Posts Tagged “Russia”

Russian Man Shot During Argument About Immanuel Kant

09.16.2013  |  By
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In the Russian town of Rostov-on-Dongot, two men got into “a passionate argument” about Immanuel Kant’s philosophical theories and the argument quickly escalated into a fistfight and then a shooting. Apparently, just as it seemed the brawl was over, one of the men pulled out a pistol and shot the other.

Police said the men had been waiting in line for beer at an outdoor festival when the conversation turned violent.

Fortunately, the victim was only lightly wounded because the handgun had fired rubber bullets — but even so, h... More

5 Questions: Anna Parkina

02.22.2011  |  By
Filed under: Conversations

[Five questions to SFMOMA artists, staff, or guests. Today, answers to more than five questions. Anna Parkina is an artist who lives and works in Moscow. Her work includes collage, sculpture, and performance. This Thursday evening Anna will perform in the Wattis Theater at 7 p.m., in conjunction with the opening of her New Work exhibition on the 2n... More