Vitaly Pushnitsky

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Vitaly Pushnitsky
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Vitaly Pushnitsky, 1967
Born(1967-07-07)7 July 1967
Nationality Russia
EducationSt. Petersburg State Academic Institute of Fine Arts, Sculpture and Architecture
Known forPainting, Drawing, Sculpture, Installation
AwardsSergey Kuryokhin Award for Contemporary Art, 2012
Websitehttp://pushnitsky.ru

Vitaly Pushnitsky (Russian: Вита́лий Ю́рьевич Пушни́цкий; born 7 July 1967, Leningrad, USSR) is a Russian artist based in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. He is internationally recognized as a painter, sculptor, graphic artist and as a creator of installations, art objects and multimedia. He is considered one of Russia's leading contemporary artists.

Biography[edit]

Vitaly Pushnitsky was born in 1967 in Leningrad, USSR. After leaving Leningrad Secondary Art School he studied at the Graphics Department of St.Petersburg Academy of Arts (1988—1994). Since 1994 he is a member of Saint Petersburg Union of Artists. From 2002 works and studies worldwide:

2002 — Kala Art Institute. New York, San Francisco, USA
2005 — Jawaharlal Nehru University. New Delhi, India
2007 — The Tamarind Institute, University of New Mexico. Albuquerque, NM, USA
2012 — Cite International des Arts. Paris, France

Pushnitsky's personal exhibitions took place at the State Russian Museum (2002) and the State Hermitage Museum (2006)[1] in St.Petersburg, at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art (2012)[2] and others.

Collaborating with the major Russian and western art galleries Pushnitsky is conducting his own original exhibition project "Belka&Strelka" co-authored with an art critic and curator Dmitry Pilikin. Commonly the works of Pushnitsky are presented on the international art scene.

In 2011 the British publisher of art Phaidon Press included Vitaly Pushnitsky in the list of "115 artists working internationally who have been nominated by highly respected critics and curators for their outstanding contributions to recent painting".[3]

Gallery[edit]

Museum Collections and Foundations[edit]

  • The State Russian Museum. St Petersburg, Russia
  • Moscow Museum of Modern Art. Russia
  • The Museum of Contemporary Art ERARTA. St Petersburg, Russia
  • Novy Museum. St Petersburg, Russia
  • ArtLink. New York, USA
  • Chairman, Aldrich Museum of Art. New York, USA
  • Contemporary Art Museum art4.ru. Moscow, Russia
  • Freud’s Dream Museum. St Petersburg, Russia
  • Kala Art Institute. Berkeley, San Francisco, USA
  • Kolding Art Institute. Kolding, Denmark
  • Kolodzei Art Foundation, Highland Park, NJ, USA
  • Perm Museum of Contemporary Art (PERMM), Perm, Russia
  • Red Bull Collection, Salzburg, Austria
  • RuArts Foundation. Moscow, Russia
  • The Krasnoyarsk Museum Centre. Krasnoyarsk, Russia
  • The National Centre of Contemporary Art. Moscow, Russia
  • The State Kaliningrad Art Gallery. Kaliningrad, Russia
  • The State Novosibirsk Art Museum. Novosibirsk, Russia

Works are also presented in the private collections in Denmark, Germany, France, Sweden, Holland, USA and Russia.

Personal exhibitions[edit]

2013

  • Points of View. Part II. ТК Galeria D’Art. Barcelona, Spain

2012

  • Points of View. Part II. Novy Museum. St Petersburg, Russia
  • Points of View. Part I. Erika Deak Gallery. Budapest, Hungary
  • Mechanisms of Time. Moscow Museum of Modern Art. Moscow, Russia
  • Point. pop/off/art gallery. Moscow, Russia

2011

  • True Blue Will Never Stain. Frantz Gallery Space. New York, USA
  • Point. Korjaamo Gallery. Helsinki, Finland
  • Exit. Marina Gisich Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia
  • Burn. Al-Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia
  • Birth Date. Sputnik Gallery. New York, USA

2010

  • Scale Measurement. TK Galeria D’Art. Barcelona, Spain
  • Redeemed Light. The State Perm Art Gallery. Perm, Russia

2009

  • Redeemed Light. 6th Novosibirsk Biennale of Graphic Art. The State Novosibirsk Art Museum. Novosibirsk, Russia
  • Redeemed Light. The Krasnoyarsk Museum Centre. Krasnoyarsk, Russia
  • Prisons, Temples and Banks. Huset Guldager Gallery. Bloven, Denmark
  • Here&Now. Fabrika Project. Moscow, Russia (parallel program, 3rd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art)
  • Here&Now. Al-Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia
  • Cell: Solitary Confinement. RuArts Foundation. Moscow, Russia

2008

  • SON. Al-Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia
  • Reconstruction. Gallery Atelier №2. Moscow, Russia (with P.Bely)
  • Incidere Venecia. pop/off/art Gallery. Moscow, Russia
  • Burn. Frantz Gallery Space. New York, USA
  • Birth Date. Marina Gisich Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia

2007

  • Some Letters from the Empire Edge. Al-Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia
  • LUX. pop/off/art Gallery. Moscow, Russia (parallel program, 2nd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art)

2006

  • The Iron Century. The State Hermitage Museum. The National Centre for Contemporary Art. St Petersburg, Russia
  • Atmosphere. Huset Gallery Guldager. Grindsted, Denmark

2005

  • Roots. Terra Artis. Kuhmalahti, Tampere, Finland
  • Reaction. D-137 Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia
  • Impressions. AM Gallery/pARTner Gallery. Moscow, Russia

2004

  • Introspection. Marat Guelman Gallery. Moscow, Russia

2003

  • Retranslation. The State National Centre of Photography. St Petersburg, Russia
  • SKY. KvadraT Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia
  • Naked Light. White Space Gallery. London, Great Britain
  • Joseph Brodsky, Urania. The Akhmatova Museum in the Fountain House (Sheremetev Palace). St Petersburg, Russia

2002

  • Introspection. The State Russian Museum. St Petersburg, Russia

2001

  • The Iron Century Poet. Gallery 103. Pushkinskaya 10. St Petersburg, Russia
  • Circenses et Panem. Holstebro Musik Theatre. Holstebro, Denmark

2000

  • Inventarisation. Kunstkamera. Contemporary Art in a Traditional Museum Festival. St Petersburg, Russia
  • Introspection. Gallery Garden. Grindsted, Denmark
  • Russian Artist. Olgod Museum. Olgod, Denmark
  • Black Boxes of Dreams. Freud’s Dream Museum. St Petersburg, Russia

1999

  • Reflections. A-Ya Gallery. The State National Centre of Photography. St Petersburg, Russia

1998

  • Reflections. Gallery Garden. Grindsted, Denmark

1997

  • Russian Artist. Private Hospital. Abenra, Denmark
  • Russian Artist. Horsens City Library. Horsens, Denmark

1996

  • Russian Artist. Political Institute. Nykobing-Falster, Denmark
  • Russian Artist. The European Cultural Capital Project. Old Huset. Kolding, Denmark

1995

  • Light, Sword and a River. Borey Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia

1994

  • Solo. Chiron Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia

Group exhibitions[edit]

2013

  • NightFall. Rudolfinum Gallery. Prague, Czech Republic

2012

  • Exhibition of Kandinsky Prize Nominees. Moscow, Russia
  • NightFall. MODEM. Debrecen, Hungary
  • Time Shadow. The State Museum-Reserve Tsaritsyno. Moscow, Russia
  • Exhibition of Kuryokhine Prize Nominees. St Petersburg, Russia

2011

  • Void. RuArts Foundation. Moscow, Russia
  • The Demise of St Petersburg. Name Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia
  • The Book of the Artist. The Museum of Contemporary Art ERARTA.
  • St Petersburg, Russia
  • Reverse Perspective, pop/off/art Gallery. Moscow, Russia (parallel program, 4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art)
  • Private Collection Forum. Perm Museum of Contemporary Art, Perm, Russia
  • Myth. Mashine. Person. Erika Deak Gallery. Budapest, Hungary
  • Doors. The State Russian Museum. St Petersburg, Russia
  • Black and White. Perm Museum of Contemporary Art, Perm, Russia
  • 10th Anniversary of Gallery. Marina Gisich Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia

2010

  • The New Sculpture: Chaos and Structure. Novy Museum. St Petersburg, Russia
  • Duel. RuArts Foundation. Moscow, Russia
  • Exhibition of Kandinsky Prize Nominees. Moscow, Russia
  • Doors Open Day: A Mansion – A Gymnasium – A Clinic – A Museum. Moscow Museum of Modern Art. Russia
  • Black and White. Modernariat Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia
  • Always Other Art. Victor Bondarenko Collection. Moscow Museum of Modern Art. Russia

2009

  • The New Sculpture: Chaos and Structure. Gallery on The Solyanka str. Moscow, Russia
  • The Russians. Ober Gallery. Kent, New York, USA
  • The Art about the Art. The State Russian Museum. St Petersburg, Russia
  • Silence. The Red Flag Factory. St Petersburg, Russia
  • Show Me a Hero. Calvert 22. London, Great Britain
  • Recycling. The State Hermitage museum. The National Centre of Contemporary Art. St Petersburg, Russia
  • Landscape. RuArts Foundation. Moscow, Russia
  • Distance. 8th Krasnoyarsk Museum Biennale. The Krasnoyarsk Museum Centre. Krasnoyarsk, Russia

2008

  • Exhibition of Kandinsky Prize Nominees. Moscow, Russia
  • Boris Iofan and The New Babel. Atelier №2 Gallery. Moscow, Russia

2007

  • The Age of Space. The A.S.Popov Central Museum of Communicationts. St Petersburg, Russia
  • The XX Century Art in St Petersburg. The Central Exhibition Hall Manege. St Petersburg, Russia
  • Something About Power. 2nd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art. The National Centre of Contemporary Art. L-Gallery. Moscow, Russia
  • I Need No Map. The Akhmatova Museum in the Fountain House (Sheremetev Palace). St Petersburg, Russia
  • New Angelarium. Moscow Museum of Modern Art. Russia

2006

  • Wake up! 3rd Baltic Biennale. Raumi, Finland
  • Space I. Vostochnaya Gallery. Moscow, Russia
  • Space I. Belka&Strelka Project. St Petersburg, Russia
  • Russia Fly By. Hungart-7. Salzburg, Austria
  • New Russian Avant-Garde. Exhibition Hall BurdaYukom. Munich, Germany.
  • Circle III. Belka&Strelka Project. St Petersburg, Russia

2005

  • Steps. Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
  • Nimbus for the House. Kuhmalahti, Tampere, Finland
  • Light I. Belka&Strelka Project. St Petersburg, Russia
  • In a Memory of Newton. The Multidisciplinary Project. The National Centre for Contemporary Art. St Petersburg, Russia
  • I Click, Therefore I Am. M’Ars Gallery. Moscow, Russia
  • Human Project. Piterskie. 1st Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art. Central House of Artists. Moscow, Russia
  • He Was a Tall Man... 100th Anniversary of Daniil Kharms. The Russian State museum. St Petersburg, Russia
  • Faces. M’Ars Gallery. Marat Guelman Gallery. Moscow, Russia
  • Collage in Russia 20th Century. The State Russian Museum. St Petersburg, Russia

2004

  • The Emperor Paul I: The Modern Image of the Past. The State Russian Museum. St Petersburg, Russia
  • Stair to the Sky. ART-Kliazma. Moscow, Russia
  • Silence. The State Novosibirsk Art Museum. Novosibirsk, Russia
  • NA KURORT. Kunsthalle. Baden-Baden, Germany
  • Mimicry. Artist’s Village. St Petersburg, Russia

2003

  • Touch Me. The Akhmatova Museum at the Fountain House (Sheremetev Palace). St Petersburg, Russia
  • The Space of a Picture — The Space of Reality. The Akhma¬tova Museum at the Fountain House (Sheremetev Palace). Goethe Institute. St Petersburg, Russia
  • Digital-Analog. New Countdown. Marat Guelman Gallery. Central House of Artist. Moscow, Russia
  • Russian Artists. Gallery Garden. Grindsted, Denmark.
  • Project Live Architecture: Park of Sculpture and Relaxation. The Akhmatova museum at the Fountain House (Sheremetev Palace). St.Petersburg, Russia

2002

  • Lost Heroes. ARTGenda. Hamburg, Germany

2001

  • MIR-PEACE. Borey Gallery. St Petersburg, Russia
  • Re: MIR-PEACE. ArtAgents Gallery. Hamburg, Germany.
  • Dembelsky Album. The Akhmatova Museum in the Fountain House (Sheremetev Palace). Soros Foundation. St Petersburg, Russia
  • MEDIA-PRIVET. The State Russian Museum. St Petersburg, Russia

2000

  • Art Festival of St Petersburg. Musikhouset. Esbjerg, Denmark
  • Black Boxes of Dreams. Introspection. Project for 3rd International Performing & Experimental Art. St Petersburg, Russia
  • Interseason. Art-Ambulance. St Petersburg, Russia

1999

  • Art of Still Life. The State Russian Museum. St Petersburg, Russia
  • 4th International Biennale of Graphic Art. The State Novosibirsk Art Museum. Novosibirsk, Russia

1998

  • Myths & Legends. The State Russian Museum. St Petersburg, Russia

1997

  • Cultural Landscape of Kaliningrad. The State Kaliningrad Art Gallery. Kaliningrad, Russia
  • A Window to the Holland. Amsterdam, Netherlands

1996

  • 4th International Biennale of Graphic Art. The State Kaliningrad Art Gallery. Kaliningrad, Russia

Links[edit]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Vitaly Pushnitsky - Iron Age - Painting, Installation, Graphics at the State Hermitage Museum
  2. ^ Vitaly Pushnitsky «Mechanisms of Time» at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art
  3. ^ Vitamin P2: New Perspectives in Painting. London: Phaidon Press, 2011, 352 pages ISBN 9780714861609.