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01.21.14 Marina Galperina

Yesterday, oligarch mom, socialite and pretend art person Dasha Khukova has been featured in an editorial on a Russian site Bruno 247, highlighting her achievements in the art world and as editor of Garage Magazine. Also, her taste in art furniture, apparently. The editorial photograph shows Dasha Zhukova eloquently nested upon a chair made to […]

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12.13.13 Marina Galperina

There’s an international “Performance Art: Ethics in Action” conference going on in Moscow, for experts and artists “to converse and do research for a large-scale exhibition on the history of Russian performance” set for late 2014. It takes place at socialite/art world powerhouse Dasha Zhukova’s Garage Center for Contemporary Culture. The history of Russian performance art is full […]

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08.27.12 Marina Galperina

Painter John Currin is growing weary of his signature the Renaissance-meets-Russ-Meyer nudes. “One thing that happens with me is that I get turned off of sex,” he says, on record, literally. […]

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11.07.11 Marina Galperina

This sleek trailer from Ryan Hope’s docu debut is your behind-the-scenes for the Dasha Zhukova’s GARAGE Magazine shoot, the one with all the artist tattoos including the infamous butterfly labia à la Damien Hirst. Looks like that’s the proprietor cringing. […]

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09.20.11 Marina Galperina

The wait is over, pervs. Dasha Zhukova’s brilliant PR-scheme has come to its crescendo with the release of the first issue of her new fashion-art glossy Garage, featuring a controversial crotch tattooed with a Damien Hirst butterfly. Someone peeled off that Andy Warhol-esque sticker and scanned the goods. Very NSFW, obviously. […]

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08.30.11 Marina Galperina

Thanks to Dasha Zhukova’s new fashion-art glossy Garage mag, a 23-year-old Brit designer has had her most intimate body parts adorned with Damien Hirst’s “signature” butterfly (“signature” like Jeff Koons’ “balloon dogs,” ahem ahem). The tat vag mag hits newsstands September 5th, but it’s already been banned by leading British newsstand distributor WHSmith, despite the […]

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09.02.09 Will Sherman

For their big relaunch as a more art-inclusive fashion mag, Pop employed Damien Hirst to design a couple covers, again rehashing his butterfly wing mosaics and polka dot prints. The fall issue, also featuring 13-year-old internet-famous fashion blogger Tavi Williams, is a first for new editor-in-chief Dasha Zhukova, who is psyched to be “showcasing and […]

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