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Komar Vitaly & Melamid Alexander

 


Vitaly Komar  & Alexander Melamid

Vitaly Komar
1943
 
Born in Moscow

1958–1960
Studied at the Moscow Secondary Art School

1962–1967
Studied at the Moscow Institute of Industrial and Fine Art (former Stroganov Art College)

1968–1974
Member of the Moscow Union of Artists, expelled

1977
Emigrated to Israel

since 1978
Moved to USA

Lives in New York, USA


Alexander Melamid
1945 
Born in Moscow

1958–1960
Studied at the Moscow Secondary Art School

1962–1967
Studied at the Moscow Institute of Industrial and Fine Art (former Stroganov Art College)

1968–1974
Member of the Moscow Union of Artists, expelled

1977
Emigrated to Israel

1978
Moved to USA

Lives in New Jersey, USA

Worked together in 1965–2004


Selected Exhibitions of Collaborative Works
1967

Retrospectivism, Blue Bird Café, Moscow

1973
Paradise. Private apartment in Kolomenskoe, Moscow

1974
Art Belongs to People. Private apartment, Moscow

1976
Color Is a Mighty Power! Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, USA

1977
Komar & Melamid. Ohio University Gallery of Fine Arts, Columbus, USA
Komar & Melamid. Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, USA

1978
MATRIX 43. Wadsworth Atheneum. Hartford, USA
The Temple. Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, USA
TRANSSTATE. Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, USA

1980
Komar & Melamid. Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, USA
Retrospective. Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Wichita, USA

1982
Sots Art. Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, USA

1983
Komar & Melamid. Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
Komar & Melamid. Portland Center for Visual Arts, Portland, USA

1984
Business as Usual. Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, USA
Komar & Melamid. Saidye Bronfman Center, Montreal, Canada
An International. Survey of Recent Painting and Sculpture. Museum of Modern Art,
New York, USA

1984–1985
Artistic Collaboration in the 20th Century. Hirshhorn Museum, Washington

1985
New Paintings. Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, USA
Komar & Melamid. CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, USA
Komar & Melamid. University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa, IA USA

1985–1986
Komar & Melamid. Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh; Museum of Modern Art, Oxford; Arts
Council Gallery, Belfast, UK; Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris

1986
Komar & Melamid. Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA
Anarchistic Synthesism. Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, USA

1987
Komar & Melamid. Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, USA

1987–1988
Komar & Melamid. Artspace, Sydney; Institute for Modern Art, Brisbane; School of
Art Gallery, University of Tasmania, Hobart; Australian Centre of Contemporary Art,
Melbourne; Praxis, Perth; Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide, Australia

1988
Komar & Melamid. Galerie Kicken Pauseback, Cologne, FRG
Komar & Melamid. Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, USA
New Work. Van Straaten Gallery, Chicago, USA
Death Poems. Moriarty Gallery, Madrid
Death Poems. Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, West Berlin

1988–1989
A Diary’s Pages 1985–1988. Galerie Barbara Farber, Amsterdam

1989
Komar & Melamid. Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, USA
Bergen Point Brass Foundry, Bayonne. Ronald Feldman Fine Arts. New York, USA

1989–1990
Russians in America. University of North Texas, Denton; Sunrise Museums, Charleston;
Alaska State Museum, Juneau; Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage;
University of Alaska, Fairbanks; Washington University, St. Louis; Haggerty Museum of
Art, Marquette University, Milwaukee, USA

1990
Painting: 1980 to 1986. Gallery 210, University of Missouri, St. Louis, USA
Grand Lobby Installation: Yalta and Moscow. Brooklyn Museum, New York, USA
Forty Monotypes. South Campus Art Gallery, Miami Dade Community College, Miami, USA
Hot Heavy Sears and The Double Revelation. Vinalhaven Press, New York, USA

1991
Paintings for the Holy Rosary Church. Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, USA
Komar and Melamid: Art / History. The University Gallery, Memphis State, Memphis, USA

1992
Komar & Melamid: Searstyle with Psalms. Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, USA

1993
Death & Immortality. Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, USA
Running Line on a Step-shaped Pyramid. Guelman Gallery, Moscow

1994
People’s Choice. Guelman Gallery, Moscow

1994–1995
People’s Choice. Alternative Museum, New York; Washington Project for the Arts,
Washington; Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA

1995
The Most Wanted Paintings. Dia Center for the Arts, New York, USA

1996
Komar, Melamid and Renee. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Komar & Melamid. Reykjavik Municipal Art Museum, Reykjavik

1997
American Dreams. Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, USA
Komar & Melamid: Die Beliebten und Ungeliebten Bilder. Ludwig Museum of Modern Art, Cologne, Germany
The Most Wanted - The Most Unwanted Painting. Kunsthalle, Rotterdam, Netherlands

1998
Komar & Melamid. Kunsthalle, Vienna
Our Moscow Seen by Chimpanzee. Guelman Gallery, Moscow

1998–2000
The People’s Choice. The Akron Art Museum, Akron; Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta College of Art and Design, Alberta, Canada; Nevada Museum of Art, Reno; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, USA; Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, Canada; University of Missouri – Kansas City Art Gallery, Kansas City; Olin Arts Center, Bates College, Lewiston, USA

1999
Animal Kingdom: Elephant Paintings and Mikki-Chimpanzee’s Photographs. La 48 Biennale di Venezia, Padiglione Russo, Venice, Italy

2001
American Dreams. Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, USA
Wybór społeczen´stwa. Najbardziej poz°a¸ dany i najmniej poz°a¸ dany: Malarstwo. Zamek Ujazdowski, Warsaw

2002
Komar and Melamid’s Asian Elephant Art and Conservation Project. Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, USA
Second Commandment. Guelman Gallery, Moscow

2002–2004
Symbols of the Big Bang. Yeshiva University Museum, Center for Jewish History,
New York; The Temple Judea Museum, Elkins Park, USA

2003
Komar & Melamid: Desperately Seeking a Masterpiece. Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Chiba, Japan

Collections
Albertina Museum, Vienna
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
Ludwig Museum, Cologne, Germany
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow



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