Alexander Kosolapov

Alexander Kosolapov

Born in 1943 in Moscow, Russia
Lives and works in New York
 
Solo exhibitions
 
2017      Moscow Museum of Modern Art (forthcoming)
2016      Icons : West & East, Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva
2014      Freedom of Vodka. Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva
2013      Selected works. Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva
2011      Alexander Kosolapov — SOTSART. Leonard Hutton Galleries, New York
2010      Galerie Vallois, Paris
2007      Mickey, Kamasutra et autres… Galerie Vallois Sculptures, Paris
2003      Mickey-Lenin, Gallery of One Work, Moscow
1997      Galerie Karenina, Wien
1994      Galerie Vorsetzen, Hamburg
1993      New Post-Communist Billboards oder Bilder aus dem Neuen Rußland. Galerie Inge Baecker, Köln
1991      Ruth Siegel Gallery, New York
1990      Berman Gallery, New York
1987      Galerie Anne Friebe, Köln
1985      Semaphore Gallery, New York
1974      Central Exhibition Hall, Kuznetsky Most, Moscow
 
Group exhibitions
 
2017      Artgenève, Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva, Switzerland
2016      «Kollektsia !», Centre Pompidou, Paris 
              Summer show, Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva, Switzerland
              NADA, Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, New York
              Artmonte-carlo, Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva, Switzerland
              Artgenève, Art Fair, Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva, Switzerland
2015      Artgenève, Art Fair, Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva, Switzerland
2014      Post Pop: East Meets West, Saatchi Gallery, London
2013      Another Look: Appropriation in Art, Nasher Museum, Durham, NC, USA
              Artgenève, Art Fair  Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva, Switzerland
              Breaking The Ice : MOSCOW ART, 1960-80s, SAATCHI Gallery, London
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. 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. Ca’Rezzoniko, Venezia
2008      MEDIUM RELIGION. ZKM, Karlsruhe
              That Obscure Object of Art, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Wien
              Die Totale Aufklärung. Fundacion Juan March, Madrid
              Russian Povera, River Station Hall, Perm
              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. The Andrei Sakharov Museum and Public Center, Moscow
              Sots Art: Political Art in Russia. The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
              THAW. 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. 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
              Essence of Life — Essence of Art. Ludwig Museum–Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest
              ART MOSCOW. The Central House of Artists, Moscow
              WARSZAWA — MOSKWA. 1900—2000. The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
              See-Food. Sandmann, Berlin
              RUSSIA 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. The State Museum of History, Moscow
2003      SZENE MOCKBA (1977—1991). Galerie Eva Poll, Berlin
              Berlin-Moscow / Moscow-Berlin. 1950—2000 Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
              Ortstermin Moskau 1970 und die Zeit danach. Sandmann, Berlin
              Caution, Religion! The Andrei Sakharov Museum and Public Center, Moscow
2002      Gefährliche Spiele. Sandmann, Berlin
2000      New collection. Kupferstift Kabinet, Berlin
              + 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. 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:
Centre Pompidou, Paris
Museum Of Modern Art, MOMA, New York
The Guggenheim Museum, 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