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Flickering flame: remembering street art pioneer Pasha 183

Pasha 183, who died this week, won international fame with his beautiful murals and witty installations. Alexis Zimberg remembers the life and work of one of Russia’s most important street artists. Text: Alexis Zimberg Image: Courtesy of www.183art.ru Pavel Pukhov, one of [...]

April 23, 2013 The Street
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Artful dodgers: urban interventionists Partizaning are taking back the streets

On a perfect summer day in Moscow the volunteer collective of art historians, street artists and activists known as Partizaning took the metro down to the suburb of Troparevo-Nikulino. There, at the southwestern end of the ornate Sokolnicheskaya line, they [...]

March 11, 2013 The Street
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Moscow’s Merry Pranksters

A great deal has taken place since the Muscovite awakening of 4 december 2011: the Presidential Election, Pussy Riot’s impromptu political concerts resulting in a crackdown trial that sent its front-women to remote prison camps, a devastating flood in the country’s south, [...]

December 11, 2012 Graffiti, The Street