Yuri Albert

1959 was born in Moscow
1974-1977 studied with Catherine Arnold, Moscow
1977-1980 studied at the Moscow State Pedagogical Institute. V. I. Lenin
since 1983 Member of the Moscow City Committee of Charts
1987 founding member of the Avant-Garde Club (KlAva)
  Lives and works in Cologne, Germany, and Moscow
  Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin
  Ludwig Múseum, Budapest
  Moderna Galerija Ljubljana, Ljubljana
  State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
  State Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow
Selected solo exhibitions
1988 Fragments of the Moscow Underground (with Vadim Zakharov). Taidehalli, Helsinki
1989 Moscow Days. GHMP, Staromestska Radnice, Prague
1990 Yuri Albert. Galerie Krings-Ernst, Cologne, Germany
1992 Pictures collected by U. Albert. Gallery 1. 0, Moscow
  Mom, look, artist! L-gallery, Moscow
  How I became an artist (together with Dmitry Gutov). Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow
1993 Triple zeal (together with Andrei Filippov and D. A. Prigov). State Exhibition Hall "On Solyanka", Moscow
1994 The art of interior space. Exposition I: Yuri Albert, Vladislav Efimov. Gallery 1.0, Moscow
1995 Mami, schau ein Kunstler! Galerie Hohenthal und Bergen, Cologne, Germany
1996 Self-portrait with eyes closed. Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow
1997 Le chef d’oevre inconnu. Hohenthal und Bergen Galerie, Munich, Germany
1999 Selbstportrait mit geschlossenen Augen. Haus der Niederlande, Muenster, Germany
2004 Painting. M. Gelman Gallery, Moscow
2007 Exhibition. Era Foundation, Moscow
2008 Painting, sculpture, graphics. Stella Art Foundation, Moscow
  Tales of art. Nizhny Novgorod State Art Museum, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
2009 Fragma, pragma and enigma (together with Victor Skersis and Andrey Filippov). Project Factory, Moscow
  Show and Tell. The artist and his model (together with Victor Skersis and Andrey Filippov). Stella Art Foundation, Moscow
2011 Metamorphus (together with Victor Skersis and Andrey Filippov). Stella Art Foundation, Moscow
Selected group exhibitions
1979 Group exhibition. The apartment of J. Albert, Moscow
1983 Come Yesterday and You’ll Be First. City Without Walls Gallery, Newark, USA
1986 Art vs. Commerce. Bitsevsky Park, Moscow
1987 Creative atmosphere and art process. The first exhibition of the Avant-Garde Club. Exhibition Hall of the Proletarsky District on Vostochnaya St., Moscow
  Retrospection of the work of Moscow artists. 1957-1987. The Hermitage Amateur Association, Exhibition Hall at 100 Profsoyuznaya, Moscow
1988 Nowe ruskie. Palac Nauki i kultury, Warsaw
1989-1990 10 + 10: Contemporary Soviet and American Painting. Museum of Modern Art, Fort Worth; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco; Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; USA; Central House of Artists, Moscow; State Art Gallery of Georgia, Tbilisi; Central Exhibition Hall "Manege", Leningrad
1990 Towards the facility. Gardeners Gallery (exhibition hall of the Krasnogvardeisky district), Moscow
  In de USSR en Erbuiten. Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
  Shizokitay: Hallucination in power (exhibition of the Avant-Garde Club). Construction pavilion of VDNH on Frunzenskaya nab., Moscow
1991 Private lessons. Exhibition Hall "On Solyanka", Moscow
  MANI Museum - 40 Moskauer Künstler im Frankfurter Karmeliterkloster. Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  Ost Kunst - West Kunst. Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany
1991-1993 Perspectives of Conceptualism. The University of Hawaii Art Gallery, Honolulu; Clocktower Gallery, P. S. 1, New York; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, United States
1992 3rd International Istanbul Biennale. Istanbul, Turkey
1992-1993 a Mosca ... a Mosca. Villa Campoleto, Herculaneum; Galleria Comunale d’Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy
1994 Fluchtpunkt Moskau. Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany
  II Cetinjski Bijenale. Cetinje, Montenegro
  An artist instead of a work, or Jump into the Void. Central House of Artists, Moscow
1995 Kunst im verborgenen. Nonkonformisten Russland 1957-1995. Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen am Rhein; Documenta-Halle, Kassel; Staatliches Lindenau-Museum,
  Altenburg, Germany; Central Exhibition Hall "Manege", Moscow
1996 Ostsee Biennale-96. Bekannt (-) Machung. Kunsthalle, Rostock, Germany
  KlAva-96. Exhibition Hall of the Proletarsky District in Peresvetovoy Lane, Moscow
1997 Ecology of the Void (exhibition of the Avant-Garde Club). Institute of Contemporary Art, Moscow
  III Cetinjski Bijenale. Cetinje, Montenegro
1998 11th Tallinn Print Triennale. Tallinn
2000 The lovers of Clav. Central House of Artists, Moscow
2001 Abstraction in Russia. XX century. State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg
2002 Die russische Avantgarde und Paul Cézanne. Gustav-Lübke-Museum, Hamm, Germany
2003 Berlin - Moskau / Moskau - Berlin 1950-2000. Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
  Moskauer Konzeptualismus. Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin
2004 Berlin - Moscow / Moscow - Berlin 1950-2000. State Historical Museum, Moscow
  My Kabakov. Stella Art Gallery, Moscow
2005 AptArt. 1982-1984. E.K. Art Bureau, Moscow
  Apartment exhibitions. 1956-1979. Museum Center of the Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow
  Comembers. State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
  Works on the Edge. Ludwig Múseum, Budapest
  Russian pop art. State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
  Angels of History. Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium
  Collage in Russia. XX century. State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg
2006 Soft Opening. Hohenthal und Bergen, Berlin
2007 I believe! Center for Contemporary Art "Winery", Moscow
  1st Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art. Thessaloniki, Greece
  Thinking realism. State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
  Woe from the mind. State Literary Museum, Moscow
  The Adventures of the Black Square. State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg
2008 Die totale Aufklärung - Moskauer Konzeptkunst. Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany; Fundación Juan March, Madrid
  Russian Poor. Perm Museum of Modern Art, Perm
  Performing the city - Kunst Aktionismus im Stadt Raum 60er und 70er Jahre. Städtische Kunsthalle München, Munich, Germany
2008-2009 That Obscure Object of Art. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna; Ca ’Rezzonico, Venice, Italy
2009 The Making the Art. Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
  Russian lettrism. Central House of Artists, Moscow
  Collection and archive of Vadim Zakharov. National Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow
  III Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art. Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow
2011 Scribes (together with Andrei Filippov and Konstantin Zvezdochetov). State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece