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Radical Russian Art Group Strikes Again

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.14.2013 | Arts

Voina, the radical Russian art group that once painted a 200-foot-long penis on a drawbridge in St. Petersburg, has struck again... sort of. Recen...

Russia's Record in Denying Artistic Freedom Speaks for Itself

Innokenty (Kes) Grekov | Posted 10.24.2012 | World
Innokenty (Kes) Grekov

The Russian Foreign Ministry continues to defend the court verdict against members of the punk band Pussy Riot stating that claims of persecution are "groundless." Groundless? Let's consider three examples.

Russian Street Artist Accused Of Blasphemy

Posted 06.07.2012 | Arts

The prosecutor’s office of Novosibirsk has officially opened up a criminal case against street artist and activist Artem Loskutov for blasphemy and ...

The Best Art Pranks Ever

Posted 04.02.2012 | Arts

Ever since Marcel Duchamp hung a toilet bowl in a museum gallery, the overlap between artists and pranksters cannot be denied. Whether done by art...

Why Russian Art Hooligans Voina Are In The News Again

Posted 01.10.2012 | Arts

Charges against the Russian guerilla art group Voina have been dropped, according to the Russian news site RIA Novosti. The charges of hooliganism...

WATCH: Art Group Burns Down Police Car... Is It 'Beyond Art'?

Posted 01.03.2012 | Arts

Some of us celebrate the new year by popping champagne, planting a kiss or setting off a party popper. Voina, a radical Russian art group, rang in 201...

Wanted Voina Artist Eludes Russian Police Again

ARTINFO | Posted 12.19.2011 | Arts
ARTINFO

Troubles are still plaguing the embattled Russian anarcho-absurdist art collective Voina, which has been targeted by the government for their politica...

The Struggles Of Russian Street Art

Posted 10.07.2011 | Arts

The first images of Russian street art that made it onto the blog circuit were unsettling. They weren't sorrowful like some of the works in Cairo, and...