America’s Presidential Race 2016: 16 collages from Russia

Monday, February 20, 2017
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

535 Neptune Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11224 New York 11224


For immediate release:

“America’s Presidential Race 2016: 16 collages from Russia”
535 Neptune Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11224

February 20, 4 pm – March 21, 9 pm
Tuesday – Saturday, 11 am – 11 pm

Please write to racc.ny@mail.ru or call (347) 662 1456
Dmitry Borshch is available for interviews

Russian American Cultural Center (RACC) presents “America’s Presidential Race 2016: 16 collages from Russia”, an exhibition curated by Dr. Regina Khidekel. It will open at RACC’s new satellite space in Brooklyn on February 20, a 1-month anniversary of the Trump presidency, and close on March 21. This exhibition is of works by RACC artist Dmitry Borshch. “I met all the presidential candidates as they campaigned in New York but the series is focused on Trump and Hillary,” says Borshch.

Russian American Cultural Center (520 East 76th Street, Suite 7E New York, NY 10021) aims to provide permanent cultural representation to more than 700,000 Russian-speaking residents of New York. It was founded in 1998 by Dr. Regina Khidekel and earned its 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status in 1999.

Regina Khidekel received her PhD from St. Petersburg Academy of Fine Arts, became the director of that city’s Diaghilev Art Center in 1990, and in 1998 the founding director of the Russian American Cultural Center in New York. She is the author of “It’s the Real Thing” (University of Minnesota Press), and has contributed essays to the following publications: “Lyubov Popova” (1994), “Lazar Khidekel: Suprematism and Architecture” (1995), “Sterligov Group: Paintings from Russia” (1995), “Russian Constructivist Roots: Present Concerns” (1997), “Forbidden Art” (1998), “Lev Mezsberg” (1999), “Malevich’s Circle” (2000), “A Life of Colors” (2001), “Surviving Suprematism” (2004), “Family Album. Artists from St. Petersburg” (2006), “Anna Rochegova” (2006), “Homage to Diaghilev’s Enduring Legacy” (2009), “Trajectory of Suprematism” (2011), “Floating Worlds and Future Cities: Lazar Khidekel, Suprematism and Russian Avant-garde” (2013). She has lectured at many universities, and curated many exhibitions.

Dmitry Borshch was born in Dnepropetrovsk, studied in Moscow, today lives in New York. His drawings and sculptures have been exhibited at the National Arts Club (New York), Brecht Forum (New York), Exit Art (New York), CUNY Graduate Center (New York), Salmagundi Club (New York), ISE Cultural Foundation (New York), Williamsburg Art and Historical Center (New York), Triangle Arts Association (New York), Parish Art Museum (Southampton), International Human Rights Law Institute of DePaul University (Chicago), the State Russian Museum (Saint Petersburg), Central Exhibition Hall ‘Manege’ (Saint Petersburg), Frieze Art Fair (London).


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