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Many artists think that winning an art competition means a recognition of the artist’s talent, but it is mainly the result of long and painstaking work. …


I talk to the museum “Artkommunalka. Erofeev and others” after participating in the Artkommunalka Artist-in-Residence Program from 18th of January to 15th of March 2020 about Russia, France, liberalism, project in Kolomna and the mission of art.

Photo: Alexander Uvarov

— Tell us more about your project.

— The project is called “Me…


There are more than 1,150 private art galleries in Paris*. Perhaps it is impossible to visit everyone of them, especially when you have only 4 days left, and yet I managed to visit 93 galleries. This is an intense and exciting journey that I called an “art marathon”. The idea…


F.L.: Hello! Please, introduce yourself.

YOD: Hello! I am an artist YOD.

F.L.: YOD is an alias right?

YOD: The artist is always an alias or, one might say, a kind of a prototype of the individual, even if he works under his real name.

F.L.: Where are you from?


Photo: Chait Goli

Visual artists do not come from a life which is a bed of roses. The ability to visualize the world in a certain point of view, ability to think critically, in direct ratio to social stereotype thinking and visual delicacy, are not the only premises that form a visual artist…


In my 33rd year, at the age of Christ, I faced depression for the first time in my life. I had no opportunity to do art at the time. The constant repetitions of actions necessary to manage the hygiene of my own life and the life of my family became…


Over the past 17 years, contemporary art prices have grown by 1,400%. What is it if not evidence of increased public attention to art? However, it seems that the galleries are still empty, and the excited crowds are in no rush to reach for the beautiful. …


Modern man commonly associates a brand with some fashionable perfume or at least a fancy bag and definitely not with the profession of an artist. To the majority of those not engaged in any artistic practices, an artist appears to be a person who is able to deliver the image…

Ilya Yod

An incognito artist using cubes to create man in #paintings, #sculptures, #graphics and #NFT pieces. Visit artist's website https://yodvisual.art

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