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  ZVEZDOCHOTOV, Konstantin Victorovich 

 Biographical information 
1958 Born in Moscow
1976 - 1981 Studied oscow Art Theatre School (stage design)
1978 Member of the Reduplication-2 group
1978 - 1984 Founding member of the Mukhomor group
1982 Among organizers of the APTART group
1986 - 1988 Initiator of the World Champions group (together with G. Abramishvili)
1986 Founding member of the Avantgarde Club (CLAVA)
from 1993 - Member of the Moscow Artists` Union
1994 Member of the Sea of Sailors group
Edits the literary and artistic anthology "Night Life"
Lives and works in Moscow

 Collections where works are held 
Modern Art Collection of the Tsaritsyno Museum, Moscow
Luiggi Pecci Museum, Prato, Italy
Museum Mucsarnok, Budapest, Hungary
Norton and Nancy Dodge Collection, Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, USA
Duke University Museum of Art, Durham, USA
L. Talochkin, Moscow
D. Gory, Santomato, Italy
Regina Gallery, Moscow
P. Khalonen, Helsinki, Finland
E. Golovleva, Moscow
Private collection, Riga, Latvia
P.-G. Carini, Florence, Italy

 Participation in exhibitions and auctions 


1982 Art exhibition. The APTART Gallery (N. Alexeev`s home), Moscow
1983 Decorator and Life. The APTART Gallery (N. Alexeev`s home), Moscow
1984 For the Soul and the Flesh (joint with N. Alexeyev). The APTART Gallery (N. Alexeev`s home), Moscow
1991 Sangria di artista. Galeria Carini, Florence, Italy
Knowledge Day (in collaboration with the E.T.I. movement). Regina Gallery, Moscow
1992 Le vieil écho (in collaboration with Larisa Rezun-Zvezdochetova). Musée d`Art moderne et contemporain, Geneve, Switzerland
Dharmendra. L-Gallery, Moscow
1994 Artists - to Metro Builders (with Yu. Neprintsev). Regina Gallery, Moscow
1995 For those who chose Pepsi. XL-Gallery, Moscow
1996 Night Beuys, or Non-Russian Boys (joint with S.Epikhin). XL-, Moscow
Babtsy Fakosy. XL-Gallery, Moscow
Diligence (in collaboration with Georgy Litichevsky). Gallery Spider&Mouse, Moscow
The Unforgettable (in collaboration with Yuri Shabelnikov and A. Aronov). Solianka show-room, Moscow
1997 Erotics ruins consciousness (in collaboration with L. Borisova). XL-Gallery, Moscow
You are what you eat. M. Guelman Gallery, Moscow
1998 One potato, two potato... XL-Gallery, Moscow
A Nutrition Institute, or a Menagerie. "Moscow Fine Art" Gallery, Moscow
2000 Gestapo Kolkhoz. XL-Gallery, Moscow
2001 Sting. Central House of Artists, Moscow
2002 Palinton-2/Critical Opera. XL-Gallery, Moscow
Monster`s Infernal Pain, or The Years of Your Time. Gallery W.A.M., Moscow
2003 Returning of the Artist (in collaboration with Alexander Vinogradov, Vladimir Dubosarsky, Valeri Koshlyakov and Sergei Bratkov). La 50 Biennale di Venezia, Padiglione Russo, Venice, Italy
2004 Men At Work. XL-Gallery, Moscow
Konstantin Zvezdochetov. Vitrina Gallery, Moscow
2005 Losses. XL-Gallery, Moscow
Woman and Hell. Cultural Centre "Art-Strelka", Moscow
2006 Good day, my dear Boltansky! D137 Gallery, St. Petersburg
2007 Good day, my dear Boltansky, or Lamps and Snoots. Paperworks Gallery, Moscow
2009 Normal civilization, XL-Gallery, Moscow


1978 - 1984 Exhibitions and events as member of the Mukhomor group and the APTART Gallery, Moscow, Moscow region
1988 KUNST I. Kunstlerwerkstatt im Bahnhof Westend, West Berlin
1990 - 1991 Between Spring and Summer: Soviet Conceptual Art in the Era of Late Communism. Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma; Institute of contemporary art, Boston; Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, USA
1991 BiNationale (Israelische - Sowjetische Kunst um 1900). Kunsthalle Düsseldorf; Düsseldorf, Germany; The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel; Central House of Artists, Moscow
1992 Documenta IX. Kassel, Germany
Territoria Italiano. Magazine Documentario 2, Milan, Italy
3rd International Istanbul Biennal. Istanbul, Turkey
Festival dell arte contemporaneo. Fortezza da Basso, Florence, Italy
1994 II Cetinjski Bijenale. Cetije, Monte-Negro
1995 in Moskau... in Moskau... Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany
1997 III Cetinjski Bijenale. Cetinje, Monte-Negro
1998 - 2001 Praprintium. Staatsbibliothek, Berlin; Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen; Museum fuer literatur am Oberrhein, Karlsruhe, Germany; Oesterreichischen Nationalbibliothek, Vienna; Minoritenkloster, Graz, Austria
2000 Summer Holidays. Moscow Fine Art Gallery, Moscow
Other Work by the Artists of the Gallery. Regina Gallery, Moscow
2000 - 2002 ARTEAST 2000+. Moderna galerija Ljubljana, Ljubljana; Orangerie Congress, Innsbruck, Austria; ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany; Umetnička galerija Skopje, Skopje
2002 Russian pictorial art relevant today 1992 - 2002. State show-room "New Riding Hall", Moscow
Riding Hall: 40 years of non-conformist art. Central show-room "Riding Hall", Moscow
2003 Still Life. Moscow Fine Art Gallery, Moscow
We - They. Central House of Artists, Moscow
School. Krokin Gallery, Moscow
Paratrades. Nizhny Novgorod Radio Laboratory Museum, Nizhny Novgorod; The show-room of the Cheboksary Art Museum, Cheboksary
Moskauer Konzeptualismus. Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin
Berlin-Moscau/Moscau-Berlin 1950 - 2000. Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
2004 Moscow-Berlin/Berlin-Moscow 1950 - 2000, State History Museum, Moscow
Super Woman. Moscow Fine Art Gallery, Moscow
Love, Erotica, Sex. Solyanka Gallery, Moscow
My Kabakov. Stella Art Gallery, Moscow
RKliazma. III International Open Air Modern Art Festival. Kliazma reservoir, Moscow region
Mukhomor. E.K.rtBureau, Moscow
Esotericum. Tarot Cards. Moscow Modern Art Museum, Moscow
Meditation on the Motherland. Anna Akhmatova Museum, St. Petersburg
Russia - advance! Regina Gallery, Moscow
Seven Sins. Moderna galerija Ljubljana, Ljubljana
The Body, Culture and Optical Illusions. The Museum Centre of the Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow
2005 Confederates. The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
Private exhibitions. Yesterday and Today. The Museum Centre of the Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow
Hope-Stop! Zverev Modern Art Centre, Moscow
The Death of the World. Storefront Gallery, New York, USA
-. Rublevskoe Shosse, Moscow region
Angels of History. Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antverpen, Belgium
Apt-Art. 1982-1984. E.K.ArtBureau, Moscow
2006 Artists Against The State: Perestroika Revisited. Ronald Feldman Gallery, New York, USA
Portrait of a Book. M. Guelman Gallery, Moscow
Dignity. Zverev Modern Art Centre, Moscow
Cuba my Love. Zverev Modern Art Centre, Moscow
The Last Romantics of the Soviet Union, Zverev Modern Art Centre, Moscow
2007 History of Russian Videoart, Volume 1. Moscow Modern Art Museum, Moscow
Woe from Wit. State Literary Museum, Moscow
Sots Art. The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow; La Maison Rouge, Paris
Future Depends on You. Moscow Modern Art Museum, Moscow
Collectiepresentatie XXI. Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antverpen, Belgium
XV. Vinzavod Modern Art Centre, Moscow
Infinite Painting. Villa Manin, Centro d`arte contemporanea, Codroipo, Italy
The Surroundings of Landscape. Zverev Modern Art Centre, Moscow
2008 The First 40. Perm State Art Gallery, Perm

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