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“Reflection”

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Exhibitions that feature both local and international art have become increasingly common as centers of contemporary art open in places previously considered peripheral, providing opportunities to see works by artists from different parts of the world side by side. “Reflection,” curated by Peter Doroshenko, president of the PinchukArtCentre (and until recently director of the Baltic in Gateshead, England), and Aleksandr Solovyov, curator of the Pinchuk, presented a selection of works by art stars such as Andreas Gursky, Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, and Takashi Murakami, alongside pieces by Serhiy Bratkov, Illya Chichkan, Arsen Savadov, Oleg Tistol, and Vasyl Tsagolov, all artists from Ukraine, as well as the Russian group Blue Noses, who collaborated with Chichkan. Commenting on his installation Blind Light, 2007, a large glass room filled with dense white mist that viewers were invited to

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