Timeline

1943
Born in Moscow, Russia
1958–1960
Art School, Moscow
1962–1967
Study and graduation at Moscow High School of Industry (former Stroganow)
1973–2003
Cooperation with Alexander Melamid: The artists Komar & Melamid are co-founders of the so-called 'soz-art' movement, created in the early 70s in Moscow. In 2004 the artists duo separated and both are working independently now.
Since 1978 living in New York, USA

Exhibitions

2011
Counterpoint, Contemporary Russian Art — From the Icon to the Avant-Garde by way of the Museum, Louvre Museum, Paris, France
2011
Museum of Parallel Narratives, In the Framework of L'Internationale Museu D'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
2009
Kΰr/Mold 2009, Oud Charlois, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2009
New Symbolism, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY
2008
Medium Religion, Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany
2007
My Choice – Landscape with Lenin’s Tomb, Second Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Marat Guelman Gallery, Moscow, Russia (solo)
2007
Three-Day Weekend, Galerie Sandmann (solo)
2007
2. Moscow Biennale, Moscow, Russia (solo)
2005
Cooper Union, Catalogue
2002
'Iconoclash', Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany
1999
Venice Biennale, Russian Pavilion, Venice, Italy (solo)
1997
Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy (Joint exhibition with A. Melamid) (solo)
1995
Biennale Istanbul, Turkey
1989
Brooklyn Museum, NY, USA (Joint exhibition with A. Melamid) (solo)
1987
Dokumenta 8, Kassel, Germany
1984–1985
Museum of Modern Art in Oxford, UK (Joint exhibition with A. Melamid) (solo)
1977
'La nuova arte sovetica – una prospettiva non ufficiale', Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
1976
Ronald Feldman, NY, USA (Joint exhibition with A. Melamid) (solo)
1974
1st ‘Open air exhibition’ (Bulldozer exhibition), Beljaewo, Moscow, Russia