ILYA KABAKOV

Born on September 30. 1933 in Dnepropetrovsk (USSR)

1945 – 1951 Studied at the Art School, Moscow

1951 – 1957 at the V. I.  Surikov State Art Institute, Moscow

Graduated in 1957 from V. I.  Surikov State Art Institute

Field of study: Graphic design and book illustration

EMILIA KABAKOV

Born on December 3. 1945 in Dnepropetrovsk (USSR)

1952 – 1959 studied at the Music School, Moscow

1962 – 1966 Music College, Irkutsk, Dnepropetrovsk (USSR)

1969 – 1972 University, Moscow

Field of study: Spanish Language and Literature

1973 immigrated to Israel from USSR

Since 1975 lives and works as a curator and art adviser in New York

Works with Ilya since 1989

Ilya and Emilia Kabakov live and work in Long Island, USA


Honors and Awards

2015

Award For Excellence in Arts, Appraisers Association of America, Inc. NY, USA

2014

Commandeur De L’Ordre Des Arts Et Des Lettres, Ministery de la Culture, France

Gold Medal For achievements in Art, The National Art Club, New York, USA

2013

Medals for Life   for  Achievements in Art    From Moscow Art Academy, Moscow

2011

Innovation Prize, Moscow, Russia

Louise Blouin Foundation Award, presented at The Louise Blouin Creative

Leadership Summit, October 15, 2011

2010

Cartier Prize from Art Masters, St. Moritz, Switzerland

2008

The Praemium Imperiale, Japan, from The Japan Art Association

The Order of Friendship, The President of Russian Federation, Russia

Honorary Academics of Moscow Art Academy, Moscow, Russia

2007

Doctor Philosophiae Honoris Causa, Honorary Doctorate in Philosophy, University of Sorbonne, Paris, France

2002

2002 Oskar Kokoschka Preis, Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Kultur, Vienna, Austria

2000

Doctor Philosophiae Honoris Causa (Honorary Doctorate in Philosophy), University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

1998

Kaiserring der Stadt Goslar, Goslar – Germany

1997

AICA Best Show Award (Best Installation in a Gallery, Museum or Specific Site for “The Life of Flies” At Gladstone Gallery), International Art Critic Association, New York, NY, U.S.A

1995

Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, Ministère de la Culture et de la Francophonie, Paris, France

1993

Honorary Diploma, Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy

Joseph Beuys-Preis, Joseph Beuys Foundation, Basel, Switzerland

Max Beckmann-Preis der Stadt Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

1992

Arthur Köpcke Award, Köpcke Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark

1990

Kunstpreis Aachen, Freunde des Ludwig Forums fur Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany

1989

DAAD Fellowship, Artists-in-Residence Programme of the German Academic Exchange Service, Berlin – Germany.


Solo Exhibitions

2018

24 Nov 2017 — 27 Jan 2018
Ilya and Emilia Kabakov. Sprovieri Gallery, London, United Kingdom.
19 Oct 2017 — 6 Jan 2018
Ilya & Emilia Kabakov: New Paintings. Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France.
17 Oct 2017 — 28 Jan 2018
Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: Not Everyone will be Taken into the Future. Traveling retrospective. Catalogue. Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom.
18 Oct 2017 — 24 Feb 2018
Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: “Music de Chambre.” Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France.
6 Sep 2018, 13 Jan 2019
Ilya & Emilia Kabakov: Not Everybody Will be Taken Into The Future. The Tretjakov Museum, Moscow, Russia
17 Sep 2018
The Ship of Tolerance. Art, Action, Change and The Totally Thames Festival, London, England, UK.
7 Sep 2017, 29 Apr 2018
Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Utopian Projects, The Hirshhorn Museum, Washington DC, USA.
Sep 2018
Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, Retrospective. The Contemporary, Dallas, USA.
14 Jun 2018
The Ship of Tolerance. Palermo, Italy.
20 May 2018, 18 Jul 2018
The Ship of Tolerance. The City of Rostock, Germany.
17 May 2018, 15 Jul 2018
Ilya & Emilia Kabakov: Different works. Kunsthalle Rostock, Rostock, Germany.
20 Apr 2018, 29 Jul 2018
Ilya & Emilia Kabakov: Not Everybody Will be Taken Into The Future. The Hermitage State Museum, St Petersburg, Russia.

2017

24 Nov 2017, 27 Jan 2018
“Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: Quotations.” Sprovieri Gallery, London, UK.
15 Sep 2017, 11 Nov 2017
“Ilya & Emilia Kabakov: Concert for a Fly (Chamber Music),” Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, London, UK.
1 Sep 2017 — 3 Oct 2017
“Cosmism” /portfolio” The Center Of Cosmic Energy”, Haus Der Kulturen Der Welt, HKW, Berlin.
21 Jul 2017
“20 Ways to Get an Apple, Listening to The Music Of Mozart”, installation, curated by Adelina Von Furstenberg, The First Armenian Triennale, Erevan Armenia.
15 Jun 2017 — 24 Sep 2017
“ Red Horizon: Contemporary Art and Photography From USSR and Russia: 1960 – 2010”, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio, USA.
23 May 2017
The Ship of Tolerance, Rome, Italy.
21 May 2017
Permanent installation/sculpture, Kistefos Foundation/Park –“The Ball”, Oslo, Norway.
17 Mar 2017 — 3 Sep 2017
“Moving Is In Every Direction: Environments, Installations, Narrative Spaces” /Installation:”The Ripped Of Landscape”/, Hamburger Banhof-Museum Fur Gegenwart, Berlin, Germany.
11 Feb 2017 — 15 Apr 2017
Ilya & Emilia Kabakov Paintings 2012,2015, Kewenig gallery, Berlin, Germany.

2016

30 Sep 2016 — 19 Nov 2016
Art & Language and Ilya Kabakov: The Non-Objective World, Sprovieri Gallery, London, England, UK.
18 Sep 2016 — 8 Jan 2017
Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: The Kabakovs and the Avant-Gardes. Museo d’Arte, Lugano, Switzerland.
10 Sep 2016 — 9 Oct 2016
Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, Ship of Tolerance, Kunsthaus, Zug, Switzerland.
10 Aug 2016 — 8 Sep 2016
“The Arch of Life” at LongHouse Reserve, LongHouse Reserve, East Hampton, NY, USA.
14 May 2016 — 4 Sep 2016
Ilya & Emilia Kabakov. (Installations on view: pianist and muse, the tribune, the arch of life, I want to go back, how to make yourself better, I will return on April 12th), Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy.

2015

10 Dec 2015 — 23 Jan 2016
Ilya & Emilia Kabakov: New Paintings, Pace Gallery, New York, NY, USA.
7 Aug 2015 — 6 Dec 2015
The Dream City, Power Station of Art, China.
25 Jul 2015 — 12 Sep 2015
Sculpture “The Arch of Life”, Echigo Tsumari art Triennale 2015, Niigata, Japan.
26 Jun 2015 — 11 Oct 2015
“The Strange City”, The Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China.

2014

1 Dec 2014 — 4 Jan 2015
Monumento A La Revolucion, El Faro de Oriente, Mexico.
3 Nov 2014 — 29 Nov 2014
Ilya and Emilia Kabakov. National Arts Club, Gramercy Park, New York, USA
27 Aug 2014 — 31 Jan 2015
“Angelology”/catalog, traveling /, Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso Museum, Mexico City, Mexico.
6 Jun 2014 — 14 Jul 2014
“Paintings about The Sun”, Villa Cast, Salzburg.
24 May 2014 — 17 Aug 2014
“I am beginning to Forget”. Ilya Kabakov In Swiss Private Collections, Kunsthaus, Zug, Switzerland.
10 May 2014 — 22 Apr 2014
“The Strange City”, Monumenta, Grand Palais, Paris, France.
10 May 2014 — 22 Jun 2014
“Ilya & Emilia Kabakov”, Thaddaeus Ropac Gallery, Paris.
7 Feb 2014 — 11 May 2014
“El Lissitzky-Ilya & Emilia Kabakov. Utopia and Reality”, Kunsthaus, Graz, Austria.

2013

1 Dec 2013 — 19 Jan 2014
“Dreaming & Flying.Ilya Kabakov for Children”, Sprengel Museum, Hanover, Germany.
23 Nov 2013 — 23 Feb 2014
“A Collective Memory” by Ilya & Emilia Kabakov organized by Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah, UAE.
13 Nov 2013
Preview of Film by Amei Wallach at The Film Forum “ENTER HERE.”
2 Nov 2013 — 21 Dec 201e
“Ilya & Emilia Kabakov”, Pace Gallery, New York.
27 Sep 2013 — 8 Oct 2013
“The Ship of Tolerance”, Dumbo Art Festival, New York, USA.
18 Sep 2013
Conversation Between Ilya Kabakov & John Baldessari, House of Artists, Garage, Moscow.
18 Jul 2013 — 24 Nov 2013
“El Lissitzky, Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: Utopia and Reality?”, Multimedia Art Museum / Moscow House of Photography, Moscow, Russia.
7 Sep 2013 — 30 Oct 2013
“The Ship of Tolerance”, cooperation with The City of Moscow and “Garage”, concert by young international musicians from Moscow, Havana, New York, Geneva/ At The House of Music, Gorky Park, Moscow, Russia.
28 Jun 2013 — 21 Aug 2013
“El Lissitski, Ilya & Emilia Kabakov”, The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.
13 Apr 2013 — 20 May 2013
“Ilya & Emilia Kabakov. Vertical Paintings & Other Works”, Ivory Press Gallery, Madrid, Spain.
27 Mar 2013 — 11 May 2013
“Ilya Kabakov. The Two Mountains”, Sprovieri Gallery, London.
18 Mar 2013 — 28 Apr 2013
“The Happiest Man”, University of Westminster, London, England.
14 Mar 2013
Symposium, The Art School, University of Pennsylvania, USA.

2012

1 Dec 2012 — 1 Apr 2013
“Ilya & Emilia Kabakov- El Lissitzky”, Vannabemuseum, Eindhoven, Holland.
9 Nov 2012
“The Pirate’s Ship” public project, Atlantic City, USA.
25 Oct 2012 — 2 Dec 2012
“The Monument To the Lost Civilization”, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia.
21 Jun 2012 — 2 Sep 2012
“The Happiest Man”, Foundazione Hangar Bicocca, Milan, Italy.
1 Jun 2012 — 30 Jun 2012
Ilya & Emilia Kabakov, Galerieartist, Istanbul, Turkey.
31 May 2012 — 30 Jun 2012
“Ilya & Emilia Kabakov. “The Appearance of Collage”, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France.
25 May 2012 — 16 Sep 2012
“Ilya Kabakov. Return to Painting”, The Henie Onstad Art Centre. Høvikodden, Norway.
29 Jan 2012 — 6 May 2012
“Ilya Kabakov. Return to Painting”, The Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany.
19 Jan 2012 — 3 Mar 2012
Ilya & Emilia Kabakov, Galleria Lia Rumma. Milan, Italy.

2011

1 Dec 2011 — 1 Feb 2012
“Miami, Cuba”: “The Ship Of Tolerance.”
17 Nov 2011
“Angelologia”, Rondo Stzuki Gallery, Katowice, Poland.
6 Jul 2011 — 13 Jul 2011
Opera by Olivier Messiaen, “Saint François d’Assise”, Royal Opera of Madrid, Spain.
18 Mar 2011 — 18 Jun 2011
“The Ship Of Tolerance”, Shariah, United Arab Emirates.
20 Feb 2011 — 1 Jun 2011
“The Man Who Flew Into Space From His Apartment”, travel to Bergen Kunstmuseum.
20 Feb 2011 — 1 Jun 2011
“The Man Who Never Throw Anything Away”, Bergen Kunstmuseum, Norway.
28 Jan 2011 — 7 Apr 2011
“Ilya & Emilia Kabakov. Center of Cosmic Energy and Center Of Creativity”, Galerie Brigitte Schenk, Koln, Germany.

2010

23 Oct 2010 — 24 Dec 2010
“Angeologia”, The Model Arts And Niland Gallery, Sligo, Ireland.
16 Oct 2010 — 1 Feb 2011
“The Man Who Flew Into Space From His Apartment”, Nasjonal Museet for Kunst, Oslo, Norway.
2 Jul 2010
“Memorial To Life”, public permanent project, Marl, Germany.
25 May 2010
The Printer’s Mistake, The State Hermitage Museum. St. Petersburg, Russia.
13 May 2010 — 3 Jul 2010
Ilya &Emilia Kabakov, “Cannon”, Julie & Michail Kewenig Gallery, Koln, Germany.
29 Mar 2010
In honour of Ilya &Emilia Kabakov, London, Gala Dinner To Support The Hermitage Museum.
26 Mar 2010 — 27 Apr 2010
“The Flying Paintings”, Niccolo Sprovieri Gallery, London. England.
21 Mar 2010 — 20 Jun 2010
“Ilya Kabakov, Orbis Pictus: Der Kinderbuchillustrator Als Eine Soziale Figur”, Kunsthaus Zug. Zug, Switzerland.
17 Mar 2010 — 20 Apr 2010
“The Flying Paintings”, Thaddaeus Ropac Gallery, Paris, France.
22 Feb 2010
Décor for Peter Eötvös’s Opera, The Tragedy of the Devil, National Theatre, Munich, Germany.

2009

17 Nov 2009 — 16 Jan 2010
“Ilya and Emilia Kabakov:Under The Snow”, Niccolo Sprovieri Gallery, London, England.
2 Nov 2009
“Labyrinth. My Mother’s Album”, Beraldo Museum Of Modern Art, Lisbon, Portugal/travel from Strasburg.
10 Oct 2009
“Monument To The City Of Bordeaux”,“The House Of Characters” /permanent/, Bordeaux, France.
26 Sep 2009
“How To Meet An Angel” /permanent sculpture, public commission/, Jellinek. Mentrum, Amsterdam. Holland.
27 Jun 2009 — 4 Oct 2009
“The Tennis Game”. (Installations on view: the tennis game), Le Moulin, France, Galeria Continua.
12 Jun 2009 — 6 Sep 2009
“Under The Snow”, Es Baluard, Museo D’Art Modern I Contemporanide, Palma.
23 May 2009 — 29 Aug 2009
Romeo and Juliette. (Installations on view: the paradise under the ceiling), Galleria Continua. San Gimignano, Italy.
17 Apr 2009 — 24 Aug 2009
“The Labyrinth. My Mother Album”, Musee d’Art Moderne et Contemporain de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France.
7 Feb 2009 — 22 Mar 2009
Entre Libre, Ilya Kabakov: 52 Entretiens Dans la Cuisine Communautaire, Galerie du Dourven. Trédrez-Locquémeau, Domaine due Douvren, France. Traveling to Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux.

2008

4 Dec 2008 — 21 Feb 2009
” Sleep in The Garden”, installation, Sprovieri Progetti Gallery, London, England.
7 Nov 2008 — 15 Feb 2009
“Under The Snow”, CAC Malaga, Malaga, Spain.
23 Sep 2008 — 23 Oct 2008
“Ilya & Emilia Kabakov,” ARNDT Berlin, Mitte, Berlin, Germany.
18 Sep 2008 — 19 Oct 2008
“The Tennis Game,” Guelman Gallery at Winzavod, Moscow, Russia.
6 Feb 2008 — 9 Apr 2008
Traveling to: “Ilya & Emilia Kabakov: Orbis Pictus”, The Setagaya Art Museum, Setagaya.
7 Dec 2007 — 26 Jan 2008
“Ilya & Emilia Kabakov: Orbis Pictus”, traveling to: Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art. Hiroshima, Japan.

2007

21 Oct 2007 — 27 Jan 2008
“Under The Snow”, Museum Am Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany.
15 Sep 2007 — 11 Nov 2007
“Ilya Kabakov Orbis Pictus. Children’s Book Illustrator As A Social Character” (travelling), The Museum Of Modern Art, Hayama, Japan.
14 Sep 2007 — 15 Nov 2007
“Ilya & Emilia Kabakov: Orbis Pictus”, The Museum of Modern Art, Hayama, Japan.
11 Sep 2007
“20 Ways To Get An Apple, Listening To The Music Of Mozart”, Paintings “Under The Snow”, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
6 Sep 2007 — 11 Nov 2007
Ilya & Emilia Kabakov “The Center Of Cosmic Energy”, Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford, MA
6 Jun 2007 — 1 Aug 2007
“The Ship Of Tolerance”, Venice, Italy.

2006

“The Red Vagon”, permanent installation for “The Kabakovs Wing”, The Wiesbaden Museum, Wiesbaden, Germany.
25 Sep 2006 — 1 Jan 2007
The Theatrical projects by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, Versicherungskammer Bayern; Munich, Germany.
18 Sep 2006 — 15 Feb 2007
”The Ship Of Siwa” drawings., L’Opera National De Paris, Paris, France.
9 Sep 2006 — 5 Oct 2006
By Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, Thaddaeus Ropac Gallery, Paris, France.
5 Jul 2006 — 5 Aug 2006
by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, Galerie Brigitte Schenk, Koln, Germany.
28 Apr 2006 — 1 Jun 2006
Germany paintings., Michail Kewenig Gallery, Köln.
22 Apr 2006 — 27 May 2006
Paintings, Sean Kelly Gallery, N.Y., USA
2 Apr 2006 — 4 Jun 2006
”Evening, Morning, Night” install, catalog, Reykjavik Art Museum Iceland.
4 Mar 2006 — 2 Apr 2006
“The Thaw,” catalog, Deweer Gallery, Otegem, Belgium.
18 Jan 2006
”The Album of My Mother”, permanent installation, Schaulager, Basel. Switzerland.
13 Jan 2006 — 14 Feb 2006
“10 Albums by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov”, Atlas SztukiGallery, Lodz- Poland.

2005

23 Oct 2005 — 29 Oct 2005
Installation/Performance: The Ship Of Siwa, with Egyptian Children., Siwa, Egypt.
19 Oct 2005
The White Cube. Objects, Sculptures, Ceramic, Glass. Catalog., Niccolò Sprovieri Gallery, London, England.
18 Oct 2005 — 22 Dec 2005
The Utopia City by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov., Albion Gallery, London, England, Travelling from Kunsthaus Bielefeld and Kunsthaus Zug, Zug – Germany.
17 Jun 2005 — 14 Sep 2005
200 years since H.C. Andersen birthday, Install. Morning, Evening, Night by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, Catalog., Nicolaj Art Center, Copenhagen – Denmark.
8 Mar 2005 — 5 Jun 2005
Where is Our Place? by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, Install.Catalog., Musee Les Abattoirs, Toulouse; France.
27 Feb 2005 — 5 Jun 2005
The Utopia City by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov., Kunsthaus Zug, Zug, Switzerland, traveling from Kunsthaus Bielefeld.
22 Feb 2005 — 8 Mar 2005
Paintings for the Label (Label for Chateau Mouton,Rothschild) by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov. Catalog., The State Hermitage Museum, St, Petersburg – Russia. Traveling to Pushkin Museum, Moscow, Russia

2004

15 Dec 2004 — 30 Jan 2005
We Are Free!, Catalog., Stella Art Gallery, Moscow, Russia.
19 Nov 2004 — 30 Jan 2005
1900-2000 by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland, Warszawa – Moskwa / Mockva – Bapwava, Travel to The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.
7 Nov 2004 — 2 Jan 2004
The Empty Museum by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov., Tallin Art Wall, Tallin, Estonia.
5 Nov 2004 — 6 Feb 2005
Where is Our Place? by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov. Catalog., MAXXI Museum of Contemporary Art: Rome, Italy.
30 Oct 2004
Where Is Our Place? by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov., Museo Nazionale Delle Art del XXI Secolo, Rome, Italy.
12 Sep 2004 — 14 Nov 2004
The Utopia City and Other Projects by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov. Catalog., Kunsthalle Bielefeld: Bielefeld, Germany.
11 Sep 2004 — 12 Dec 2004
Prints by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov., Mike Karstens Editions, Münster – Germany.
9 Sep 2004 — 2 Jan 2005
The Teacher and the Student, Charles Rosenthal and Ilya Kabakov., Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland – Ohio.
23 Jun 2004 — 29 Aug 2004
Incident in the Museum and Other Installations, Catalog., The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg – Russia, Organized by Guggenheim Foundation Museum, New York – NY.
29 May 2004 — 8 Aug 2004
Where is Our Place? by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov. Catalog., Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan.
30 Apr 2004 — 4 Sep 2004
Verbal Photography/The Ship, Olga Georgievna… and Uncle Uda’s Album by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, photograph exhibition by Boris Mikhailov, Catalog., Museu Serralves, Museu de Arte Comtemporánea, Porto, Portugal.
30 Jan 2004 — 6 Mar 2004
Twenty Ways to Get an Apple Listening to the Music of Mozart” and other works by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov., Sean Kelly Gallery, New York – NY.
11 Jan 2004 — 4 Apr 2004
The Empty Museum by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov., The Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY.
4 Dec 2003 — 29 Feb 2004
10 Albums by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov., Tretjakov State Gallery, Moscow, Russia.
1 Oct 2003 — 20 Oct 2003
Ilya Kabakov, Photo and video, the documentation of a life and creativity., House of Photography, Moscow, Russia.

2003

8 Aug 2003 — 1 Sep 2003
Ilya Kabakov., Galerie Im Traklhaus, Salzburg, Germany.
11 Jun 2003 — 30 Sep 2003
Where Is Our Place? by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venice, Italy. 50th Venice Biennial.
29 May 2003 — 8 Aug 2003
Installation: Where Is Our Place? by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov., Traveling to Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan.
29 Apr 2003 — 12 Jul 2003
Ilya and Emilia Kabakov. Center of Cosmic Energy., Clara Maria Sels Galerie, Dusseldorf, Germany.

2002

5 Dec 2002
‘Unaufgehängtes Bild’ (Unhung Painting). Permanent installation., Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany.
22 Nov 2002 — 7 Jan 2004
‘Not Everyone will be taken into the Future. Materialien Zur Installation’ (Materials for the Installation), with Emilia Kabakov., Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France.
12 Oct 2002
‘Ilya Kabakov Children’s Books and Related Drawings, 1956-1987’., The Chinati Foundation, Marfa/TX, USA.
3 Oct 2002 — 16 Nov 2002
‘Ilya Kabakov’, Gallery Sprovieri, London, UK
8 Aug 2002 — 14 Sep 2002
‘Not Everyone will be taken into the Future. Materialien Zur Installation’ (Materials for the Installation), with Emilia Kabakov., Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg, Austria.
1 Jun 2002
‘Not Everyone Will Be Taken into the Future’, permanent installation with Emilia Kabakov., MAK Depot of Contemporary Art, Gefechtsturm Arenbergpark, Vienna, Austria.
9 Mar 2002 — 5 May 2002
‘Ausgestellt / Vorgestellt VI. Ilya Kabakov für Christian Tomaszewski’(Exhibited/ Presented VI. Ilya Kabakov for Christian Tomaszewski), installations: 16 Ropes, 20th August 1968. Catalog., Skulpturen Museum Glaskasten, Marl, Germany.
10 Feb 2002 — 31 Mar 2002
‘Universal System of Depicting Everything’, Book., Kunsthalle Göppingen, Göppingen, Germany.

2001

25 Nov 2001 — 28 Feb 2001
‘Il Bambino Malato’ (The Sick Child), with Emilia Kabakov., Galleria Lia Rumma, Naples, Italy.
13 Jul 2001 — 30 Sep 2001
‘Ilya Kabakov: 10 Characters, Albums’, installation: Monument to a Lost Glove, Catalog., The RISD Museum, Providence/RI, USA.
23 Jun 2001 — 4 Aug 2001
‘Ilya Kabakov’, installation: 20th August, 1968., Galerie Clara Maria Sels, Düsseldorf, Germany.
12 Jun 2001
‘The Palace of Projects’, with Emilia Kabakov. Permanent Installation, inauguration. Catalog, Book., Kokerei Zollverein Essen, Stiftung Industriedenkmalpflege und Geschichtskultur, Essen, Germany.
5 May 2001
‘Premio Querini, Furla per l’Arte’., Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venice, Italy.
31 Mar 2001 — 27 May 2001
‘The Tennis Game II’, with Boris Groys., Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy.
22 Mar 2001 — 4 Jun 2001
‘Ilya Kabakov. 50 Installationen’ (50 Installations). Catalog., Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany.
18 Mar 2001 — 1 May 2001
20th August, 1968, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria.
10 Feb 2001
‘20 Ways to Get an Apple, Listening to the Music of Mozart’, with Emilia Kabakov., Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus/OH, USA.
8 Feb 2001 — 28 Feb 2001
‘The Empty Bottle’, with Emilia Kabakov., University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara/CA, USA.

2000

18 Dec 2000
‘The Collector’. Permanent installation., Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany.
10 Dec 2000 — 4 Mar 2001
‘Ilya Kabakov Stellt Vor: Leben und Werk von Charles Rosenthal 1898-1933.’ (Ilya Kabakov Presents: The Life and Creativity of Charles Rosenthal 1898-1933), installation: The Life and Creativity of Charles Rosenthal. Catalog., Das Städel, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
3 Dec 2000 — 4 Mar 2001
‘Ilya Kabakov. 50 Installationen’ (50 Installations)., Museum Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, Germany.
1 Sep 2000 — 31 Oct 2000
‘The Boat of My Life’, Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta/GA, USA.
25 Jun 2000 — 3 Sep 2000
‘Ilya Kabakov 1969-1998’, installations: 10 Characters; Three Green Paintings; He Went Crazy, Undressed Run Away Naked; The Red Corner; Incident in the Corridor near the Kitchen; The Three Nights; I’ll Return by April 12th; The Concert for a Fly; The Artist’s Despair or the Conspiracy of the Untalented; Monument to the Lost Glove; Reverse. Catalog., Center for Curatorial Studies Museum, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson/NY, U.S.A
15 Jun 2000 — 13 Jul 2000
‘The Palace of Projects’, with Emilia Kabakov (Organisation: Public Art Fund)., The Armory on 26st, New York/NY, USA.
2 Jun 2000 — 23 Jul 2000
‘The Boat of My Life’, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen/CO, USA.
7 Apr 2000 — 7 Jul 2000
‘Ilya Kabakov. 50 Installationen’ (50 Installations)., Kunstmuseum Bern, Berne, Switzerland.
20 Jan 2000 — 30 Apr 2000
‘The Boat of My Life’, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee/WI, USA.

1999

11 Dec 1999 — 30 Jan 2000
‘Das Angeflogene Archiv’ (The Arriving Archive). Catalog., Galerie der Stadt Backnang, Turmschulhaus, Backnang, Germany.
4 Dec 1999 — 14 Feb 2000
‘The Corridor of Two Banalities’, with Joseph Kosuth., Center for Contemporary Arts, Kiev, Ukraine.
12 Nov 1999 — 31 Dec 1999
‘The Boat of My Life’, The David Winton Bell Gallerie, List Art Center, Brown University, Providence/RI, USA.
31 Oct 1999 — 31 Mar 2000
‘Der Rote Waggon. The Red Wagon’. Permanent installation. Catalog., Museum Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, Germany.
7 Aug 1999 — 3 Nov 1999
‘Life and Creativity of Charles Rosenthal’. Catalog., Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower Mito, Mito, Japan.
9 Jul 1999 — 4 Sep 1999
Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem, Belgium. ‘Een Ontemoeting/ Vstrecha. Jan Fabre & Ilya Kabakov’ (A Meeting), installation: The Meeting: I. Kabakov, J. Fabre, with Jan Fabre. Catalog., Ar/ge Kunst Galerie Museum, Bolzano, Italy.
8 Jul 1999 — 6 Aug 1999
The Old Reading Room, with Emilia Kabakov. Catalog, Universiteit Bibliotheek, Universiteit Van Amsterdam, Doelenzaal, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
25 Jun 1999 — 17 Oct 1999
‘The Boat of My Life’, Duke University Museum of Art, Durham/NC, USA.
25 Jun 1999 — 10 Sep 1999
The Old Bottle, with Emilia Kabakov (Organisation: Fondazione Antonio Ratti, in occasion of the master-course). Book., San Francesco, Como, Italy.
16 Apr 1999 — 27 Jun 1999
‘Ilya and Emilia Kabakov. Monumento Alla Civiltà Perduta’ (Monument to a Lost Civilization). Book., Cantieri Culturali Alla Zisa, Palermo, Italy.
14 Mar 1999 — 16 May 1999
Zeichnungen, Tekeningen, Drawings. Catalog., Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany.
14 Mar 1999 — 16 May 1999
‘Ilya Kabakov. Zeichnungen’ (Ilya Kabakov. Drawings), installation: Memorial to Useless Things. Catalog., Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover, Germany.

1998

10 Dec 1998 — 30 Apr 1999
‘The Palace of Projects’ ( ‘El Palacio de los Proyectos’), with Emilia Kabakov (Organisation: Artangel). Catalog., Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Palacio de Cristal del Retiro, Madrid, Spain. ‘El Palacio de los Proyectos.’
4 Dec 1998 — 21 Feb 1999
‘Zeichnungen, Tekeningen, Drawings’. Catalog., Stadsgalerij Heerlen, Heerlen, Netherlands.
4 Dec 1998 — 5 Jan 1999
‘Ilya Kabakov in Moscow’, exhibition and symposium organized by Andrei Erofeev., Manezh and Soros Center, Moscow – Russia.
1 Dec 1998 — 9 Jan 1999
‘My Grandfather’s Shed’, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France.
20 Oct 1998
‘Der Metaphysische Mensch’ (Metaphysical Man). Permanent installation. Catalog, Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen, Germany.
16 Oct 1998 — 3 Jan 1999
‘Ilya Kabakov’, installation: My Grandfather’s Shed. Catalog., Mönchehaus-Museum für Moderne Kunst, Goslar, Germany.
17 Sep 1998 — 17 Nov 1998
‘The Boat of My Life’. Catalog, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana/IL, USA.
15 May 1998 — 30 Aug 1998
‘Treatment with Memories’. Catalog., Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, Germany.
17 Apr 1998 — 23 Aug 1998
‘16 Installaties’ (16 Installations). Catalog., Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium.
4 Apr 1998 — 15 May 1998
‘The Collector’, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria.
23 Mar 1998 — 10 May 1998
‘The Palace of Projects’, with Emilia Kabakov (Organisation: Artangel). Catalog., The Roundhouse, London, UK.
28 Feb 1998 — 14 Mar 1998
‘Een Ontemoeting/ Vstrecha. Jan Fabre & Ilya Kabakov’ (A Meeting), installation: The Meeting: I. Kabakov, J. Fabre, with Jan Fabre. Catalog., Rozenboomkammer, Diepenheim, Netherlands. (Organisation: Kunstvereiniging Diepenheim).
31 Jan 1998 — 15 Mar 1998
‘Een Ontemoeting/ Vstrecha. Jan Fabre & Ilya Kabakov’ (A Meeting), installation: The Meeting: I. Kabakov, J. Fabre, with Jan Fabre. Catalog., Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem, Belgium.

1997

9 Nov 1997 — 11 Jan 1998
‘Zeichnungen und Alben’ (Drawings and Albums)., Galerie Weisses Schloss (Galerie Raymond Bollag), Zurich, Switzerland.
30 Oct 1997 — 31 Jan 1998
‘The Hospital: Five Confessions’. Catalog., Capp Street Project, San Francisco/CA, USA.
28 Jun 1997 — 27 Jul 1997
‘The Reading Room’. Catalog., Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton/NY, USA.
12 May 1997
‘20 Ways to Get an Apple Listening to the Music of Mozart’., Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
10 Apr 1997
The Fallen Chandelier. Permanent installation. Pamphlet., Geschäftshaus ’Zur Palme’, Zurich, Switzerland.
29 Mar 1997 — 2 May 1997
‘The Artist’s Library’., Satani Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.
17 Mar 1997 — 10 Mar 1998
‘Monument to a Lost Glove’, (Organisation: Public Art Found)., Traffic Triangle at 23th Street and Broadway, New York, NY, USA
1 Mar 1997 — 5 Apr 1997
‘The Life of Flies’., Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York/NY, USA.

1996

23 Nov 1996 — 22 Dec 1996
‘Stimmen hinter der Tür’ (Voices Behind the Door). Book., Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig, Kutscherhaus der Herfurthschen Villa, Lipsia, Germany.
14 Oct 1996 — 24 Nov 1996
‘Koridor Dvoch Banalít’ (Corridor of Two Banalities), with Joseph Kosuth. Catalog, Považská Galéria Umenia v Žiline, Zilina, Slovenia.
5 Sep 1996
‘Healing with Paintings’. Permanent installation., Kunsthalle Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany.
7 Jun 1996 — 8 Sep 1996
‘Sur le Toit/Op Het Dak’ (On the Roof). Catalog., Palais des Beaux-Arts de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium.
2 May 1996 — 25 May 1996
‘Books: A Retrospective of Drawings’, organized with Thea Westreich. Installation: The Artist’s Library., Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY, USA
19 Apr 1996 — 28 Jul 1996
‘Der Lesesaal, Bilder, Leporellos und Zeichnungen’ (The Reading Room, Paintings, Leporellos and Drawings), installations: see No 90. Catalog., Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany.
14 Apr 1996 — 9 Jun 1996
‘Ilya Kabakov. Storyteller. Installationer og ikke-realiserede projekter’ (Installations and Unrealized Projects), Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum, Aalborg, Denmark.
19 Jan 1996 — 17 Mar 1996
‘Ilya Kabakov. Storyteller. Installationer og ikke-realiserede projekter’ (Installations and Unrealized Projects)., Køge Bugt, Kulturhus, Portalen i Greve, Denmark.

1995

10 Sep 1995
‘No Water’. Permanent installation., MAK Depot of Contemporary Art, Gefechtsturm Arenbergpark, Vienna, Austria.
31 Aug 1995 — 22 Oct 1995
‘Incident at the Museum or Water Music’, music by Vladimir Tarasov., Centro de Arte Moderna da Fundação Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal.
13 Aug 1995 — 12 Nov 1995
‘Ilya Kabakov, Ein Meer von Stimmen. Eine Neuerwerbung der Emanuel Hoffmann-Stiftung und Werke aus der Zeit von 1965 bis 1993 in Schweizer Sammlungen’ (A Sea of Voices. A new acquisition of the Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation and works from 1965 to 1993 in Swiss collections), installation: Mother and Son. Permanent installation. Catalog., Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Switzerland.
15 Jul 1995
‘The School Library’. Permanent installation., Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
15 Jul 1995 — 6 Aug 1995
Festspielhaus Hellerau, Dresden, Germany. ‘Boot Meines Lebens und Nicht ausgeführte Projekte’ (The Boat of My Life and Unrealized Projects), (Organisation: Europäische Werkstatt für Kunst und Kultur Hellerau e.V.). Catalog.
19 May 1995 — 13 Jul 1995
‘Le Collectionneur’ (The Collector). Catalog., Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France.
16 May 1995 — 4 Sep 1995
‘C’est Ici Que Nous Vivons’ (We Are Living Here). Catalog., Forum du Centre national d’Art et de culture Georges Pompidou, Museé national d’Art moderne, Centre de création industrielle, Paris, France.
24 Mar 1995
‘Søppelmannen. The Garbage Man’, installation: The Man Who Never Threw Anything Away (The Garbage Man). Permanent installation. Book., Museet for Samtidskunst, Oslo, Norway.
20 Jan 1995
‘The Communal Kitchen’. Permanent installation in 1993., Fondation Dina Vierny, Musée Maillol, Paris, France.

1994

8 Oct 1994 — 8 Jan 1995
‘Leikkaussali, Äiti ja Poika’ (Operation Room, Mother and Son), ‘Operasjoussal, Mor og Sønn’. Book., Museet for Samtidskunst, Oslo, Norway.
22 Sep 1994 — 8 Jan 1995
The Red Corner., Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden.
4 Jun 1994 — 31 Jul 1994
‘Óframkvaemd Verkefni’ (Unrealized Projects). Catalog., Önur Hæd Sýningarsalur, Reykjavik, Iceland.
31 May 1994 — 30 Jul 1994
‘In der Wohnung von Viktor Nikolajewich’ (In the Apartment of Victor Nicolaevich)., Jablonka Galerie, Cologne, Germany.
25 Apr 1994 — 3 Sep 1994
‘Korytarz dwóch banalnósci’ (The Corridor of Two Banalities), with Joseph Kosuth. Catalog., Centrum Sztuki Wspótczesnej Zamek Ujazdowski, Warsaw, Poland.
17 Apr 1994 — 17 Jul 1994
‘Le bateau de ma vie. L’album de ma mère. La rivière souterraine dorée’ (The Boat of My Life. My Mother’s Album. The Golden Underground River). Catalog., Le Magasin, Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France.
17 Mar 1994 — 5 Jun 1994
‘Zwischenfall im Museum der Wassermusik’ (Incident at the Museum or Water Music), music by Vladimir Tarasov., Hessisches Landesmuseum, Darmstadt, Germany.
2 Mar 1994 — 22 Apr 1994
‘Die Verzweiflung des Künstlers oder die Verschwörung der Untalentierten’ (Artist’s Despair or Conspiracy of the Untalented). Catalog., Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany.
3 Feb 1994 — 10 Apr 1994
‘Leikkaussali, Äiti ja poika’ (Operation Room, Mother and Son), (Organisation: Nykytaiteen Museo, Helsinki). Book., Ateneum, Helsinki, Finland.

1993

9 Oct 1993
‘Deserted School or School # 6’. Permanent installation., The Chinati Foundation, Marfa/TX, USA.
11 Aug 1993 — 3 Oct 1993
‘Das Boot Meines Lebens’ (The Boat of My Life)., Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Austria.
24 Jul 1993 — 4 Sep 1993
‘Illustration as a Way to Survive: Ülo Sooster-Ilya Kabakov’. Catalog., Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, UK.
10 Jul 1993 — 21 Sep 1993
‘Incident at the Museum or Water Music’, music by Vladimir Tarasov. Catalog., Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago/IL, USA.
26 Jun 1993
‘Concert for a Fly’, music by Vladimir Tarasov. Permanent installation., Château d’Oiron, France.
14 Apr 1993 — 15 Jun 1993
‘Illustration as a Way to Survive: Ülo Sooster-Ilya Kabakov’. Catalog., Traveling to: Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK.
11 Feb 1993 — 19 Mar 1993
‘Das leere Museum’ (The Empty Museum)., Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
29 Jan 1993 — 28 Mar 1993
‘Het Grote Archief’ (The Big Archive). Catalog., Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

1992

10 Dec 1992 — 6 Feb 1993
‘NOMA oder Der Kreis der Moskauer Konzeptualisten’ (NOMA or The Moscow Conceptual Circle). Book., Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany.
21 Nov 1992 — 21 Jan 1993
‘Ilya Kabakov’. Catalog., Galleria Sprovieri, Rome, Italy.
10 Oct 1992 — 20 Dec 1992
‘Illustration as a Way to Survive: Ülo Sooster-Ilya Kabakov’. Catalog., Kanaal Art Foundation, Koninklijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten, Kortrijk, Belgium.
10 Oct 1992 — 8 Nov 1992
‘Ter Nagedachternis aan Aangename Herinneringen’ (In Memory of Pleasant Recollections). Catalog., Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem, Belgium.
Oct 1992
‘Unaufgehängtes Bild’ (Unhung Painting)., Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany.
12 Sep 1992 — 17 Oct 1992
‘Incident at the Museum or Water Music’, music by Vladimir Tarasov., R.F.F.A, New York/NY, USA.
4 Jul 1992 — 26 Sep 1992
‘52 Entretiens dans la Cuisine Communautaire’ (52 Dialogues on the Communal Kitchen), with Yuri Kuper. Book., Traveling to: La Criée, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Rennes, France.
20 May 1992 — 18 Jul 1992
‘Dans la Cuisine Communautaire: Noveaux documents et matériaux’ (On the Communal Kitchen: New Documents and Materials). Book., Galerie Dina Vierny, Paris, France.
28 Feb 1992 — 5 Apr 1992
‘He Lost His Mind, Undressed, Ran Away Naked’., Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion of Illinois, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign/IL, USA.
2 Feb 1992 — 29 Mar 1992
‘Das Leben der Fliegen’ (The Life of Flies). Book., Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany.

1991

20 Dec 1991 — 25 Jan 1992
‘52 Entretiens Dans la Cuisine Communautaire’ (52 Dialogues on the Communal Kitchen), with Yuri Kuper. Book., Ateliers Municipaux d’Artistes, Marseille, France.
15 Nov 1991 — 5 Jan 1992
‘Ilya Kabakov/ John Scott’, installation: Ten Characters. Catalog., The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada.
12 Jul 1991 — 10 Oct 1991
‘Ilya Kabakov’, installations: Communal Kitchen, Labyrinth (My Mother’s Album)., Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Nagano, Japan.
12 Feb 1991 — 16 Mar 1991
‘Die Zielscheiben’ (The Targets)., Galerie Peter Pakesch, Vienna, Austria.
4 Feb 1991 — 23 Mar 1991
‘Meine Heimat. Die Fliegen’(My Motherland. The Flies)., Galerie Wewerka & Weiss, Berlin, Germany.

1990

30 Sep 1990 — 30 Nov 1990
‘Das Schiff’ (The Ship)., Neue Galerie, Sammlung Ludwig, Aachen, Germany.
13 May 1990 — 24 Jun 1990
‘7 Ausstellungen eines Bildes’ (Seven Exhibitions of a Painting). Catalog., Kasseler Kunstverein, Kassel, Germany.
7 Mar 1990 — 3 Jun 1990
‘Directions. Ilya Kabakov. Ten Characters.’. Catalog., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington/DC, USA.
13 Jan 1990 — 10 Feb 1990
‘The Rope of Life and Other Installations’. Catalog., Fred Hoffman Gallery, Santa Monica/CA, USA.
6 Jan 1990 — 3 Feb 1990
‘He Lost his Mind, Undressed, Ran Away Naked’. Catalog., R.F.F.A, New York/NY, USA.

1989

14 Dec 1989 — 28 Dec 1990
‘Who Are These Little White Men?’. Catalog., Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia/PA, USA.
9 Dec 1989 — 28 Jan 1990
‘Ausstellung eines Buches’ (Exhibition of a Book). Catalog., DAAD-Galerie, West-Berlin, Germany.
6 Oct 1989 — 4 Nov 1989
‘Witte Schilderijen en Witte Mensjes’ (White Paintings and Little White Men)., De Appel Foundation, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
19 Sep 1989 — 4 Dec 1989
‘The Beautiful Sixties in Moscow’, with Michail Grobman. Catalog., The Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel.
16 Jun 1989 — 21 Jul 1989
‘Two Albums’., Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, Germany.
2 Jun 1989 — 30 Jul 1989
‘Das Schiff, Die Kommunalwohnung, Zwei Installationen von Ilya Kabakov’ (The Ship, Communal Apartment, Two Installations of Ilya Kabakov). Catalog., Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland.
23 Feb 1989 — 23 Apr 1989
‘Ilya Kabakov. The Untalented Artist and Other Characters’. Catalog., Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UK.
21 Feb 1989 — 2 Apr 1989
‘10 Albums: 10 Characters’. Catalog., Riverside Studios, London, UK.
29 Jan 1989 — 4 Mar 1989
‘Que sont ces petits hommes?’ (Who Are These Little Men?). Catalog., Galerie de France, Paris, France.

1988

8 Oct 1988 — 6 Nov 1988
‘Ten Albums’. Catalog., Portikus, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
19 Jun 1988 — 10 Jul 1988
‘Kabakov-Piwowarow’, installation: Concert for a Fly., Neue Galerie, Schlössli Götzental, Dierikon, Switzerland.
2 May 1988 — 5 Jun 1988
Erik Bulatov, Ilya Kabakov., Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany.
30 Apr 1988 — 4 Jun 1988
‘Ten Characters’. Catalog., R.F.F.A, New York/NY, USA.
20 Mar 1988 — 8 Apr 1988
‘Vor dem Abendessen’ (Before Supper), (Organisation: Grazer Kunstverein). Catalog., Opernhaus Graz, Foyer, Graz, Austria.

1987

20 Feb 1987 — 20 Apr 1987
‘Gegenwartskunst aus der Sowjetunion: Ilya Kabakov und Iwan Tchuikow’ (Contemporary Art from the Sowjet Union: Ilya Kabakov and Iwan Tchuikov). Catalog., Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Switzerland.

1986

19 Nov 1986 — 11 Jan 1987
‘Ilya Kabakov’. Catalog., Centre National des Arts Plastiques, Paris, France.
15 Aug 1986 — 3 Sep 1986
‘Rauminstallationen und Bildwerke aus den 80er Jahren’ (Installations and Paintings from the Eighties), installation: Concert for a Fly (Chamber Music)., Neue Galerie, Schlössli Götzental, Dierikon, Switzerland.
6 Jun 1986 — 3 Jul 1986
‘Ilya Kabakov: Am Rande’ (Along the Margins). Catalog., Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany.
18 Jan 1986 — 2 Mar 1986
‘Ilya Kabakov: En Marge’. Catalog., Traveling to: Galerie de la Vieille Charité, Marseille, France.

1985

31 Aug 1985 — 18 Nov 1985
‘Ilya Kabakov: Am Rande’ (Along the Margins). Catalog., Kunsthalle Bern, Berne, Switzerland.
11 Jun 1985 — 13 Jul 1985
‘Ilya Kabakov’. Catalog., Galerie Dina Vierny, Paris, France.


Group Exhibitions

2018

8 Mar 2018— 19 May 2018

Avatars. The artist and his double / Les Abattoirs / Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain à Toulouse, Toulouse, France.

19 Feb 2018— 01 May 2018

The Tour. Ludwig Museum- The Collection of Russian Museum at MAMM. Multimedia Art Museum / Moscow House of Photography, Moscow, Russia.

23 Jan 2018 — 28 Feb 2018

Bidding for Glasnost: Sotheby’s 1988 Auction in Moscow. Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia.

2017

13 Oct 2017 — 19 Nov 2017

Weight of History, Contemporary Art from Russia, 100 after the October Revolution, Galerie für Gegenwartskunst E-Werk, Freiburg, Germany

18 May 2017 — 31 Oct 2017

Luther and The Avantgarde, Wittenberg, Germany

21 Apr 2017 — 28 Aug 2017
Socle du Monde Biennale 2017, an experimental exhibition To challenge the earth, the mon, the sun & the stars. The Toilet on The River”, at Aarhus Cultural Capital, HEART Herning Museum of Modern Art, Denmark.

12 Apr 2017 — 9 Jul 2017

The Revolution is Dead –Long Live The Revolution: Russian Avantgarde and its Consequences., The Centrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland

12 Apr 2017 — 9 Jul 2017

The Revolution is Dead-Long Live The Revolution: Social Realism and its Legacy, The Kunstmuseum, Zurich, Switzerland

23 Mar 2017 — 31 May 2017

Contemporary Artists and Water Issues, project for Art For The World. Curated by Adelina Von Furstenberg, Geneva, Switzerland

22 Mar 2017 — 23 Jun 2017

The Interior and The Carpet, Pacific Design Center Los Angeles, California

2016

25 Nov 2016 — 28 Jan 2017

Prints: From 1970 to 2015. Galerie Kluser 2, Munich, Germany

19 Nov 2016 — 15 Oct 2017

The Present Order. Museum Of Contemporary Art Leipzig (Gfzk), Leipzig,  Germany

19 Nov 2016 — 29 Jan 2017

The Cabinet of Ramon Haze. Kow, Berlin, Germany

30 Sep 2016 — 15 Jan 2017

Le Bonheur De Deviner Peu A Peu (‘The Joy of Guessing Your Way Round’), Lyon Museum of Contemporary Art, Lyon, France

17 Sep 2016 — 20 Nov 2016

Kenpoku Art 2016, Tenshin Memorial Museum Of Art, Ibaraki

16 Sep 2016 — 6 Jan 2017

La Collezione Giancarlo e Danna Olgiati, LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura, Switzerland

14 Sep 2016 — 27 Mar 2017

Kollektsia: Contemporary Art in the USSR and Russia, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

6 Sep 2016 — 31 Dec 2016

“Thinking Pictures”: Moscow Conceptual Art in the Dodge Collection. Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA

5 Jul 2016 — 11 Sep 2016

Art on Stage, Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

20 May 2016 — 1 Sep 2016

Höhenrausch 2016 – Other Angels, The Upper Austrian Culture Quarter

12 Apr 2016 — 9 Jul 2016

Typography As An Act Of Art. State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki,  Greece

7 Apr 2016 — 5 Jun 2016

Borsch and Champagne: Selected Works from the collection of Vladimir Ovcharenko. Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Petrovka Street, Moscow, Russia

19 Mar 2016 — 5 Jun 2016

Art on Stage, MAXXI, Museum of 21st Century Art

13 Mar 2016 — 14 Aug 2016

Poor Art – Rich Legacy. Arte Povera and Parallel Practices 1968-2015. The Museum Of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway

24 Feb 2016 — 1 May 2016

Memory and Continuity: A Selection from the Huma Kabakn Collection. Pera Museum Beyoglu J, Istanbul, Turkey

11 Feb 2016 — 20 May 2016

Nonconformism As A Starting Point: Works Of 1960’s-2000’s From Collection Of Moscow Museum Of Modern Art. Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Petrovka Street, Moscow, Russia

18 Jan 2016 — 3 Mar 2016

White Cube…Literally, Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde, Dubai

Memory and Continuity: A Selection from the Huma Kabakci Collection, Pera Museum, Istanbul

2015

12 Nov 2015 — 30 Jan 2016

Fifteen Years. Sprovieri Gallery,  London, Uk

12 Jun 2015 — 6 Sep 2015

Europa – Die Zukunft Der Geschichte (Europe: The Future of History), Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich

12 Jun 2015 — 9 Aug 2015

The Family Tree of Russian Contemporary Art. Garage Museum of Contemporary Art Moscow, Russia

13 Mar 2015 — 28 Feb 2016

Poor Art – Rich Legacy. Arte Povera and parallel practices 1968–2015, The Museum of Contemporary Art Oslo, Oslo

16 Jan 2015 — 15 Feb 2015

20 + 2 Years. ARNDT Berlin, Germany

5 Jan 2015 — 31 Jan 2015

Outside The Lines: Modernist Drawings. National Arts Club, Gramercy Park,  New York, USA

Friendship, Deutsche Hygiene Museum, Germany

Grammar Of Freedom / Five Lessons: Works From Arteast 2000+ Collection, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow

(Re)-Discovered, Mönchehaus Museum Goslar, Goslar

ShugoArts Show, ShugoArts, Tokyo

Menschenbilder, Museum Ostwall im Dortmunder U, Dortmund

No Joke, Tanya Leighton Gallery, Berlin

Proportio, Axel & May Vervoordt Foundation, Venice

Glasstress 2015 – Gotika, Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti, Venice

Future Present, Schaulager, Münchenstein / Basel

Enlight my Space. Kunst Nach 1990, Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen

Constructeurs d’Absurde, bricoleurs d’Utopie, Abbaye St André – Centre d’Art Contemporain Meymac, Meymac

Unsere Sammler, Unsere Stifter, Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover

Follia Continua! 25 Years Of Galleria Continua, Le CENTQUATRE, Paris

Black Sun, Fondation Beyeler, Riehen

6 Sowjetische Künstler / 3 Russische Positionen, Galerie Renée Ziegler, Zurich

2014

19 Sep 2014— 11 Jan 2015

Sigmund Freud and the Play on the Burden of Representation, 21er Haus, Vienna, Austria

11 Apr 2014— 31 May 2014

An Inner Dialogue – The Contemporary Self-Portrait. Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Villa Kast, Salzburg,  Austria

Tales of War, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ

Il Piedistallo Vuoto. Fantasmi dall’Est Europa, Museo Civico Archeologico di Bologna, Bologna

The Empty Pedestal, Museo Civico Archeologico di Bologna, Bologna

El Lissitzky – Ilya und Emilia Kabakov: Utopie und Realität, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz

The Blinding Light Of History: Russian Paintings And Drawings From The Collection Of Wayne F. Yakes, Md, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

Paper I Cartró, Galería Kewenig, Palma de Mallorca

The Disappearance of the fireflies, Collection Lambert, Avignon

Magiciens de la Terre, Retoursurune exposition légendaire, Centre Pompidou – Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris

Der Schwarze Hund, Gesellschaft der Freunde Junger Kunst e.V. – GFJK, Baden-Baden

Collector’s Room #7: 35th Anniversary Edition, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem

Outer space – Faszination Weltraum – Der Weltraum Zwischen Kunst und Wissenschaft, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn

The Sea – Salut D’honneur Jan Hoet, PMMK – Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Oostende

Sweet Dreams, Galerie Clara Maria Sels, Dusseldorf

Ostwaerts / Freiheit/ Grenzen/ Projektionen, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen

Post Pop: East Meets West, The Saatchi Gallery, London

Eurasia. A View On Painting., Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac – Paris, Paris

Surgery: Birth, Love, Meetings, Interests, Wishes, Ekaterina Foundation, Moscow

2013

23 Nov 2013 — 5 Jan 2014

Russian Atelier on The Amstel: 10 Contemporary Artists. Hermitage Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands

16 Jul 2013 — 27 Sep 2013

Collective. Mike Karstens Munster, Germany

12 May 2013 — 7 Jul 2013

Do it (Outside). Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, New York, USA

Glanzstücke Moderner Kunst-Werke der Goslarer Kaiserringträger (1975-2013), Mönchehaus Museum Goslar, Goslar

Dreams For Those Who Are Awake, Moscow museum of modern art – MMOMA, Moscow

The Desire for Freedom – Arte in Europa dal 1945, Palazzo Reale, Milan

Born To Fly… And Crawl, Benois Wing, St. Petersburg

Le Pont, MAC Musées d´Art Contemporain Marseille, Marseille

Blickachsen 9, Skulpturenbiennale Blickachsen, Bad Homburg

Glasstress 2013 / 55th Venice Biennale of Art, Collateral Event, Berengo Centre for Contemporary Art & Glas, Venice

The Collection As A Character, MuHKA Museum Voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp

Critique and Crises. Art in Europe Since 1945, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn

Monday Begins on Saturday, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen

Bergen Assembly 2013 – Monday Begins on Saturday, Bergen Assembly, Bergen

Coup de Ville 2013 – Attracted by Another Level, WARP, Sint-Niklaas

Collectors Choice – Moskauer Künstler 1965-1983, Sandmann – Berlin, Berlin

Modernités Plurielles 1905-1970, Centre Pompidou – Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris

reines privatvergnügen, [dst.galerie], Münster

Signs on the Road – A Group Exhibition at the Cac Málaga, CAC Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Málaga, Málaga

White Light/White Heat: Contemporary Artists & Glass, Hertford House, London

2012

21 Nov 2012 — 24 Feb 2013

Breaking The Ice: Moscow Art, 1960-80s, The Saatchi Gallery, London

2 Nov 2012 — 24 Feb 2013

Still-life. Metamorphoses. Dialogue Between Classic And Contemporary Art, The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

22 Aug 2012 — 8 Oct 2012

Behind the Iron Curtain. Official and Independent Art in the 1945 and 1989 Soviet Union and Poland. National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow, Russia

Utopie Gesamtkunstwerk, Schweizergarten, Vienna

The Drawing Room, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem

Migration, ARNDT, Berlin

11th Havana Biennial, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam, Havana

Arsenale 2012, Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kiev

ManifestlyPresent – Then – Today – Tomorrow, Forum Triangulare – Euregionaal Kunstcentrum Oud-Rekem, Oud-Rekem

Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2012, Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial Secretariat, Niigata-ken

Newtopia, Cultuurcentrum Mechelen, Mechelen

en bloc, Mike Karstens, Münster

Re-opening / Chapter III: Happy People Have No Stories”, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem

Aneignung der Gegenwart Sammlungsausstellung 2012, Teil 1, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst – GfZK, Leipzig

XXX. Europaratsausstellung – Verführung Freiheit. Kunst In Europa Seit 1945, Deutsches Historisches Museum – DHM, Berlin

Private Kunstsammlungen Münster – Director´s Choice, Kunsthalle Münster, Münster

John Cage’s Experiments In Context, Ekaterina Foundation, Moscow

Lissitzky – Kabakov, Utopie En Werkelijkheid, Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven

Collection XXXII – Personality Test, MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp

Very Mixed Media, Mimi Fertz Gallery, New York City, NY

Very Mixed Media, Mimi Fertzt Gallery, New York City, NY

2011

3 Dec 2011 — 12 Feb 2012

Passion and Painting – Russian Art Since 1970. Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland

1 Nov 2011 — 20 Nov 2011

Paper Age. National Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia

25 Feb 2011 — 8 May 2011

Take me to your leader, Bergen Kunstmuseum, Bergen

5 Feb 2011 — 12 Mar 2011

L’art Au Tapis: Tony Cragg, Jan De Cock, Jan Fabre, Gunter Forg, Ilya et Emilia Kabakov, Matthieu Laurette, Galerie Aline Vidal, Paris, Rance

14 Jan 2011 — 5 Jan 2012

Absolute Installation, The Museum of Contemporary Art Oslo, Oslo

Architecture Dessins Utopies, National Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC), Bucharest

Art of the Loom – 32 Tapestries Woven on the Looms of Mark Deweer’s Factory, Otegem, Belgium, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem

The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama, San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX

The Missing Peace, San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX

Museo de las Narrativasparalelas. En el Marco de La Internacional, Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona – MACBA, Barcelona

TRA. The edge of becoming, Museo Fortuny, Venice

MMK 1991-2011: 20 Jahre Gegenwart, Museum für Moderne Kunst (MMK), Frankfurt/Main

Field of Action. The Moscow Conceptual School In Context. A Special Adaptation For Calvert 22, Calvert22, London

Points of View: Selections from Seven Colorado Collections, CU Art Museum, Boulder, CO

„Rectangle and Square“ – Von Picasso bis Judd, Erwerbungen der Rupf-Stiftung, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern

Faster and Slower Lines – From the Collection of Pétur Arason and Ragna Róbertsdóttir, Listasafn Reykjavikur – Reykjavík Art Museum, Reykjavik

Burning, Bright: A Short History of the Light Bulb, Pace Gallery, New York City, NY

The Other Museum, P74 Gallery, Ljubljana

Arteast 2000+ Collection / Selection of Works from the National Collection / Museum of Affects, Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova , Ljubljana

Passion Bild. Russische Kunst seit 1970, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern

Russian Cosmos, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin

2010

10 Jul 2010 — 10 Jul 2010

Intensif Station: 26 Artists’ Rooms in K21. K21, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany

28 Jun 2010 — 28 Nov 2010

Isole Mai Trovate – Islands never found, Greek State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki

13 Apr 2010 — 30 May 2010

Always Other Art. Moscow Museum Of Modern Art, Petrovka Street, Moscow,  Russia

27 Mar 2010 — 22 Aug 2010

Funktionen der Zeichnung (Functions of Drawing: Conceptual Art on Paper from the MMK Collection), Museum für Moderne Kunst (MMK), Frankfurt Main, Germany

Quartet–Four Biennials Reflected in Prints, International Centre of Graphic Arts (MGLC), Ljubljana

Star City – The Future Under Communism, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham

Isola Maitrovate / Islands never found, Palazzo Ducale, Genoa

Glasnost, Haunch of Venison – London, London

Changing The World, ARNDT, Berlin

Starter Works from the Vehbi Koç Foundation Contemporary Art Collection, ARTER – space for art, Istanbul

The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama, The National Brukenthal Museum, Sibiu

Spazio. The Scene and the Imaginary., MAXXI – Museo Nazionale Delle Arti del XXI Secolo, Rome

Things evoke feelings, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw

1st Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art – Shockworkers of the Mobile Image, National Center for Contemporary Arts, Yekaterinburg

Kierkegaard Walk, Galeria Marília Razuk, São Paulo

Rugged Beauties, Verein Zur Förderung von Kunst und Kultur am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz e.V., Berlin

The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama, Nobel Museum, Stockholm

Just love me, MUDAM – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg

Contrepoint, l’Artcontemporainrusse – De l’icône à l’Avant-Garde en passant par le musée, Musée du Louvre, Paris

Take Me To Your Leader! The Great Escape Into Space, The Museum of Contemporary Art Oslo, Oslo

SPHÈRES 2010, Galleria Continua – Le Moulin, Boissy-le-Châtel

Field of Action. The Moscow Conceptualist School in Context 1970s-1980s, Cultural Foundation Ekaterina, Moscow

The Melancholy of Resistance, CoCA – Centre of Contemporary Art Torun, Torun

Boomerang. Perm Biennial of Graphic Arts, Perm Museum of Contemporary Art, Perm

Drawing Space, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac – Salzburg, Salzburg

Iles Jamais trouvées, Musée d’Art Moderne de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne

2009

7 Nov 2009 — 6 Dec 2009

Anatoly Brusilovsky: Pantheon of the Russian Underground. Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Petrovka Street, Moscow, Russia

27 Jun 2009 — 4 Oct 2009

Ilya & Emilia Kabakov, Kimsooja, Jorge Macchi, Manuela Sedmach. Galleria Continua, Le Moulin, Boissy-Le-Chatel I France

27 Mar 2009 — 6 Sep 2009

International Collection of Contemporary Art. 5th Edition. Centre For Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland

7 Feb 2009 — 6 Feb 2010

Non-places, Places: Collection Exhibition 2009. Museum of Contemporary Art Leipzig (Gfzk), Leipzig, Germany

“Tauwetter und die Zeit Danach” – Teil I – Moskauer Maler 1958-1986, Sandmann – Berlin, Berlin

The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama, Fundacion Canal, Madrid

MAN SON 1969. Vom Schrecken der Situation, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg

Nichtorte, Orte. Sammlungsausstellung 2009, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst – GfZK, Leipzig

Securities, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem

Mythologies, Haunch of Venison – London, London

Mach’ Keine Oper, Museum der Stadt Ratingen, Ratingen

Art about art, Marble Palace, St. Petersburg

Esposizione Universale, GAMeC – Galleria d´Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Bergamo

Silences, Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain (MAMCS), Strasbourg

heart in heart, National Museum of Contemporary Art – EMST, Athens

Medals of Dishonour, British Museum, London

Weltanschauung Visione Del Mondo, Art Forum Würth Capena, Capena

Videnie, Perm Museum of Contemporary Art, Perm

Contemporary art is just easy as pie., Mito Geijutsu-kan, Mito

Fleuves, Gandy Gallery, Bratislava

Fleuves, Hameau Fournaise, Chatou

El Tiempo del Arte, Fundación PROA, Buenos Aires

Kunst x 80 I Jahr x 80, Künstlerhaus Graz am Joanneum, Graz

The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama, Frost Art Museum, Miami, FL

  1. Ende der Geschichte oder Beginn der Zukunft?, Museumsquartier, Vienna

The Missing Peace – Artists Consider the Dalai Lama, Florida International University, Miami, FL

1989 – 1. Abschnitt, Villa Schöningen, Potsdam

Poétique du Chantier, Musée-Château d\’Annecy, Annecy

2008

10 Oct 2008 — 11 Jan 2009

Total Enlightenment: Conceptual Art In Moscow, 1960-1990. Fundacion Juan March, Madrid, Madrid, Spain

12 Jul 2008 — 24 Aug 2008

Unmoved, Galleria Continua – Beijing, Beijing

21 Jul 2008 — 14 Sep 2008

Total Enlightenment. Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany

Moscow – New York = Parallel Play, CAM – Chelsea Art Museum, New York City, NY

Comme des bêtes. Ours, chat, Cochon & Cie, Palais de Rumine, Lausanne

As Láthair/Off Site, Irish Museum of Modern Art – IMMA, Dublin

Peripheral vision and collective body, MUSEION – Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst, Bolzano

THE OLYMP – Works on Paper, Burkhard Eikelmann Com, Dusseldorf

Moving Towards a Balanced Earth: Kick the carbon habit, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington

Russian Art, Danubiana – Meulensteen Art Museum, Bratislava

Die Totale Aufklärung – Moskauer Konzeptkunst, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main

Promenades Insomniaques. Dormir/rever Dans L’Art Contemporain, Passage de Retz, Paris

Singapore Biennale 2008, Singapore Biennale, Singapore

Update, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem

Contemporary Russian Art – Russian soc-art, MODEM Centre for Modern and Contemporary Arts, Debrecen

La Ilustracion total – Rte Conceptual de Moscu 1960-1990, Fundación Juan March, Madrid

Russian avant-garde. Non-conformists from the Bar-Gera collections, Esterházy Palace, Bratislava

Drawing Review: 37 Years of Works on Paper, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, New York City, NY

ARTEAST 2000, Maribor Art Gallery, Maribor

2007

Overture. (Installations on view: The Rest Before the Road), Galleria Continua, Le Moulin, France

Mixed Signals, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, New York City, NY

Deutsche Geschichten, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst – GfZK, Leipzig

Forbidden Art – 2006, Andrei Sakharov Museum and Public Center, Moscow

Ontmoeting, MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp

The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama, The Rubin Museum of Art (RMA), New York City, NY

“Every Picture Tells a Story”, D137 ART CLUB, St. Petersburg

Heroes! like us…?, PAN – Palazzo delle Arti di Napoli, Naples

Scenes and Traces – From the collection design, photography & video, Stedelijk Museum CS, Amsterdam

Die Kunst zu Sammeln, Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf

Concept: Photography – Dialogues & Attitudes, Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art – Budapest, Budapest

La Città Che Sale, ARCOS – Museo di Arte Contemporanea del Sannio, Benevento

Le Cinque Anime Della Scultura, Cesac – Centro Sperimentale per le Arti Contemporanee, Caraglio

52nd International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice

Percorsi Privati. Lo Sguardo di un Collezionista da Balla a Chen Zhen, MART- Museo d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto

The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

Blick zurück – Offenes Depot IV, Galerie Vayhinger, Radolfzell

Sots Art. Art politique en Russie de 1972 à aujourd’hui, La Maison Rouge, Paris

Every Picture Tells A Story, Riga Gallery, Riga

Collectiepresentatie XXI, MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp

The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

Chartae, Galleria Tega, Milan

Rond punt, LLS 387, Antwerp

2006

1 Nov 2006 — 20 Apr 2008

De l’Ecriture [With Writing]: Selected Works from the Collection of the Musee d’Art Contemporain, Musee D’art Contemporain De Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Dialog Skulptur, Kunstverein Ludwigshafen, Ludwigshafen

Hundert Küsse SindBesser als Einer (Hundred Kisses are better than one), Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna

Folkwang Atoll, WhiteBox e.V., Munich

Neo-Sincerity: The Difference Between the Comic and the Cosmic is a Single Letter, Apexart, New York City, NY

The collection XIV – spring 2006, MuHKA Museum Voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp

Beaufort 02, Beaufort Triennale, Oostende

Sammlung – Projekt Sammlung – Projekt Museum, Kunsthaus Zug, Zug

I. C. Andersen. A Life World, Listasafn Reykjavikur – Reykjavík Art Museum, Reykjavik

Artists Against The State: Perestroika Revisited, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, New York City, NY

Scultura e Pittura. Opere Dalla Collezione Permanente del Mart, MART- Museo d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto

In the collective’s shadow, Sandmann – Berlin, Berlin

Everyday Every Other Day, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Mississauga, ON

The Missing Peace – Artists Consider the Dalai Lama, Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

Essence of Life Art, Marble Palace, St. Petersburg

“Im Reich des Kollektiven – Moskauer Künstler 1961 – 1986”, Sandmann – Berlin, Berlin

Group show (opening exhibition), Ellipse Foundation, Alcoitão

Weltanschauung- Visione del mondo, Palazzo Riso – Museo d’Arte Contemporanea della Sicilia, Palermo

Motion On Paper, Ben Brown Fine Arts, London

The Grand Promenade, National Museum of Contemporary Art – EMST, Athens

Bucolica, the contemporary landscape, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac – Salzburg, Salzburg

Collectiepresentatie XVI – Attributen en Substantie, MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp

„Druck.Künstler“, Galerie Karl Pfefferle, Munich

Arteast Collection 2000+23, Moderna Galerija Ljubljana, Ljubljana

Heads, Sprovieri – London, London

The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama, Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA), Chicago, IL

Depository of Dreams, Anya Stonelake / White Space Gallery, London

Word and Image: Visual Experiments of Soviet Nonconformist Artists, 1960s-80s, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ

The Missing Peace: Artists Consider the Dalai Lama, Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA), Chicago, IL

Hearth: Concepts of Home fr. IMMA Collection in collaboration with Focus Ireland, Irish Museum of Modern Art – IMMA, Dublin

The 1980s – A Topology, Museu Serralves – Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto

VAC, IVAM – Institut Valencià d’Art Modern, Valencia

Valencia Arte Contemporáneo, IVAM – Institut Valencià d’Art Modern, Valencia

2005

1 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow Biennale of contemporary art, Moscow

Universal Experience – Art, Life, and the Tourist’s Eye, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL

Desenhos A-Z, Porta 33, Funchal

Kunst in Schokolade, Museum Ludwig, Cologne

The giving person, PAN – Palazzo delle Arti di Napoli, Naples

Monuments to the USA, San Francisco, CA

Generation of Art – 10 Anni di FAR, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como

(my private) Heroes, Marta Herford, Herford

OpenSystems – Rethinking Art c.1970, Tate Modern, London

The Theatre of Art – Masterpieces from the Collection of the Ludwig Museum, Colo, Villa Manin. Centro d’Arte Contemporanea, Codroipo, UD

Hans Christian Andersen – A LIFE WORLD, Kunsthallen Nikolaj, Copenhagen

Christian Boltanski, Ilya Kabakov – In Progress III für Harald Szeemann, Kewenig Galerie, Cologne

No Comments, Museu Serralves – Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto

Schrift, Zeichen, Geste. Carlfriedrich Claus im Kontext von Klee bis Pollock, Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Chemnitz

New Acquisitions from the Claude and Nina Gruen Collection, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ

Essence of Life – Essence of Art, Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art – Budapest, Budapest

East Art Museum, Karl-Ernst-Osthaus-Museum, Hagen

Russian Pop-Art, The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

Moscow Grafika, International Print Center New York, New York City, NY

Take Two – Worlds and Views – Contemporary Art from the Collection, MoMA – Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

Russia!, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY

Angels of History – Moscow Conceptualism and its influence, MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp

Bienal do Mercosul, Bienal do Mercosul, Porto Alegre

Flashback – Revisiting the Art of the Eighties, Museum für Gegenwartskunst – Emanuel Hoffmann-Stiftung, Basel

Essence of Life Art, The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

30 Sep 2005 — 22 Oct 2005

Senza Confine (15th year) – SAN GIMIGNANO, Galleria Continua – San Gimignano, Italy

8 May 2005 — 31 Jul 2005

Manmano, Galleria Continua – Beijing, Beijing

2004

Potpourri VI, Neues und Altes aus der eigenen Sammlung, Kunsthalle Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven

Die weite Welt – Neues und selten Gesehenes aus der Graphischen Sammlung, Museum Ludwig, Cologne

OPEN / INVITED e v+ a 2004, c/o Belltable Arts Centre, Limerick

The 2nd Auckland Triennial – PUBLIC/PRIVATE: Tumatanui/Tumataiti, Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tāmaki, Auckland

Non-Konformisten aus Moskau, Ludwig Museum im Deutschherrenhaus, Koblenz

Privatisierungen – Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Osteuropa, Kunst-Werke Berlin – KW Institute for Contemporary Art , Berlin

North Fork/ South Fork: East End Art Now, Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY

Artists’ Favourites – act I, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London

Out Of Place, Galerie Nordenhake – Berlin, Berlin

Kabakov, Woodman, Goller, Fabre, Blossfeldt – Le plan – rêvez, mes amis, Galerie Clara Maria Sels, Dusseldorf

45th October Art Salon / Continental Breakfast, Belgrade Cultural Center, Belgrade

25 JAAR DEWEER ART GALLERY, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem

Continental Drift: Installations by Joan Jonas, Ilya & Emilia Kabakov, Juan Muño, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL

Continental Drift – Installations, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL

Vídas Imaginárias – Emilia e Ilya Kabakov, Patrick Corillon, Jan Fabre e Susanne, Centro de Arte Moderna – CAM – Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon

Finding Freedom: Forty Years of Soviet and Russian Art, Tarpon Springs Campus, Tarpon Springs, FL

Ilya & Emilia Kabakov and Raul Meel, Sihtasutus Tallinna Kunstihoone Fond, Tallinn

Araki – Kabakov – Masi – Schnabel, Centro per l´Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, PO

Sonderaktion Graphiken und Bücher, Galerie Klüser, Munich

L’artiste éditeur, FRAC – Limousin, Limoges

2003

Gallery Opening Show, ShugoArts, Tokyo

Acquisitions 2001-2002 – Paintings and Installations, National Museum of Contemporary Art – EMST, Athens

Micropolitics. Art and Everyday Life (2001-1989), EACC – Espai d´Art Contemporani de Castelló, Castellon de la Plana

Start, Palazzo Firmian, Cavalese, TN

Aufgeschraubt und abgestaubt I – Die Sammlung im Prozess der Neupräsenation, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen

50th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice

The Labyrinthine Effect, ACCA – Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, VIC

Home, Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris

II Bienal de Valencia – La Ciudad Ideal, Fundación de la C.V. Bienal de las artes, Valencia

Identität schreiben – Autobiographie in der Kunst, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst – GfZK, Leipzig

Legacy, Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA

30 Sommerakademiekünstler im Traklhaus, Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg

no art – no city, Städtische Galerie Bremen im Buntentor, Bremen

Das Recht des Bildes, Kunstmuseum Bochum, Bochum

Traumfabrik Kommunismus, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main

Berlin-Moskau Moskau-Berlin 1950-2000, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

Happiness – A Survival Guide for Art and Life, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo

Private and Public Narratives: Selected works from the IMMA Collection, Irish Museum of Modern Art – IMMA, Dublin

8 Feb 2003 — 6 Apr 2003

Disegnando, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy

2002

Espacio Concepto, Fundación Joan Miró, Barcelona

“Zeitmaschine. Oder: Das Museum in Bewegung..”, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern

ARTEAST 2000+, ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe

International Arteast Collection 2000+, Nacionalna Galerija – Cifte Amam, Skopje

Refuge, Henie Onstad Art Centre, Høvikodden

OUT OF PRINT/ EDIÇÃO ESGOTADA, Museu Serralves – Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto

Keine Kleinigkeit, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel

The Russian Patient, Anya Stonelake / White Space Gallery, London

Numero zero, Guido Costa Projects, Turin

Kopfreisen. Jules Verne, Adolf Wölfli und andere Grenzgänger, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern

Beyond Preconceptions, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA

A perspective on contemporary art – continuity/transgression, NMWA The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo

2001

Potpourri V, Neues und Altes aus der eigenen Sammlung, Kunsthalle Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven

Encounter, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo

Tracce di un Seminario: Mostra Degliallievo del Corso Superiore di Are Visiva, Viafarini, Milan

Terra! Terra!, Cesac – Centro Sperimentale per le Arti Contemporanee, Caraglio

Er fliegt und fliegt – 4. Jahresausstellung, Kunstverein Bad Salzdetfurth e.V., Bodenburg

Ein Raum ist eine Welt, Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich

do it, Addison Gallery of American Art – Phillips Academy, Andover, MA

2000

Das fünfte Element – Geld oder Kunst, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf

The End: An Independent Vision of Contemporary Culture, 1982-2000, Exit Art, New York City, NY

You Can’t Go Home Again, Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA

Erwerbungen, Dauerleihgaben und Schenkungen der neunziger Jahre, Museum Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden

Cosmos – From Goya to De Chirico from Friedrich to Kiefer, Palazzo Grassi – Francois Pinault Foundation, Venice

Over The Edges, SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent

Between Cinema and a Hard Place, Tate Modern, London

Around 1984 – A Look at Art in the Eighties, MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

12th Biennale of Sydney 2000, Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, NSW

Millennium Messages, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY

Off the Shelf, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art – MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA

The Art of Eastern Europe in Dialogue with the West, Moderna galerija Ljubljana, Ljubljana

Zeitwenden, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig – MUMOK , Vienna

Drawings 2000, Gladstone Gallery – New York, New York City, NY

Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial 2000, Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial Secretariat, Niigata-ken

Baldessari – Kabakov – Kosuth – Pistoletto – Quartet, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel

Times are changing – Auf dem Wege! Aus dem 20. Jahrhundert!, Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen

SCAPE 2000, Art & Industry Biennial Trust, Christchurch

Ilya Kabakov, Pavel Pepperstein, Sprovieri – London, London

einräumen – Arbeiten im Museum, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg

1999

Die Zerbrechlichkeit des Seins, Galerie Clara Maria Sels, Dusseldorf

Fragilité – Absurdité, Galerie Clara Maria Sels, Dusseldorf

A Meeting, ARGE Kunst Galerie Museum, Bolzano

Examining Pictures – Exhibition of 56 artists links generations of painters, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL

Chronos and Kairos, die Zeit in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel

Les Champs de la Sculpture 2000, Les Champs de la Sculpture, Paris

Lifescapes : New Displays from the Collection, Irish Museum of Modern Art – IMMA, Dublin

Get Together – Kunst als Teamwork, Kunsthalle wien project space karlsplatz, Vienna

Culbutes – Œuvre d’impertinence, Musée d´artcontemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC

Sozialmaschine Geld, OK Offenes Kulturhaus OÖ, Linz

Zeitwenden – Rückblick und Ausblick, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn

1998

Jan Fabre & Ilya Kabakov : Een Ontmoeting / Vstrecha / A Meeting, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem

Gary Goldstein – “Zeichnungen 1984-1997” u. Ilya Kabakov – “Einzelne Werke”, Galerie Clara Maria Sels, Dusseldorf

Do It, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC

Ilya Kabakov, Gina Pane – Wiederbegegnung mit Unbekanntem, Kolumba, Cologne

Remembering Times Past, Apexart, New York City, NY

Innenleben, Städel Museum, Frankfurt/Main

Das Versprechen der Fotografie. Die Sammlung der DG-Bank, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo

1997

Silent & Violent: Selected Artists, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, West Hollywood, CA

Whitney Biennial 1997, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY

Inside, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

47th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice

Skulptur. Projekte in Münster 97, LWL – Westfälisches Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Münster, Münster

Skulptur. Projekte in Münster 1997, LWL-Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Münster

Reopening: Installations and Projects, MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

NOEMA – Editionen des NOEMA ART JOURNALS, Galerie Schütte, Essen

1996

Withdrawing, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, New York City, NY

Tennisottelu, Pori Taidemuseo / Pori Art Museum, Pori

Arte en el cielo, Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montevideo

Limited Edition Artists’ Books Since 1900, Brooke Alexander Editions, New York City, NY

23° Bienal de São Paulo, Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo

Corridor of Two Banalities, Museum of Art Zilina / Povazská galéria umenia v Ziline, Zilina

1995

Los límites del museo, Fundación Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona

Raum-Folgen, Städel Museum, Frankfurt/Mai

Signos e milagres, CGAC – Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela

Donald Judd and Artist Friends, Galerie nächst St. Stephan – Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna

International İstanbul Biennial, International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul

1994

Europa, Europa – Das Jahrhundert der Avantgarde in Mittel- und Osteuropa, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn

Ilya Kabakov, Ivan Tchouikov, Vadim Zakharov, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem

Face-Off: The Portrait in Recent Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

1993

het depot, Galerie Akinci, Amsterdam

Biennale di Venezia – 45th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice

2e Biennale de Lyon – et tousilschangent le monde, biennaled’artcontemporain de Lyon, Lyon

Das Fremde – Der Gast, OK Offenes Kulturhaus OÖ, Linz

1992

Ex Ussr – Hedendaagse Kunstenaars Uit Het Gos :, Groninger Museum, Groningen

documenta 9, Documenta, Kassel

1991

Perspectives of Conceptualism, MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

Editions, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, New York City, NY

Trans/Mission – konstiinterkulturell limbo /Art in Intercultural Limbo, Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö

Devil on the Stairs: Looking Back on the Eighties, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg, PA

Dislocations, MoMA – Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1990

Artistirussicontemporanei, Centro per l´Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, PO

8th Biennale of Sydney 1990 – The Readymade Boomerang, Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, NSW

Rhetorical Image, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY

1989

Magiciens De La Terre, Centre Pompidou – Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris

Pictures for the Sky: Art Kites, Haus der Kunst, Munich

The Green Show, Exit Art, New York City, NY

Accrochage für Tatlin, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf

Pictures for the Sky: Art Kites, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima

Pictures for the Sky: Art Kites, The Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya

Pictures for the Sky: Art Kites, Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Shizuoka

Pictures for the Sky: Art Kites, The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma, Takasaki, Gunma

Pictures for the Sky: Art Kites, Himeji City Museum of Art, Himeji

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