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Yurievich Wojciechow

born in 1955

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Art theorist, painter, graphic artist, author of actions, performances, installations 05.10.1955 G. was born in Odessa.

1971-73 from Odessa art College named. Grekova.

1975-76 from the Odessa pedagogical Institute. Ushinsky, hudojestvenno-graphic faculty.

1977-78 - Odessa Institute of civil engineering, faculty of architecture.

In 1987 he moved to Moscow, member of the municipal Committee.

1988-1990 supervised the project "Diaspora" (an exhibition of Jewish artists).

1991 – coordinator of the project "Jewish Museum of the CIS".

Main exhibitions: "APT-ART", Moscow, new York, Washington DC (1983-86); 18th Youth Exhibition. Manege, Moscow (1988); "Eidos". Palace of Youth, Moscow (1988); "Rauschenberg - to us, we to Rauschenberg". First gallery, Moscow (1989); " 33-x". Palace of Youth, Moscow (1989); "Affordable art". First gallery, Moscow (1989); "a dialogue with the Russian avant-garde. Contemporary Soviet art". The center of Boris Viana, Paris (1989); "Medgermenevtika and others." Gallery Krings-Ernst, Cologne (1989); "Green exhibition". Museum of modern art, new York (1989); "Soviet Union today (new purchase)". Ludwig Museum, Aachen. The Museum of modern art, Saint-Etienne (1989); "Artists of Furmanny". Warsaw-Paris-Bern (1990); "Diaspora". Central house of artists, Moscow (1990); "Psychedelic in the Russian conceptualism." Centre Pompidou, Paris (2000); "Russian conceptualism." Madrid-Lisbon (2002); "First collection." Central house of artists, Kyiv (2003); "a farewell to arms". Arsenal, Kyiv (2004); "Art-raiders". Starokonniy the market, Odessa (2007).

The author's works are in the collections of Museum Ludwig (Germany), Museum of modern art, Melbourne (Australia), Stedelijk Museum, Angers (France), municipal Museum of the city of Martigny (Switzerland), Museum of new Russian art (new York), the State Tretyakov gallery (Russia), in private collections (Germany, France, Russia, Ukraine).

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