Ilya and Emilia Kabakov Catalogue
Ilya and Emilia Kabakov
Group Exhibitions
1958
"Exhibition of diploma's work of students of art institutions in the USSR who graduated in 1957 and 1958," V.I. Surikov State Art Institute. Moscow, Russia. 
 
1965
"Alternative attuali II: 2. Rassegna internazionale di pittura, scultura, grafica: omaggio a Magritte, omaggio a Mirko, omaggio a Baj: retrospettive antologiche (Current Alternatives II: 2nd International Survey of Painting, Sculpture and Graphic Art: Hommage to Magritte, Hommage to Mirko, Hommage to Baj: Anthological Retrospectives)," Castello Spagnolo. L'Aquila, Italy. August 7-September 30, 1965. 
 
1966
"16 plastykoìw moskiewskich (Sixteen Moscow Artists)," Sopot. Poznan, Poland. October, 1966. 
 
1967
"Quindici giovani pittori moscoviti (Fifteen Young Painters from Moscow)," Galleria Il Segno. Rome, Italy. June 7, 1967. 
 
"Giovani artisti di Mosca (Young Artists from Moscow)," Galleria Renzo Botti. Cremona, Italy. October 19, 1967. 
 
1968
Café Siniaia Ptitsa (with Erik Bulatov). Moscow, Russia. June, 1968. 
 
1969
"Nuova Scuola di Mosca: 30 Artisti non ufficiali (The New Moscow School: 30 Non official Artists)," Galleria Pananti. Florence, Italy. January 4-16, 1969. 
"Neue Schule von Moskau (The New Moscow School)." Interior Galerie [Interieur]. Frankfurt, Germany. May 3-28, 1969.
Galerie Behr. Stuttgart, Germany. Spring-Summer, 1969. 
 
1970
"Die Russische Avantgarde in Moskau heute," Galerie Gmurzynska-Bargera. Cologne, Germany. January 30-March 25, 1970. 
 
"6 Sowjetische Künstler (Six Soviet Artists)," Galerie Renée Ziegler. Zurich, Switzerland. May 1-30, 1970. 
 
"Nuove correnti a Mosca: Rassegna di 58 artisti della giovane avanguardia, (New Currents in Moscow: A Survey of 58 Artists of the Young Avant-Garde)," Museo delle Belle Arti. Lugano, Switzerland. September 11-November 1, 1970. 
 
1970-1971
"Alexej Smirnov und Russische Avantgarde aus Moskau (Alexej Smirnov and the Russian Avantgarde from Moscow)," Kontskigalerie Fourmiére Villa Engli-Keller. Zurich, Switzerland. December 4, 1970-January 10, 1971. 
 
1973
"Avantgarde: Moscow-73," Galerie Dina Vierny. Paris, France. May-June. 
 
"Russische Kunst der Gegenwart - Grafiken der Avangarde’ (Contemporary Russian Art - Graffic works of the Avant-Garde)," Museum am Ostwall. Dortmund, Germany. August 12-September 30, 1973. 
 
1974
"Progressive Strömungen in Moskau, 1957-1970 (Progressive Tendencies in Moscow, 1957-1970)," Museum Bochum. Bochum, Germany. January 12-February 10, 1974. 
 
1975
"Russische Februar '75 in Wien (Russian February 75 in Vienna)," Künstlerhaus. Vienna, Austria. February 22-March 2, 1975. 
Palais de Congrés. Paris, France. 
 
"Nonkonformistische russische Maler: Sammlung A. Gleiser’ (Nonconformist Russian Painters: The A. Gleiser Collection)," Christian Brandstätter Galerie. Vienna, Austria. November 29, 1975. 
Graphotek Kunstamt. Charlottenburg, Germany. December 5, 1975.
Kostanzer Kunstverein. Konstanz, Germany. January 25-February 29, 1976.
Städtische Galerie Die Fähre. Saulgau, Germany. March 21-April 11, 1976.
Kunstverein Brunswick. Brunswick, Germany. May 11-June 12, 1976. 
 
1976
"Musée d'art russe en exil," Musée Municipal Joseph-Jacquiot. Montgeron, France. January 1976. 
 
"La peinture russe contemporaine (Contemporary Russian Painting)," Palais des Congres. Paris, France. November 2-21, 1976. 
 
1977
"La nuova arte sovietica, una prospettiva non ufficiale (New Soviet Art, an Unofficial Perspective)," Biennale. Venice, Italy. 
 
"Art et Matière (Art and Material)," Orangerie du Luxemburg. Paris, France. 
 
"Unofficial Russian Painting," Institute of Contemporary Art. London, United Kingdom. 
 
"New Art from the Soviet Union," Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Modern Art, Cornell University. Ithaca, New York. 
The Arts Club. Washington, D.C. 
 
1978
"Russische Künstler der Gegenvart (Contemporary Russian Artists)," Saarland Museum. Saarbrücken, Germany. May 25-June 11, 1978. 
 
"La nuova Arte Sovietica (The New Soviet Art)," Palazzo Reale. Turin, Italy. 
 
"New Unofficial Soviet Art," Museo Bellinzona. Bellinzona, Switzerland. 
 
"Aspects and Documentation of Nonconformist Artists from the Soviet Union," Museo Lodi. Lodi, Italy. 
 
1979
"Tsvet, forma, prostranstvo (Color, Form, Space)," Moskovskii obedinennyi komitet khudornikov-grafikov. Moscow, Russia. February 17-28, 1979. 
 
"New Art from the Soviet Union: an exhibition of non-conformist art from the 1960s and 1970s," St. Mary's College. Washington, DC. November 3-December 7, 1979. 
 
"La Quatrième dimension du carre," Mart Galerie. Rockenberg, Germany. 
 
"20 Jahre unabhängige Kunst aus des Sowjetunion (Twenty Years of Independent Art from the Soviet Union)," Museum Bochum. Bochum, Germany. 
 
1981
"Nouvelles tendances dans l'art non officiel russe 1970-1980," Centre culturel de la Commanderie des Templiers de la Villedieu. Elancourt, France. 
 
"Twenty-five Years of Soviet Unofficial Art 1956-1981," CASE Museum of Soviet Unofficial Art. Jersey City, New Jersey. 
 
1981-1982
"Russian New Wave," Soho International Art Center. New York, New York. December 4, 1981-February 28, 1982. 
 
1982
"Vystavka zivopisi," Moskovskii Obedinyonnyi Obedinennyi Komitet Khudozhnikov-Grafikov. Moscow, Russia. 
 
"Fotografiia i Tsivopis," Tsentr Tekhnicheskoi estetiki. Moscow, Russia. 
 
"Peinture russe contemporaine 1971 - 1981 (Contemporary Russian Painting 1971 - 1981)," Galerie Gorky. Paris, France. 
 
1983
"Vystavka grafiki," Moskovskii Obedinyonnyi Obedinennyi Komitet Khudozhnikov-Grafikov. Moscow, Russia. May 5-25, 1983. 
Installation: "The Ant". 
 
1984
"Fotografiia i Iskusstvo," Kunstimuseum Tartu. Tartu, Estonia. 
 
1985
"Ausstellung Moskauer Künstler: Jankilevskij, Kabakov, Štejnberg (Exhibition of Moskow Artists: Jankilevskii, Kabakov, Steinberg)," Zentrum für Interdisziplinäre Forschung der Universität Bielefeld. Bielefeld, Germany. June 7-30, 1985. 
Museum Bochum, Kunstsammlung. Bochum, Germany. August 10-September 15, 1985. 
 
1986
"Die Wahlverwandtschaften. Steirischer Herbst '86 (Chosen Affinities. Styrian Fall '86)," Palais Attems. Graz, Austria. 
 
1987
"FIAC," Galerie de France. Paris, France. October 10-18, 1987. 
 
1988
"ARCO 1988," Galerie de France. Madrid, Spain. February 10-16, 1988. 
 
"Ich lebe - ich sehe: Künstler der Achtziger Jahre in Moskau (I Live - I See: Artists of the Eighties in Moscow)," Kunstmuseum Bern. Berne, Switzerland. June 11-August 14, 1988. 
 
"Aperto. 43. Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte (Aperto. 43rd International Art Exhibition)," La Biennale di Venezia. Venice, Italy. June 25-September 25, 1988. 
Installation: "Before Supper". 
 
"Russian avant-garde of the early Twentieth Century. Works on Paper from the Michail Grobman Collection," Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Beersheba, Israel. 
 
1989
"Post-Utopia. Paintings and Installations by Soviet Conceptualists: Bulatov, Kabakov, Komar & Melamid," South East Massachusetts University. Darmouth, Massachusetts. January 23-February 18, 1989. 
 
"Foto v Zhivopisi," Pervaia Galeria. Moscow, Russia. January, 1989. 
"Foto in Painting: Behind the Ironic Curtain" Phyllis Kind Gallery. New York, New York. March 11-April 8, 1989. 
 
"Magiciens de la Terre (Magicians of the Earth)," Musée national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou. Paris, France. May 16-August 15, 1989. 
Installation: "The Man Who Flew Into Space from His Apartment". 
 
"Wittgenstein: das Spiel des Unsagbaren, (Wittgenstein: The Play of the Unspeakable)," Wiener Secession. Vienna, Austria. September 13-October 29, 1989. 
Palais des Beaux-Arts. Brussels, Belgium. December 15-January 28, 1990. 
 
"Schenkung der Künstler John Baldessari, Pierpaolo Calzolari, Georg Herold, Jenny Holzer, Joseph Kosuth, Ilya Kabakov und Franz West an das Sigmund Freud-Museum anläβlich des 50. Todestages Sigmund Freuds' (Donation of the Artists ...in Occasion of the 50th day of Sigmund Freud's Death)," Sigmund Freud-Museum. Vienna, Austria. September 23, 1989. 
Installation: "The Man Who Flew into His Picture". 
 
"Histoires de sculpture (Sculpture Stories)," Espace Lyonnais d'Art Contemporain. Lyon, France. October 12-November 19, 1989. 
Installation: "The Ship". 
 
"Russian Art from the Michail Grobman Collection," Tel Aviv Museum of Art. Tel Aviv, Israel. November 7, 1989. 
 
"Painting, Grafika," Moscow Artist Union. Moscow, Russia. 
 
"Pictures for the Sky. Bilder für den Himmel. Arte en el cielo. L'art prend l'air," (Organisation: Goethe Institute Osaka, Osaka). Himeji, Japan. April 1-2, 1989. 
Installation: "I Will Return on April 12..."
Traveling exhibition. 
 
1989-1990
"The Green Show," Exit Art. New York, New York. December 9, 1989-January 20, 1990. 
Dunlop Art Gallery. Regina, Canada. October 27-December 2, 1990.
Mendel Art Gallery. Saskatoon, Canada. January 15-March 3, 1991. 
 
1990
"Artisti Russi Contemporanei (Contemporary Russian Artists)," Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci. Prato, Italy. February 10-May 14, 1990. 
Installations: "The Underground Golden River", "Concerto per mosca blue matita gialla (Concert for a Blue Fly and Yellow Pencil)". 
 
"The Readymade Boomerang. Certain Relations in the 20th Century Art. The Eight Biennale of Sydney," The Art Gallery of the New South Wales. Sydney, Australia. April 11-June 3, 1990. 
Installation: "Three Russian Paintings". 
 
"To the Object, 60 Russian Avangarde Artists from Moscow, Paris and New York," Moscow, Russia. April 18-May 13, 1990. 
Traveled to: Amsterdam, Netherlands. September 22-November 4, 1990. 
 
"Artistas rusos contemporaneos (Contemporary Russian Artists)," Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno. Gran Canaria, Spain. June 6-July 28, 1990. 
Installation: "The Underground Golden River". 
 
"Adaptation and Negation of Socialist Realism," Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art. Ridgefield, Connecticut. June 9-October 7, 1990. 
 
"Between Spring and Summer: Soviet Conceptual Art in the Era of Late Communism," Tacoma Art Museum. Tacoma, Washington. June 15-September 9, 1990. 
Installation: "Mother and Son (My Mother's Album)"
Institute of Contemporary Art. Boston, Massachusetts. November 1, 1990-January 6, 1991
Des Moines Art Center. Des Moines, Iowa. February 16-March 31, 1991. 
 
"Soviet Contemporary Art 1990," Alpha Cubic Gallery. Tokyo, Japan. June 22-July 27, 1990. 
 
"New Works for Different Places: TSWA Four Cities Project," Orchard Gallery. Londonderry, United Kingdom. September 1-29, 1990. 
Installation: "The Fly with Wings". 
 
"Die Endlichkeit der Freiheit. Berlin 1990. Ein Ausstellungsprojekt in Ost und West (The Finiteness of Freedom. Berlin 1990. An Exhibition Project in East and West)," (Organisation: DAAD-Galerie, Berlin). Potsdamer Platz. Berlin, Germany. September 1-October 7, 1990. 
Installation: "Two Memories about Fear". 
 
"The Quest for Self Expression: Painting in Moscow and Leningrad 1965-1990," Columbus Museum of Art. Columbus, Ohio. September 16-November 25, 1990. 
Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina. Greensboro, North Carolina. January 13-February, 1991
Arkansas Art Center. Little Rock, Arkansas. March 14-May 26, 1991. 
 
"In de USSR en erbuiten (In the USSR and Beyond)," Stedelijk Museum. Amsterdam, Netherlands. September 21-November 4, 1990. 
Installation: "The Rope of Life and Other Installations". 
 
1990-1991
"Devil on the Stairs. Looking Back on the Eighties," Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. October 4, 1990-January 5, 1991. 
Installation: "The Man Who Flew into His Picture"
Newport Harbor Art Museum. Newport Beach, California. April 16-June 21, 1991. 
 
"Works on Hanji Paper," Seoul Art Festival. Seoul, Republic of Korea. November 20, 1990-February 20, 1991. 
 
"Rhetorical Image," The New Museum of Contemporary Art. New York, New York. December 9, 1990-February 3, 1991. 
Installations: "Intellectual Screens", "The Untalented Artist", "Metaphysical Man". 
 
1991
"Perspectives of Conceptualism," University of Hawaii Art Gallery. Honolulu, Hawaii. January 13-February 22, 1991. 
The Clocktower. New York, New York. March 14-April 21, 1991.
Fine Arts Center, University of Rhode Island. Kingston, Rhode Island. March 16-April 7, 1991.
North Carolina Museum of Art. Raleigh, North Carolina. November 20, 1991-February 21, 1992. 
 
"Bilder zur Bibel heute (Pictures for the Bible Today)," (Organisation: Frankfurter Bibelgesellschaft, Frankfurt am Main). Dominikanerkloster. Frankfurt am Main, Germany. January 29-February 20, 1991. 
Installation: "Illustrations for the Bible"
Evangelische Akademie. Iserlohn, Germany. March 8-April 6, 1991.
Evangelische Stadtakademie. Bochum, Germany. 
 
"Heimat (Motherland)," Galerie Wewerka & Weiss. Berlin, Germany. February 4-March 23, 1991. 
Installation: "Meine Heimat: die Fliegen (My Motherland: The Flies)". 
 
"MANI Museum: 40 Moskauer Künstler im Frankfurter Karmeliterkloster," Karmeliterkloster. Frankfurt, Germany. March 27-April 25, 1991. 
 
"Sowjetische Kunst um 1990 Binationale," Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf. Dusseldorf, Germany. April 12-June 2, 1991. 
Installation: "The Red Wagon"

"Soviet Art Around 1990," Israel Museum, Weisbord Pavilion. Jerusalem, Israel. August-November 1991.
Installation: "Why 'Red Wagon' Didn't Come to Israel"

"Sovetskoe iskusstvo okolo 1990 goda," Tsentralny Dom Khudozhnika. Moscow, Russia.
Installation: "Why 'Red Wagon' Didn't Come to Moscow". 

 
"Nachtregels/Night Lines," (Organisation: Centraal Museum, Utrecht). Utrecht, Netherlands. April 26-October 16, 1991. 
Installation: "Whose are Those Wings?"
Permanent Installation. 
 
"Artistos Rusos Contemporaneos (Contemporary Russian Artists)," Auditorio de Galicia. Santiago de Compostela, Spain. May 11-June 30, 1991. 
 
"Soviet Contemporary Art: From Thaw to Perestroika," Setagaya Art Museum. Tokyo, Japan. May 18-June 23, 1991. 
 
"Kunst, Europa: Sowjetunion (Art, Europe: Soviet Union)," Kunstverein Hannover. Hannover, Germany. June 22-August 25, 1991. 
Installation: "The Fly with Wings". 
 
"In Public: Seattle 1991," Security Pacific Gallery. Seattle, Washington. June 27-November 3, 1991. 
Installations: "The Rope of Life". 
 
"Art on Edge," Sezon Museum of Modern Art. Nagano, Japan. July 13-October 6, 1991. 
Installations: "The Communal Kitchen, Repair". 
 
"Trans/Mission. Konst I interkulturell limbo," Rooseum, Center for Contemporary Art. Malmö, Sweden. August 27-October 27, 1991. 
Installation: "The Mental Institution or The Institute of Creative Research". 
 
"FIAC," Galerie Dina Vierny. Paris, France. October 5-13, 1991. 
Installation: "The Communal Kitchen". 
 
"50 artistes pour le 25 anniversaire," Cité Internationale des Arts. Paris, France. November 4-December 8, 1991. 
 
1991-1992
"Carnegie International 1991," Carnegie Museum of Art. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. October 19, 1991-February 16, 1992. 
Installation: "We Are Leaving Here Forever". 
 
"Dislocations," The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York. October 20, 1991-January 7, 1992. 
Installation: "The Bridge". 
 
"Zero Gravity," Henry DeFord III Gallery. Long Island City, New York. October 21, 1991-January 31, 1992. 
 
"Schwerelos (Weightless)," Groâe Orangerie im Schloâ Charlottenburg. Berlin, Germany. November 9, 1991-January 22, 1992. 
Installation: "Olga Petrovna Has a Dream". 
 
"Wanderlieder (Walk Songs)," Stedelijk Museum. Amsterdam, Netherlands. December 8, 1991-February 9, 1992. 
Installation: "Before Supper". 
 
"New Directions," Jane Vorhees Zimmerli Museum of Art. New Brunswick, New Jersey. December 8, 1991-February 25, 1992. 
 
1992
"Just Pathetic," American Fine Arts. New York, New York. January 18-February 8, 1992. 
Installation: "In The Corner". 
 
"Ex USSR: Hedendaagse Kunstenaars uit het GOS (Ex USSR: Contemporary Artists from the GOS)," Groninger Museum. Groningen, Netherlands. February 23-Apr. 20, 1992. 
Installation: "The Communal Kitchen". 
 
"Particular Histories," Butirskaia Jail. Moscow, Russia. February 23-March, 1992. 
 
"Blast Art Benefit," The X-Art Foundation and Blast. New York, New York. April 11-18, 1992. 
 
"Documenta IX," Kassel, Germany. June 13-September 20, 1992. 
Installation: "The Toilet". 
 
"a Mosca...a Mosca," Villa Campolieto. Ercolano, Italy. July 1-September 13, 1992. 
Installations: "Commentary of O. Egorova," "The Glue."
Galleria Comunale d'Arte Moderna. Bologna, Italy. September 26-November 22, 1992. 
 
"Expo '92, The Blue Dish," Sevilla, Spain. September 21-October 12, 1992. 
Permanent installation. 
 
"Über Malerei - Begegnung mit der Geschichte (About Painting - Encounters with History)," Akademie der Bildenden Künste. Vienna, Austria. November 19-December 31, 1992. 
Installation: "The Unhappened Dialogue". 
 
1992-1993
"Parallel Visions: Modern Artists and Outsider Art," Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Los Angeles, California. October 18, 1992-January 3, 1993. 
 
1993
"På kanten af kaos, nye billeder af verden (At the Edge of Chaos: new images of the world)," Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. Humlebæk, Denmark. February 5-May 9, 1993. 
Installation: "Labyrinth. My Mother's Album". 
 
"Rencontres (Encounters)," Le Magasin, Centre Nationale d'Art Contemporain. Grenoble, France. February 21-April 29, 1993. 
Installation: "The Ship". 
 
"Zeichnungen setzen Zeichen. 44 Künstler der Documenta IX. Arbeiten auf Papier (Drawings Put Signs. 44 Artists of Documenta IX. Works on Paper)," Galerie Raymond Bollag. Zurich, Switzerland. March 11-April 30, 1993. 
 
"Rendez(-)Vous. Jimmie Durham, Henk Visch, Ilya Kabakov & Huang Yong Ping," Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst. Ghent, Belgium. April 28-June 27, 1993. 
Installation: "Unfinished Installations". 
 
"The End of Empire or the Experiments of Visual Poetry," Centre d'Art Contemporain du Domaine de Kerguehennec. Bignan, France. May 1-September 19, 1993. 
"Mémoires de Bretagne," Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst. Ghent, Belgium. 
 
"Het Depot (The Depot)," Galerie Akinci. Amsterdam, Netherlands. May 8-June 30, 1993. 
 
"L'adresse provisoire pour l'art contemporain russe (The Provisional Address for Contemporary Russian Art)," Musée de la Poste. Paris, France. May 25-August 28, 1993. 
Installation: "The White Cube". 
 
"Drawing the Line Against AIDS," Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Venice, Italy. June 8-13, 1993. 
 
"Time, Place, Memory," The Jewish Museum. New York, New York. June 13-November 14, 1993. 
Installation: "Mother and Son". 
 
"XVL Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte, La Biennale di Venezia," music by Vladimir Tarasov. La Biennale di Venezia. Venice, Italy. June 14-September 14, 1993. 
Installation: "Red Pavilion". 
 
"Summer '93," R.F.F.A. New York, New York. June 21-August 20, 1993. 
 
"After Perestroika: Kitchenmaids or Stateswomen," (Independent Curators Incorporated of New York). Centre International d'Art Contemporain. Montreal, Canada. August 1-October 3, 1993. 
Picker Art Gallery, Hamilton. Ontario, Canada. November 6-December 31, 1993.
Depree Art Center and Gallery. Holland, Michigan. February 12-March 27, 1994.
Western Gallery, Western Washington University. Bellingham, Washington. April 18-June 11, 1994.
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery. Worcester, Massachusetts. September 15-October 23, 1994. 
 
"Recycling through Art," Expo '93. Taejon, Republic of Korea. August 7-November 7, 1993. 
Installation: "The Rope of Life". 
 
"Et tous ils changent le monde...(And They All Changed the World...)," Biennale d'art contemporain, Halle Tony Garnier. Lyon, France. September 3-October 13, 1993. 
Installation: "Emergency Exit". 
 
"Die Sprache der Kunst (The Language of Art)," Kunsthalle Wien. Vienna, Austria. September 3-October 17, 1993. 
Kunstverein. Frankfurt am Main, Germany. December 4-February 20, 1994. 
 
"Old Symbols, New Icons in Russian Contemporary Art," Stuart Levy Gallery. New York, New York. September 14-October 16, 1993. 
 
"Das Fremde, Der Gast (The Other, The Guest)," Offenes Kulturhaus des Landes Oberösterreich. Linz, Austria. September 17-October 24, 1993. 
Installation: "Unknown Guest". 
 
"Like a Body without a Shadow," Marsha Mateyka Gallery. Washington, DC. October 2-30, 1993. 
 
"From Chaos to Creation: Russian Art 1971-1992," Arts Center. Rye, New York. October 3-November 21, 1993. 
 
1993-1994
"Von Malevitch bis Kabakov - Russische Avantgarde im 20. Jahrhundert: Die Sammlung Ludwig (From Malevitch to Kabakov-Russian Avant-Garde in the 20th Century: The Ludwig Collection)," Josef-Haubrich-Kunsthalle. Cologne, Germany. October 16, 1993-January 2, 1994. 
Installations: "Before Supper," "Red Pavilion". 
 
"Stalin's Choice: Soviet Socialist Realism 1932-1956," Institute for Contemporary Art, P.S.1. New York, New York. November 21, 1993-February 27, 1994. 
 
"Universalism and Particularism: The Russian World in Transition," Lehman College Art Gallery. New York, New York. November 24, 1993-March 17, 1994. 
 
"Widerstand: Denkbilder für die Zukunft (Resistance: Impulses for the Future)," Haus der Kunst. Munich, Germany. December 10 1993-February 20, 1994. 
Installation: "Labyrinth. My Mother's Album". 
 
1994
"Don't Look Now," Thread Waxing Space. New York, New York. January 22-February 26, 1994. 
 
"Toponimias: ocho ideas del espacio (Toponymias: Eight Ideas of a Space)," Fundació 'La Caixa'. Madrid, Spain. February 1-April 10, 1994. 
Installation: "For Sale!". 
 
"Tyrannei des Schönen. Architektur der Stalin-Zeit (Tyranny of the Beauty: Architecture of the Stalin Period)," Österreichisches Museum für angewandte Kunst. Vienna, Austria. April 6-July 17, 1994. 
Installation: "The Red Wagon". 
 
"Europa - Europa," Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Bonn, Germany. May 26-October 11, 1994. 
Installation: "The Man Who Never Threw Anything Away". 
 
"Cloaca Maxima," Museum der Stadtentwässerung. Zurich, Switzerland. June 10-October 30, 1994. 
Installation: "Toilet in the Corner". 
 
"Züge: die Eisenbahn in der zeitgenössischen Kunst," Galerie der Stadt Esslingen. Esslingen, Germany. June 19-September 4, 1994. 
 
"Personal Stories. A History of the Universe. Jennifer Bartlett, Ilya Kabakov, Yasumasa Morimura," The Hammond Galleries. Lancaster, Ohio. July 19-August 13, 1994. 
Installation: "Mother and Son". 
 
"Ivan Chuikov, Ilya Kabakov, Vadim Zakharov," Deweer Art Gallery. Otegem, Belgium. September 3-October 2, 1994. 
 
"Face-Off: The Portrait in Recent Art," Institute of Contemporary Art. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. September 9-October 30, 1994. 
Installation: "The Collector"
Joslyn Art Museum. Omaha, Nebraska. January 28-March 19, 1995.
Weatherspoon Art Gallery. Greensboro, North Carolina. April 9-May 28, 1995. 
 
"Do It," Kunsthalle Ritter. Klagenfurt, Austria. September 29-November 25, 1994. 
Installation: "The White Cube". 
 
1994-1995
"Biennale of Contemporary Art. Virtual Reality," Melbourne, Australia. December 3, 1994-February 5, 1995. 
Installation: "I Will Return on April 12...". 
 
1995
"Africus. First South African Biennale," Johannesburg, South Africa. February 28-April 30, 1995. 
Installation: "Unfinished Installation". 
 
"Kunst im Verborgenen. Nonkonformisten Ruâland 1957-1995," Wilhelm-Hack-Museum. Ludwigshafen, Germany. March 4-April 23, 1995. 
Installation: "Box with Garbage"
Documenta-Halle. Kassel, Germany. May 7-June 18, 1995.
Staatliches Lindenau-Museum. Altenburg, Germany. July 2-September 3, 1995. 
 
"Nonconformist Art from the Soviet Union," Stedman Art Gallery, Rutgers University. Camden, New Jersey. March 6-May 27, 1995. 
 
"Els limits del museu (The End of the Museum)," music by Vladimir Tarasov. Fundació Antoni Tàpies. Barcelona, Spain. March 14-June 5, 1995. 
Installation: "An Incident at the Museum or Water Music". 
 
"Zeichen & Wunder. Niko Pirosmani (1862-1918) und die Kunst der Gegenwart (Signs & Wonders. Niko Pirosmani (1862-1918) and Recent Art)," Kunsthaus Zürich. Zurich, Switzerland. March 31-June 18, 1995. 
Installation: "This Will Happen Tomorrow!"
"Signs & Wonders," Centro Galego de Arte Contemporáneo. Santiago de Compostela, Spain. July 20-October 20, 1995. 
 
"Dialogues de paix (Dialogues of Peace)," Palais des Nations. Geneva, Switzerland. July 3-October 24, 1995. 
Installation: "Fallen Sky"
Permanent installation. 
 
"Absolutely International," Rosamund Felsen Gallery. Los Angeles, California. July 14-August 12, 1995. 
Installation: "The Artist's Despair or Conspiracy of Untalented". 
 
"Donald Judd and His Friends," Galerie nächst St. Stephan. Vienna, Austria. September 22-November 18, 1995. 
Installation: "The Test of Destiny". 
 
"Art as Witness, '95 Kwangju Biennale," Kwangju, Republic of Korea. September 20-November 20, 1995. 
Installations: "The Test of Destiny," "Too Metaphysical". 
 
"From Gulag to Glasnost: Nonconformist Art from the Soviet Union," Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University. New Brunswick, New Jersey. October 22, 1995. 
 
"4th Istanbul International Biennial, New Orientation. The Vision of Art in a Paradoxical World," Istanbul Kültür ve Sanat Vakfi. Istanbul, Turkey. November 10-December 10, 1995. 
Installations: "The First Image of the Car," "An Extraordinary Incident". 
 
1995-1996
"Szenenwechsel VIII (Change of Scene VIII)," Museum für Moderne Kunst. Frankfurt am Main, Germany. June 23, 1995-January 14, 1996. 
Installation: "The Rope of Life and Other Installations"
Permanent installation. 
 
"Russian Jewish Artists in a Century of Change, 1890-1990," The Jewish Museum. New York, New York. September 21, 1995-January 28, 1996. 
 
"Létat-Odejít-Zmitet. Moskevsk Konceptuální Umení (Flight-Distance-Disappereance. Conceptual Moscow Art)," Galerie Hlavního Mesta Prahy. Prague, Czech Republic. November 14, 1995-January 7, 1996. 
Installation: "This Will Happend Tomorrow!"
"Flug - Entfernung - Verschwinden. Konzeptuelle Moskauer Kunst’Haus am Waldsee," Berlin, Germany. January 27-March 3, 1996
Stadtgalerie im Sophienhof. Kiel, Germany. June 21-August 11, 1996. 
 
"From The Collection: Abstraction, Pure and Impure," The Museum of Modern Art. New York, New York. October 20, 1995-May 21, 1996. 
Installation: "The Man Who Flew into His Picture". 
 
"Zubia, El Puente, MOCT," Sala de Exposiciones de Rekalde. Bilbao, Spain. November 21, 1995-January 21, 1996. 
Installation: "The Bridge". 
 
1996
"Strangers in the Arctic: Ultima Thule and Modernity," Rundetårn. Copenhagen, Denmark. March 8-April 28, 1996. 
Installation: "Tennis Game, with Pavel Pepperstein"
"Muukalaisia arktisessa: Ultima Thuleja moderni aika," Porin Taidemuseo. Pori, Finland. June 15-September 1, 1996
Art Gallery of Ontario. Toronto, Canada. June 25-September 1, 1997. 
 
"EV+A 1996. The Twentieth Annual Exhibition of Visual + Art," Limerick, United Kingdom. March 8-May 4, 1996. 
Installation: "Toilet on the River". 
 
"Mahnmal und Gedenkstätte. Opfer des Naziregimes in Österreich 1938 - 1945 (Reminder and Memorial. Victims of the Nazi Regime in Austria, 1938 - 1945)," Kunsthalle Wien. Vienna, Austria. March 19-April 28, 1996. 
 
"Ausstellung: Die Galerie (Exhibition: The Gallery)," Galerie Wewerka & Weiss. Berlin, Germany. June 1-July 28, 1996. 
Installation: "My Motherland: The Flies". 
 
"G7 Summit," (Organisation: Association Française d'Action Artistique and Musée d'Art Contemporain). City Park. Lyon, France. June 28-September 30, 1996. 
Installation: "Monument to a Lost Glove". 
 
"Zeil-Fenster," Frankfurt, Germany. August 22-September 14, 1996. 
Installation: "The Test of Destiny". 
 
"Urban Evidence: Contemporary Artists Reveal Cleveland," Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art. Cleveland, Ohio. August 25-October 27, 1996. 
Installations: "Three Green Paintings," "Three Russian Paintings". 
 
"Les pêches capitaux: La Paresse," Musée national d'art moderne, Centre de création industrielle, Centre Georges Pompidou. Paris, France. September 11-November 4, 1996. 
 
"Le Cirque 96," Cirque d'Hiver. Paris, France. October 1-7, 1996. 
 
"Universalis: 23rd Bienal international de São Paolo," Ciccillo Matarazzo Pavilion. São Paolo, Brazil. October 5-December 8, 1996. 
Installation: "Two Cabinets". 
 
"Stimmen hinter der Tür (Voices Behind the Door)," Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst. Lipsia, Germany. November 5-30, 1996. 
 
"Judenplatz Wien 1996," Israel Museum. Jerusalem, Israel. July 2-October 6, 1996. 
School of Architecture. London, United Kingdom. November 5-December 12, 1996. 
 
1997
"Méditations (Meditations)," Médersa Ibn Youssef. Marrakesh, Morocco. March 15-April 22, 1997. 
Installation: "The Blue Carpet". 
 
"1997 Biennial Exhibition," Whitney Museum of American Art. New York, New York. March 20-June 15, 1997. 
Installation: "Treatment with Memories". 
 
"Sequences: As You Can See," Jane Vorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey. March 23-July 20, 1997. 
 
"Inside," Henry Art Gallery, Faye G. Allen Center for the Visual Arts, University of Washington. Seattle, Washington. April 13-June 29, 1997. 
Installation: "The Collector". 
 
"Die Epoche der Moderne - Kunst im 20. Jahrhundert (The Age of Modernism - Art in the 20th Century)," Martin-Gropius-Bau. Berlin, Germany. May 7-July 27, 1997. 
Installation: "Three Nights". 
 
"Artists for Sarajevo," (Organisation: Comune di Venezia, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa), Fondazione Querini-Stampalia. Venice, Italy. June 3-September 7, 1997. 
Installation: "I'll Return on April 12". 
 
"Futuro, Presente, Passato. La Biennale di Venezia. XLVII Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte (Future, Present, Past. The Venice Biennale. 47th International Art Exhibition)," Corderie (Arsenale). Venice, Italy. June 12-October 4, 1997. 
Installation: "We Were in Kyoto". 
 
"Skulptur. Projekte in Münster 1997 (Sculpture. Projects in Munster 1997)," Münster, Germany. June 22-September 28, 1997. 
Installation: "Looking Up," "Reading the Words...". 
 
"Strangers in the Arctic," with Pavel Pepperstein. Art Gallery of Ontario. Toronto, Canada. June 25-September 1, 1997. 
Installation: "The Tennis Game". 
 
"At the Threshold of the Visible: Minuscule and Small-Scale Art 1964-1996," (Organisation: Independent Curators International), Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University. Ithaca, New York. August 30-October 26, 1997. 
The Maryland Institute College of Art, Decker and Mayerhoff Galleries. Baltimore, Maryland. November 15-December 15, 1997
Art Gallery of Ontario. Toronto, Canada. January 28-April 12, 1998
Art Gallery of Windsor. Windsor, Canada. May 2-June 28, 1998
Virginia Beach Center for the Arts. Virginia Beach, Virginia. July 11-August 16, 1998
Center of Contemporary Art. Seattle, Washington. October 17-December 12, 1998
Edmonton Art Gallery. Edmonton, Canada. April 10-June 13, 1999
Laguna Art Museum. Laguna Beach, California. July 24-October 10, 1999. 
 
"Drawings transfigured: Works on paper from the Ludwig Collections 1960-1970," Robert Hull Fleming Museum. Burlington, Vermont. September 14-December 14, 1997. 
 
"La Collection du Centre Georges Pompidou: Les Chefs-d'Œuvres du Musée National d'Art Moderne," Museum of Contemporary Art. Tokyo, Japan. September 20-December 14, 1997. 
Installation: "The Man Who Flew Into Space from His Apartment". 
 
"P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center Opening. Installations and Projects," P.S.1, Contemporary Art Center. Long Island City, New York. October 26, 1997. 
Installation: "My Grandfather's Shed". 
 
1998
"Sar: Mellan demokrati och förlösning i samtida konst (Wound: Between Democracy and Redemption in Contemporary Art)," Moderna Museet. Stockholm, Sweden. February 14-April 19, 1998. 
Installation: "The Man Who Flew Into Space from His Apartment". 
 
"Ilya Kabakov / Gary Goldstein," Galerie Clara Maria Sels. Dusseldorf, Germany. March 13-April 25, 1998. 
 
"A Century of Artistic Freedom. 100 Years of the Vienna Secession," Secession. Vienna, Austria. April 3-June 30, 1998. 
Sketch for the project: "The Golden Apples". 
 
"Leaving Tracks: Artranspennine98. An Exhibition of International Contemporary Visual Art," Upper Campfield Market. Manchester, United Kingdom. May 23-August 16, 1998. 
Installation: "The Palace of Projects". 
 
"Aavan meren tällä puolen. This Side of the Ocean," Kiasma Nykytaiteen Museo. Helsinki, Finland. May 30-September 13, 1998. 
Installation: "Toilet in the Corner". 
 
"4. Internationale Foto-Triennale Esslingen 1998. Fotografie als Handlung (4th International Photo Triennial. Photography as Concept)," (Organisation: Galerie der Stadt Esslingen am Neckar), Villa Merkel/Bahnwärterhaus. Esslingen, Germany. June 28-September 6, 1998. 
Installation: "And I Was Like You...". 
 
"Ensemble Moderne: The Still Life in Contemporary Painting and Sculpture," Salzburg Festival. Salzburg, Austria. July 24-August 31, 1998. 
 
"Crossings/Traversées," National Gallery of Canada. Ottawa, Canada. August 7-November 1, 1998. 
Installation: "Two Windows". 
 
"Arte all'Arte 98," (Organisation: Associazione Arte Continua, San Gimignano), Colle di Val d'Elsa. Siena, Italy. September 12-November 17, 1998. 
Installations: "The Weakening Voice (The Column)," "We Are Free, The Observer (The Illuminated Window)". 
 
1998-1999
"Les frontières de la conscience. The Edge of Awareness," (Organisation: Art for the World), Palais des Nations. Geneva, Switzerland. May 10-July 18, 1998. 
Installation: "Did you know at least...?"
P.S.1, Contemporary Art Center and United Nations Building, Visitor Lobby. New York, New York. September 13-October 15, 1998.
SESC de Pompeia. São Paolo, Brasil. December 7, 1998-January 30, 1999.
Lalit Kala Akademi. New Delhi, India. March 4-30, 1999.
Triennale di Milano. Milan, Italy. October 13-November 10, 1999. 
 
"Szenenwechsel XIV (Change of Scene XIV)," Museum für Moderne Kunst. Frankfurt am Main, Germany. June 19, 1998-January 1, 1999. 
Installations: "The Rope of Life and Other Installations," "10 Albums". 
 
"Innenleben. Die Kunst des Interieurs. Vermeer bis Kabakov’ (Internal Life. The Art of Interior: Vermeer to Kabakov)," Städelsches Kunstinstitut und Städtische Galerie. Frankfurt am Main, Germany. September 24, 1998-January 10, 1999. 
Installations: "Toilet in the Corner," "In The Closet". 
 
"7. Triennale der Kleinplastik 1998, Zeitgenössische Skulptur Europa Africa," Stuttgart, Germany. October 17, 1998-January 17, 1999. 
Installations: "The Test of Destiny, Table-Painting". 
 
"The Promise of Photography," Hara Museum of Contemporary Art. Tokyo, Japan. October 24, 1998-January 17, 1999. 
 
"50 espèces d'espaces," Centre de la Vieille Charité and MAC, Galeries Contemporaines des Musées de Marseille France. Marseille, France. November 28, 1998-May 30, 1999. 
Installation: "The Man Who Flew into Space from His Apartment". 
 
1998-2000
"3 Räume - 3 Flüsse. Ihr wart ins Wasser eingeschrieben (3 Spaces - 3 Rivers. You were Inscribed into the Water)," Hannoversch Münden, Germany. October 12, 1998-November 30, 2000. 
Installation: "The Old Bridge". 
 
1999
"Fragilité - Absurdité," Galerie Clara Maria Sels. Dusseldorf, Germany. March 19-May 9, 1999. 
 
"Global Conceptualism: Points of Origin. 1950 - 1980," Queens Museum of Art. New York, New York. April 28-August 29, 1999. 
Walker Art Center. Minneapolis, Minnesota. December 19, 1999-March 5, 2000.
Miami Art Museum. Miami, Florida. September 15-November 26, 2000. 
 
"Examining Pictures: Exhibiting Art," Whitechapel Art Gallery. London, United Kingdom. May 7-June 27, 1999. 
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. Chicago, Illinois. July 24-September 19, 1999.
UCLA, Armand Hammer Museum. Los Angeles, California. February 6-April 2, 2000. 
 
"You can't go home again: The Art of Exile," Brattleboro Museum and Art Center. Brattleboro, Vermont. May 14-July 18, 1999. 
 
"Opening of the new building," Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst. Ghent, Belgium. May 9, 1999. 
Installation: "The Toilet". 
 
"Cosmos. From Romanticism to the Avant-Garde, 1801 to 2001," Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Montreal, Canada. June 17-October 17, 1999. 
Installation: "The Man Who Flew into Space from His Apartment."
Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona. Barcelona, Spain. November 23, 1999-February 27, 2000.
"Cosmos. Da Goya a De Chirico, da Friedrich a Kiefer. L'arte alla scoperta dell'infinito" Palazzo Grassi. Venice, Italy. March 26-July 23, 2000. 
 
"Festival: Theater der Welt - Theater der Zeit 99 (Theater of the World - Theater of Time 99)," (Organisation: Hebbel-Theater Berlin and Theater der Welt 1999/Ein Festival des ITI), Beelitz Heilstätten. Berlin, Germany. June 18-July 4, 1999. 
Installation: "'Der Ring' - Fünfter Tag. Der Tag danach ('The Ring' - Day Five. The Day After)," with Christian Boltanski and Jean Kalman. 
 
"Les Champs de la Sculpture 2000 (The Fields of Sculpture 2000)," Avenue des Champs-Elysées. Paris, France. September 15-November 14, 1999. 
Installation: "Monument to a Lost Glove". 
 
"Art Focus 3. International Biennial of Contemporary Art," The Sultan's Pool, Merril Hassenfeld Amphitheatre. Jerusalem, Israel. October 24-November 20, 1999. 
Installation: "The Old Bottle". 
 
1999-2000
"World Views: Maps & Art," Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota. Minneapolis, Minnesota. September 11, 1999-January 2, 2000. 
Installation: "The Globe in a Different Topographical System". 
 
"Lifescapes: Works from the Collection," Irish Museum of Modern Art. Dublin, Ireland. October 2, 1999-April 7, 2000. 
Installation: "The Children's Hospital". 
 
"Get Together. Kunst als Teamwork," Kunsthalle Wien. Vienna, Austria. October 8, 1999-January 9, 2000. 
Installation: "The Meeting: I. Kabakov - J. Fabre," with Jan Fabre. 
 
"Millennium Messages," Heckscher Museum of Art. Huntington, New York. November 2, 1999-January 30, 2000. 
 
"Culbutes dans le millénaire: Œuvre d'impertinence (Heads over Heals into the Millennium, Impertinent Works)," Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montréal. Montreal, Canada. November 18, 1999-April 23, 2000. 
Installation: "We Were in Kyoto". 
 
2000
"Interventions. New Art in Unconventional Spaces," Milwaukee Art Museum. Milwaukee, Wisconsin. January 21-April 23, 2000. 
Installation: "The Boat of my Life". 
 
"Das fünfte Element, Geld oder Kunst (The Fifth Element, Money or Art)," Kunsthalle Düsseldorf. Dusseldorf, Germany. January 28-May 28, 2000. 
Installation: The Painting as Assignation. 
 
"Quotidiana. Immagini della vita di ogni giorno nell'are del XX secolo (The Continuity of the Everyday in 20th Century Art)," Museo d'Arte Contemporanea. Castello di Rivoli, Italy. February 5-May 21, 2000. 

"You Can't go Home Again: the Art of Exile," The Philadelphia Art Alliance: Main Galleries. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. February 8-March 19, 2000. 
 
"Telstra Adelaide Festival of Arts 2000," University of South Australia Art Museum. Adelaide, Australia. March 3-26, 2000. 
Installation: "Monument to a Lost Civilization". 
 
"L'autre moitié de l'Europe (The Second Half of Europe)," Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume. Paris, France. March 13-April 9, 2000. 
Installation: "The Happiest Man"

"Over the Edges. The corners of Ghent," (Organisation: SMAK, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent), Ghent, Belgium. April 1-June 30, 2000.
Installation: "Vibrators on the Wall". 

 
"Stanze e Segreti (Rooms and Secrets)," Rotonda della Besana. Milan, Italy. April 11-May 28, 2000. 
Installation: "The Children's Hospital". 
 
"Herausforderung Tier - Von Beuys bis Kabakov (The Animal as a Challenge. From Beuys to Kabakov)," Städtische Galerie im Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie (ZMK). Karlsruhe, Germany. April 14-July 30, 2000. 
Installation: "The Tennis Game II," with Boris Groys. 
 
"Hier, Da und Dort. Kunst in Singen (Here, Near and There. Art in Singen)," Singen am Hohentwiel, Germany. May 5-October 8, 2000. 
Installation: "The Golden Apples"

"Between Cinema and a Hard Place," Tate Modern, Gallery of Modern Art. London, United Kingdom. May 12-December 3, 2000.
Installation: "Labyrinth. My Mother's Album". 

 
"Around 1984, A look at Art in the Eighties," P.S.1. New York, New York. May 21-September 24, 2000. 
 
"12th Biennale of Sydney," Art Gallery of New South Wales, Museum of Contemporary Art. Sydney, Australia. May 26-July 30, 2000. 
Installation: "Monument to a Lost Civilization". 
 
"Bons baisers de Russie," Mairie de Toulouse, Festival Garonne. Toulouse, France. June 23-July 24, 2000. 
 
"Rückblick und Ausblick. Zeit-wenden," Museum Ludwig, Palais Lichtenstein. Vienna, Austria. July 4-October 1, 2000. 
Kunstmuseum. Bonn, Germany. December 4, 1999-June 4, 2000

"Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennal 2000," Echigo-Tsumari Region, Niigata Prefecture. Matsudai Town, Japan. July 20-September 10, 2000.
Installation: "The Rice Fields". 

 
"Quartett. August 1968 September 2000. Baldessari, Kabakov, Kosuth, Pistoletto," Kunsthalle Basel. Basel, Switzerland. September 9-November 12, 2000. 
 
"Positions: Georg Baselitz, Ilya Kabakov, Maurizio Nannucci," Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac. Paris, France. September 12-October 7, 2000. 
 
"Art and Industry," Center of Contemporary Art. Christchurch, New Zealand. September 20-December 31, 2000. 
Installation: "Monument to a Lost Civilization". 
 
"A Matter of Scale," The Dalton Galleries and Bradley Observatory, Agnes Scott College. Decatur, Georgia. October 26-December 8, 2000. 
 
2000-2001
"Artisti Collezionisti," Palazzo delle Papesse, Contemporary Art Center. Siena, Italy. October 3, 2000-January 14, 2001. 
 
"Visions du Futur: Une histoire des peurs et des espoirs de l'humanité (Visions of the Future: A History of Fears and Hopes of Mankind)," Galeries nationales du Grand Palais. Paris, France. October 5, 2000-January 1, 2001. 
Installation: "Incident at the Museum or Water Music," music by Vladimir Tarasov. 
 
"Das Gedächtnis der Kunst. Geschichte und Erinnerung in der Kunst der Gegenwart (The Memory of Art. History and Recollection in Contemporary Art)," Schirn Kunsthalle. Frankfurt am Main, Germany. December 16, 2000-March 18, 2001. 
Installation: "Monument to a Lost Civilization". 
 
2001
"The First 10 Years: Selected Works from the Collection," Irish Museum of Modern Art. Dublin, Ireland. April 10-September 23, 2001. 
Installation: "The Children's Hospital". 
 
"Home/Homeless," Rooseum, Center for Contemporary Art. Malmö, Sweden. May 17-September 16, 2001. 
Installation: The Final Judgement. 
 
"Plateau of Humanity," 49th Venice Biennale, Arsenale. Venezia, Italy. June 9-October 9, 2001. 
Installation: "Not Everyone Will Be Taken Into the Future". 
 
"Art Unlimited," Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Art/ 32/ Basel. Basel, Switzerland. June 7-12, 2001. 
 
"Ein Raum ist eine Welt / A World within a Space," Kunsthalle. Zürich, Switzerland. August 25-October 21, 2001. 
 
"Dialog," with Boris Groys and Pavel Pepperstein, Kunsthaus. Zug, Switzerland. September 2-November 4, 2001. 
 
"Die Sammlung, Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Wien (The Collection, Museum of Modern Art, Ludwig Foundation, Vienna)," Museum für Moderne Kunst. Vienna, Austria. 
Installations: "The Targets," "Four Minimalist Paintings."
Inauguration: September 14, 2001. 
 
2002
"CaixaForum Exhibition Opening," Fundació 'La Caixa'. Barcelona, Spain. February 27, 2002. 
Installation: "For Sale". 
 
"Zeitmaschine. Oder: Das Museum in Bewegung (Timemachine. Or: The Museum in Motion)," Kunstmuseum Bern. Berne, Switzerland. March 22-July 21, 2002. 
Installation: "Children's Hospital (Medusa's Raft)". 
 
"Europaweit - Kunst der 60er Jahre (Europenwide - Art of the Sixties)," Städtische Galerie Karlsruhe. Karlsruhe, Germany. April 14-Aug. 25, 2002. 
Staatliche Galerie Moritzburg Halle. Halle, Germany. September 29, 2002-January 6, 2003. 
 
"Malevich, e o Cinema (Malevich, Cinema and Beyond)," Fundação Centro Cultural De Belem. Lisbon, Portugal. May 16- August 18, 2002. 
Serpentine Gallery. London, UK. September-October, 2002
Fundació 'La Caixa'. Barcelona, Spain. November-December, 2002. 
 
"L'art mol et raide," Musée Art Contemporain Lyon. Lyon, France. October 18, 2002. 
Installation: "The Ship". 
 
"Continuity / Departure," The National Museum of Modern Art. Tokyo, Japan. Oct. 29, 2002. 
Installation: "The Fallen Angel". 
 
2002-2003
"Sand in der Vaseline-Künstlerbücher II: 1980-2000 (Sand in the Vaseline - Artist's Books II: 1980-2000)," Kaiser Wilhelm Museum. Krefeld, Germany. October 27, 2002-February 2, 2003. 
 
"Comer o no Comer (To Eat or not to Eat)," Centro de Arte de Salamanca. Salamanca, Spain. November 20, 2002-January 13, 2003. 
 
2003
"Die Sammlung. 2 Albums: The Flying Komarov and The-Sitting-In-The-Closet Primakov," Kunsthalle Göppingen. Göppingen, Germany. April 13-May 11, 2003. 
 
"The Labyrinthine Effect," Australian Center for Contemporary Art. Melbourne, Australia. May 23-July 29, 2003. 
Installation: "10 Albums, 1972-75". 
 
"Melbourne International Festival of the Arts: Visual Arts Programs 2001-2004," Australian Center for Contemporary Art. Melbourne, Australia. May 11, 2003. 
Installation: "10 Albums". 
 
"2nd Valencia Biennial: Solares (or on Optimism)," Valencia, Spain. June 8-September 30, 2003. 
Installation: "The Woman-Fountain". 
 
"50th Venice Biennial: Utopia Station," Arsenale. Venice, Italy. June 15-September 7, 2003. 
Video: "The Ideal City". 
 
"GartenLandschaft east Westphalia lip 2003," Gut Böckel. Rödinghausen (Kunsthalle Bielefeld), Germany. June 20-September 28, 2003. 
Installation: "Meet The Angel". 
 
"Identität Schreiben. Autobiografie in Der Kunst," Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst. Leipzig, Germany. June 22-August 24, 2003. 
 
"A Benefit Exhibition of Works by Capp Street Project Alumnae," Anthony Meyer Fine Arts. San Francisco, California. July 11-August 22, 2003. 
 
"St Francois d'Assise. Opera by Olivier Messiah," stage set and costume design by Ilya Kabakov, Rhur Triennial in Jahrhunderthalle. Bochum, Germany. September 6-October 12, 2003. 
 
"No Art - No City," Städtische Galerie im Buntentor. Bremen, Germany. September 20-October 26, 2003. 
 
2003-2004
"Traumfabrik Kommunismus," Schirn Kunsthalle. Frankfurt, Germany. September 24, 2003-January 4, 2004. 
Installation: "The Workers Club" (from the installation "We Are Living Here," Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 1995). 
 
"Berlin-Moskau/ Moskau-Berlin, 1950-2000," Martin-Grophius-Bau. Berlin, Germany. September 28, 2003-January 5, 2004. 
Installation: "My Motherland-The Flies."
The State Historical Museum. Moscow, Russia. April 3-June 15, 2004.
Installation: "The Man who flew into space from his apartment". 
 
"Happiness: A Survival Guide For Art and Life," Mori Art Museum. Tokyo, Japan. October 18, 2003-January 18, 2004. 
 
2004
"EV + A," Limerick, Ireland. March 1-June 30, 2004. 
Installation: "Twenty Ways to Get an Apple Listening to Music of Mozart". 
 
"Climates (cyclothime des paysages)," Centre d'Art Contemporain de Vassiviere en Limousin. Vassiviere, France. March 10-October 10, 2004. 
Installation: "Toilet on the Mountain"
Permanent Installation. 
 
"The 2nd Auckland Triennial: Public/Private - Tumatanui / Tumataiti, Prints Center of Cosmic Energy," Auckland Art Gallery. Auckland, New Zealand. March 20-May 30, 2004. 
 
"The Man Who Flew into Space From His Apartment," The Historical Museum. Moscow, Russia. April 6, 2004. 
 
"Artists' Favorites," ICA. London, United Kingdom. June 1-September 5, 2004. 
 
"Cultural Olympiad, Transculture," EMET, National Gallery of Contemporary Art. Athens, Greece. July 1-December 12, 2004. 
Installation: "The Boat of My Life". 
 
"North Fork / South Fork," Parish Museum. Long Island, New York. July 26-September 8, 2004. 
Installation: "The Fallen Angel". 
 
"Privagrün 2 Sculpture Project (The Observer)," Köln, Germany. September 5-September 26, 2004. 
 
"Continental Breakfast," Belgrade, Serbia. September 10, 2004. 
Installation: The Communal Kitchen. 
 
2004-2005
"Arti & Architecttura," Palazzo Ducale. Geneva, Italy. October 2, 2004-February 13, 2005. 
 
"7 Characters," Norton Museum of Art. West Palm Beach, Florida. October 23, 2004-January 9, 2005. 
 
"Vida's Imaginarias (Imaginary Biographies)," Gulbenkian Foundation, Centro de Arte Moderna José de Azeredo Perdigão. Lisbon, Portugal. November 5, 2004-January 2, 2005. 
Installation: "The Man Who Flew into His Painting". 
 
"L'Artiste Éditeur," FRAC Limousin (Fonds Regional d'Art Contemporain). Limoges, France. December 10, 2004-March 12, 2005. 
 
2005
"1st Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art (16 Strings)," Moscow, Russia. January 28-February 28, 2005. 
 
"Universal Experience: Art, Life and the Tourist's Eye," Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art. Chicago, Illinois. February 12-June 5, 2005. 
Installation: "The Artist's Despair". 
 
"Art in Chocolate," Museum Ludwig and Imhoff-Stollwerck Museum. Köln, Germany. March 16, 2005. 
 
"Monument for the USA," California College of the Arts. San Francisco, California. April 7-May 14, 2005. 
 
"(My Private) Heroes," Marta Herford Museum. Herford, Germany. May 7-August 14, 2005. 
 
"Open Systems: New Art in the 1960's and 1970's," Tate Gallery. London, United Kingdom. June 1-August 29, 2005. 
Installation: "Sitting-in-the-Closet Primakov". 
 
"Künstler Archiv," Stiftung Archiv der Academie der Künste. Berlin, Germany. June 18-August 28, 2005. 
 
"Russia!," Guggenheim Museum. New York, New York. September 15, 2005. 
 
2006
"The Difference Between The Comic And The Cosmic In A Single Letter," Apex Art. New York, New York. February 22-April 1, 2006. 
 
"Public Permanent Project," Beaufort. Ostende, Belgium. April 1-October 1, 2006. 
 
"Everyday. Every Other Day," Blackwood Gallery. Ontario, Canada. May 17-June 18, 2006. 
 
"The Grand Promenade," Athens, Greece. July 17-September 18, 2006. 
Installation: "The Fallen Angel". 
 
"Heads," Galeria Pescali & Sprovieri. London, United Kingdom. September 28-November 4, 2006. 
 
2006-2011
Rosenberg, Randy, curator.  "The Missing Peace: Artists Consider The Dalai Lama," organized by the Committee of 100 for Tibet and The Dalai Lama Foundation. 
UCLA Fowler Museum. Los Angeles, California. June 11-September 10, 2006.
Loyola University Museum of Art. Chicago, Illinois. October 28, 2006-January 14, 2007.
Rubin Museum of Art. New York, New York. March 16-September 3, 2007.
Emory Visual Arts Gallery. Atlanta, Georgia. September 29-October 27, 2007.
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. San Francisco, California. December 1, 2007-March 16, 2008.
Tokyo, Japan. October 17-November 9, 2008.
Fundación Canal. Madrid, Spain. January 30-April 9, 2009.
Frost Art Museum. Miami, Florida. October 9-January 10, 2010
Brukenthal National Museum. Sibiu, Romania. May 18-July 18, 2010.
Nobel Museum. Stockholm, Sweden. October 9, 2010-January 2, 2011.
San Antonio Museum of Art. San Antonio, Texas. March 12-July 31, 2011. 
 
2007
"We Try To Build The Future," ARCOS, Museo di Arte Contemporanea del Sannio. Benevento, Italy. June 1-October 14, 2007. 
 
"Think with the Senses, Feel with the Mind. Art in the Present Tense, La Biennale De Venezia 52," Arsenale. Venice, Italy. June 10-November 21, 2007. 
Installation: "The Manas". 
 
2007-2008
"Sots Art, Political Art In Russia From 1972 Till Nowadays," La Maison Rouge Fondation Antoine De Galbert. Paris, France. October 20, 2007-January 20, 2008. 
 
"La Citta Che Sale. We Try to Build the Future," MACRO, Museo di Arte Contemoranea di Roma. Rome, Italy. October 25, 2007-January 31, 2008. 
Installation: "What We Shall See After Death". 
 
2008
"Collectiepresentatie XXI," Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen (MUHKA). Antwerpen, Belgium. January 12-October 2, 2008. 
Installation: "August 20th, 1968-2000". 
 
"Sitting-In-The-Closet Primakov," The Temple Hoyne Buell Center For The Study of American Architecture, Columbian University. New York, New York. April 5-May 3, 2008. 
 
"Of This Tale I Cannot Guarantee A Single Word," Royal College of Art Galleria. London, United Kingdom. April 10-25, 2008. 
Installations: "I Will Return on April 12," "The Sky Is Calling"

"Wonder," Singapore Biennale 2008, Singapore. September 11-November 16, 2008.
Installation: "The Manas"

"20 anniversary of The Praemium Imperiale Laureates 1989-2008" Ueno Royal Museum. Tokyo, Japan. September 27-November 9, 2008. 

 
"Concept Art 1960-1990," The Total Enlightment. Moscow, Russia. June 21-Sept 14, 2008. 
 
"UTOPIA," MACRO, Museo D'Arte Contemporanes. Rome, Italy. October 7-November 8, 2008. 
 
2008-2009
Badovinac, Zdenka and Bojana Piškur, curator.  "ARTEAST 2000+: Works from Moderna Galerija Ljubljana Collections," UGM Maribor Art Gallery. Maribor, Slovenia. December 19, 2008-February 22, 2009. 
Installation: "20 Ways To Get An Apple, Listening To The Music Of Mozart". 
 
"Kick The Carbon Habit - Visionary Tales of A Balanced Earth," The Natural World Museum. UNEP, New Zealand. May 1, 2008-June 30, 2009. 
Traveling exhibition. 
 
2009
"Mythologies," Haunch of Venison Gallery. Burlington Gardens, London, United Kingdom. March 13-April 25, 2009. 
 
"Holbein to Tillmans: Prominent Guests from the Kunstmuseum Basel," Schaulager. Basel, Switzerland. April 4-October 4, 2009. 
Installation: "Mother and Son". 
 
"Silences: A View by Marin Karmitz," Musee d'Art Moderne Et Contemporain de Strasbourg. Strasbourg, France. April 18-August 24, 2009. 
Berardo Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art. Lisbon, Portugal. Installation: "The Labyrinth. My Mother Album". 
 
"Medals of Dishonour," The British Museum. London, United Kingdom. June 25-September 27, 2009. 
 
Anna, Kafetsi, curator.  "Heart in Heart," National Museum of Contemporary Art. Athens, Greece. June 11-October 11, 2009. 
Installation: "10 Albums". 
 
"Insiders," Capc Museum of Contemporary Art. Bordeaux, France. 
 
2009-2010
"Between Metaphor and Object: Art of the 90s from the IMMA collection," Irish Museum of Modern Art. Dublin, Ireland. May 14, 2009-April 4, 2010. 
 
Matt, Gerald and Catherine Hug, curator.  "1989: The End Of History Or The Beginning of The Future?," Kunsthalle. Vienna, Austria. October 9, 2009-February 7, 2010. 
Austrian Cultural Forum. New York, New York. November 2-24, 2009.
Villa Schöningen. Potsdam, Germany. November 8, 2009-February 14, 2010 and February 20-April 25, 2010.
Installation: "The Big Archive". 
 
"Poétique Du Chantier," Musée-Château. Annecy, France. November 27, 2009-April 4, 2010. 
 
2010
"Star City: The Future Under Communism," Nottingham Contemporary. Nottingham, United Kingdom. February 12-April 18, 2010. 
Installation: "The Two Cabinets"

"The wing in the contemporary art," Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac. Salzburg, Austria. March 27-May 15, 2010. 
 
"Glasnost: Soviet Non-Conformist Art from the 1980s," Haunch of Venison. London, United Kingdom (in collaboration with Galerie Volker Diehl, Berlin and Diehl + Gallery One, Moscow). April 16-June 26, 2010. 
 
"Changing The World," Arndt. Berlin, Germany. April 30-May 31, 2010. 
 
"Until Now: Collecting the New (1960-2010)," Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Minneapolis, Minnesota. April 16-August 1, 2010. 
 
"Encounter: Collection of M HKA Museum, Antwerpen, Holland," The Mawazine Festival exhibition. Rabat, Morocco. May 22-June 22, 2010. 
Installation: "In The Closet". 
 
"Ruhr-Atoll," Essen, Germany. Opened May 11, 2010. 
Installation: "Project For The Preservation Of Natural Resources"

"The Surreal House," Barbican Art Centre. London, United Kingdom. June 10-September 12, 2010.
Installation: "The Toilet In The Corner". 

 
"¿Qué hace alguien como tú en un sitio como éste?/What is someone like you doing in a place like this?," El Centro de Arte La Regenta de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Canary Islands, Spain. July 16-August 29, 2010. 
 
"St. Moritz Art Masters Festival," St. Moritz, Switzerland. August 27-September 5, 2010. 
Installation: "The Old Bridge"
Public Project: "The Wind of Tolerance". 
 
"The 29th São Paulo Biennial," São Paulo, Brazil. September 25-December 12, 2010. 
Installation: "Labyrith. My Mother Album". 
 
"The First Utal Industrial Biennale of Contemporary Art: Shockworkers of the Mobile Image," Ekaterinburg, Russia. September 9-October 10, 2010. 
 
Prinz, Susanne, curator.  "The Rugged Beauties," Verein zur Förderung von Kunst und Kultur am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz. Berlin, Germany. October 6-November 13, 2010. 
(32 exclusive tapestries designed by international artists). 
 
"22nd International Design Biennale," Kortrijk Xpo. Kortrijk, Belgium. October15-24, 2010. 
 
"Abu Dhabi Art Fair 2010," Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. November 2010. 
 
2010-2011
Ciorra, Pippo, Alessandro D'Onofrio, Bartolomeo Pietromarchi, and Gabi Scardi, curator.  "Space: From the MAXXI's art and architecture collections," MAXXI, National Museum of XXI Century Arts. Rome, Italy. May 30, 2010-January 23, 2011. 
Installation: "Where is our place?". 
 
"Intensif-Station: 26 Künstlerräume im K21/ 26 Artist's Rooms in K21," K21 Ständehaus, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen. Düsseldorf, Germany. July 10, 2010-September 4, 2011. 
Installations: "My Grandfather's Shed"; "The Sky Is Calling". 
 
"Contrepoint russe (Counterpoint, Contemporary Russian Art - From the Icon to the Avant-Garde by way of the Museum)," Musée du Louvre. Paris, France. October 14, 2010-January 24, 2011. 
 
Lunghi, Enrico and Clément Minighetti, curator.  "Just Love me," Mudam Luxembourg, Musée d'Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean. Luxembourg. October 9, 2010-January 30, 2011. 
 
Högkvist, Stina, curator.  "Take Me To Your Leader! The Great Escape Into Space," Museum of Contemporary Art (The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design). Oslo, Norway. October 16, 2010-January 30, 2011. 
Bergen Art Museum. Bergen, Norway. February 25-May 8, 2011. 
 
"Idee und Objekt," Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac. Salzburg, Austria. November 27, 2010-March 26, 2011. 
 
2011
"Archirectures/Dessins/Utopis (works from The Centre National Des Arts Plastiwues, Paris)," Muzeul National de Arta Contemporana. Bucharest, Romania. January 24-April 20, 2011. 


"Art of the Loom - 32 Tapestries Woven on the Looms of Mark Deweer's Factory, Otegem, Belgium," Deweer Gallery. Otegem, Belgium. February 6-April 10, 2011. 
 
"10th Sharjah Biennial," Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. March16-May 16, 2011. 
Installation: "The Ship Of Tolerance".

"American Art Collection," U.S. Mission to the United Nations. New York, New York. March 29, 2011 (The Foundation for Art and Preservation in Embassies donation.)

"Gates and Doors," Marble Palace, The Russian Museum. St. Petersburg, Russian. April 28-June 20, 2011
Installation: "The Toilet in The Corner".

"Sculpture to Wear: Elisabetta Cipriani - Jewellery by Contemporary Artists," Sprovieri Gallery. London, United Kingdom. May 11, 2011. 
 
"Heroes," Fondazione Torino Musei. Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna.Torino, Italy. May 12-October 12, 2011. 


Badovinac, Zdenka and Bartomeu Marí, curator. "Museum of Parallel Narratives: In the framework of L'Internationale," Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona (Magba). Barcelona, Spain. May 14-October 2, 2011.

"TRA: Edge Of Becoming," Palazzo Fortuny, La Biennale di Venezia. Venice, Italy. June 4-November 27, 2011. 
 
"Prague Quadrennial of Performance, Design and Space," Prague, Czech Republic. June 16-26, 2011. 
 
"Points of View: Selections from Seven Colorado Collections," CU Art Museum, University of Colorado at Boulder. Boulder, Colorado. September 8-December 17, 2011. 
 
"Burning, Bright: A Short History of the Light Bulb," The Pace Gallery. New York, New York. October 28-November 26, 2011. 
 
"Art, Talks and Sensations: Island Artists," Manarat Al Saadiyat Garden, Abu Dhabi Art. Abu Dhabi, UAE. November 17, 2011. 
 
2011-2012
"Jewelry by Contemporary Artists," Museum of Arts & Design. New York, New York. September 19, 2011-January 8, 2012. 
 
Godø, Randi, curator.  "Absolutt installasjon," The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design. Oslo, Norway. January 14, 2011-January 15, 2012. 
 
"MMK 1991-2011: 20 Jahre Gegenwart," MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst. Frankfurt am Main, Germany. June 19, 2011-January 15, 2012. 
 
2012
"The Drawing Room," DEWEER Gallery. Otegem, Belgium. February 5-March 11, 2012. 
 
Havana Biennale. Havana, Cuba. May 11-June 11, 2012. 
Installation: "The Ship of Tolerance". 
 
"The Best of Times, The Worst of Times: Rebirth and Apocalypse in Contemporary Art," ARSENALE 2012: The First Kiev International Biennale. Kiev, Ukraine. May 24-July 31, 2012. 
Installation: "Monument to the Lost Civilisation". 
 
"Behind The Iron Curtain, Official and Independent Art in 1945 -1989 Soviet Union and Poland," National Center of Contemporary Arts. Moscow, Russian Federation. August 22-October 8, 2012. 
 
"Medals of Dishonor," The State Hermitage Museum. September 28. 
 
"Moscow Conceptualism,Beginning," NCCA,Kremlin,Novgorod,Russia. September 28-December 2, 2012. 
 
2012-2013
Flacke, Monika, Dr, curator.  "The Desire for Freedom: Art in Europe since 1945," German Historical Museum. Berlin, Germany. October 17, 2012-February 10, 2013. 
The National Museum. Warsaw, Poland.
Museum of Contemporary Art. Tallinn, Estonia.
Palazzo Reale. Milan, Italy. 
 
"Collection XXII:Personality Test," MHKA Museum. Antwerpen, The Netherlands. December 7, 2012- April 28, 2013. 
 
"Critique and Crisis, Art in Europe since 1945," October 17, 2012-February 10, 2013. 
National Museum, Warsaw, Poland
Museum of Contemporary Art, Tallin, Estonia
Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy. 
 
"Breaking The Ice:Moscow Art 1960-80s," Saatchi Gallery. London, United Kingdom. November 20, 2012-January 20, 2013. 
 
2013
"Monumenta 2013: Utopia," Grand Palais. Paris, France. 
 
"Kunst in Europa Seit 1945," March 15-June 2, 2013. 
June 28-September 29 - Kumu Kunstmuseum,Tallin,Estonia. 
 
"Blickachsen 9/The Fallen Angel," May 26-October 6, 2013. 
 
"White Light/White Heat," Glasstress 2013, Venice Biennale. Venice, Italy. May 27-June 2013. 
 
"Lost in Translation," 55th Venice Biennale. May 31-November 24, 2013. 
 
"Het Karakter van Een Collectie," Museum Van Hededaagse Kunst Antswerpen. Belgium. June 7-October 6, 2013. 
 
"Do It," Manchester International Festival. United Kingdom. July 5-July 21, 2013. 
 
"Beyond Liaisons," World Jewelry Museum. Seoul, South Korea. September 7-October 27, 2013. 
 
"Artecinema,Int'l Film Festival on Contemporary Art," Napoli, Italy. October 16-October 19, 2013. 
 
Museum Sztuki Wspotczenej, MOCAK. Krakow, Poland. October 18-January 26, 2013. 
 
2014
"The Present and Presence: Repetition 6-The Rhythm of Space," Museum of Contemporary Art, Metelkova /Moderna Gallerija. Ljubljana, Slovenia. February 8-June 1, 2014. 
 
"Prints," Mike Karstens Editions, Munster. May 18-June 28, 2014. 
 
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