artist

Nikolai Panitkov

1952
Born in Vienna

Graduated from the State Institute of Culture, Moscow

since 1976
   
Member of the Collective Actions group

1979

Co-organizer of the Moscow Archive of New Art (MANI)

Lives and works in Moscow



Solo Exhibitions
2010
Non-Artistic Exhibition of Nikolai Panitkov. E.K.ArtBureau and New Space in Maly Kiselny, Moscow



Selected Group Exhibitions

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

1981

Nouvelles Tendences de l'Art Russe Non-Officiel. 1970 - 1980. Centre Culturel de la Villedieu, Elancourt, France
25 Years of Soviet Unofficial Art. 1956 - 1981. Museum of Soviet Unofficial Art, Jersey City, USA
Russian New Wave. Contemporary Russian Art Center, New York, USA

1982-1984

Russian Samizdat Art. Franklin Furnace Gallery, New York; Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester; Chappaqua Gallery, Westchester; Washington Project for the Arts, Washington; Ronald Feldman Gallery, New York;
Anderson Gallery, Commonwealth University, Richmond; Hewlett Gallery, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh; LACE Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

1987

Creative Atmosphere and Art Process. First exhibition of the Avantgardists’ Club. Proletarsky District Exhibition Hall at Vostochnaya Street, Moscow
Retrospection 1957-1987. Hermitage Amateur Society, Exhibition Hall on 100 Profsoyuznaya St., Moscow

1988

Exhibition in a Russian Bath (Exhibition of the Avantgardists’ Club). Men's Section of the Sandunovsky Baths, Moscow
Second Exhibition of the Avantgardists’ Club. Exhibition Hall of the Proletarsky District in Peresvetov Lane, Moscow

1989

Expensive Art (Exhibition of the Avantgardists’ Club). Moscow Palace of Youth, Moscow
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
Schizo-China: Hallucination at Power (Exhibition of the Avantgardists’ Club). Construction pavilion of VDNKh on Frunzenskaya Embankment, Moscow
Artisti russi contemporanei. Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci. Prato, Italy

1990-1991

Between Spring and Summer: Soviet Conceptual Art in the Era of Late Communism. Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma; Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston;  Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, USA

1991

MANI Museum - 40 Moskauer Künstler. Frankfurter Karmeliterkloster, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

1991–1992

BiNationale (Israelische - Sowjetische Kunst um 1990). Kunsthalle Düsseldorf; Düsseldorf, Germany;  The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel; Central House of Artist, Moscow

1991-1993

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

1994

II Cetinjski Bijenale. Cetinje, Montenegro

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
in Moskau... in Moskau... Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany

1997

Collective Actions. Exit Art, New York, USA

1998-1999

Fauna. New Manege State Exhibition Hall, Moscow; Zachęta Narodowa Galeria Sztuki, Warsaw

1999-2000

Global Conceptualism: Points of Origins. Queens Museum of Art, New York; Walker Art Center,  Minneapolis; Miami Art Museumm Miami, USA

2003-2004

Berlin-Moskau / Moscow-Berlin 1950 - 2000. Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin; State Historical Museum, Moscow

2004

CA Objects (Objects in the Actions by the Collective Actions Group). E.K.АrtBureau, Moscow

2004-2005

Warszawa-Moskwa / Moscow-Warsaw. 1900 - 2000. Zachęta Narodowa Galeria Sztuki, Warsaw; State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

2008

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

2009

Interpreting Object in the Moscow Conceptual School. From the MANI Museum Collection. Fabrika Project, Moscow
1st Charity Exhibition in Support of the MANI Museum. Part I. Fabrika Project, Moscow

2010

Field of Action. Moscow Conceptual School and its Context, 1970s-1980s. Ekaterina Cultural Foundation, Moscow

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