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born in 1952

Biography and information


Born 6 Dec in Leningrad.

With 12 years of studying in Children's Art School at the school of Serova.

From 1969 to 1973 studies at the Art School. Serov

Then, working as a teacher in art school, book Illustrator, author of posters and postage stamps, is engaged in the design of the interiors of military ships at Institute of a name of Zhdanov, a theatre designer in Leningrad city theater complex.

In these years, the artist creates works are close to surrealism.

In 1971, at the same time, when the exhibition in DK Gaza, he participated in the exhibition in DC Kozitsky, closed the next day after opening.

In 1978, at the age of 25 years, Chernyshev leaving the Soviet Union to France, where he lives nowadays. To bring his works he is not allowed, only part of them were subsequently transported to the French Vice-Consul.

In Paris, he joined the society of artists of non-conformists.

In 1986, creates an Association of Russian artists in France, is organizing a series of collective exhibitions.

The latter has always maintained independence from the diktats of the market, for example, it does not enter into contracts with galleries.

Lives in Paris. Has a house in the mountains the massif Central, where he writes the landscape.

Solo exhibitions : Paris– 1979, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1994, 1995; France, Chatou – 2002; France, Monaste-sur-Gaza – 2002, 2003; France, Le Puy-EN-Velay – 2003; Switzerland, Bonn – 1982; Monaco – 1994, 1995; Spain, Madrid – 2000, 2001

Participates in numerous collective exhibitions such as :

1979 - exhibition of fine Arts and Autumn Salon at the Grand Palais in Paris

1980 - Switzerland, Aubonne, exhibition "four by Four centuries of Russian painting in Paris"

1980 - new York and Paris, gallery Moscow-Petersburg "exhibition of Informal Russian art"

1981 – France, Montgeron, the Museum of Russian art, the exhibition "25 years of unofficial Russian art"

1983 – Washington, the exhibition "Unofficial art from Soviet Union"

1986 - France, Montgeron, the Museum of Russian art, the exhibition "10 years of the Museum"

1986 - Freiburg, the exhibition "Unofficial Russian art"

1986 - Ratingen, exhibition "Russian erotic"

1987 – the State Tretyakov Gallery and the State Hermitage the exhibition "19th and 20th century in the collection of Gary Basmajian"

1993 – St. Petersburg, exhibition hall "Manege", exhibition "Diaghilev seasons"

1994 – Moscow, Central exhibition hall "Manege"

1997 – Paris, Pleil hall, exhibition and concert in honor of D. D. Shostakovich

2001 – the Paris city Hall of the 15th district, a special prize at the exhibition of artists of the 15th district

2003 – Paris, city Hall of the 15th district, a special guest at the exhibition "Artists from Russia and Central Europe",

and other collective exhibitions in France, Russia, Switzerland, Germany, Luxembourg, USA, UK, Belgium, Italy

Works Chernysheva stored in the State Russian Museum, Paris City Museum of Modern Art, the Museum of Contemporary Russian Art in Jersey city, USA, in the museums of Tallinn, Vladivostok, Bochum (Germany).

In private collections – the collection Kostaki, Rene Gera, and Lily Bronstein, Alexander Glezer ; and in other private collections in France, Russia, Spain, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Luxembourg, USA, UK, Italy, Canada, Australia

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