artist

Georgy Kizevalter

1955
Born in Moscow

1977

Graduated from the Moscow State Pedagogical Institute, Moscow

1976–1989

Member of the Collective Actions Group

1982-1984

Participated in the AptArt Gallery

1988-1996

Member of the Avangardists’ Club

1998-2006

Lived in Canada

Lives and works in Moscow



Selected Solo Exhibitions
1983
Vassya’s Museum. AptArt Gallery (N. Alexeev’s apartment), Moscow

1990

And Where is the National School? Galeria Fernando Duran, Madrid

1991

Kabakov. Kizevalter. Makarevich. Galeria PARAL.LEL 39, Valencia, Spain
For Official Use Only. Sadovniki Gallery (Krasnogvardeisky district Exhibition Hall), Moscow

1993

Peripheral Vision. Velta Gallery, Moscow

1998

For Official Use Only (with Francisci Infante-Arana). Bryansk Region Art Museum, Bryansk, Russia
Garages. Farewell (Leaving on Business to Canada). Institute of Contemporary Art, Moscow

2011

Project of the New Hagiography. Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow



Selected Group Exhibitions
1977
La nuova arte Sovietica: Una prospettiva non ufficiale. La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy

1981

Russian New Wave. Contemporary Russian Art Center of America, New York, USA

1984

AptArt in Tribeca. Contemporary Russian Art Center of America, New York, USA

1985

AptArt. Moscow Vanguard in the ‘80s. Washington Project for the Arts, Washington

1988

Ich lebe – ich sehe. Kunstmuseum, Bern

1989

The Green Show. Exit Art, New York, USA; Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina; Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Canada

1990

Towards an Object. Sadovniki Gallery (Krasnogvardeisky district Exhibition Hall), Moscow

1991–1993

Perspectives of Conceptualism. The University of Hawaii Art Gallery, Honolulu; The Clocktower Gallery P.S.1, New York; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, USA

1991

MANI Museum - 40 Moskauer Künstler. Frankfurter Karmeliterkloster, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Artistos Russos Contemporaneos. Auditorio de Galicia, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

1993

National Traditions and Post-Modernism. State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
Monuments: Transformation for the Future. World Financial Center, New York, USA; Central House of Artist, Moscow; Kunstihoone, Tallinn

1995

Kunst im Verborgenen. Nonkonformisten Ruβland 1957–1995. Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen am Rhein; documenta-Halle, Kassel; Staatliches Lindenau-Museum, Altenburg, Germany; Manege Central Exhibition Hall, Moscow
Double Game (with Anna Alchuk). Obscuri Viri Gallery, Moscow; Gallery 21, Saint Petersburg

1995–1996

Flug, Entfernung, Verschwinden. Konzeptuelle Moskauer Kunst. Galerie Hlavniho Mesta Prahy, Prague; Haus am Waldsee, Berlin; Stadtgalerie im Sophienhof, Kiel, Germany

1996

Fluxus: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow. History without Borders. Central House of Artist, Moscow

2005

Accomplices. State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

2006

Artists against the State: Perestroika Revisited. Ronald Feldman Gallery, New York, USA

2007

Sots Art. State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow; La Maison Rouge, Paris

2008

Total Enlightenment. Conceptual Art in Moscow 1960–1990. Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main, Germany; Fundación Juan March, Madrid

2009

No Toys!? State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

2011
Empty Zones. Andrei Monastyrski and Collective Actions. La 54 Biennale di Venezia, Padiglione Russo, Venice, Italy