Alexej Koschkarow

1972 born in Minsk, Belarus

Lives and works in New York, USA

1990 - 1992  Study at Academy of Fine Arts, Minsk, Belarus

1993 - 1999  Study and Masters at Academy of Fine Arts, Düsseldorf, Germany

 

Awards / Residencies:

2009 Fiorucci Art Trust, Stromboli, Italy

2008 Sommerakademie, Paul-Klee-Zentrum, Bern, Switzerland

2005 Advancement Award of Fine Arts, Düsseldorf, Germany

1997 Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA, USA

 

Soloshows and Projects:

2018 Innen-und Aussen Projekt Ofen „Ivory Tower With Rambo Cage“,Studio Katharina Fritsch, Birkenstrasse, Düsseldorf, Germany

2016 Zita - Щapa, Chamber Piece by Katharina Fritsch and Alexej Koschkarow
Schaulager Basel, Switzerland (Cat.)

2012 Galerie Rupert Pfab, with Katharina Fritsch, Düsseldorf, Germany

2011 Portraits, Novartis, Basel, Switzerland 

2009  Checkpoint Charlie, Viafarini, Mailand, Italy (Cat.)

2007  Egyptian Bathroom, Kasseler Kunstverein, Kassel, Germany

2006  Rest, one artist show at Art Forum Berlin, Cologne, Germany

2005  Tortenschlacht, Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden, Germany
Jablonka Lühn, Cologne, Germany

2004  Rheinschau, Art Cologne Projects, Germany
Stellan Holm Gallery, New York, USA

2003  Jablonka Lühn, Cologne, Germany

2002  Art Basel Miami Beach, Videolounge Tortenschlacht, Miami Beach, USA
Jablonka Lühn, Cologne, Germany
Galerie Michael Cosar, Düsseldorf, Germany

2001  Haus Fürstenberg, Sammlung Ackermans, Xanten, Germany (Cat)
Tortenschlacht, Kunsthalle Zürich (Foyer), Zürich, CH

2000  Tortenschlacht, Malkasten, Düsseldorf, Germany

1999  Damenwahl, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany (Cat.) 

 

Groupshows (selection):

2018 Fette Koschkarow Lahme, kuratiert von Katharina Fritsch, SCHÖNEWALD, Düsseldorf, Germany
Heads Roll, Graves Gallery, Sheffield, UK
Der Flexible Plan, Das Rokoko in der Gegenwartskunst, Museum Morsbroich, Germany (Cat.)
Group show, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Minsk, Belarus

2017 Chagall - The Breakthrough Years, Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Small Works, C A B I N Gallery, Dubai, U.E. Dubai

2016 Art Inspires At EY Zurich (curated by Jaqueline Burkhardt), Ernst & Young, Zurich, Switzerland (Cat.)

2015 FUTURE / PRESENT, The Collection of the Emanuel Hoffmann
Foundation, Schaulager, Basel, Switzerland
Sinnliche Ungewissheit, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich Switzerland (Cat.)

2013 Slapstick!, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany

2012/2013 Sammlungspräsentation CIT ART Foundation, Neues Museum Nürnberg, Nürnberg, Germany

2011 Localhost, Exhibitionhall for Contemporary Art, Münster, Germany

2010 Groupshow, Wiensalonberlin, Berlin, Germany

2009 Checkpoint Charlie, Preview Art Fair, Berlin, Germany 

2008 Take me There, Haunch of Venison Gallery, New York , USA (curated by Michael Rooks) (Cat.)
Moving Walls, Museum of New Art, Detroit, USA
Dragged down into lowercase, Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, CH (Cat.)

2007  Bodycheck, Triennale der Kleinplastik, Fellbach, Germany ( Cat.)
Hotel Kerberos, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf / KIT, Düsseldorf, Germany (Cat.)
The nicest distance between two people is a curve, Gallery Linn Lühn, Cologne, Germany
Return to Forever, Forever and a Day Büro, Berlin, Germany

2006  Haus, Presentation at K21, Kunstsammlung
Nordrhein-Westfalen im Ständehaus, Düsseldorf, Germany ( Cat.)
Situation Comedy: Humor in Recent Art, (curated by Michael Rooks and Dominic Molon), Chicago
Cultural Center, the Winnipeg Art Gallery and the Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, USA (Cat.)

2005  Situation Comedy: Humor in Recent Art, (curated by Michael Rooks and Dominic Molon)
Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii, Chicago Cultural Center,
Winnipeg Art Gallery and Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, USA (Cat.)
Kunstraum der Stadt Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany ( Cat.)
Each Day Is Valentines Day, Jablonka Lühn, Köln, Germany
Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden, Germany
The Obscure Object Of Desire, Stellan Holm Gallery, New York, USA
Tortenschlacht, Videos in the ongoing project: conversation with artists, Museum Kunstpalast,
Düsseldorf, Germany

2004  Frohe Zukunft, Halle für Kunst, Lüneburg, Germany
Reflections # 2, Z33, Tongeren, Belgium (Cat.)
Abstrakter Expressionismus in der zeitgenössischen figurativen Skulptur, Johann König, Berlin, Germany
MODERNE RESERVATE-Teil 1: Seele, Staatl. Kunsthalle Baden Baden, Germany (Cat.)
Futureways, curated by Rita McBride, Glen Rubsamen and Rutger Wolfson, De Vleeshal, Middelburg, Netherlands (Cat.)

2003  160 Meisterzeichnungen, Oldenburger Kunstverein, Oldenburg, Germany
Torn between two lovers, curated by Katharina Fritsch, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, USA

2002  Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen: Jahresgabe, Düsseldorf, Germany

2001  Jablonka Galerie, Cologne, Germany
Und keiner hinkt...22 Wege von Schwegler wegzukommen, Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve, Germany (Cat)
Between Earth and Heaven, PMMK, Museum of Modern Art, Oostende, Belgium, (Cat)

1998  Mayday Party is over, Boehler Werke, Düsseldorf, Germany