ALYONA KIRTSOVA

     

1954  Born in the settlement of Barentsburg, Spitsbergen.

1973/75  Studied painting at Vasily Sitnikov's private school.

1978  Joined Moscow's Committee of Graphic Artists, Division of

Painting.

1986/87  One of the founders of the Hermitage Artistic Association.

1993  One of the founders of the Utopia Foundation.


     PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS


1990  ALYONA KIRTSOVA. Moscow State University.

1991  ALYONA KIRTSOVA. First Gallery, Moscow.

          WALLS AND LADDERS. State Museum of Architecture, Moscow.

1994  ALYONA KIRTSOVA. State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg (catalog).

1996  FRANKFURT – AUFENTHALTE. Galerie im Karmeliterkloster, Frankfurt am Main (catalog).

          RED WINE - GREEN GRASS. Roza Azora Gallery, Moscow.

2002  RETROSPECTION. Moscow Art Center.

2006  COLOR GUIDE. Stella Art Gallery, Moscow.

2010  NORTH. Stella Art Foundation, Moscow.

2010  MATTER. Moscow Museum of Modern Art

2014  GRAY SCALE. Stella Art Foundation, Moscow


     GROUP SHOWS


1977  Appartment exhibitions, Moscow.

1978/80  Scheduled Art Shows by Moscow's Committee of Graphic

Artists of Moscow.

1986  XVII EXHIBITION OF WORKS BY YOUNG ARTISTS OF 

MOSCOW. Moscow House of Artists.

          ART VS. COMMERCE. Bitsa Park, Moscow.

1986/87  Hermitage Association Shows:

          PRESENTATION, DWELLING ART, RETROSPECTIVE ART.

Profsoyuznaya, 100, Moscow.

1988  ART-ROCK-PARADE ASSA. MELZ Club, Moscow.

          XVIII EXHIBITION OF WORKS BY YOUNG ARTISTS OF MOSCOW. Central Exhibition Hall Manege, Moscow.

          ALL-UNION EXHIBITION OF WORKS BY YOUNG ARTISTS.

Central Exhibition Hall Manege, Moscow.

          YOUNG ARTISTS OF THE SOCIALIST COUNTRIES.

Central Exhibition Hall Manege, Moscow.

          LABIRINTH. Youth Palace, Moscow.

          KIRTSOVA, MEEL, SALNIKOV. Exhibition Hall of the Kirov District, Moscow.

          AN ALTERNATIVE? M. I. Glinka Museum, Moscow.

1989  KIRTSOVA, SEREBRYAKOVA, ZHURAVLYOV.

Garage Gallery, Beograd (catalog).

           INEXPENSIVE ART. First Gallery, Moscow.

1990  AVANTGARDE 20/90. Central Exhibition Center Manege, Moscow.

1990/91/93   ART MIF International Art Fair. Moscow (catalogs).

1992  MAGNITSKY LESSONS. Geometric Abstraction: Moscow Expirience. Contemporary Art Center, Moscow.

          STILL LIFE AT THE END OF THE XX… Moscow Palette Gallery.

1993  THE ART OF MOSCOW 1988-93. Cultural Historical Center, Krasnoyarsk.

1994  Inkombank Collection exhibition tour: Ulyanovsk, Samara, Magnitogorsk, Chelyabinsk, Omsk, Ekaterinburg (catalog).

1995  LA TERRA RITROVATA. THE ALPHABET OF RUSSIAN LANDSCAPE  1860-1995. Villa Ormond, San-Remo (catalog).

          ARTE RUSSA. Villa Zorn, Sesto San Jiovanni.

          EINBLIKE. WERKSTATT MOSKAU II. Akademie der Kunst, Berlin (catalog).

          ABOUT HOME. Belyaevo Gallery, Moscow.

1996  MOSCOW STUDIO 1991-96. Corcoran Museum, Washington DC (catalog).

1997  COLORS FOR MIKHAIL VRUBEL. Wall painting installation for the Michael Wrubel Retrospective, Dusseldorf Kunsthalle.

          ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN. Central House of Artists, Moscow.

1997/98/00  Forum of Art Initiatives. New Manege, Moscow (catalog).

1997/98  RUSSIAN CONSTRUCTIVIST ROOTS: PRESENT CONCERNS. The Art Gallery, University of Maryland; The Art Gallery, University of New Hampshire; Dickinson College, Pennsylvania; World Bank, Washington DC (catalog).

1998  RUSSIAN MANCHESTER. Regional Art Museum, Ivanovo (catalog).

2000  DOLL BY THE STAR. State Museum of Architecture, Moscow (catalog).

          VIEW FROM HERE. State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow (catalog).

2000/01  FACETS. NCCA, Novosibirsk Picture Gallery;

Kurgan Regional Art Museum; Kemerovo Regional Museum of Fine Art.

2001  MANUFACTORY. New Manege, Moscow (catalog).

          ABSTRACT ART IN RUSSIA. XX CENTURY. State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg (catalog).

          FOOD. Des Artists Restaurant; Fly Club, Moscow

2002  ABSTRACT//REAL//VISIBLE//INVISIBLE. MOSKH Gallery, Moscow (catalog).

          FEMME ART. Women Painting in Russia XV-XX centuries.

State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow (catalog).

          MELIORATION Festival. Moscow Region (catalog).

2003/04  ARTKLYAZMA Festival. Moscow Region (catalogs).

2004  IMAGINE LIMERICK. Limerick City Gallery of Art (catalog).

2005  ARTKLYAZMA Festival. 1st Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art (catalog).

2007  DESIGN SIBERIA. Krasnoyarsk Museum Biennale.

          CECI N’EST PAS NOURRITURE. Era Foundation, Moscow.

          ARTE CONTRO. Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto (catalog).

2008  PROCESS & ALCHEMY. Civilian Art Projects, Washington (catalog).

2009  CONNECTING THE DOTS. BETWEEN THE LINES. World Economic Forum, Davos (catalog).

2009  PAPIERS RUSSES. Galerie Blue Square, Paris

2009  EXPANSE. Krasnoyarsk Museum Center


      COLLECTIONS


Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation

State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg

State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

Deutsche Bank, Moscow

Stella Art Foundation, Moscow

Alberto Sandretti Collection, Milan

 

Alyona Kirtsova


Paintings

selected

1975-2005





Paintings

collected

1975-2005





Objects

1988-2005






Scales

2003/04






Food

2001






Color Guide

2006






North

2010






Matter

2010






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