on unique exhibition items and thus
polish their skills and be more efficient for mass production. Though she
lauded Pozin’s intentions, Beskinskaia objected that participation in exhibitions, domestic and international, was by no means a ‘personal’ affair.
She argued that exhibitions provided great opportunities for professionalnetworking and the exchange of knowledge, which is as necessary for artists as their ‘daily bread’. In addition, travelling to exhibitions gave artists
the opportunity to root around local home accessory stores and become