And the award goes to…

At a spectacular event on 4 April in Moscow’s Manege, The Art Newspaper Russia presented its second annual awards. The minister of culture sent a telegram to welcome the winners who were: for Book of the Year, Russian Artists at the Venice Biennale 1914-2014, edited by Nicolay Molok; Exhibition of the Year, “Natalia Goncharova: Between East and West”, at the Tretyakov Gallery; Museum of the Year, the Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow; Restoration of the Year, Alvar Aalto’s modernist library in Vyborg; and Personal Contribution, collectors and patrons Dasha Zhukova and Roman Abramovich.