Elena Vrublevskaya Gallery presents contemporary artworks, performances, installations and artifacts, inspired by the artistic heritage of Oriental cultures. These cultural circles are not common on the Russian contemporary art scene, which focuses more on Western cultural traditions. The direction the gallery has taken is promising in that it provides a platform to study the process of “reviving” of ancient asian cultures through the forms and methods of contemporary art.
From the moment of it's creation in 1999 the gallery has worked with artists such as German Vinogradov, Alexei Tegin, Andrey Krasulin, Anna Taguti, Vladimir Urizchenko, Ekaterina Rozhkova, Svyatoslav Ponomarev, Sergey Alibekov, Alena Telpuhovskaya, Vladimir Karchin, Mikhail Tihonov, Natalya Zarovnaya, Aleksandr Zakalsky, Vladimir Epifantsev, Olga Konner, Boris Bendikov, Sergey Filatov, William Steen, Marty Saint-James, Francisco Infante, and Ananta Dasa. Since 2000 Elena Vrublevskaya Gallery has participated in international art fairs including «Art-Forum Berlin», «The Armory Photography Show» (New-York), and «Art-Moscow».
One of the most important areas of the gallery’s work has always been it's collaboration with the Tibet House in Moscow from the moment of its foundation. As part of the "Tibet: traditions, art, philosophy" festival, which took place in Moscow in 2004, the gallery had a photo exhibition of the famous Hollywood actor Richard Gere entitled "Pilgrim" introducing his photography to the public at large.
The gallery's aim is to create an active environment, which facilitates interaction not only with artists, but with other "creative powers" as well: musicians, fashion designers, experimental directors, and actors. Events organized by the gallery include Vladimir Epifantsev’s mono-performances, the ritual performances of Vera Sazhina, a Tibetan music concert performed by "Phurba", the performance of Buto dance theatre ODD-DANCE, concerts-performances of the group “Grozdya Vinogradovy”, which took place in the gallery.
A new and interesting tendency is collaboration with the authors, who have already established themselves in other activities, but who also fulfill themselves in the sphere of visual arts. In this respect the exhibition of Boris Grebenschikov’s photo works (“Aquarium”), exhibition of paintings of Aleksandr Vasiliev ( “Spleen”), series of exhibitions of the yoga-master Andrey Sidersky should be mentioned.
Situated in one of the most beautiful spots in the centre of Moscow, Elena Vrublevskaya gallery is always happy to receive you as its guest.
Elena Vrublevskaya Gallery
107045, Moscow, Rozhdestvensky blvrd, 19, tel.: (495) 621 35 86, info[at]vgallery.ru
Tue-Sat: 12.00 - 20.00