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Pushkinskaya 10 Arts Center Review

Also known as the Free Arts Foundation, this ramshackle maze of studios, galleries, yards, cafés, and performance spaces was once a legendary squat for the pioneering artists of the Nonconformist, unofficial, and Neo-Academy art movements that flowered here in the 1980s, as the Soviet Union's grip on cultural life began to loosen. Today the foundation receives state funds, but it has lost none of its thirst for exhibiting modern art that thumbs its nose at the establishment. Pushkinskaya 10 includes, among others, the New Academy Fine Arts Museum, the Museum of Nonconformist Art, the St. Petersburg Archive and Library of Independent Art, FOTOImage, Navicula Artis Gallery, GEZ-21, and Kino-FOT-703.

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  • Address: 10 ul. Pushkinskaya, entrance at 53 Ligovsky pr., through the courtyard Vladimirskaya, St. Petersburg, 191040 | Map It
  • Phone: 812/764–5371
  • Website:
  • Metro: Ploshchad Vosstaniya.
  • Location: Vladimirskaya (Lower Nevsky Prospekt)
Updated: 06-25-2013

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