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Maxim Kantor

Russian, born 1957



1975-80              Moscow Art Polygraph Institute

Solo Exhibitions

2007      New Empire exhibition tour continues at: Museum Kuppersmuhle, Duisburg,

                      Akademie der Kunste, Berlin, Centre Culturel de Rencontre, Abbaye de Neumunster, Luxembourg.

              Maxim Kantor. New paintings and three graphic cycles. Galerie Nierendorf, Berlin

2004-05 European tour of exhibitions "New Empire": new pictures and new graphic cycle "Metropolis.Atlas" (70 etchings in eau-forte and lithography techniques).

              Felix Nussbaum Haus, Osnabruck
              Querini Stampalia Fondazione, Venice
              Ulster Museum, Belfast

2001      Started the exhibition tour presenting the project WASTELAND.Atlas in Russia:
              State Tretiakov Gallery, Moscow
              State Primorsky Museum of Art, Vladivostok
              Krasnoyarsk Culture and History Museum Complex
              Novosibirsk Museum of Fine Art
              Tomsk Art Museum
              Ekaterinbourg Museum of Fine Art and WASTELAND.Atlas in the museums all over the world, among them: Staedel Museum, Frankfurt, Culturgest, Lisboa, Ulster Museum, Belfast, South Australian

                      Gallery, Adelaide.

2001      Eva Poll Gallery, Berlin 
              Artcore Gallery, Toronto

1998-2000     Exhibition tour of the European and United States museums, among them: Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Northern Illinois University Art Gallery, Chicago, Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, Florida,

                                Crossman Gallery, Whitewater, Wisconsin, Ulster Museum, Belfast, Villa Vauban, Luxembourg.

1997      Maxim Kantor. Paintings 1982-1994, Royal College Of Art, London, UK 
              Maxim Kantor. Criminal Chronicle. Russian Pavilion, XLVII Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy.
              Maxim Kantor, Luneburg, Germany 
              Maxim Kantor. Paintings. Etchings. Pushkin Museum of Fine Art, Moscow

1996      Maxim Kantor. Paintings 1982-1994, Kunsthalle Rostock, Rostock, Germany Maxim Kantor. Paintings 1982-1994, Herning Kunstmuseum, Herning,

                         Denmark Kunsthalle 
              Emden / Stiftung Henri und Eske Nannen, Emden, Germany 
              Maxim Kantor. Paintings 1982-1994, Musee de Pully, Pully, Switzerland
              Galerie Eva Poll, Berlin, Germany
              Art Cologne, Galerie Eva Poll, Koln, Germany

1995      Maxim Kantor. Paintings 1982-1994, Tutesall, Luxembourg 
              Maxim Kantor - Gemalde und Radierungen, Bayreuth, Germany 
              Maxim Kantor. Paintings 1982-1994, Kunsthalle Berlin

              Galerie Eva Poll, Berlin, Germany 
              Maxim Kantor. Paintings 1982-1994, Porin Tadesmuseo, Pori, Finland

1994      Kunsthalle Emden / Stiftung Henri Nannen, Emden, Germany 
              Asbaek Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark 
              Galerie im Haus Dacheroden, Erfurt, Germany

1993      Art Frankfurt, Galerie Lupfert, Frankfurt/Main, Germany 
              Salle d'Exposition de l'Hotel de Ville, Colmar, France
              Galerie Lupfert, Hannover, Germany 
              FIAC, Asbaek Gallery, Paris, France 
              Galerie Eva Poll, Berlin, Germany

1992      Maxim Kantor. Retrospektive, Museum Bochum, Germany 
              Galerie Lupfert, Hannover, Germany

1991      Stuart & Co. Gallery, New York, USA 
              Asbaek Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark 
              Galerie Eva Poll, Berlin, Germany
              Art Cologne, Galerie Eva Poll, Koln, Germany

1990      Facing Apocalypse, Newport Art Museum and Art Association, Newport, Rhode Island, USA 
              Russia: Within and Without, The Patrick and Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee, USA
              Galerie Lupfert, Hannover, Germany

1989      Goethe-Institute, Dusseldorf, Germany
              Landesvertretung der Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg bein Bund, Bonn, Germany

1988      Galerie Eva Poll, Berlin, Germany 
              Centraal Museum, Utrecht, Netherlands


2005      Morris R.C. "A Russian painter’s New empire." International Herald Tribune 2005, 30 March.

2001      Barstow A. "Kantor’s gothic vision of the Russian dilemma." LifeStyle: The Russia Journal 2001, 9-15 Nov., p.L7.

1999      Hosford J. "Maxim Kantor – Russia’s Contemporary Master." Contemporary Optical Waves (C.O.W.), 1999, February

1998      Turner E. "Art show’s shaky grip on capitalism." Herald USA 1998, 18 Dec.

1997      Durden-Smith J. "Transcending Trends of art." Moscow Times 1997, 4 Feb.

              Morris R.C. "The touch of the brush: a parting of the ways in Venice."International Herald Tribune1997, 15 Jun.

                  Morris R.C. "A painter’s Russia: More awful, more exciting." InternationalHerald Tribune 1997, 23 Jul.

1993      Merilin R. "Moscow Jewish painter sides with each minority." Wiskonsin Jewish Chronicle 1993, 12 Sept.

1990      Kuchkina O. "Maxim Kantor: portrait and self-portrait."  Soviet Theatre 1990, # 3.

1989      Brown M.C. Contemporary russian art.  Phaidon/Oxford, 1989.

              Clare H. "Peretsroika and the profit bring in form and the Cold." Glasgow Herald 1989, 1 Nov.

              Corbin-Pardee L. Contemporary Russian Art. Art Muscle. 1989, 10.                                         

              Cullerne-Baum M. Contemporary Russian Art. Phaidon/Oxford, 1989.

              Gillespie P. and Millington N. "Without and within." Marguette Tribune Weekend 1989, 20 Sept.

              Gregor B.&M. Iron Curtain, Scotland, Viz 1989.

              Henry C. "Perestroika and profit bring art in from the cold." Glasgow Herald 1989, 1 Nov.

              Kimmelman M. "Touring Show of Soviet and American Artists." New York Times 1989, 16 May.

1988      Gambrell J. Perestroika Shock.  Art in America 1988, 2.

              Dujardin R.C. "Confronting Fears of the Apocalypse." Newport Chronicle 1988, 18 Apr.

Public Collections

State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia
The British Museum, London, United Kingdom 
Staedel Museum, Frankfurt 
Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany 
Ulster Museum, Belfast, United Kingdom 
Museum Bochum, Bochum, Germany
Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, Florida, USA 
Herning Museum Of Art, Herning, Denmark 
Kunsthalle Emden / Stiftung Henri Nannen, Emden, Germany
Luxembourg Museum Of Art And History, Luxembourg 
Musee de Pully, Pully, Switzerland 
Museum Ludwig, Koln, Germany 
Neuen Galerie Sammlung Ludwig, Aix-la-Chapelle, France 
The Patrick and Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee, USA 
South Australian gallery, Adelaide 
Stuttgart Stadtgalerie, Stuttgart, Germany
Novosibirsk Museum of Fine Arts, Russia 
Togliatti Museum of Fine Arts, Russia 
Perm Art Museum, Russia

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