Boris Orlov

1941 was born in Khimki, Moscow Oblast
1966 studied at MVHPU
1975 joined the Union of Artists of the USSR
1976-1986 one of the organizers of regular evenings and one-day exhibitions at the Sculptors Club in the House of Artists on Kuznetsky Most
1987 one of the organizers of the First creative association of Moscow artists
  Lives and works in Moscow
  Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
  Art Institute of Chicago Museum, Chicago
  Museum fuer Modern Kunst im Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin
  Ludwig Forum fuer Internationale Kunst, Aachen
  Ludwig Forum fuer Internationale Kunst, Budapest
  Collection of Contemporary Sculpture, Seoul Olympic Park, Seoul
  The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum. The Norton and Nancy Dodge Collection, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, USA
  State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
  State Museum of Fine Arts. A.S. Pushkin, Moscow
  Moscow House of Photography, Moscow
  Cultural Foundation "Catherine", Moscow
  Novy Fund, Moscow
  Art4.ru, Moscow
  Stella Art Foundation, Moscow
Selected solo exhibitions
1972 One-day exhibition. House of artists on Kuznetsky Most, 11, Moscow
1979 Open door days in the artist’s workshop (together with D. A. Prigov). Moscow
1980 One-day exhibition. House of artists on Kuznetsky Most, 11, Moscow
1986 15 sculptures. Exhibition Hall of the Krasnogvardeisky District (“On Kashirka”), Moscow
1989 Boris Orlov, Dmitry Prigov. Struve Gallery, Chicago, USA
1990 Boris Orlov. Struve Gallery, Chicago, USA
  Boris Orlov. Sonsbeek Art Center, Sonsbeek, Netherlands
1991 Death of the gods. Regina Gallery, Moscow
  Military Games. Gorchakova-Diethrix Art Studio, New York, USA
1992 Catherine. Regina Gallery, Moscow
1994 Parade of astral bodies. Regina Gallery, Moscow
1995 Farewell anniversary (together with Semyon Faybisovich). Regina Gallery, Moscow
  Boris Orlov. Museum-Reserve Tsaritsyno, Moscow
1998 Architecture with excesses. Velta Gallery, Moscow
2002 Victory over the sun. Regina Gallery, Moscow
2004 The process. The contours of time. National Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow
  Retrospection. XL Gallery, Moscow
2005 Property of the author. 1973-2000. Collectors Club, Moscow
2006 Boris Orlov. Yakut Gallery, Moscow
2008 The host of the earth and the host of heaven. Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow
2010 Circle of heroes. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
Selected group exhibitions
1969 Young Artists Exhibition. Artists’ House at Kuznetsky Most, Moscow
1972 Spring Exhibition. Artists’ House at Kuznetsky Most, Moscow
1981 Nouvelles Tendences de l’Art Russe Non-Officiel. 1970–1980. Centre Culturel de la Villedieu, Elancourt, France
1987 Retrospection 1957–1987. Hermitage Amateur Society, Exhibition Hall at 100 Profsoyuznaya, Moscow
1988 Ich lebe - Ich sehe. Kunstmuseum, Bern
  Olympiad of Art. Olympic Sculpture Park, Seoul
  Glassnost. Kunsthalle, Amden; Galerie Valentine, Stuttgart, FRG
1989 Expensive Art (Exhibition of the Avantgardists’ Club). Moscow Palace of Youth, Moscow
  Jenseits des Streites - Neue Kunst aus Moskau. Krings-Ernst Galerie, Cologne, Germany
1990 Logic of Paradox. Moscow Youth Palace, Moscow
  Towards an Object. Sadovniki Gallery (Krasnogvardeisky district Exhibition Hall), Moscow
  Adaptation and Negation of Socialist Realism. Contemporary Soviet Art. The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, USA
1991 In de USSR en Erbuiten. Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
1992 Sots Art. Lenin Museum, Moscow
1992–1993 a Mosca... a Mosca. Villa Campoleto, Herculaneum; Galleria Comunale d’Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy
1993 Adresse provisoire pour I’art contemporain russe. Musée de la Poste, Paris
  Art in Politics. 3rd Minos Beach Art Symposium. Agios Nikolaus, Minos, Greece
1994 Fluchtpunkt Moskau. Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany
  II Cetinjski Bijenale. Cetinje, Montenegro
1995 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
1997 III Cetinjski Bienale. Cetinje, Montenegro
1998 It’s the Real Thing. Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
1998–1999 Forbidden Art: The Post War Russian Avant-Garde. Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery, Art Center, College of Design, Pasadena, USA; State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg; State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow; Miami University Art Museum, Oxford, USA
2000 Left, Left, Left Right Left. Russian Avant-Garde of the 1910–1960s. New Hermitage Gallery, Moscow
2001 Piggy Bank. State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg
2002 The Space of the Object. Museum of Applied and Folk Art, Moscow
2003-2004 Berlin – Moskau / Moskau – Berlin 1950–2000. Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin; State Historical Museum, Moscow
2004–2005 Warszawa-Moskwa / Moscow-Warsaw. 1900–2000. Zach˛ eta Narodowa Galeria Sztuki, Warsaw; State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
2005 Private Exhibitions. 1956–1979. Museum Centre of the Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow
  Russia! Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA
  Russian Pop Art. State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
2006 ¡Rusia! Museo Guggenheim de Arte Moderno y Contemporáneo, Bilbao, Spain
  Planisfero Weltanschauung - Visione del mondo. Museo d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea Palazzo Belmonte Riso, Palermo, Italy
2007 Learning from Moscow. Staedtischen Galerie, Dresden, Germany
  Sots Art. State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow; La Maison Rouge, Paris
2008 Die totale Aufklärung - Moskauer Konzeptkunst. Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main, Germany; Fundación Juan March, Madrid
2008-2009 That Obscure Object of Art. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna; Ca' Rezzonico, Venice, Italy