Biography

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

Solo exhibitions

2014

2013

2011

2010

2007

2003

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

2014

2012

2011

  • Russian Turbulence. Charles Riva Collection, Brussels
  • 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

2009

2008

2007

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

2004

2003

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
  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

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