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Elagina Elena - Biography

 


 

Elena Elagina

1949

Born in Moscow

1964-1976

Worked with Ernst Neizvestny

1967-1972

Studied with Alisa Poret

1972-1975

Studied at the Orekhovo-Zuyevo Pedagogical Institute

From 1979

on Participated in Collective Actions

From 1987

on Participated in the Club of Avantgardists

2000

Co-Founder and Chairwoman of the Board of Artistic Projects, Moscow

 

Personal Exhibitions

1996

Laboratory of Great Deeds. Obscuri Viri Gallery, Moscow

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

1987

Creative Atmosphere and Artistic Process (first exhibition of the Club of Avantgardists). Exhibition Room of the Proletarsky District on Vostochnaya Street, Moscow

Retrospective of the Work of Moscow Artists 1957-1987. Hermitage Amateur Society, Exhibition Room on 100 Profsoyuznaya St., Moscow

1988

Second Exhibition of the Club of Avantgardists. Exhibition Room of the Proletarsky District in Peresvetov Lane, Moscow

1989

Perspectives of Conceptualism (third exhibition of the Club of Avantgardists). Exhibition Room of the Proletarsky District in Peresvetov Lane, Moscow

1990

Towards the Object. Sadovniki Gallery (Exhibition Room of the Krasnogvardeisky District), Moscow

Female Worker. Exhibition Room on 26 Oktyabrskaya St., Moscow

In de USSR en Erbuiten. Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

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. Karmeliterkloster, Frankfurt, Germany

Visitation (exhibition of the Club of Avantgardists). Exhibition Room of the Proletarsky District in Peresvetov Lane, Moscow

Private Activities. Na Solyanke Exhibition Room, Moscow

Novecento. An Experiment in Museifying New Art. Central House of Artist, Moscow

Artistos Russos Contemporaneos. Auditorio de Galicia, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

1991 - 1993

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

1992

Hearts of Four. Officer Club, Timur Frunze Academy, Moscow

1992-1993

Humanitarian Aid. Parcels for Germany. Central House of the Artist, Moscow; Tränenpalast, Berlin

1993

Monuments: Transformation for the Future. World Financial Center, New York; Central House of the Artist, Moscow; Kunstihoone, Tallinn

1993-1996

After Perestroika: Kitchenmaids or Stateswomen. Centre International d'Art Contemporain de Montreal, Montreal, Canada; The Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton; DePress Art Center and Gallery, Hope College, Holland; Western Gallery, Western Washington University, Bellingham; Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery, College of the Holy Cross, Worchester; Art Museum, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, USA; Art Gallery of Mount Saint Vincent's University, Halifax, Canada; Atlanta College of Art Gallery, Atlanta

1995

Female Worker 2. L-Gallery, Moscow

Esotericum. XL-Gallery, Moscow

Kunst im verborgenen. Nonkonformisten Russland 1957-1995. Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen am Rhein; documenta-Halle, Kassel; Staatliches Lindenau-Museum, Altenburg, Germany; Manege Central Exhibition Hall, Moscow

Zeichnungen der Moskauer Szene. Galerie Hohenthal & Littler, Munich, Germany

On Beauty. Regina Gallery, Moscow

1996

ClAva 96. Exhibition Room of the Proletarsky District in Peresvetov Lane, Moscow

Three Cards. ROSIZO Exhibition Room, Moscow

The Moscow Studio 1991-96: A Five Years Retrospective of Printmaking. The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York, USA

1997

Second Point. Phoenix Cultural Center, Moscow

World of Material Things in Pictures, 20th Century. A.S. Pushkin State Fine Arts Museum, Moscow

Collective Actions. Exit Art, New York, USA

World of These Eyes 2. Aigi and his Artistic Circle. Chuvash State Art Museum, Cheboksary

1988

European-Style Renovation. Slavyansky Cultural and Historic Center, Moscow

Studios Russia + Switzerland. Tsarskoye Selo

1999

Gender Boundaries. Gallery of the Svobodnaya Kultura Association, St. Petersburg

Recollections. Memory Slips. Russian State Humanities University, Moscow

2001

V KUKART International Arts Festival. Tsarskoye Selo, Leningrad Region

2002

Art in the Feminine. State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

2003

Careful, Religion! A.D. Sakharov Museum and Public Center, Moscow

ArtConstitution. Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow

2004

Esotericum. Tarot Cards. Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow

Eurografik. Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow

2005

Gender Worries. Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow

2005-2006

Essence of Life/Art. Ludwig Museum, Budapest; State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow; State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg

2006

Artists against the State: Perestroika Revisited. Ronald Feldman Gallery, New York, USA



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