WHAT IS ART PATROL?
ART Patrol is a project about heroes and events in the world of contemporary art, aimed at popularizing contemporary art among young people across Russia.
Author and regular host Yuri Omelchenko covers exhibitions, important art world events, and interviews artists, curators, art historians, and other contemporary art figures.
ART Patrol collaborates with museums, galleries, and contemporary art centers. Among them are MAMM and MMOMA, "Garage" and "Winzavod," Manezh and Fabergé Museum, Tretyakov Gallery and Krasnoyarsk Art Center "Ploshchad Mira," Zverev Museum and Moscow Center for the Arts, Museum of Moscow, and others.
Featured participants include Olga Sviblova and Mikhail Shemyakin, Ivan Vyrypaev and Pavel Pepperstein, Vadim Kosmachev and Aidan Salakhova, Andrey Bartenev and Filipp Kolbert, Misha Most and Sergey Popov, Polina Askeri and Sergey Khachaturov, Anastasia Postrigay, and many others.
Yuri has covered the Cosmoscow contemporary art fair and the Vienna Contemporary fair, the Artmossphere Street Art Biennale and the Venice Biennale, ARTbasel in Miami, and the State Award "Innovation" in the field of Contemporary Art.
Omelchenko Gallery Background
Founded in Moscow in 2015, the Omelchenko Gallery aims to foster creativity and promote artists, while inspiring those passionate about art and culture. Over the past six years, the gallery has implemented more than 80 projects, 10 of which are charitable.
Artist Roster and Events
The gallery supports Russian and foreign authors, showcasing both established and emerging artists. Additionally, Omelchenko Gallery has participated in significant art events such as Cosmoscow Contemporary Art Fair and Aqua Art Fair during Miami Art Basel.
Omelchenko Gallery has engaged in major collaborations, including a joint project between artist Natalia Gudovich and the jewelry house Cartier, as well as a charity auction, Pure Forms, supported by Finlandia Vodka.