Alexander Kosolapov
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Born: Moscow; 1943; has lived and worked in New York City since 1975

Solo exhibitions:
2011
Alexander Kosolapov — SOTSART. Leonard Hutton Galleries, New York
2010
Alexander KOSOLAPOV. Galerie Vallois, Paris
2007
Alexander Kosolapov. «Mickey, Kamasutra et autres…» Galerie Vallois Sculptures, Paris
2003
Alexander Kosolapov: Mickey-Lenin, Gallery of One Work (Галерея одной работы), Moscow
1997
Alexander Kosolapov. Galerie Karenina, Wien
1994
Alexander Kosolapov. Galerie Vorsetzen, Hamburg
1993
New Post-Communist Billboards oder Bilder aus dem Neuen Rußland.Galerie Inge Baecker, Köln
1991
Alexander Kosolapov. Ruth Siegel Gallery, New York
1990
Alexander Kosolapov. Berman Gallery, New York
1987
Alexander Kosolapov, Galerie Anne Friebe, Köln
1985
Semaphore Gallery, New York
1974
Central Exhibition Hall, Kuznetsky Most, Moscow

Group exhibitions:
2012
Main Gallery. Russian Art of the New Millennium. New York
2011
I love ALDI. Wilhelm Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen
The Present and Presence. Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana
Museum of Parallel Narratives. In the framework of L’Internationale. MACBA, Barcelona
2010
Decadence Now! Visions of Excess. Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague
BLITZ. Galerie A.L.F.A., Paris
Glasnost: Soviet Non-Conformist Art from the 1980s. Haunch of Venison, London
Best of. Galerie Nathalie Obadia invites Artfact, Belgium
2009
THROUGH THE PAST TO THE FUTURE. Alexandre Gertsman Contemporary Art, New York
Doors open day: a mansion — a gymnasium — a clinic — a museum. Russian art, 1989–2009, from the Museum collection («Российское искусство 1989–2009 годов из коллекции Музея»). Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow
1989. Ende der Geschichte oder Beginn der Zukunft? Kunsthalle, Wien
The Thaw and the Time After — Moscow Artists 1958–2008. Part III, Perestroika (1986–1996). Galerie Sandmann, Berlin
That Obscure Object of Art (Этот смутный объект искусства). Ca’Rezzoniko, Venezia
2008
MEDIUM RELIGION. ZKM, Karlsruhe
That Obscure Object of Art (Этот смутный объект искусства).Kunsthistorisches Museum, Wien
Die Totale Aufklärung. Fundacion Juan March, Madrid
Russian Povera (Русское бедное). River Station Hall, Perm
ЖУРНАЛ НА ПОДОКОННИКЕ. ИСТОРИЯ ИЗДАНИЯ «А—Я». The Andrei Sakharov Museum and Public Center, Moscow
GLASNOST / PERESTROIKA. DIEHL + GALLERY ONE, Moscow
Die Totale Aufklärung. Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt
Alexander Kosolapov, Wang Ziwei. Post-communist pop. Galerie Hussenot, Paris
Obscurum per obscurius. Tallinna Kunstihoone, Tallinn
Moscow — New York / Thaw Chelsea Art Museum, New York
Московский центр искусств на Неглинной. Аукционный дом «Сотбис», предаукционная выставка 2007, Moscow
2007
Sots Art. Art politique en Russie de 1972 à aujourd’hui. La Maison Rouge, Paris
Forbidden Art — 2006 (Запретное искусство — 2006). The Andrei Sakharov Museum and Public Center, Moscow
Sots Art: Political Art in Russia (Соц-арт. Политическое искусство в России. Вторая Московская биеннале современного искусства, спецпроект). The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
THAW (ОТТЕПЕЛЬ, к 15-летию галереи Марата Гельмана). Marble Palace, The State Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg
2006
Masters of Humor & Satire. Sloane Gallery of Art, Denver, Colorado, USA
Unlearn. Organized by Plug In ICA, Winnipeg, Canada
ESSENCE OF LIFE ART. Graphic Art of Conceptual Artists of Russia and Eastern Europe (from artists’ studios). Ludwig Museum in the Russian Museum, Marble Palace, Saint Petersburg
Artists Against The State. Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York
Branding. Centre PasquArt, Kunsthaus d’art, Biel/Bienne, Schwitzerland
Revolution. Transit Art Space, Stavanger, Norway
2005
RUSSIA 2. WHITE BOX, New York
Essence of Life — Essence of Art (Смысл жизни — смысл искусства).The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
RUSSIA! Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Русский поп-арт. The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
Moscow Grafika: Artists’Prints 1961–2005. Selections from the Kolodzei Collection of Russian and Eastern European Art. International Print Center New York
Смысл жизни — смысл искусства (Essence of Life — Essence of Art) передвижная выставка европейской графики. Ludwig Museum—Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest
ART MOSCOW (Международная художественная ярмарка «АРТ МОСКВА»). The Central House of Artists, Moscow
WARSZAWA — MOSKWA / МОСКВА — ВАРШАВА. 1900–2000. The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
See-Food. Sandmann, Berlin
RUSSIA 2 (Россия 2). The Central House of Artists, Moscow
2004
7 SINS — Ljubljana-Moscow. Moderna Galerija Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Warszawa-Moskwa / Moskwa-Warszawa 1900–2000. Zachęta State Gallery of Art, Warszawa
Printed light — photographic vision and the modern print. National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, ACT
Berlin-Moscow / Moscow-Berlin. 1950–2000 (Берлин-Москва / Москва-Берлин. 1950–2000). The State Museum of History, Moscow
2003
SZENE MOCKBA (1977–1991). Galerie Eva Poll, Berlin
Berlin-Moscow / Moscow-Berlin. 1950–2000 (Берлин-Москва / Москва-Берлин. 1950–2000). Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
Ortstermin Moskau 1970 und die Zeit danach (Место встречи Москва 1970 и время после). Sandmann, Berlin
Caution, Religion! (Осторожно, религия!) The Andrei Sakharov Museum and Public Center, Moscow
2002
Gefährliche Spiele (Опасные игры). Sandmann, Berlin
2000
New collection. Kupferstift Kabinet, Berlin
2000+ artist collection. Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Slavenia
Kosolapov, paintings. Museum of art, The Duke University, N.C.
1999
Kunst im untergrund. Albertina museum, Vienna
Drama Lenin-Stalin Tragodie. GALERIE HOHENTHAL UND BERGEN, Berlin
1998
Russlands Zweite Avantgarde. Museum Moderner Kunst, Stiftung Worlen, Passau, Germany
KUNST mit durch über SCHRIFT, aus Sammlung Kubler, Attersee, Austria
Pop-art, Sotz-art.Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, Minnesota
1997
Cetinjski Bijenale. Montenegro, Jugoslavia
1996
HERE AND THERE, THEN AND NOW: CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS FROM THE FORMER SOVIET UNION. National Jewish Museum , Washington, D.C.
1995
Kunst im Verborgenen. Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen am Rhein; Documenta-Halle, Kassel
Russian Jewish Artist in a Century of Change. The Jewish Museum, New York
Prospekts. The Chase Manhattan bank, Soho Branch, New York
Temporarily Possessed: The Semi-Permanent Collection. The New Museum, New York
1994
Le Saut Dans Le vide. The Central Artist House, Moscow
Befor «neo» and after «post». Lehman college; New York
El Magico Mundo De Mickey Mouse. Madrid, Cuartel conde Duque; Barsellona, Palau Sant Jordi; Spain
Cetinjski Bijenale. Montenegro, Jugoslavia
ART COLOGNE 1994. Osteuropäische Avantgarde. Galerie Inge Baecker, Köln
1993
The 3rd Minos Beach Art Symposium «Art in politics». Creta, Greece
Eastern Europian artfear. Galerie Vorsetzen, Hamburg
AMERIKANISCHE UND EUROPÄISCHE POP ART, II Teil. Galerie Inge Baecker, Köln
1992
Sotz Art. Lenin museum, Moscow
Ex USSR. Groninger Museum, Groningen
1991
From Thaw to Perestroika. Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo
Kunst, Europa: Sowjetunion. Ilya Kabakov, Alexander Kosolapov, Igor Makarevich. Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover
Transpositions. Art Museum University of South Florida, Tampa
The Three Russian Artists, Anatoli Belkin, Ivan Chuikov, Alexander Kosolapov. Eva Poll Gallery, Berlin
Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
1990
Art=Money? The Gallery, New York
Art and Publicity. Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
The Objects. Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Schizo-China. Avangard Club, Moscow
Another Art Moscow 1956–76 (Другое искусство. Москва 1956—76).The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
1989
Transit: Russian Artists Between the East and West. Nakhamkin Fine Arts; New York City: Fine Arts Museum of Long Island; Central Exhibition Hall, Moscow; The State Russian Museum, Leningrad
D&D. Kunstverein, Hamburg
WIRKLICHKEIT ALS KONZEPT II. Galerie Inge Baecker, Köln
ART 20’89 BASEL/SCHWEIZ. Galerie Inge Baecker, Köln
FORUM HAMBURG DIE KUNSTMESSE THE ART FAIR WOLF VOSTELL. Galerie Inge Baecker, Köln
ART COLOGNE. Galerie Inge Baecker, Köln
Reagan: American Icon. Center Gallery of Bucknell University, Lewisburg; Humphrey Fine Art, New York; Reading Public Museum and Art Gallery, Reading
1988
Hommage-Demontage. Neue Galerie-Ludwig Collection, Aachen, traveled to Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen am Rhein; Stadtisches Museum, Gelsenkirchen; Provinciaalmuseum Hasselt, Belgium; Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien

Collections:
The works are represented in different collection and museums including:
Museum Of Modern Art, MOMA, New York
The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
New York Public Library, New York
Kupferstift Kabinet, Berlin
Albertina, Wien
Chase Manhattan Bank, New York
National Jewish Museum, B’nay B’rith Klauthznik, Washington
The State Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg
The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
Museum of art, The Duke University, N.C.
Wihlhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen
The State-Zarizin Museum, Moscow
Zimmerly Art Museum, Rutgers, New Jersey
Art Museum University of South Florida, Tampa
Moderna Galerija Ljubljana, Slovenia
Museum Moderner Kunst, Stiftung Worlen, Passau

B42B3550

Микки и Минни, рабочий и колхозница. 2011. Бронза, мрамор, 59 х 35 х 26 см Mickey and Minnie, worker and farmgirl. 2011. Bronze, marble, 59 х 35 х 26 sm

B42B3551

Микки и Минни, рабочий и колхозница. 2011. Бронза, мрамор, 59 х 35 х 26 см Mickey and Minnie, worker and farmgirl. 2011. Bronze, marble, 59 х 35 х 26 sm

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Artists
  • Alexander Kosolapov
  • Art Meets Design
  • Christine Jatkowsky
  • Dmitry Bulnygin
  • Elena Kovylina
  • Elikuka Art Group
  • Evgeny Kukoverov
  • Georgiy Litichevskiy
  • Gosha Ostretsov
  • Irina Korina
  • Ivan Tuzov
  • Liudmila Konstantinova
  • Natalya Lyakh
  • Oleg Kotelnikov
  • Olga Kroytor
  • Peter Bystrov
  • PG Group
  • Sergey Anufriev
  • Sergey Pahomov
  • Svetlana Isaeva