, Tehching Hsieh, Vito Acconci, Valie Export and the Gelitin Group, among others. In video art, Francis Alys, Sigalit Landau and AES+F. In film, some of the marquee names for Solyanka are Andrey Tarkovsky, Sergey Parajanov and Tonino Guerra. In animation, Yuri Norshtein, Hayao Miyazaki and Zbigniew Rybczynski.