Viviane Bregman Fine Art

Shimon Okshteyn

(Ukrainian, b. 1951)

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Shimon Okshteyn

Hat, 1997

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Shimon Okshteyn

Lablache, 1981

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Biography

Timeline

1951
Born: Chernovtsy, Ukraine
1970
BFA, Odessa Art College, Odessa, Ukraine
1979
Emigrated to the United States of America
1997
Awarded the Biennale Internationale Dell Arte Contemporanea Prize, Florence, Italy
2001
Visiting Artist, Washington University, Department of Printmaking, St. Louis., Washington
Lives and works in New York, NY

Exhibitions

2011
"Lost Christmas" Triumph Gallery, Moscow Russia
Concerning the Spiritual Tradion in Russian Art: Selections from the Kolodzei Foundation, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY
2010
Decadence Now! Visions of Excess, curated by Otto M. Urban at the Galerie Rudolfinum and Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague, Czech Republic video
2008
Reflections of Reality, Heist Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Shimon Okshteyn: Dangerous Pleasures, Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Moscow-New York-Parallel Play: Selections from the Kolodzei Art Foundation Collection, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, NY
Here’s the Thing: The Single Object Still Life, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
From Head to Toe, Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, NY
2007 - 2009
Leaded: The Materiality and Metamorphosis of Graphite, University of Richmond Museums, Richmond, VA; Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY; Palmer Museum of Art, University Park, PA; Salina Art Center, Salina, KS
2007
Shimon Okshteyn-Retrospective, A Dialogue with Objects, M’ARS Contemporary Art Center, Moscow, Russia (solo)
Shimon Okshteyn - Retrospective, A Dialogue with Objects, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia (solo)
Extra-Ordinary: The Everyday Object in American Art: Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art, Frist Center for Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
After Lifes: Recent Work by Shimon Okshteyn, Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY (solo)
2006
Six Degrees of Separation, Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, NY
Okshteyn - After Lifes: New Paintings and Sculpture, Stux Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Shimon Okshteyn - Retrospective, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia (solo)
New Paintings, Stefan Stux Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2005
StateMuseum, Albany, NY
2004
Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2003
O.K. Harris, New York, NY (solo)
Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, NY
Approaching Objects, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2002
Galerie du Palais, Le Touquet Paris Plage, Paris, France (solo)
Fauconner Gallery, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IW (solo)
Des Les Gallery, Washington University, St. Louis, MO (solo)

Public Collections

CB Collection, Tokyo, Japan
The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
George Walter Vincent Smith Museum, Springfield, MA
Museum of Contemporary Russian Art, Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC
Rutgers University, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ
The Grinnell College Art Collection, Grinnell, IA

Literature

2007
Shimon Okshteyn. Dialogue with Objects. St Petersberg: Palace Editions, 2007.
1987
Okshteyn, Shimon. Shimon Okshteyn works from 1970-1987 : Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Massachusetts. New York: Eduard Nakhamkin Fine Arts, 1987.