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Alexander Djikia

 

Born in Tbilisi, USSR, 1963

Lives in Moscow 

 

www.djikia.com

Education:

 

Higher education, Moscow Institute of Architecture, 1979 -1985
Member of the Moscow Union of Artists, since 2000.

 

 

Teaching activity:

 

Department of Communications, Media and Design, High School of Economics, since 2014 till now - Professor, Curator of direction of "Design Environment".
 
Moscow Institute of Architecture, 2012-2014
Fundamentals of architectural design, volumetric-spatial composition - Associate Professor of Architectural Design Fundamentals.
 
Bilkent University (Ankara, Turkey), 2000-2007, courses:
Design Basics, Descriptive Geometry, Drawing, Screen Printing. Teaching was conducted in English. Associate Professor of the Faculty of Fine Arts.

 

 

Collections:

 

State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia

Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Russia

Stella Art Foundation Museum, Moscow, Russia

City Gallery of Fine Arts, Kaliningrad, Russia

City Gallery of Fine Arts, Kansk, Russia

Talochkin Museum, Moscow, Russia

Groninger Museum, Groningen, Holland

Library of Congress, USA

Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers State University, NJ, USA

Kolodzei Art Foundation, NJ, USA

Brodsky Center, NJ, USA

Stadtgalerie Saarbruecken, Germany

Baryshnokov Arts Center, USA

Alberto Sandretti Collection, Italy

Wolfgang Wittrock Collection, Berlin, Germany

 

 

Awards:

 

Diploma from the Russian Book Editors Union, 2013

“Master” Prize, Moscow, 2007

1st prize, Biennale of Graphic Art, Kaliningrad, 1994

 

 

Solo exhibitions:

 

2014

“Zoography”

Krokin Gallery, Moscow

"ABCs of Suprematism "

Cult House Gallery, Artplay, Moscow

 

2013

"Pythagorean Nets"

VKHUTEMAS Gallery, Moscow

“Transparencies”

Krokin Gallery, Moscow

“Sky Drawings”

Cult House Gallery, Artplay, Moscow

 

2012

"The Greek Series"

City Exhibition Hall, Podolsk

“Leniniana”

Krokin Gallery, Moscow

 

2011

“Glass Works”

Handprint Workshop International, Alexandria, VA

"Tin"

City Exhibition Hall, Kansk

"A Mirror for Heroes"

Kurginyan Center, Moscow

 

2010

"The Greek Series"

General Consulate of Greece in Moscow

"Tin"

Krokin Gallery, Moscow

"Dancing on the wall"

Baryshnikov Art Center, NYC

 

2009

"Labyrinth or the Story of Minotaur"

Krokin Gallery, Moscow

"Drawings based on motifs of Cretan and Mycenaean seals"

Archeological museum, Thessaloniki

"Poetry drawings"

Stella Art Foundation, Moscow

"Ancient and Modern"

VP Gallery, Moscow

 

2008

“New Prints”

Handprint Workshop International, Alexandria, VA

 

2007

"Rinascimento"

Nina Lumer Gallery, Мilano

"Katharevousa"

Art-Athina, Stella Art Foundation

 

2006

"New works"

Guelman Gallery, Moscow

"10 years ago"

Paperworks Gallery, Moscow

"Retrospection, 1982-2006"

Artplay, Moscow (catalog)

“New Prints”

Handprint Workshop International, Alexandria, VA

 

2003

“Upper Point”

Moscow House of Photography

 

2002

“Studies from the Cretan Seals”

Bilkent University, Ankara

“Drawings from the Greek Vases”

“OGI Street” Gallery, Moscow

 

2001

“Drawings”

Galerie Ute Parduhn, Dusseldorf

 

2000

“Drawings from Ankara”

“Pinakotheka” art magazine office, Moscow

 

1999

“Drawings, Paintings and Photographs”

Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne

 

1997

“Drawings from New York”

Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne

 

1996

“New Drawings”

Galerie Ute Parduhn, Dusseldorf

 

1995

“Drawings”

Galerie “Art 5-III” Inge Herbert, Berlin

“Drawings”

Maya Polski Gallery, Chicago

 

1993

“Beginning of the World”

Guelman Gallery, Moscow

“Рисунки 1988-1992”

Галерея Карстен Кох, Киль

 

1992

“A Group Portrait in the Interior”

Regina Gallery, Moscow

“Drawings”

Rheinisches Landesmuseum Bonn

“Westostlicher Divan”

Stadtgalerie Saarbrucken (catalog)

 

1991

“Drawings 1988-1991”

Galerie Karsten Koch, Kiel

“Drawings”

Manege Gallery, Moscow

 

1990

“Drawings”

Galerie Kicken-Pauseback, Cologne

 

1989

“Drawings”

Union Gallery, Moscow (catalog)

 

1988

“Photograms”

Library of Foreign Literature, Moscow

“Photograms”

“Student Meridian” magazine office, Moscow

 

 

Duo exhibitions:

 

2010

"Batynkov versus Djikia"

Studio 11, Moscow

 

2007

"Nina Kertselli + Alexander Djikia"

ZPAP Gallery, Gdansk

 

2002

“George Grosz - Alexander Djikia”

Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne

 

 

Group exhibitions (selected):

 

2014

“ZOO”

Zoological Museum, Moscow

“Shaping Private Demons”

Seconda Biennale d’Arte Contemporanea, Lago Maggiore

“Book of an Artist”

“Tsaritsino” State Museum, Moscow

 

2013

“Mayakovskiy Manifesto”

Proun Gallery, Moscow

“Sky Sphere”

Moscow Planetarium

“Artist’s Book as Cutting Edge of Modern Art”

Russian State Library of the Arts

“The First Book”

Tsaritsino State Museum, Moscow

 

2012

“Do Re Mi”

Arte Musica, Sanremo

“Tell me, Uncle...”

Krokin Gallery, Moscow

“Just Art”

Krokin Gallery, Moscow

“Art is Art is Art”

Moscow Museum of Modern Art

“Russian Cosmos”

Castello di Rivoli

 

2011

“Ten years after 9/11”

The Pepco Edison Place Gallery, Washington, DC

“Return to the Reality”

State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

“Hits of the Season 7”

Krokin Gallery, Moscow

"Doors and Gates"

State Russian Museum, S.Petersburg

“Earth, Space, Gagarin”

Krokin Gallery, Moscow

 

2010

"New Year Show"

Open Gallery, Moscow

"Dreams and Memories"

Open Gallery, Moscow

“1990”

Krokin Gallery, Moscow

“Hits of the Season 6”

Krokin Gallery, Moscow

 

2009

"Temptation"

Open gallery, Moscow

"Tractor drivers"

Krokin Gallery, Moscow

"Hits of the season 5"

Krokin Gallery, Moscow

"The artist's book"

State library of foreign literature,

Moscow (catalog)

"That obscure object of Art"

Palazzo Ca Rezzonico, 53d Biennale,

Venice (catalog)

 

2008

"Every picture tells a story" (A.Troitsky collection)

Arka Gallery, Vladivostok

"Every picture tells a story" (A.Troitsky collection)

Rigas Galeriya, Riga, (ctalog)

"Greece through the eies of Russian artists "

Hellinic Cultural Center, Moscow (catalog)

 

2007

"New Angelarium"

Moscow Museum of Modern Art,

Moscow (catalog)

"Every picture tells a story" (A.Troitsky collection)

Central House of Artists, Moscow

"The artist's diary"

Central House of Artists, Moscow

 

2006

“0004”

Sate Academy of Art, Tbilisi (catalog)

 

2004

“0003”

Bilkent University, Ankara (catalog)

 

2003

“Book illustration in Russia”

Frankfurt Book Fair (catalog)

“LOMO at home”

Frankfurt Book Fair

“0002”

Goethe Institute, Ankara (catalog)

 

2002

“0001”

Goethe Institute, Ankara (catalog)

 

2001

“The view from here”

Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Hampton Roads, VA

 

2000

“The view from here”

State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow (catalog)

 

1999

“Art book”

State Pushkin Museum, Moscow (catalog)

“Menschenbild 1”

Galerie Albrecht, Munchen

 

1998

“Book of an artist and a poet”

Center of Contemporary Art, Nizhny Novgorod (catalog)

 

1996

“The Moscow Studio, 1991-96, a retrospective”

The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

 

1995

“Кvartart for export”

LOMO depot, Vienna

 

1994

“III biennale of graphic art”

Kaliningrad Art Gallery (I prize)

“Нет! - и конформисты”

Русский Музей, Санкт-Петербург (каталог)

“XXV exhibition of Kvartart”

Vrubel Apartment Gallery, Moscow

 

1993

“Adresse provisoire pour l’art contemporain Russe”

Musee de la Poste, Paris

 

1992

“Аktuelle Zeichnung und Photographie aus Moskau”

Galerie Albrecht, Munchen

“Figurliche Zeichnung”

Kunstverein Heilbronn

“Ex USSR”

Groninger Museum, Groningen (catalog)

 

1991

“Аrt Frankfurt (Union Gallery)”

Frankfurt Messe (catalog)

“Vrubel-Djika-Kertselli”

Kashirka Exhibition Hall, Moscow

“Im Kabinett”

Wolfgang Wittrock, Dusseldorf

 

1990

“Тraditions of Russian painting”

Мuseum of History and Reconstruction of Moscow

“Perestroyka”

Center for Contemporary Arts, Buenos-Aires

 

1989

“Vrubel-Djika-Kertselli”

“Decorative Arts” magazine office, Moscow

“Nuova realta”

Pinacotheca Communale, Bologna (catalog)

“Exhibition of Moscow graphic artists”

Central House of Artists, Moscow (catalog)

 

1988

“18th exhibition of young artisis”

Manege, Moscow