Vitaly Komar Catalogue
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Vitaly Komar
Solo Exhibitions
1965
Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Institute of Art & Design. Moscow, USSR. 
 
1967
Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Blue Bird Cafe. Moscow, USSR. 
 
1968
Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Scientists Club, Gorodok Academy. Pushino, USSR. 
 
1972
"Sots-art," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Exhibit in private apartment. Moscow, USSR. 
 
"Paradise," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Installation in private apartment. Moscow, USSR. 
 
1974
"Art Belongs to the People," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Performance, private apartment. Moscow, USSR. 
 
1976
"Color Is a Mighty Power!," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, New York. February 7-March 20, 1976. 
 
"Music Writing: Passport," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. New York, many venues in the United States and Moscow, USSR. 
 
1977
Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Ohio University Gallery of Fine Arts. Columbus, Ohio. August 8-August 19, 1977. 
 
Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Berry College. Rome, Georgia. September, 1977. 
 
1978
Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. White Gallery. Tel Aviv, Israel. Spring, 1978. 
 
"MATRIX 43," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Wadsworth Atheneum. Hartford, Connecticut. September 28-November, 1978. 
 
"The Temple," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, New York. October 5-November 11, 1978. 
 
"TRANSSTATE," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, New York. May 14-June 30, 1978. 
 
1980
Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, New York. September 13-October 11, 1980. 
 
Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University. Wichita, Kansas. November 12-30, 1980. 
 
1982
"Sots-Art," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, New York. September 25-October 30, 1982. 
 
1983
Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University. Richmond, Virginia. October 11-November 2, 1983. 
 
1984
"Business as Usual," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, New York. January 7-February 11, 1984. 
 
Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Saidye Bronfman Center. Montreal, Canada. March 27-April 29, 1984. 
 
Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Palace Theater of the Arts. Stamford, Connecticut. April 17-June 16, 1984. 
 
Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Portland Center for Visual Arts. Portland, Oregon. January 25-March 6, 1984. 
 
1985
"New Paintings," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Ronald Feldman Fine Arts. New York, New York. February 23-March 23, 1985. 
 
Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Swen Parson Gallery, Northern Illinois University. Dekalb, Illinois. February 17-March 17, 1985. 
 
Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Metropolitan Museum and Art Center. Coral Gables, Florida. March, 1985. 
 
Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. CEPA Gallery. Buffalo, New York. May-June, 1985. 
 
"Komar & Melamid," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Fruitmarket Gallery. Edinburgh, Scotland. August 10-September 21, 1985. 
Museum of Modern Art. Oxford, England, October 6-December 1, 1985.
Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Louvre. Paris, France, December-January, 1986.
Arts Council Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland, February-March, 1986. 
 
Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. University of Iowa Museum of Art. Iowa City, Iowa. November 16-January 13, 1985. 
 
1986
Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Tyler School of Art, Temple University. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. March-April 1986. 
 
"Anarchistic Synthesism," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Ronald Feldman Fine Arts. New York, New York. April 5-May 10, 1986. 
 
1987
Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Artspace. Sydney, Australia. July 15-August 15, 1987. 
Institute for Modern Art. Brisbane, Australia, September 6-September 29, 1987.
School of Art Gallery, University of Tasmania. Hobart, Australia, October 3-October 29, 1987.
Australian Centre of Contemporary Art. Melbourne, Australia, December 5-January 24, 1988.
Praxis, Perth, Australia, February 4-March 4,1988.
Experimental Art Foundation. Adelaide, Australia, March 15-April 15, 1988. 
 
"Komar & Melamid," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Ronald Feldman Fine Arts. New York, New York. September 12-October 10, 1987. 
 
1988
Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Kicken Pauseback. Cologne, West Germany. March 12-April 23, 1988. 
 
Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Gallery Paule Anglim. San Francisco, California. March 16-April 23, 1988. 
 
"New Work," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Van Straaten Gallery. Chicago, Illinois. October 21-November 25, 1988. 
 
"Death Poems," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Moriarty Gallery. Madrid, Spain. October, 1988. 
 
"A Diary's Pages 1985-1988," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Galerie Barbara Farber. Amsterdam, Holland. December 3-January 7, 1989. 
 
"Death Poems," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Neue Gesellschaft fur Bildende Kunst. West Berlin, Germany. 
 
1989
"Komar & Melamid," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Bowdoin College Museum of Art. Brunswick, Maine. January 18-March 5, 1989. 
 
"Bergen Point Brass Foundry, Bayonne," Ronald Feldman Fine Arts. New York, New York. March 31-April 29, 1989. 
 
"Russians in America," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. University of North Texas. Denton, Texas. September 4-September 28, 1989. 
Sunrise Museums. Charleston, West Virginia, November 4-December 31, 1989.
Alaska State Museum. Juneau, Alaska, January 20-February 24, 1990.
Anchorage Museum of History and Art. Anchorage, Alaska, March 16-April 15, 1990.
University of Alaska. Fairbanks, Alaska, April 28-June 3, 1990.
Washington University. St. Louis, Missouri, June 22-August 12, 1990.
Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, September 13-November 11, 1990. 
 
Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Galerie Montenay, at FIAC. Paris, France. October 7-October 15, 1989. 
 
"Komar and Melamid: Recent Work," Joint exhibition with Komar and Melamid (with lecture on November 9). Mandeville Gallery, University of California. La Jolla, California. October 21-December 10, 1989. 
 
"Horn of Plenty," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Solo Gallery. New York, New York. November 2-December 3, 1989. 
 
1990
"Painting: 1980 to 1986," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Gallery 210, University of Missouri. St. Louis, Missouri. February 26-March 30, 1990. 
 
"Grand Lobby Installation: Yalta and Moscow," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Brooklyn Museum. New York, New York. March 16-June 4, 1990. 
 
"Forty Monotypes," Joint exhibition (with lecture) with Alex Melamid. South Campus Art Gallery, Miami Dade Community College. Miami, Florida. May 24-June 15, 1990. 
 
"In America," Fuller Elwood Gallery. Seattle, Washington. July 19-September 1, 1990. 
 
"Hot Heavy Sears and The Double Revelation," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Vinalhaven Press. New York, New York. October 6-November 24, 1990. 
 
1991
"Paintings for the Holy Rosary Church," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Ronald Feldman Fine Arts. New York, New York. January 12-February 16, 1991. 
 
"Komar and Melamid," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Ljubljana Congress Center. Cankarjev Dom, Yugoslavia. June 21-July, 1991. 
 
"Komar and Melamid: Art/History," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. The University Gallery, Memphis State. Memphis, Tennessee. September 6-October 11, 1991. 
 
1992
"Komar & Melamid: Searstyle with Psalms," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Ronald Feldman Fine Arts. New York, New York. February 22-March 28, 1992. 
 
1993
"Death & Immortality," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Ronald Feldman Fine Arts. New York, New York. September 11-October 16, 1993. 
 
"The Stepped Pyramid," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. (With performance in Red Square, Moscow: What to do with Lenin's Mausoleum?) Guelman Gallery. Moscow, Russia. April 22-May, 1993. 
 
1994
"People's Choice," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Guelman Gallery. Moscow, Russia. September 2-October 22, 1994. 
 
"People's Choice," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Alternative Museum. New York, New York. March 5-April 23, 1994. 
Washington Project for the Arts. Washington, D.C. September 9-October 22, 1994.
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University. Ithaca, New York. October 21-January 8, 1995. 
 
1995
"The Most Wanted Paintings," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Dia Center for the Arts. New York, New York. Located on the internet until 1996. 
 
1996
"Komar, Melamid and Renee," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, Michigan. September 9-October 13, 1996. 
 
Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Reijavik Municipal Art Museum. Reijavik, Iceland. 
 
1997
"American Dreams," Joint exhibiton with Alex Melamid. Ronald Feldman Fine Arts. New York, New York. October 18-November 15, 1997. 
 
Weiss, Evelyn and Mark Scheps, curator.  "Komar & Melamid: Die Beliebten und Ungeliebten Bilder," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Ludwig Museum of Modern Art. Cologne, Germany. September 12-November 30, 1997. 
 
"The Most Wanted - The Most Unwanted Painting," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Kunsthalle. Rotterdam, Holland. 
 
1998
"The People’s Choice," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. The Akron Art Museum. Akron, Ohio. September 5-November 15, 1998. 
llingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta College of Art and Design. Alberta, Canada, January 7- February 6, 1999.
Nevada Museum of Art. Reno, Nevada, February 25-April 25, 1999.
Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Santa Barbara, California, May 1-June 27, 1999.
Dunlop Art Gallery. Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, July 10-August 22, 1999.
University of Missouri-Kansas City Art Gallery. Kansas City, Missouri, September 3-October 29, 1999.
Olin Arts Center, Bates College. Lewiston, Maine, September 8-November 3, 2000. 
 
Matt, Gerald, curator.  "Komar & Melamid: Schön-Haslich," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Kunsthalle. Vienna, Austria. September 22-November 1, 1998. 
 
1999
Bakstein, Joseph, curator.  "Animal Kingdom: Elephant paintings and Mikki-chimpanzee’s photographs," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. La Biennale di Venezia. Venice, Italy. 
 
2001
Schlegel, Ammy, curator.  "American Dreams," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Philadelphia Art Alliance. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. January 16-March 11, 2001. 
 
"Vitaly Komar and Alexander Melamid: The People's choice - Painting," The Centre for Contemporary Art. Warsaw, Poland. April 21-June 3, 2001. 
 
2002
Wulkan, Reba, curator.  "Symbols of the Big Bang," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Yeshiva University Museum, Center for Jewish History. New York, New York. October 24-February 2, 2003. 
The Temple Judea Museum. Elkins Park, Pennsylvania. November 21, 2003-January 14, 2004. 
 
"Komar and Melamid’s Asian Elephant Art and Conservation Project," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Berkeley Art Museum. Berkeley, California. April 10-July 14, 2002. 
 
2003
"Komar & Melamid: Desperately Seeking a Masterpiece," Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid. Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art. Chiba, Japan. October 4-December 14, 2003. 
 
2005
"Three-Day Weekend," Ronald Feldman Fine Arts. New York, New York. June 18-July 29, 2005. 
 
"Three-Day Weekend," The Cooper Union Humanities Gallery. New York, New York. October 25-December 11, 2005. 
 
"Three-Day Weekend/Bluebird Café Paintings," Ben Uri Gallery, The London Jewish Museum of Art. London, United Kingdom. August 8-September 4, 2005. 
 
"Vitali Komar, Paintings and Mixed-media works: Three-Day Weekend; Paintings of the sixties and seventies," Matthew Bown Gallery. London, United Kingdom. August 11-September 10, 2005. 
 
2006
"Vitaly Komar: Recent Works," Faulconer Gallery. Grinnell, Iowa. October 3-November 16, 2006. 
 
2007
"Three-Day Weekend," Galerie Sandmann. Berlin, Germany. March 29-June 16, 2007. 
 
"My Choice – Landscape with Lenin’s Tomb," Marat Guelman Gallery. Moscow, Russia. March 3-23, 2007. 
 
2008
Daquino, John E, curator.  "Komar & Melamid: Super Objects—Super Comfort for Super People. Joint exhibition with Alex Melamid," Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College. Purchase, New York. March 2-May 4, 2008. 
 
2009
"Vitaly Komar: New Symbolism," Ronald Feldman Gallery. New York, New York. November 7-December 24, 2009. 
 
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