Personal Choice

The exhibition «Personal Choice: Collectors’ selections from  their own collections» organized by Garage Centre for Contemporary Culture offered a glimpse into the mind of today’s art collector in Russia.Prominent collectors from various backgrounds presented one artwork from their collections and gave an insight into the reasons behind their choice.
The exhibition space was designed to recall to an art storage facility. The works are hung on metal mesh constructions, similar to the moveable structures used in museum and gallery storage rooms.

Architecture: Olga Treivas, Vera Odyn, Asya Baranova
Client: Contemporary Culture Centre Garage
Curator: Yulia Aksenova, Anton Belov and Kate Fowle
Status: Completed
Location: Contemporary Culture Centre Garage
Area: 800 m2
Year: 2014
Photography: Ilya Ivanov

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  • Visitors will see more than twenty important works from private collections of the country’s most prominent collectors

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  • Collecting and patronage in Russia have a long tradition. Collections of such great patrons as Shchukin and Morozov, Tretyakov, laid the foundations of the largest museums in the country

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