1953/Lviv/Ukraine

1980 – graduated from Saint Petersburg Stieglitz State Academy of Art and Design (department of Architecture and Interior Design).

Since 1984 – member of the St. Petersburg Union of Artists.

Member of the St. Petersburg Humanitarian Foundation “Free Culture”.

Since 1996 – member of the artistic association “The New Blockheads”.

Director of the alternative mobile museum of contemporary art “Museum Mousetrap of Contemporary Art”.

2000 – together with Vadim Flyagin founded the “Parazit” gallery, which does not have its permanent physical address.

2006 – opened the smallest Gallery in St. Petersburg “10×15”.

Works in different genres of contemporary art: press art, object, installation, performance, photo, video, author’s book.

 

PRIMARY SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2017

  • “My Little Leniniana”, Museum-Apartment of Alliluyev, St. Petersburg, Russia.

2016

  • “This is just a text”, together with Rostislav Lebedev, The New Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

2015

  • “Sorrowful Slavic Baroque”, Dukley Art Center, Kotor, Montenegro.

2013

  • “My Poor Faberge”, “Cultural Alliance” Gallery, Project of Marat Guelman, Moscow, Russia.

2013

  • “To live to retirement”, Borey Art Center, St. Petersburg, Russia.

2013

  • “Invitation to dinner”, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

2011

  • “Omnibus sui tempus or all the time”, “Navicula Artis” gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia.

2011

  • “Everything has its time”, the National Center for Contemporary Art, St. Petersburg, Russia.

2010

  • “Eternal Values”, “Square” gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia.

2010

  • “What do you care about this Hirst”, National Center for Contemporary Art, St. Petersburg, Russia.

2009

  • “Name Russia”, “Luda” gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia.

2009

  • “What am I worse?”, Gelman Gallery, Moscow, Russia.

2008

  • “Rubber”, Anna Franz gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia.

2008

  • “Ukraine has not died yet”, “10×15” gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia.

2007

  • “Private practice”, “Palkin” gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia.

2006

  • “Soviet century. Reconstruction”, “Square” gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia.

2005

  • “New Hermitage”, “Belka & Strelka” gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia.

2005

  • “Private practice of home museums”, Borey Arrt Centre, St. Petersburg, Russia.

2004

  • “This and that”, Tosno Museum of Local History, Leningrad region, Russia.

2001

  • “Museum of V.P. Kozin (photo department)”, gallery “Photo IMAGE”, St. Petersburg, Russia.

 

PRIMARY GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2016

  • “The New Blockheads”, MMSI, Moscow, Russia.

2016

  • “The Circus”, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

2015

  • “ABC of the mind. Dedication to Velimir Khlebnikov”, “Kultproekt” Gallery, Moscow, Russia.

2015

  • “Signs of the era or in search of identity,” Special project of the 6th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia.

2015

  • “The New Arrivals. 1998-2014”, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

2014

  • “Post Pop Art”, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK.

2014

  • “The other capital” (Contemporary art from Petersburg today), Moscow, Russia.

2014

  • “ZOO-ZOO”, The State Darwin Museum, Moscow, Russia.

2014

  • “Black envy”, as part of the parallel program of MANIFESTA 10, Borey Art Center, St. Petersburg, Russia.

2014

  • “Suitcase”, as part of the parallel program of MANIFESTA 10, Library of book graphics, St. Petersburg, Russia.

2014

  • “Apartment art as a home resistance” (exhibition of the “Parazit” art group), as part of the parallel program of MANIFESTA 10, St. Petersburg, Russia.

2013

  • 11th Baltic Sea Biennial of the graphic arts, Kaliningrad, Russia.

2013

  • “Paper Sculpture”, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

2013

  • “Born to Fly and Crawl”, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

2012

  • “The sounding substance”, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

2012

  • an exhibition of nominees of the Kurekhin Prize (short list), St. Petersburg, Russia.

2012

  • “New Arrivals”, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

2011

  • “Russian Povera”, Milan, Italy.

2011

  • “Gates and Doors”, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

2010

  • “The Sky”, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

2009

  • an exhibition of nominees of the Kandinsky Prize, Moscow, Russia.

2009

  • “Art about art”, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

2009

  • ART COLOGNE, Cologne, Germany.

2009

  • “Recycling”, Youth Center of the State Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia.

2009

  • “Lenin from A to Z”, The State Museum of Political History of Russia, St. Petersburg, Russia.

2008

  • “Russian Povera”, Sergei Gordeyev’s project, curator – Marat Gelman, River Station, Perm.

2008

  • “The power of water”, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg.

2007

  • “Architecture Ad Marginem”, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg.

2007

  • “Adventures of the Black Square”, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg.

2007

  • “Diary of the artist”, The Second Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Guelman Gallery, Central House of Artists, Moscow.

2005

  • “The miracle worker was tall …”, on the 100th anniversary of the birth of D. Harms, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg.

2005

  • “St. Petersburg”, Guelman Gallery, Art-Moscow, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia.

2005

  • Portrait of a Face, Guelman Gallery, MARS Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia.

2005

  • “Collage in Russia. XX century”, State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

2003

  • “Kharmsizdat Presents”, State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.

2002

  • “The art of tortures and executions – art against tortures and executions” (open social-network art project), Kaliningrad, Russia.

2002

  • “Eternal Happiness, Eternal Life”, Guelman Gallery, Moscow, Russia.

2002

  • “Art genda festival”, Hamburg, Germany.

COLLECTIONS


  • The State Russian Museum (St. Petersburg, Russia),
  • The Mordovian Republican Museum of Fine Arts named after S. Erzya (Saransk, Russia),
  • Central Museum of Communications named after A. Popov (St. Petersburg, Russia),
  • Museum of Non-Conformist Art (St. Petersburg, Russia),
  • “Mousetrap of Contemporary Art” Museum (St. Petersburg, Russia),
  • Memorial Museum of Miklukho-Maklai (Okulovka, Russia),
  • “Tsarskoselskaya collection” Museum (Pushkin, Russia),
  • Russian National Library (St. Petersburg, Russia),
  • The State Museum of V. Mayakovsky (Moscow, Russia),
  • The New Museum (St. Petersburg, Russia),
  • Museum of Contemporary Art (Perm, Russia),
  • The British Library (London, UK),
  • The State Library (Berlin, Germany),
  • Public Library (New York, USA),
  • Art Library of the University of Indiana (The Lilly Library) (Bloomington, Indiana, USA),
  • Department of the rare book of the library of the University of Iowa (Iowa, USA),
  • Art Library of the University of California (Santa Barbara, California, USA),
  • Art Library (Kohler Art Library), University of Visconti (Kohler, Wisconsin, USA),
  • Institute of Contemporary Russian Culture (Los Angeles, USA),
  • Saxon State Library (Dresden, Germany).

 

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