Yury Kopytov is the Deputy Head of Exhibitions Department and Head of Publications Programmes at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art (MMoMA). Among his latest projects is ‘Jan van Toorn. Dialogue with the Public’, an exhibition that was part of the Russia-Netherlands year of cultural exchange in 2013. He was also the editor of the catalogue P183 accompanying the MMoMA exhibition dedicated to street art artist Pavel Pukhov in 2014. Kopytov holds an MA from the Department of History of Visual and Media Arts at the Russian State University for Humanitarians. In 2012 he received the Golden Medal from the Russian Academy of Arts for his contribution to the arts and culture.