Fragment is a contemporary art gallery based in Moscow (Russia) and New York (USA). The gallery focuses on promoting artists regardless of their age, gender, nationality, or race. The artistic practice of most of them is focused on global issues, from social and economic to political. The gallery was founded in December 2016.
The gallery actively works to develop international cooperation. In 2020, the Fragment pioneered the first gallery-sharing initiative in Russia called Open Circle. Currently, Misako & Rosen (Tokyo), Peres Projects (Berlin), Lubov (New York), Raster (Warsaw), Temnikova & Kasela (Tallinn), Capsule (Shanghai), and other galleries are participating in the initiative. In 2020 and 2021, the exhibitions of the initiative were held in Fragment in Moscow.
Fragment is a founding partner of Center Stage, a non-profit project whose main goal is to support LGBTQIA + artists. Within the framework of the project, in 2020-2021 Fragment Moscow held the exhibitions of the winning artists of the open-call organized by Center Stage. The gallery also hosted the world premiere of a video installation by South Korean artist Young-jun Tak.
In addition to exhibition activities, the gallery regularly hosts an educational program (lectures, masterclasses, and artist talks). Annually, international open calls for artists and curators are organized.
Exhibitions and fair participation of the gallery are regularly featured in the international press, such as The Art Newspaper, Artforum, ARTNews, Financial Times, Forbes, etc.
The gallery regularly participates in major international art fairs such as Liste (Basel), NADA Miami (Miami), Sunday (London), SP-Arte (Sao Paulo), and Cosmoscow (Moscow).
Fragment is a member of the New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA).