Monday, 23 October 2006

Gallery Owner Attacked!

Marat Guelman (before the attack)Art Daily reports that a group of men burst into the Marat Guelman Art Gallery in Moscow, Russia, destroyed an exhibition of paintings by an ethnic Georgian artist and then beat up the gallery owner: Marat Guelman. It's unclear whether the attackers were art lovers protesting against Modern Art, nationalists who object to Georgian separatism or Fascist/Muslim extremists who targeted Guelman because of his Jewish surname. He's been listed as an "enemy of Russia" on extremist websites, so that probably lets Muslims off the hook. Russian fuzz are investigating....


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