Marat Guelman’s Gallery in Moscow is starting its work as a commercial gallery again. The gallery owner has told mass media about it.
"The Florensky will open our new exhibitions of Petersburg artists... That is not the only thing. Our gallery starts working as commercial one again”, Mr. Guelman wrote. Marat Guelman Gallery withdrew from the art market in autumn of 2012. Then the gallery owner opened the Cultural Alliance. Marat Guelman's Project at the Moscow Winzavod and declared that he would be engaged in support of cultural processes in the regions of Russia.
At the beginning of September, 2013 Mr. Guelman published in his Livejournal a letter from the Winzavod premises owner stating that the contract was broken and that Cultural Alliance had to move down before September 10. Later the Winzavod foundress Sophia Trotsenko informed the gallery owner that the letter on his gallery eviction would be recalled.
Marat Guelman has been into exhibition activities and art market since the early 1990s, and renting the premise at Winzavod since 2007.
Author: Vera Ivanova