Guest Artists

Boris Mikhailov

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Boris Mikhailov

Salt Lake (Serie)

1986

C-Print

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Boris Mikhailov

Salt Lake (Serie)

1986

C-Print

60 x 84 cms

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Boris Mikhailov

Salt Lake (Serie)

1986

c-Print

60 x 84 cms

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Boris Mikhailov

Salt Lake (Serie)

1986

C-Print

Yesterday-sandwich(3)

Boris Mikhailov

Yesterday Sandwich

1965

type C print

147.5 ×107.5 cms, ed.5

Yesterday-sandwich(2)

Boris Mikhailov

Yesterday Sandwich

1965

type C print

147.5 ×107.5 cms, ed.5

Yesterday-sandwich(1)

Boris Mikhailov

Yesterday Sandwich

1965

type C print

147.5 ×107.5 cms, ed.5

Yesterday-sandwich

Boris Mikhailov

Yesterday Sandwich

1965

type C print

147.5×107.5 cm, ed.5

1938 born in Kharkov, Ukraine
lives and works in Kharkov and Berlin

Solo exhibitions (selection)
2013
Salt Lake , Galería Casado santapau, Madrid.
2012
Boris Mikhailov Time is out of joint. Fotografien 1966–2003, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin
Boris Mikhailov, triptychs, Sprovieri, London
Salt Lake, La Criée, Rennes
Boris Mikhailov Tea, Coffee, Cappuccino, 2000-2010, Galerie Suzanne Tarasieve, Paris

2011
Boris Mikhailov. Banzai!, Galerie Ilka Bree, Bordeaux
Boris Mikhailov, Art Hall Gallery, Tallin
Boris Mikhailov, MOMA New York, Department of Photography, New York
Boris Mikhailov, Tea Coffee Cappuccino, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin
Boris Mikhailov, Tate Modern, London
2010
Boris Mikhailov, Kunstverein Rosenheim, Rosenheim
Yesterday’s Sandwich, Galería Casado Santapau, Madrid
2009
Boris Mikhailov. Yesterday’s Sandwich – 1960/70, Suzanne Tarasiève, Paris
Boris Mikhailov. Dusk, DEWEER gallery, Otegem, Belgium

2007
Banzai!, Galerie Barbara Weiss
Boris Mikhailov, Look at me I look at Water, Sprengel Museum, Hannover
Boris Mikhailov, Barbara Gross Galerie, München
Boris Mikhailov. Yesterday, kunst Meran im Haus der Sparkasse, Meran

2006
Yesterday’s Sandwich, Shugoarts, Tokyo

2005
Butterbrot, Galerie Ilka Bree, Bordeaux
Look at me I look at Water, Centre de la Photographie, Geneve
Look at me I look at water / If I were a German / I am not I
Suzanne Tarasiéve Paris, Paris

2004
Palau de la Virreina, Barcelona
In the Street, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin
TV-Mania, Kunstverein Arnsberg
Galeria Helga de Alvear, Madrid
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston MA)

2003
Boris Mikhailov: private Freuden, lastende Langeweile, öffentlicher Zerfall, eine Retrospektive, Fotomuseum Winterthur

2002
TV Mania, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin
The Insulted and the Injured, Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York
TV Mania, Galerie der Stadt Schwaz

2001
Boris Mikhailov: Case History & Heiner Müller Projekt, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
BildMuseet, Umea
Orchard Gallery, Derry
The Photographic Museum, Helsinki
Saatchi Gallery, London

2000
Boris Mikhailov. 2000 Hasselblad Award Winner, Hasselblad Center, Göteburg
Boris Mikhailov, The Photographers` Gallery, London
Dvir Galerie, Tel Aviv
Galerie Barbara Gross, Munich

1999
By the Ground, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubliana, Slovenia
Boris Mikhailov, Museo Querini Stampalia, Venice
Case History, DAAD Galerie, Berlin
Case History and Dance, Scalo Galerie, Zürich
Boris Mikhailov, Centre National de la Photographie, Paris

1998
Boris Mikhailov, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Boris Mikhailov. Les Misérables (About the World), Sprengel Museum, Hannover
Peri Center of Photography, Turku

1997
Photomania, DAAD Galerie, Berlin
Crimean Grafomania, Galerie in der Brotfabrik, Berlin
Hippolyte Photographie Galerie, Helsinki

1996
Boris Mikhailov, Kunsthalle Zürich
Boris Mikhailov – A Retrospective, SCCA, Soros Center of Contemporary Art, Kiev, Ukraine

1995
Boris Mikhailov, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main
After the Fall, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia

1994
Hotel Europa, Foto Festival Rotterdam
Perspektief Photographic Center, Rotterdam

1992
Boris Mikhailov: Werke von 1970 – 1991, Forum Stadtpark, Graz

1990
Museum of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv,
Boris Mikhailov: Arles – Paris 1989, Signalhallen, Armémuseum, Stockholm
The Missing Picture, Alternative Zeitgenössische Fotografie aus der Sowjetunion, List Visual Arts Center, MIT, Cambridge (MA)
Union Bank Collection, Helsinki

Group Exhibitions (Selection)

2012
Arsenale 2012 The First Kyiv International Biennial of Contemporary Art The Best of Times, The Worst of Times. Rebirth and Apocalypse in Contemporary Art. Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kiev
Photography: New Documentary Forms, Tate Modern, London
Revolution vs Revolution, Beirut Art Centre
Photography Calling!, Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hanover
The World belongs you, François Pinault Foundation, Palazzo Grassi, Venice

2011
Photography Calling!, Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hanover
Photography: New Documentary Forms, Tate Modern, London
Ostalgia, New Museum, New York
8. Mercosul Bienniale, Brazil
New Museum, New York
Kunstverein Landau, Landau
Aires de jeu, champs de tensions: figures de la photographie urbaine en Europe depuis 1970, Pavillon Populaire, Montpellier
Investigations of a Dog, Works from the FACE Collections, Magasin 3, Stockholms Konsthall, Stockholm, DESTE Foundation, Athens

2010
SENT BY MAIL, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin
ZEITmagazin Ausstellung, Alsterhaus Hamburg, Hamburg
Sexuality and transcendence, PinchukArtCentre, Kiev
Realismus – das Abenteuer der Wirklichkeit. Courbet – Hopper – Gursky, Kunsthalle Emden
1989. Ende der Geschichte oder Beginn der Zukunft?, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
1989, Villa Schöningen, Potsdam

2009
Zeigen. Eine Audiotour durch Berlin von Karin Sander, Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin, Berlin Shoot, Parco Factory, Tokyo
Investigations of a Dog, Works from the FACE Collections, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
Born in the USSR – Russische Kunst aus Deutschland, Lichthof des Auswärtigen Amtes, Berlin

2008
Real. Fotografien aus der Sammlung der DZ Bank / Photographs from the Collection of the DZ Bank, Städel Museum, Frankfurt
Die totale Aufklärung. Moskauer Konzeptkunst 1960-1990, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt
Noteka Kati – yksin, yhdessä / Fluid Street – Alone, Together, KIASMA Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
Are You Close Enough?, Galerie West, The Hague, Netherlands
Glück – Welches Glück, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum Dresden

2007
Hot + Bothered: Looking at the Landscape/Thinking about the World, Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York
What does the jellyfish want?, Museum Ludwig, Cologne
52. Biennale Venedig, Pavillon der Ukraine
Der Kontrakt des Fotografen, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen

2006
Der Kontrakt des Fotografen, Akademie der Künste, Berlin
In the Face of History: European Photographers in the 20th Century, Barbican Art Gallery, London
Twilight-Photography in the Magic Hour, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

2005
Circa Berlin, Nikolaj, Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center
Minimalist Kitsch & Visionäre Sammlung Vol.1, Haus Konstruktiv, Zürich

2004
Verworpenen en Zondaskinderen, De Hallen Harlem
Social Creatures. How Body becomes Art / Soziale Kreaturen. Wie Körper Kunst wird, Sprengel Museum Hannover
The Beauty of Darkness, Reflex Modern Art Gallery, Amsterdam
Berlin-Moskau / Moskau-Berlin 1950-2000, Staatliche Tretjakow-Galerie, Moskow
Photo Exhibition, Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich
Fotografia Verbal: Ilya Kabakov, Boris Mikhailov, Museuserralves, Museu de Arte Contamporanea, Porto
Privatisierungen. Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Osteuropa, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
Channel Zero, Netherlands Media Arts Institute/Montevideo TBA, Amsterdam
Dorf in die Metropole – Rohkunstbau in Berlin, Studio 1, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
Architektur der Obdachlosigkeit. Biss zu Gast in der Berlinischen Galerie, Berlinische Galerie

2003
Witness. Contemporary Artists document our Time, Barbican Gallery, London
Cruel + Tender, The Real in the Twentieth-Century Photograph, Tate Modern, London
Warum, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
Berlin/Moskau, Moskau/Berlin 1950-2000, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
Mircro Politicas (3). Arte Y Cotidianidad, Espai D‘Art Contemporani De Castello, Castello
Traumfabrik Kommunismus, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main
Auf der Suche nach Identität. Boris Mikhailov und Studierende der HGB Leipzig, Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst, Leipzig
Architektur der Obdachlosigkeit, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
cruel + tender / zärtlich + grausam. Fotografie und das Wirkliche, Museum Ludwig, Cologne

2002
Sand in der Vaseline. Künstlerbücher II, 1980-2002, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld

2001
From the 60 until now…, Museum of Modern Art, New York
The Citibank Private Bank Photography Prize 2001, The Photographer’s Gallery, London
Remake Berlin, DAAD Galerie , Berlin
Home/Homless, Bo01 City of Tomorrow, Malmö
Remake Berlin, Internationale de la Photographie d’Arles 2001, Arles
Trade, Fotomuseum Winterthur
Autowerke, Franz Hals Museum Haarlem

2000
Remake Berlin, Fotomuseum Winterthur
12th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney
Museum für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Ljubiljana, Slovenia
Positions Attitudes Actions, Social and Political Commitment in Photography, Foto Biennale Rotterdam
How you look at it. Fotografien des 20. Jahrhunderts, Sprengel Museum, Hannover and Städelsches Kunstinsti-tut, Frankfurt
BMW Collection: Autowerke, Hamburg, Munich
Global Conceptualism. Points of Origin, 1950s-1980s, MIT, Cambridge
After the Wall, Kunst und Kultur im postkommunistischen Europa, Ludwig Museum Budapest and Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin

1999
Future is Now, Ukrainische Kunst in den Neunzigern, Museum für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Zagreb
After the Wall, Kunst und Kultur im postkommunistischen Europa, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Ich und die Anderen, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Karlsruhe; Münchener Stadtmuseum, Munich
Global Conceptualism: Points of Origin, 1950s – 1980s, Queens Museum of Art, New York, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis: Miami Art Museum, Miami; Vancouver; MIT, Cambridge

1998
Nobuyoshi Araki & Boris Mikhailov, Galerie Satani, Tokyo
Richard Billingham & Boris Mikhailov, Galerie Barbara Gross, Munich

1996
Russian Jewish Artists in a Century of Change: 1890 – 1990, The Jewish Museum, New York
10th Biennale of Sydney

1995
If I were a German …, Galerie in der Brotfabrik und Galerie Andreas Weiss, Berlin
Zeitgenössische Russische Fotografie, Akademie der Künste, Berlin and Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin

1994
Photo-reclamation, Photographers` Gallery, London, John Hansard Gallery and University of Southhampton

1993
New Photography 9, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

1992
Herbarium, The Photographic Experience in Contemporary Russian Art
Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna

1991
Carnegie International, The Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh
Photo Manifesto, Museum of Contemporary Art, Baltimore

1990
Internationale Biennale der Photographie, Turino

1989
Ny Sovjetisk Fotografi, Museet for Fotokunst, Odense

Bibliography (selection)

2011
Michéle Faguet, Boris Mikhailov. Galerie Barbara Weiss, Artforum International, September 2011, pp. 359-360
Breaking News: Fukushima and the Consequenses, www.kultiversum.de, June 28,2011
Catherine Hickley, Fukushima Disaster Spurs Japanese Artist Into Action in Berlin, www.bloomberg.com, June 15,2011
Kunst zur Katastrophe, Der Spiegel, Number 23/2011, June 06, 2011, p. 107
Eva Respini, A Conversation with Boris Mikhailov, moma.org, June 1, 2011
Alessando Rotondo, Sozialismus Kapitalismus Kritik und Ironie, Kulturnewsletter June 2011
Johannes Wendland, Cappuccino-Kapitalismus: Boris Mikhailov zeigt neue Fotos, zitty, Number 9/2011, April 21 – Mai 4, 2011, p. 95
Jens Hinrichsen, Von Eisheiligen und Schnapsleichen: Boris Mikhailov fotografierte seine Mitbürger in Charkow, Monopol, April 2011, p. 99
Boris Mikhailov. Tea Coffee Cappuccino, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther Koenig, 2011

2009
Brigitte Werneburg, Die nackte Wahrheit: Boris Mikhailovs inszenierter Realismus, dbartmag, April, 2009

2008
Noteka Katu – yksin, yhdessä / Fluid Street – Alone, Together, exhibition catalogue KIASMA Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, p. 130-135
Xerxes Cook, Moshi Moshi, Boris Mikhailov´s postcards from Japan, Tank Magazine, Vol.5, issue 2, December, p.68-73

2007
Banzai!, Art Times, www.art-times.ru, November, 21, .2007
Eric Aichinger, Fremde Sitten, Boris Mikhailov bei Barbara Weiss, www.artnet-magazine.de, 9th November, 2007
Christine Meffert, Boris Mikhailov, Die Zeit-Zeitmagazin Leben, Nr. 41, Oktober 4, 2007
Boris Mikhailov: A simple question a simple answer, Gomma Magazine, Vol. 3, p.99, 117-119
Boris Mikhailov: Yesterday’s Sandwich and Other Life Stories, Bijutsu Shuppan-Sha, Vol. 3, Nr. 892, 3/2007, p.131-140
Boris Mikhailov – Suzi et cetera, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne

2006
Brian Dillon, All too human, Humanism-What on earth is it?, Art Review, Nr. 4, October, p. 102
Adrian Searle, Out of sight, The Guardian, October 24, p. 23-25
Joanna Pitman, When the night comes falling, The Times, October 11
When Sky was Sea-1998-2005, exhibition catalogue, Galerie der Stadt Schwaz, Schlebrügge.Editor, Vienna
Twilight-Photography in the Magic Hour, exhibition catalogue, (ed. Martin Barnes, Kate Best), Merrel Publishing, London, p. 142 ff
In the Face of History, European Photographers in the 20th Century, exhibition catalogue, (Ed. Kate Bush, Mark Sladen), Black Dog Publishing
Berlin-Tokyo / Tokyo-Berlin: Die Kunst zweier Städte, exhibition catalogue, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern-Ruit

2005
Ruedi Schorno, Das Gesicht der Armut-Boris Mikhailov „Case History“, Kunst 21, Das Magazin für zeitgenössische Kunst, No. 9, October
Ángela Molina, Manifesta 5: una bienal sin ADN, El País, Madrid, June 19
Circa Berlin, exhibition catalouge, Feb 5 – March 28, p. 47
Miradas y Conceptos en la Colección Helga de Alvear, Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo (MEIAC), Badajoz, p. 25
Boris Mikhailov, Il Teatro dell‘Arte, Villa Manin Centro D‘Arte Contemporanea, p. 178-179

2004
Larissa Harris, Boris Mikhailov. Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Artforum International, December, p. 199-200
Jordan Kantor, Manifesta 5, Artforum, September, p. 259
Social Creaturep. How Body becomes Art / Soziale Kreaturen. Wie Körper Kunst wird, exhibition catalogue, Sprengel Museum Hannover, ed. by Patricia Drück and Inka Schube, p. 64-75
Brody, Kitup and Paetau: Boris Mikhailov at Galerie Barbara Weiss, Neue Review, Issue 6, June,
p. 11
Katrin Wittneven, Straßenkunst. Der Fotograf Boris Mikhailov zeigt Berlin als Niemandsland, Der Tagesspiegel, May 9, p. 29
Arkanowa, Pennen und Parken. Boris Mikhailov in der Galerie Barbara Weiss, Kondensat, No. 30, April, p. 16-17
Katrin Bettina Müller, Ungeschützt und aufgehübscht. „In the Street“ – Boris Mikhailov bei Barbara Weiss, Tip, Berlin Magazin, No.10, p. 84
Rita Preuss, Heruntergekommen. Fotografien von Boris Mikhailov: „In the Street“, Ticket, No. 19, p. 10
Privatisierungen. Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Osteuropa, exhibition catalogue, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, p. 56-59
Ekaterina Degot, Newcomers to the Society of Spectacle. Killing Art with Creativity / Neuankömmömmlinge in der Gesellschft des Spektakelp. Das Töten der Kunst durch Kreativität, Camera Austria, No. 88, p. 22-32
Boris Mikhailov. Look at Me I Look at Water. Or Perversion of Repose, Göttingen

2003
Kate Bush, Best of 2003: 2. Cruel and Tender; 4. Boris Mikhailov, Artforum International, December, p. 118-119
MR: Boris Mikhailov. Fotomuseum Winterthur, Artforum International, No. 9, May, p. 76
Andreas Krase, Boris Mikhailov, Warum! Bilder diesseits und jenseits des Menschen, exhibition catalogue, ed. by Matthias Flügge and Friedrich Meschede, Hatje Cantz, p. 198-209
Boris Mikhailov. A Retrospective, exhibition catalogue, Fotomuseum Winterthur/Scalo
Micro Politicas, exhibition catalogue, Espai d‘Art Contemporani de Castello, p. 238-243
Berlin-Moskau / Moskau-Berlin 1950-2000, exhibition catalogue, Martin-Gropius Bau, Berlin, Nicolai Verlag, Berlin

2002
Der alltägliche, medial aufbereitete Wahnsinn, www.artmagazine.cc, July 10
Marina Sorbello, Boris Mikhailov, Tema Celeste, No. 90, p. 91
Boris Mikhailov. Salt Lake, Göttingen
Peter Herbstreuth, Pfeffer im Minztee. Unser Mann im Sperrgebiet: Boris Mikhailov bei Barbara Weiss, Der Tagesspiegel, March 16 , p. 25
Ka. H.: Galerie Barbara Weiss, Die Welt, March 8, p. 34
Rita Preuss, Blondinen Anglotzen, Ticket, February 21-27, p. 11
Brigitte Werneburg, TV Today, die tageszeitung (taz), No. 29, January 26/27, p. 36

2001
Sebastian Preuss, Trinken und Tanzen, Berliner Zeitung, 20. December, p. 12
Rita Preuß, Zeige Deine Wunde, Ticket, December 6-12, p. 10
Kai Müller/ Katrin Wittneven, Bilder aus dem Reich des Bodenlosen, Der Tagesspiegel, November 24, p. 21
55 Boris Mikhailov, with an essay by Gilda Williams, London

2000
Boris Mikhailov. The Hasselblad Award 2000, ed. by Gunilla Knape, essay by Boris Groys, Gothenburg
Drucksache N. F. 4: Boris Mikhailov, ed. by the Internationalen Heiner Müller Gesellschaft e. V., Berlin
Modern Contemporary, Art at MoMA since 1980, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Auto Werke II, BMW Projekt, ed. by Jone Elissa Scherf, Ostfildern Ruit
How you look at it. Photographs of the 20Th Century, London

1999
Boris Mikhailov – Case History, Zurich, Berlin, New York

1998
Unfinished Dissertation, with an essay by Margarita Tupilsyn, Zurich, Berlin, New York
Boris Mikhailov. Les Misérables (About the world), Sprengel Museum, Hannover
Boris Mikhailov, SMA Cahiers 14, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Boris Mikhailov – Unvollendete Dissertation, Zurich

1997
exhibition catalogue, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main

1996
Boris Mihailov. Am Boden. By the Ground, Cologne (artist book)
Boris Mihailov. Die Dämmerung. At Dusk, Cologne (artist book)

1995
„Wenn ich ein Deutscher wäre…“ Boris Mikhailov, Sergej Solonskij, Sergej Bratkov, exhibition catalogue, Galerie in der Brotfabrik, ed. by Inka Schube, Berlin
Boris Michajlov, exhibition catalogue, ed. by Brigitte Kölle, Stuttgart

1994
Europa, Europa. Das Jahrhundert der Avantgarde im Mittel- und Osteuropa, 4 volumes, Ostfeldern-Ruit

1991
Carnegie International 1991, 2 volumes, The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, New York