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Nov. 24, 2011, 8:29 p.m. | Museums — by Mariya Manzhos
Contemporary art continues to pervade Kyiv’s art spaces, this time with an international exhibition 60 Years of World Contemporary Art.”

Partnering with the Portugese gallery Cordeiros, Mystetsky Arsenal features a significant part of collection of Portuguese collector Agostina Cordeiros.

Some340 works by 60 artists, graphics and sculptors comprise the exposition.

Artists on display include Julian Schnabel, Miquel Barcely, Andy Warhol, Francesco Clemente, belonging to the catalogues of the world’s major museums such as MOMA, Metropolitan and Tretyakov Gallery.

Through Dec. 4, Mystetsky Arsenal, 16 Lavrska St., tickets: Hr 20-40.

The exhibition honors three Russian artists and friends: Mikhail Vrubel, Valentin Serov and Konstantin Korovin.

The artists have visited Ukraine several times.

Vrubel is represented with the sketches on gospel themes for Kyiv’s St. Volodymyr’s church;Serov, an notable portraitist, is known for illustrations to the fables of Ivan Krylov; and the broad impressionist strokes reflect in Korovin’s landscapes, stills and portraits.

Through Dec. 18, Kyiv Museum of Russian Art, 9 Tereshenkivska St.,, tickets: Hr 5-30.

A new art space Bereznitska Project will open with the project of two artists residing in Germany: Japanese Kimura and German Konstanciya Haas.

They have enthusiastically supported the project’s idea to create installations right in front of the visitors of the gallery.

The show is titled “Out of the Dark,” which is symbolic of conquering progressive ways of creating art.

Through Nov. 29, 2-B Ludmila Bereznitska & Partner Gallery, Andriyivsky Uzviz St., free admission.
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