December 22, 1957 Moscow.
is accepted in Art Moscow Polygraph College; graduates in 1980.
studio in Saveljevskij street, 8.
1980 studio in Triokhprudny Street.
organises the independent group of painters that was later called
"Krasny Dom" ("Red House"). The group made a number of unofficial,
one-day exhibitions, the most famous took place at the Institute
of Philosophy, Moscow, 1984.
1984 participates in many non-permitted exhibitions of the Moscow
first exhibitions abroad at Studio Marconi, Milan and Eva Poll Gallery,
Berlin. Invited to Germany by Henri Nannen for the first personal
exhibition. Since then works and lives in Western Europe, the United
States and Moscow. Temporary workshops in Dusselfdorf (1988), Frankfurt
(1989), Boston (1990), Berlin (1990-92), Hannover (1992). Since
1997 - permanent workshops in Moscow and London.
publishes his first collection of short stories "House in the Wasteland".
retrospective exhibitions in Luxembourg, Berlin and Moscow. 1997
solo exhibition "Criminal chronicle" in the Russian Pavilion at
the XLVII Biennale in Venice.
the exhibition tour started at the State Pushkin Museum, afterwards
presented in Staedel Museum, Frankfurt; Bass Museum of Art, Miami
Beach, Florida; Musee d'Histoire de la Ville de Luxembourg; Crossman
Galery UW-Whitewater (Wisconsin).
in Artichoke print-studio in London works upon the series of 70
etchings "Letters from Karakorum", which finally was entitled "WASTELAND.
The Atlas": prints and philosophical essays. The book is followed
with the exhibition tour in Russia (State Tretiakov Gallery, Moscow;
State Primorsky Museum of Art, Vladivostok; Krasnoyarsk Culture
and History Museum Complex; Novosibirsk Museum of Fine Art; Tomsk
Art Museum; Ekaterinbourg Museum of Fine Art) and "WASTELAND. The
Atlas" in the museums all over the world, among them: Staedel Museum,
Frankfurt; Culturgest, Lisbon; Ulster Museum, Belfast; South Australian
works on the book "Metropolis.The Atlas": prints and philosophic
European tour of exhibitions "New Empire": new pictures and graphic
cycle of "Metropolis.Atlas" in Felix Nussbaum Haus, Osnabruck; Querini
Stampalia Fondazione, Venice; Ulster Museum, Belfast. It will be
continued in Akademie der Kunste, Berlin; Centre Culturel de Rencontre,
Abbaye de Neumunster, Luxembourg; Museum Kuppersmuhle, Duisburg