Vadim Kosmatschof

1938 was born in Kaluga, USSR
1952-1958 attended the Moscow secondary art school
1959-1965 studied at the Moscow Higher Art and Industrial College (formerly Stroganov)
1968-1977 created and implemented sculptural projects for urban space in Moscow, Ashgabat (Turkmenistan), Nouakchott (Mauritania)
1979 emigrated to Austria
1985 Awarded German Bundesland Rheinland-Pfalz State Award for the creation of works of art for public spaces
2007 appointed professor emeritus of the International Academy of Architecture (IAA)
  Lives and works in Wiesbaden, Germany, and Vienna, Austria
Selected group exhibitions
1976 Spring apartment exhibition. Workshop M. Odnoralova on the street Dmitrievskogo 10, Moscow
1977 La nuova arte sovietica: una prospettiva non ufficiale. La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
1981 Nouvelles Tendences de l’Art Russe Non-Officiel. 1970-1980. Center Culturel de la Villedieu, Elancourt, France
  Ausstellung russische Gegenwartskunst. Kunstlerhaus Palas Thurn & Taxis, Bregenz, Germany
2006 Bewegung im Quadrat. Museum Ritter, Waldenbuch, Germany
2007 The Adventures of the Black Square. State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg
  Die Liebe zu den Objekten - Aspekte zeitgenössischer Skulptur. Niederösterreichisches Landesmuseum, St. Polten, Austria
2009 That Obscure Object of Art. Ca 'Rezzonico, Venice, Italy