Maxim Kantor

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Maxim Kantor

Maxim Kantor was born in Moscow in 1957 where he studied at the Moscow State University of Printing. In 1983, he founded an independent artists’ group, which later became known under the name Krasny Dom and featured one-day underground exhibitions. Since his solo exhibition at the Venice Biennale in 1997, he has been one of the most internationally renowned Russian artists. He lives and works at the Ile de Ré, France, and in Oxford.   Rotes Licht is his first novel.

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Red Light

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From the Russian Revolution to the end of the Soviet Union, from the rise of Hitler to Putin’s war in Crimea: an epochal literary event.

Crooked houses, broken fences, and devastated ...


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Künstlergespräch im Rahmen der Vienna Art Week

Lobkowitzplatz 2,
1010 Wien

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Im Paul Zsolnay Verlag erschienen:
2018 Rotes Licht. Roman. Aus dem Russischen von Juri Elperin, Sebastian Gutnik, Olga und Claudia Korneev