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Nikita Alexeev

Bio
1953 was born in Moscow
1968-1972 studied at the Moscow State Art College in memory of 1905 (department of industrial graphics and advertising)
1973-1976 studied at the Moscow Polygraphic Institute (faculty of art and technical design of printed materials)
1976-1983 member of the collective action group
1979 one of the organizers of the MANI (Moscow Archive of New Art)
1982-1984 one of the founders and director of the Apt-art gallery, Moscow
1987-1993 lived in France
  Lives and works in Moscow
Collections
  Centre Pompidou, Paris
  State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
  National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow
  Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow
  Museum of Modern Art, New York
  ART4.RU Contemporary Art Museum, Moscow
  Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, Norton and Nancy Dodge Collection, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
  La Poste's Museum, Paris
  Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma
  Gelman Gallery, Moscow
  Ekaterina Cultural Foundation
  Private collections in Russia, Germany, France, Italy
Selected solo exhibitions
1984 For the soul and the calf (together with Konstantin Zvezdochetov). Gallery Apt-art (Apartment N. Alekseev), Moscow
1986 Nikita Alekseev. Kindergarten, Moscow
1989 Liebe und Tod des Nikita Alexeev. Galerie Roesinger, Cologne
1990 Nikita Alexeev. Galerie Roesinger, Cologne
1992 Cruciform songs. L-gallery, Moscow
  Palais de I’arbre balais. La Base Center d’Art Contemporain, Levallois-Perret
1993 Painting, graphics, sculpture. Yakut Gallery, Moscow
1994 Heaviness and tenderness. L-gallery, Moscow
  Two moons. XL Gallery, Moscow
1996 At 44 channels. XL Gallery, Moscow
2003 Dying drawings. May all breath bless the Lord. Gallery "Street O.G.I.", Moscow
2004 Installation. E.K. Art Bureau, Moscow
  Towels. Memories of summer. XL Gallery, Moscow
2005 Twelve from Goltsheim (together with Ignat Daniltsev). Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow / Moscow House of Photography, Moscow
  God, yes, yes. Photosynthesis. Phase 2. E.K. Art Bureau, Moscow
2006 Black towels for karachokhel. E.K. Art Bureau, Moscow
2007 54 winters. Museum Center of the Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow
  Screens. State Museum of Architecture A.V. Schuseva, Moscow
  Silver – Gold. 33702 Putin and other stories. Paperworks Gallery, Moscow
2008 It is. This is not there. It is. GMG Gallery, Moscow
2009 Views of the District. National Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow
  Trinity paintings and Poems / I see people, but they look like trees. CCI Fabrika, Moscow
2010 Kvazimir Muhlevich and others (with Оleg Yakovlev). Gallery at Vspolnom, Moscow
  Impressions. GMG Gallery, Moscow
2011 The Mediterranean Questions and Answers. Museum of Literature of Silver Age, Moscow
  Paper Chapels. GridchinHall, Moscow Region
  Constancy of Cheburek. Cheburechnaya Druzhba, Moscow
  Pin-Ups. Galerie Iragui, Moscow
  Winter collection. Era Foundation, Moscow
2013 Eurasian Songs. KUAD Gallery, Istanbul
  10.000 white tigers shaven by Occam. XL Gallery, Moscow
2014 Coast. Villa Concordia, Bamberg
  A Modest Russian Landscape (with Boris Matrosov). GridchinHall, Moscow Region
Selected group exhibitions
1974 II Open Air Picture Exhibition. Izmailovo Park, Moscow
1975 Exhibition of works by Moscow artists. House of Culture, VDNH, Moscow
1977 La nuova arte Sovietica: Una prospettiva non ufficiale. La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
1981 Russian New Wave. Contemporary Russian Art Center of America, New York
1982 First Apt Art Exhibition. Apt-Art Gallery (Apartment of N. Alekseev), Moscow
1983 Come Yesterday and You’ll Be First. City Without Walls Gallery, Newark
1984 AptArt in Tribeca. Contemporary Russian Art Center of America, New York
1985 AptArt. Moscow Vanguard in the 1980s. Washington Project for the Arts, Washington
  Russian Art Show. Danceteria, New York
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 Society, exhibition hall at 100 Profsoyuznaya, Moscow
1988 5 Russes à Toulouse. Center Culturel de L’Aerospatiale, Toulouse
1989 Expensive art (exhibition of the Avant-Garde Club). Moscow Youth Palace, Moscow
1991 MANI Museum - 40 Moskauer Künstler. Frankfurter Karmeliterkloster, Frankfurt
1992 a Mosca ... a Mosca. Villa Campoleto, Herculaneum; Galleria Comunale d’Arte Moderna, Bologna
1993 Adresse provisoire pour l’art contemporain russe. Musée de la Poste, Paris
  APTART on Plein Air. Kalistovo, Moscow Region
1994 II Cetinjski Bijenale. Cetinje, Montenegro
1995 Art in secret. Nonconformists in Russia 1957-1995. Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen am Rhein;
  Art in secret. Nonconformists in Russia 1957-1995. Documenta-Halle, Kassel;
  Art in secret. Nonconformists in Russia 1957-1995. Staatliches Lindenau-Museum, Altenburg, Germany
  Art in secret. Nonconformists in Russia 1957-1995. Central Exhibition Hall Manege, Moscow
1996 Fluxus: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow. A story without borders. Central House of Artists, Moscow
1997 Ecology of the Void (exhibition of the Avant-Garde Club). Institute of Contemporary art, Moscow
  Mystical Correct. Hohenthal und Bergen Galerie, Berlin
1998 ИсKUNSTво I. Kunstlerwerkstatt im Bahnhof Westend, Berlin
1999 Book of the artist. 1970-1990s. State Museum of Fine Arts. A. S. Pushkina, Moscow
2000 Red Square. White Tower. City harbor (dry cargo ship Volgo-Balt, warehouse), Thessaloniki
2003 Moskauer Konzeptualismus. Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin
2005 Apt-art. 1982-1984. E.K. Art Bureau, Moscow
  Apartment exhibitions. 1956-1979. Museum Center Russian State Humanities University, Moscow
  Comembers. State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
  International Biennale of Contemporary Art 2005. Prague
2006 Warning: Glass. Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow
2007 Woe from the mind. State Literary Museum, Moscow
  1st Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art. Thessaloniki, Greece
  Sots-art. State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
  Sots-art. La Maison Rouge, Paris
2008 Russian Dreams. The Bass Museum, Miami
2009 Tauwetter und die Zeit danach. Moskauer Kunstler 1958-2008. Sandmann Galerie, Берлин
2010 Kandinsky Prize nominees’ exhibition. Central house of artists, Moscow
  German Titov Collection. The National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow
  Field of Action. Moscow Conceptualism and Its Context. 1970–1980. Ekaterina Foundation, Moscow
2011 Hostages of Void. The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
  Paper Time. The National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow
2012 Norman. Archetypal Variations. The National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow
  Fictions and Dissensions. The 3rd Canakkale Biennial
2013 Et in Arcadia Ego (special project of the 1st Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art). Fabrika Project, Moscow
  Uchronia (special project of the 1st Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art). The State Museum of Architecture, Moscow
  Albums Are Rare These Days. The State Museum of Alexander Pushkin, Moscow
  Reconstruction. Ekaterina Cultural Foundation, Moscow
  Dreaming Russia. Albertina, Vienna
2014 Island. The City Museum of Bamberg
  Do It Moscow. Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow
  Actual Drawing. The State Russian Museum, Saint-Petersburg
2015 Intertext. Erarta Museum, Saint-Petersburg
  Parallel Ornithology, Belyaevo gallery, Moscow
  Duhovka and Netlenka, Museum of Moscow
  Canakkale Biennial, Istanbul
  Notation, Fabrika Project
2016 Thinking pictures. Zimmerli Art Museum. New Jersey
2017 Japan Alps Art festival. Omachi, Japan
  Doublethink: Double vision. Istanbul
2018 B is for Bird. Museum Kranenburgh, Bergen, Netherlands