Exhibitions at Barbara Gross Galerie
Videokunst in Russland
Boris Mikhailov is one of the most important photographers of our time. In 2000 he received the Hasselblad Award, the international prize for contemporary photography. This year he is representing Ukraine at the Venice Biennial.
Since the 1960s he has been developing a visual cosmos in which the lives of simple people in Communist Russia are penetratingly recounted. In those days, photography was controlled by strict rules. Mikhailov turned against these rules and pointed his camera in the dire… more