St. Petersburg's Art Scene Hitting Bottom, Says Hermitage Curator
"St Petersburg's contemporary art scene is at 'a low point', said Dmitri Ozerkov, the head of the State Hermitage Museum's contemporary art department. ... The decline, he said, 'is connected to the fact that many have left for Moscow, or gone abroad, for various reasons that we won't discuss now'."
The Art Newspaper 09/26/13