Ilya and Emilia Kabakov Catalogue
Ilya and Emilia Kabakov
Solo Exhibitions
1985
"Ilya Kabakov," Galerie Dina Vierny. Paris, France. June 11-July 13, 1985. 
 
"Ilya Kabakov: Am Rande (Along the Margins)," Kunsthalle Bern, Berne, Switzerland. August 31-November 18, 1985. 
 
1986
"Rauminstallationen und Bildwerke aus den 80er Jahren (Installations and Paintings from the Eighties: Concert for a Fly, Chamber Music)," Neue Galerie, Schlössli Götzental. Dierikon, Switzerland. August 15-September 3, 1986. 
 
1986-1987
"Ilya Kabakov: En Marge," Galerie de la Vieille Charité. Marseille, France. January 18-March 2, 1986. 
Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen. Düsseldorf, Germany. June 6-August 3, 1986.
Centre National des Arts Plastiques. Paris, France. November 19, 1986-January 11, 1987. 
 
1987
"Gegenwartskunst aus der Sowjetunion: Ilya Kabakov und Iwan Tchuikow’ (Contemporary Art from the Sowjet Union: Ilya Kabakov and Iwan Tchuikov)," Museum für Gegenwartskunst. Basel, Switzerland. February-April 20, 1987. 
 
1988
"Vor dem Abendessen (Before Supper)," organized by Grazer Kunstverein. Opernhaus Graz. Foyer, Graz, Austria. March 20-April 8, 1988. 
 
"Ten Characters," Ronald Feldman Fine Arts. New York, New York. April 30-June 4, 1988. 
 
"Erik Bulatov - Ilya Kabakov, Moskau," Bonner Kunstverein. Bonn, Germany. May 2-June 5, 1988. 
 
"Kabakov-Piwowarow (Installation: Concert for a Fly)," Neue Galerie, Schlössli Götzental. Dierikon, Switzerland. June 19-July 10, 1988. 
 
"Ten Albums," Portikus. Frankfurt am Main, Germany. October 8-November 6, 1988. 
 
1989
"Que sont ces petits hommes? (Who Are These Little Men?)," Galerie de France. Paris, France. January 29-March 4, 1989. 
 
"10 Albums: 10 Characters," Riverside Studios. London, United Kingdom. February 21-April 2, 1989. 
 
"Ilya Kabakov: The Untalented Artist and Other Characters," Institute of Contemporary Art. London, United Kingdom. February 23-April 23, 1989. 
 
"Das Schiff - Die Kommunalwohnung, zwei Installationen von Ilya Kabakov (The Ship - Communal Apartment, Two Installations of Ilya Kabakov)," Kunsthalle Zürich. Zurich, Switzerland. June 2-July 30, 1989. 
 
"Two Albums," Universität des Saarlandes. Saarbrücken, Germany. June 16-July 21, 1989. 
 
"The Beautiful Sixties in Moscow (with Michail Grobman)," The Genia Shreiber University Art Gallery. Tel Aviv, Israel. September 19-December 4, 1989. 
 
"Witte schilderijen en witte mensjes (White Paintings and Little White Men)," De Appel Foundation. Amsterdam, Netherlands. October 6-November 4, 1989. 
 
1989-1990
"Ausstellung eines Buches (Exhibition of a Book)," DAAD-Galerie. West-Berlin, Germany. December 9, 1989-January 28, 1990. 
 
"Who Are These Little White Men?," Institute of Contemporary Art. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. December 14, 1989-January 28, 1990. 
 
1990
"He Lost his Mind, Undressed, Ran Away Naked," Ronald Feldman Fine Arts. New York, New York. January 6-February 3, 1990. 
 
"The Rope of Life and Other Installations," Fred Hoffman Gallery. Santa Monica, California. January 13-February 10, 1990. 
 
"Directions. Ilya Kabakov. Ten Characters," Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden. Washington, D.C. March 7-June 3, 1990. 
 
"7 Ausstellungen eines Bildes (Seven Exhibitions of a Painting)," Kasseler Kunstverein. Kassel, Germany. May 13-June 24, 1990. 
 
"Das Schiff (The Ship)," Neue Galerie, Sammlung Ludwig. Aachen, Germany. September 30-November 30, 1990. 
 
1991
"Meine Heimat. Die Fliegen (My Motherland. The Flies)," Galerie Wewerka & Weiss. Berlin, Germany. February 4-March 23, 1991. 
 
"Die Zielscheiben (The Targets)," Galerie Peter Pakesch. Vienna, Austria. February 12-March 16, 1991. 
 
"Ilya Kabakov. Installations: Communal Kitchen, Labyrinth (My Mother's Album)," Sezon Museum of Modern Art. Nagano, Japan. July 13-October 10, 1991. 
 
1991-1992
"Ilya Kabakov / John Scott," The Power Plant. Toronto, Canada. November 15, 1991-January 5, 1992. 
 
"52 Entretiens dans la Cuisine Communautaire (52 Dialogues on the Communal Kitchen), with Yuri Kuper," Ateliers municipaux d'artistes. Marseille, France. December 20, 1991-January 25, 1992. 
La Criée, Centre d'Art Contemporain. Rennes, France. July 4-September 26, 1992. 
 
1992
"Das Leben der Fliegen (The Life of Flies)," Kölnischer Kunstverein. Cologne, Germany. February 2-March 29, 1992. 
 
"He Lost His Mind, Undressed, Ran Away Naked," Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion of Illinois, University of Illinois. Urbana-Champaign, Illinois. February 28-April 5, 1992. 
 
"Dans la Cuisine Communautaire: Noveaux documents et matériaux (On the Communal Kitchen: New Documents and Materials)," Galerie Dina Vierny. Paris, France. May 20-July 18, 1992. 
 
"Incident at the Museum or Water Music (music by Vladimir Tarasov)," Ronald Feldman Fine Arts. New York, New York. September 12-October 17, 1992. 
 
"Ter Nagedachternis aan Aangename Herinneringen (In Memory of Pleasant Recollections)," Deweer Art Gallery. Otegem, Belgium. October 10-November 8, 1992. 
 
"Unaufgehängtes Bild (Unhung Painting)," Museum Ludwig. Cologne, Germany. October 1992. 
 
1992-1993
"Illustration as a Way to Survive: Ülo Sooster-Ilya Kabakov," Kanaal Art Foundation, Koninklijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten. Kortrijk, Belgium. October 10-December 20, 1992. 
Ikon Gallery. Birmingham, United Kingdom. April 14-June 15, 1993.
Centre for Contemporary Arts. Glasgow, United Kingdom. July 24-September 4, 1993. 
 
"Ilya Kabakov," Galleria Sprovieri. Rome, Italy. November 21, 1992-January 21, 1993. 
 
"NOMA oder Der Kreis der Moskauer Konzeptualisten (NOMA or The Moscow Conceptual Circle)," Hamburger Kunsthalle. Hamburg, Germany. December 10, 1992-February 6, 1993. 
 
1993
"Het Grote Archief (The Big Archive)," Stedelijk Museum. Amsterdam, Netherlands. January 29-March 28, 1993. 
 
"Das leere Museum (The Empty Museum)," Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste. Frankfurt am Main, Germany. February 11-March 19, 1993. 
 
"Concert for a Fly, music by Vladimir Tarasov," Château d'Oiron. Oiron, France. 
Permanent installation, Inauguration: June 26, 1993. 
 
"Incident at the Museum or Water Music, music by Vladimir Tarasov," Museum of Contemporary Art. Chicago, Illinois. July 10-September 21, 1993. 
 
"Das Boot meines Lebens (The Boat of My Life)," Salzburger Kunstverein. Salzburg, Austria. August 11-October 3, 1993. 
 
"Deserted School or School # 6," The Chinati Foundation. Marfa, Texas. 
Permanent installation, Inauguration: October 9, 1993. 
 
1994
"Die Verzweiflung des Künstlers oder die Verschwörung der Untalentierten (Artist's Despair or Conspiracy of the Untalented)," Galerie Barbara Weiss. Berlin, Germany. March 2-April 22, 1994. 
 
"Zwischenfall im Museum oder Wassermusik (Incident at the Museum or Water Music)," music by Vladimir Tarasov, Hessisches Landesmuseum. Darmstadt, Germany. March 17-June 5, 1994. 
 
"Le bateau de ma vie. L'album de ma mère. La rivière souterraine dorée (The Boat of My Life. My Mother's Album. The Golden Underground River)," Le Magasin, Centre National d'Art Contemporain. Grenoble, France. April 17-July 17, 1994. 
 
"Korytarz dwóch banalnósci (The Corridor of Two Banalities)," with Joseph Kosuth. Centrum Sztuki Wspótczesnej Zamek Ujazdowski. Warsaw, Poland. April 25-September 3, 1994. 
 
"In der Wohnung von Viktor Nikolajewich (In the Apartment of Victor Nicolaevich)," Jablonka Galerie. Cologne, Germany. May 31-July 30, 1994. 
 
"Óframkvaemd verkefni (Unrealized Projects)," Önur Hæd Sýningarsalur. Reykjavik, Iceland. June 4-July 31, 1994. 
 
1994-1995
"Leikkaussali - Äiti ja poika (Operation Room - Mother and Son)," Ateneum. Helsinki, Finland. February 3-April 10, 1994. 
"Operasjoussal - Mor og Sønn," Museet for Samtidskunst. Oslo, Norway. October 8, 1994-January 8, 1995. 
 
"The Red Corner," Kulturhuset. Stockholm, Sweden. September 22, 1994-January 8, 1995. 
 
1995
"The Communal Kitchen," Fondation Dina Vierny, Musée Maillol. Paris, France. 
Permanent installation since 1993; Inauguration: January 20, 1995. 
 
"Søppelmannen (The Garbage Man)," Museet for Samtidskunst. Oslo, Norway. 
Permanent installation, inauguration: March 24, 1995. 
 
"C'est ici que nous vivons (We Are Living Here)," Forum du Centre national d'art et de culture Georges Pompidou, Museé national d'art moderne - Centre de création industrielle. Paris, France. May 16-September 4, 1995. 
 
"Le Collectionneur (The Collector)," Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac. Paris, France. May 19-July 13, 1995. 
 
"Boot meines Lebens und Nicht ausgeführte Projekte (The Boat of My Life and Unrealized Projects)," Festspielhaus Hellerau. Dresden, Germany. July 15-August 6, 1995. 
 
"The School Library," Stedelijk Museum. Amsterdam, Netherlands. 
Permanent installation, inauguration: July 15, 1995. 
 
"Ilya Kabakov. Ein Meer von Stimmen. Eine Neuerwerbung der Emanuel Hoffmann-Stiftung und Werke aus der Zeit von 1965 bis 1993 in Schweizer Sammlungen (A Sea of Voices. A new acquisition of the Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation and works from 1965 to 1993 in Swiss collections)," Museum für Gegenwartskunst. Basel, Switzerland. August 13-November 12, 1995. 
 
"Incident at the Museum or Water Music," music by Vladimir Tarasov, Centro de Arte Moderna da Fundação Gulbenkian. Lisbon, Portugal. August 31-October 22, 1995. 
 
"No Water," MAK Depot of Contemporary Art, Gefechtsturm Arenbergpark. Vienna, Austria. 
Permanent installation, inauguration: September 10, 1995. 
 
1996
"Ilya Kabakov. Storyteller. Installationer og ikke-realiserede projekter (Installations and Unrealized Projects)," Køge Bugt, Kulturhus. Portalen i Greve, Denmark. January 19-March 17, 1996. 
Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum. Aalborg, Denmark. April 14-June 9, 1996. 
 
"Der Lesesaal - Bilder, Leporellos und Zeichnungen (The Reading Room - Paintings, Leporellos and Drawings)," Deichtorhallen Hamburg. Hamburg, Germany. April 19-July 28, 1996. 
 
"Books: A Retrospective of Drawings," Barbara Gladstone Gallery. New York, New York. May 2-25, 1996. 
 
"Sur le toit/Op het Dak (On the Roof)," Palais des Beaux-Arts de Bruxelles. Brussels, Belgium. June 7-September 8, 1996. 
 
"Healing with Paintings," Kunsthalle Hamburg. Hamburg, Germany. 
Permanent installation, inauguration: September 5, 1996. 
 
"Koridor dvoch banalít (Corridor of Two Banalities)," with Joseph Kosuth. Povazska galeria umenia v Ziline. Zilina, Slovenia. October 14-November 24, 1996. 
 
"Stimmen hinter der Tür (Voices Behind the Door)," Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig, Kutscherhaus der Herfurthschen Villa. Lipsia, Germany. November 23-December 22, 1996. 
 
1997
"The Life of Flies," Barbara Gladstone Gallery. New York, New York. March 1-April 5, 1997. 
 
"The Artist's Library," Satani Gallery. Tokyo, Japan. March 29-May 2, 1997. 
 
"The Fallen Chandelier," Geschäftshaus Zur Palme. Zurich, Switzerland. 
Permanent installation, inauguration: April 10, 1997. 
 
"20 Ways to Get an Apple Listening to the Music of Mozart," Moderna Galerija. Ljubljana, Slovenia. May 12, 1997. 
 
"The Reading Room," Guild Hall Museum. East Hampton, New York. June 28-July 27. 
 
1997-1998
"Monument to a Lost Glove," Traffic Triangle at 23th Street and Broadway. New York, New York. March 17, 1997-March 10, 1998. 
 
"The Hospital: Five Confessions," Capp Street Project. San Francisco, California. October 30, 1997-January 31, 1998. 
 
"Zeichnungen und Alben (Drawings and Albums)," Galerie Weisses Schloss (Galerie Raymond Bollag). Zurich, Switzerland. November 9, 1997-January 11, 1998. 
 
1998
"Een Ontemoeting/ Vstrecha. Jan Fabre & Ilya Kabakov (A Meeting)," Deweer Art Gallery. Otegem, Belgium. January 31-March 15, 1998. 
Rozenboomkammer. Diepenheim, Netherlands. February 28-March 14, 1998
Ar/ge Kunst Galerie Museum. Bolzano, Italy. July 9-September 4, 1999. 
 
"The Collector," Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac. Salzburg, Austria. April 4-May 15, 1998. 
 
"16 Installaties (16 Installations)," Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen. Antwerp, Belgium. April 17-August 23, 1998. 
 
"Treatment with Memories," Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart. Berlin, Germany. May 15-August 30, 1998. 
 
"The Boat of My Life," Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois. Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. September 17-November 17, 1998. 
 
"Der metaphysische Mensch (Metaphysical Man)," Kunsthalle Bremen. Bremen, Germany. 
Permanent installation, inauguration: October 20, 1998. 
 
1998-1999
"The Palace of Projects," The Roundhouse. London, United Kingdom. March 23-May 10, 1998. 
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Palacio de Cristal del Ritiro. Madrid, Spain. December 10, 1998-April 30, 1999. 
 
"Ilya Kabakov. My Grandfather's Shed," Mönchehaus-Museum für Moderne Kunst. Goslar, Germany. October 16, 1998-January 3, 1999. 
Permanent installation. 
 
"My Grandfather's Shed," Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac. Paris, France. December 1, 1998-January 9, 1999. 
 
"Ilya Kabakov in Moscow," Manezh and Soros Center. Moscow, Russia. December 4, 1998-January 5, 1999. 
 
"Zeichnungen, Tekeningen, Drawings," Stadsgalerij Heerlen. Heerlen, Netherlands. December 4 1988-February 21, 1999. 
Sprengel Museum. Hannover, Germany. March 14-May 16, 1999. 
 
"The Children's Hospital," Irish Museum of Modern Art. Dublin, Ireland. November 20, 1998-April 19, 1999. 
 
1999
"Ilya and Emilia Kabakov. Monumento alla civiltà perduta (Monument to a Lost Civilization)," Cantieri Culturali alla Zisa. Palermo, Italy. April 16-June 27, 1999. 
 
"The Old Bottle," San Francesco. Como, Italy. June 25-September 10, 1999. 
 
"The Old Reading Room," Universiteitsbibliotheek, Universiteit von Amsterdam, Doelenzaal. Amsterdam, Netherlands. July 8-August 6, 1999. 
 
"Life and Creativity of Charles Rosenthal," Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower Mito. Mito, Japan. August 7-November 3, 1999. 
 
1999-2000
"The Boat of My Life," Duke University Museum of Art. Durham, North Carolina. June 25-October 17, 1999. 
The David Winton Bell Gallerie, List Art Center, Brown University. Providence Rhode Island. November 12-December 31, 1999.
Milwaukee Art Museum. Milwaukee, Wisconsin. January 20-April 30, 2000.
Aspen Art Museum. Aspen, Colorado. June 2-July 23, 2000.
Nexus Contemporary Art Center. Atlanta, Georgia. September 1-October 31, 2000. 
 
"Der Rote Waggon (The Red Wagon)," Museum Wiesbaden. Wiesbaden, Germany. October 31, 1999-March 31, 2000. 
 
"The Corridor of Two Banalities," with Joseph Kosuth, Center for Contemporary Arts. Kiev, Ukraine. December 4, 1999-February 14, 2000. 
 
"Das angeflogene Archiv (The Arriving Archive)," Galerie der Stadt Backnang, Turmschulhaus. Backnang, Germany. December 11, 1999-January 30, 2000. 
 
2000
"The Palace of Projects," The Armory on 26st. New York, New York. June 15-July 13, 2000. 
 
"Ilya Kabakov 1969-1998, installations," Center for Curatorial Studies Museum, Bard College. Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. June 25-September 3, 2000. 
 
"The Collector," Lenbachhaus. Munich, Germany. 
Permanent installation, inauguration: December 18, 2000. 
 
2000-2001
"Ilya Kabakov. 50 Installationen (50 Installations)," Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland. April 7-July 7, 2000. 
Museum Wiesbaden. Wiesbaden, Germany. December 3, 2000-March 4, 2001
Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz. Chemnitz, Germany. March 22-June 4, 2001. 
 
"Il bambino malato (The Sick Child)," Galleria Lia Rumma. Naples, Italy. November 25, 2000-February 28, 2001. 
 
"Ilya Kabakov stellt vor: Leben und Werk von Charles Rosenthal 1898-1933 (Ilya Kabakov Presents: The Life and Creativity of Charles Rosenthal 1898-1933)," Das Städel. Frankfurt am Main, Germany. December 10, 2000-March 4, 2001. 
 
2001
"The Empty Bottle," University of California, Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara, California. February 9-30, 2001. 
 
"20 Ways to Get an Apple, Listening to the Music of Mozart," Columbus Museum of Art. Columbus, Ohio. 
Inauguration, February 10, 2001. 
 
"20th August 1968," Grazer Kunstverein. Graz, Austria. March 18-May 1, 2001. 
Galerie Clara Maria Sels. Düsseldorf, Germany. June 23-August 4, 2001. 
 
"The Tennis Game II (with Boris Groys)," Galleria Continua. San Gimignano, Italy. March 25-May 27, 2001. 
 
"Premio Querini - Furla per l'Arte," Fondazione Querini Stampalia. Venice, Italy. May 5, 2001. 
 
"The Palace of Projects," Kokerei Zollverein Essen, Stiftung Industriedenkmalpflege und Geschichtskultur. Essen, Germany. 
Permanent Installation, inauguration: June 12, 2001. 
 
"Ilya Kabakov: 10 Characters - Albums and Installation Monument to a Lost Glove," The RISD Museum. Providence, Rhode Island. July 13-September 30, 2001. 
 
2002
"Universal System of Depicting Everything," Kunsthalle Göppingen. Göppingen, Germany. February 10-March 31, 2002. 
 
"Ausgestellt / Vorgestellt VI. Ilya Kabakov für Christian Tomaszewski(Exhibited/ Presented VI. Ilya Kabakov for Christian Tomaszewski)," Skulpturen Museum Glaskasten. Marl, Germany. March 9-May 5, 2002. 
 
"Not Everyone Will Be Taken into the Future," MAK Depot of Contemporary Art, Gefechtsturm Arenbergpark. Vienna, Austria. 
Permanent Installation, inauguration: June 1, 2002. 
 
"Not Everyone will be taken into the Future. Materialien zur Installation (Materials for the Installation)," Galerie im Traklhaus. Salzburg, Austria. August 8-September 14, 2002. 
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac. Paris, France. November 22, 2002-January 7, 2003. 
 
"Ilya Kabakov," Gallery Sprovieri. London, UK. October 3-November 16, 2002. 
 
"Ilya Kabakov Children's Books and Related Drawings, 1956-1987," The Chinati Foundation. Marfa, Texas. October 12, 2002. 
 
"Unaufgehängtes Bild (Unhung Painting)," Museum Ludwig. Cologne, Germany. 
Permanent Installation, inauguration: December 5, 2002. 
 
2003
"Ilya and Emilia Kabakov. Center of Cosmic Energy," Clara Maria Sels Galerie. Dusseldorf, Germany. April 29-July 12, 2003. 
 
"Where is Our Place?, Installation by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov for the 50th Venice Biennial," Fondazione Querini Stampalia. Venice, Italy. June 11-September 30, 2003. 
Mori Art Museum. Tokyo, Japan. May 29-August 8, 2003
Museo Nazionale delle Art del XXI Secolo. Rome, Italy. October 30, 2004. 
 
"Ilya Kabakov," Galerie im Traklhaus. Salzburg, Germany. August 8-September 1, 2003. 
 
"Ilya Kabakov - Photo and video, the documentation of a life and creativity," House of Photography. Moscow, Russia. October 1-20, 2003. 
 
2003-2004
"10 Albums by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov," Tretjakov State Gallery. Moscow, Russia. December 4, 2003-February 29, 2004. 
 
2004
"Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, The Empty Museum," The Sculpture Center. Long Island City, New York. January 11-April 4, 2004. 
 
"Twenty Ways to Get an Apple Listening to the Music of Mozart and other works by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov," Sean Kelly Gallery. New York, New York. January 30-March 6, 2004. 
 
"Verbal Photography," photograph exhibition by Boris Michailov. Museu Serralves, Museu de Arte Comtemporánea. Oporto, Portugal. April 30-September 4, 2004. 
 
"Where is Our Place? by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov," Mori Art Museum. Tokyo, Japan. May 29-August 8, 2004. 
 
"Incident in the Museum and Other Installations," The Organized by Guggenheim Foundation Museum. New York, New York. State Hermitage Museum. St. Petersburg, Russia. June 23-August 29, 2004. 
 
"Prints by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov," Mike Kartsens Editions. Münster, Germany. September 11-December 12, 2004. 
 
"The Utopian City other projects by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov," Kunsthalle Bielefeld. Bielefeld, Germany. September 12-November 14, 2004. 
 
2004-2005
"The Teacher and the Student, Charles Rosenthal and Ilya Kabakov," Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art. Cleveland, Ohio. September 9, 2004-January 2, 2005. 
 
"Where is Our Place? by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov," MAXXI, Museum of Contemporary Art. Rome, Italy. November 5, 2004-February 6, 2005. 
 
"The Empty Museum," Tallin Art Wall. Tallin, Estonia. November 7, 2004-January 2, 2005. 
 
"Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, Warszawa - Moskwa / Mockva - Bapwava 1900-2000," Zacheta National Gallery of Art. Warsaw, Poland. November 17, 2004-January 30, 2005. 
The State Tretyakov Gallery. Moscow, Russia. November 19, 2004-January 30, 2005. 
 
"We Are Free!," Stella Art Gallery. Moscow, Russia. December 15, 2004-January 30, 2005. 
 
2005
"Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, Paintings for the Label (Label for Chateau Mouton-Rotschild," The State Hermitage Museum. St, Petersburg, Russia. February 22-March 8, 2005. 
Pushkin Museum. Moscow, Russia. 
 
"The Utopia City by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov," Kunsthaus Zug. Zug, Switzerland. February 27-June 5, 2005. 
 
"Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, Where is Our Place?," Musee Les Abattoirs. Toulouse, France. March 8-June 5, 2005. 
 
"Ilya Kabakov," Ratti Foundation. Como, Italy. April 30, 2005. 
 
"Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, Morning, Evening, Night (200 years since H.C. Andersen birthday)," Nicolaj Art Center. Copenhagen, Denmark. June 17-September 14, 2005. 
 
"Ilya Kabakov," Serpentine Gallery. London, England. October 15, 2005. 
 
"The Utopia City by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov," Albion Gallery. London, England. October 18-December 22, 2005. 
 
"Objects, Sculptures, Ceramic, Glass," Sprovieri Gallery. London, England. October 19, 2005. 
 
"The Ship of Siwa, Installation and Performance by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov," Siwa, Egypt. October 23-October 29, 2005. 
 
2006
"10 Albums by Ilya and Emilia Kabakov," Atlas Sztuki Gallery. Lodz, Poland. January 13-February 14, 2006. 
 
"The Album of My Mother," Schaulager. Basel, Switzerland. 
Permanent Installation, inauguration: January 18, 2006. 
 
"The Thaw," Deweer Gallery. Otegem, Belgium. March 4-April 2, 2006. 
 
"Evening, Morning, Night," Reykjavik Art Museum. Vesturland, Iceland. April 2-June 4, 2006. 
 
"Paintings," Sean Kelly Gallery. New York, New York. April 22-May 27, 2006. 
 
"Paintings," Michail Kewenig Gallery. Cologne, Germany. April 28-June 1, 2006. 
 
"Ilya Kabakov," Galerie Brigitte Schenk. Cologne, Germany. July 5-August 5, 2006. 
 
"Ilya Kabakov," Thaddaeus Ropac Gallery. Paris, France. September 9-October 5, 2006. 
 
"Der Rote Waggon (The Red Wagon)," The Wiesbaden Museum. Wiesbaden, Germany. 
Permanent Installation for The Kabakovs Wing, inauguration: September 26, 2006. 
 
2006-2007
"The Ship Of Siwa. Drawings," L'Opera National De Paris. Paris, France. September 18, 2006-February 15, 2007. 
 
"Ilya Kabakov," Versicerungskammer Bayern. Munich, Germany. September 25, 2006-January 1, 2007. 
 
2007
"The Ship Of Tolerance," Venice, Italy. June 6-August 1, 2007. 
 
"Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, The Center Of Cosmic Energy," Tufts University Art Gallery. Medford, Massachusetts. September 6-November 11, 2007. 
 
"20 Ways To Get An Apple, Listening To The Music Of Mozart," Ljubljana, Slovenia. September 11, 2007. 
 
"Ilya & Emilia Kabakov present: Ilya Kabakov Orbis Pictus. Children's Book Illustrator As A Social Character," The Museum Of Modern Art. Hayama, Japan. September 15-November 11, 2007. 
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art. Hiroshima, Japan. December 8, 2007-January 27, 2008.
The Setagaya Art Museum. Setagaya, Japan. February 9-April 6, 2008.
Ashikaga Museum of Art. Ashikaga City, Japan. July 19-September 14, 2008. 
 
2007-2009
"Under The Snow," Museum Am Ostwall. Dortmund, Germany. October 21, 2007-January 27, 2008. 
Sara Hilden Art Museum. Tampere, Finland. February 23-April 27, 2008.
CAC Malaga. Malaga, Spain. November 7, 2008-February 15, 2009.
Museum der Moderne Salzburg. Austria. 2009.
Es Baluard Museu d'Art Modern i Contemporani. Palma, Majorca. June 12- September 6, 2009. 
 
2008
"The Canon and Other Works," Thaddeaus Ropac Gallery. Salzburg, Austria. August 30-October 30, 2008. 
 
"Ilya & Emilia Kabakov, Retrospective," The State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Center for Contemporary Culture Garage, Winzavod Moscow Contemporary Art Center. Moscow, Russia. September 15-October 15, 2008. 
Organized by The Ministry of Culture and Cinematography & Moscow Biennale. 
 
"What We Shall See After Death," Atlas Sztuki Foundation. Lodz, Poland. September 26-October 16, 2008. 
 
"The White Cub and Other Works," Arndt & Partner Gallery. Berlin, Germany. September 24-November 20, 2008. 
 
2008-2009
"I Sleep in the Orchard," Sprovieri Progetti Gallery. London, United Kingdom. December 5, 2008-February 14, 2009. 
 
2009
"Entre Libre - Ilya Kabakov: 52 entretiens dans la cuisine communautaire," Galerie du Dourven. Trédrez-Locquémeau, Domaine due Douvren, France. February 7-March 22, 2009. 
 
"Ilya & Emilia Kabakov," Galleria Continua. San Gimignano, Italy. May 23-August 29, 2009. 
Installations: "The Blue Carpet" and others. 
 
"The Tennis Game," Galleria Continua. Le Moulin, France. June 27-October 4, 2009. 
 
2009-2010
"Under the Snow," Sprovieri Gallery. London, United Kingdom. November 17, 2009-January 16, 2010. 
 
2010
"The Blue Carpet," MACRO Museo di Arte Contemporanea. Rome, Italy. January 23-April 5, 2010. 

"The Flying Paintings," Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac. Paris, France. March 17-April 17, 2010

"The Flying Paintings," Sprovieri Gallery. London, United Kingdom. March 30-May 29, 2010. 

 
"Ilya Kabakov - Orbis Pictus: Der Kinderbuchillustrator als eine soziale Figur," Kunsthaus Zug. Zug, Switzerland. March 21-June 20, 2010. 
 
"Ilya & Emilia Kabakov: The Canon," Kewenig Galerie. Cologne, Germany. May 13-July 3, 2010. 
 
"The Printer's Mistake," The State Hermitage Museum. St. Petersburg, Russia. June 25-July 25, 2010. 
 
2010-2011
"Ilya & Emilia Kabakov: Someone Under The Carpet," Wolfgang Roth & Partners Fine Art. Miami, Florida. December 1, 2010-January 15, 2011. 
 
2010-2012
"Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: Angelology," The Model. Sligo, Ireland. October 23, 2010-January 23, 2011. 
Rondo Sztuki Gallery. Katowice, Poland. Opens November 25, 2011-January 5, 2012. 
 
2011
"Ilya & Emilia Kabakov: Center of Cosmic Energy," Galerie Brigitte Schenk. Cologne, Germany. January 28-April 7, 2011. 
 
"Kabakov," HEMPHILL Fine Arts. Washington, D.C. September 10-October 29, 2011. 
 
"Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: I Don't Know," Galeriartist. Berlin, Germany. October 6-November 9, 2011. 
 
2012
"Ilya & Emilia Kabakov," Galleria Lia Rumma. Milan, Italy. January 19-March 3, 2012. 


Krempel, Ulrich and Karin Hellandsjø, curators. "A Return to Painting," Sprengel Museum Hannover. Hannover, Germany. January 29-April 29, 2012.
Henie Onstad Art Centre. Høvikodden, Norway. May 24-September 16, 2012. 
 
"Ilya & Emilia Kabakov: The Appearance of Collage," Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac. Paris, France. May 31-June 30, 2012. 
 
Bertola, Chiara, curator.  "The Happiest Man," Hangar Bicocca. Milan, Italy. June 22-September 2, 2012. 
 
"Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: Monument to the Lost Civilisation," The Red October art gallery. Moscow, Russia. October 2012. 
 
"A Return to Painting, Paintings by Ilya Kabakov," Sprengel Museum. Hannover, Germany. 
 
2012-2013
Esche, Charles, curator.  "Lissitzky - Kabakov: Utopia and Reality," Van Abbemuseum. Eindhoven, Netherlands. December 1, 2012-April 28, 2013. 
The State Hermitage Museum. Saint Petersburg, Russia. May 2013.
Multimedia Art Museum. Moscow, Russia. September 2013. 
 
2013
"The Happiest Man," University of Westminster. London, United Kingdom. March 18- April 28, 2013. 
 
Symposium,The Art School, University of Pennsylvania. USA. March 14, 2013. 
 
"Ilya Kabakov,The Two Mountains," Sprovieri Gallery. London, United Kingdom. March 27-May 11, 2013. 
 
"Ilya & Emilia Kabakov, Vertical Paintings & Other Works," Ivorypress Gallery. Madrid, Spain. April 9-May 20,2013. 
 
"El Lissitski-Ilya & Emilia Kabakov," The State Hermitage Museum. Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation. June 28-August 21, 2013. 
 
"The Ship of Tolerance," Gorky Park. Moscow, Russian Federation. September 7-October 30, 2013. 
Cooperation with The City of Moscow and "Garage",concert by young international musicians from Moscow, Havana, New York,Geneva/ At The House of Music, Moscow. 
 
"El Lissitski- Ilya & Emilia Kabakov," Multimedia Museum. Moscow, Russian Federation. September 17-November 24, 2013. 
 
"Conversation Between Ilya Kabakov & John Baldessari," House of Artists, Garage. Moscow, Russian Federation. September 18, 2013. 
 
"The Ship of Tolerance," Dumbo Art Festival. New York, New York, USA. September 27-October 8, 2013. 
 
"ENTER HERE," Preview of Film by Amei Wallach at The Film Forum. November. 
 
2013-2014
"Ilya & Emilia Kabakov," Pace Gallery. New York, New York, USA. November 1, 2013-January 5, 2014. 
 
"A Collective Memory, organized by Sharjah Art Foundation," United Arab Emirates. November 23, 2013-February 23,2014. 
 
2014
Graz, Kunsthaus, curator.  "El Lissitski-Ilya & Emilia Kabakov, Utopia and Reality,"
 
Ropac, Thaddaeus, curator.  "Ilya & Emilia Kabakov, Paintings," Paris, France. 
 
Zug, Kunsthaus, curator.  "I am Beginning to Forget, Ilya Kabakov in Swiss Collections," Switzerland. 
 
Ropac, Thaddaeus, curator.  "Paintings about the Sun," Salzburg, Austria. 
 
"Ilya & Emilia Kabakov, Angelologia," Antiguo Colegio de San Il Defonso Museum. Mexico City, Mexico. 
 
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