St. Petersburg, b.1974

Anton Ginzburg

Anton Ginzburg (b. 1974, St. Petersburg, Russia) is a New York-based artist, known for his films, paintings, sculptures, and text-based printed work investigating historical narratives and poetic studies of place, representation, and post-Soviet identity. He earned a B.F.A. from Parsons School of Design, The New School and M.F.A. degree from Bard College, Milton Avery Graduate School of Arts, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. His work has been shown at the 54th Venice Biennale; the Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston; Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Canada; Palais de Tokyo, Paris; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; White Columns, New York; Lille 3000, Euralille, France; and the first and second Moscow Biennales. His films have been screened at the Whitechapel Gallery, London; Rotterdam International Film Festival (IFFR); Dallas Symphony Orchestra; Nasher...

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Biography

Anton Ginzburg (b. 1974, St. Petersburg, Russia) is a New York-based artist, known for his films, paintings, sculptures, and text-based printed work investigating historical narratives and poetic studies of place, representation, and post-Soviet identity. He earned a B.F.A. from Parsons School of Design, The New School and M.F.A. degree from Bard College, Milton Avery Graduate School of Arts, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. His work has been shown at the 54th Venice Biennale; the Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston; Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Canada; Palais de Tokyo, Paris; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; White Columns, New York; Lille 3000, Euralille, France; and the first and second Moscow Biennales. His films have been screened at the Whitechapel Gallery, London; Rotterdam International Film Festival (IFFR); Dallas Symphony Orchestra; Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas; Les Rencontres Internationales, Paris; Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin; and New York Film Festival/Projections among others.

Artworks

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VIEW_5A_04, 2018

RELATED CATEGORIES

Abstract Expression / Abstract Painting / Color / Color Composition / Color Field Abstract / Color Field Painting / Geometric Abstraction / Geometric Expression / Geometry / Line / Painting / Porcelain / Sculpture / Sense of Space / Spatiality / Three-dimensional Painting / Video / Vivid Color / Wooden Panel

CURRICULUM VITAE

Education

  • 2015

    MFA, Bard College (Milton Avery Graduate School) / Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, USA

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019

    VIEWs, Helwaser Gallery, New York, USA

  • 2018

    Construction Proxy, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA

  • 2017

    HOW&TELL: films by Anton Ginzburg, Anthology Film Archives, New York (curated by Jed Rapfogel)

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Notes on Objects, narrative projects gallery, London (curated by Daria Kirsanova)

  • 2018

    Stagings. Soundings. Readings. Free Jazz II, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore (curated by Ute Meta Bauer and Magdalena Magiera)

  • 2017

    Future Vision exhibition, VIDEOFORMA 5 at Kuryokhin Center for Contemporary Art, Saint Petersburg, Russia (curated by Victoria Ilyushkina and Olesya Turkina)

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Education

  • 2015

    MFA, Bard College (Milton Avery Graduate School) / Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, USA

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019

    VIEWs, Helwaser Gallery, New York, USA

  • 2018

    Construction Proxy, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, USA

  • 2017

    HOW&TELL: films by Anton Ginzburg, Anthology Film Archives, New York (curated by Jed Rapfogel)

  • Staring and Cursing, Fridman Gallery, New York, USA

  • Presentation of films by Anton Ginzburg, Whitechapel Gallery, London (curated by Katya Chitova and Gareth Evans)

  • Presentation of films by Anton Ginzburg, New Holland, Saint Petersburg (curated by Katya Chitova and Vladimir Nadein)

  • 2016

    Blue Flame. Constructions and Initiatives, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Canada (curated by Ryan Doherty)

  • Turo, premiere with Dallas Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Karina Canellakis (Soluna Festival) (curated by Anna-Sophia van Zweden and Muriel Quancard)

  • 2015

    Hybrid Gaze, Fridman Gallery, New York, USA

  • Walking the Sea, Daniel Arts Center, Bard College at Simon’s Rock, New York, USA (curated by Margaret Cherin)

  • 2014

    Terra Corpus, Blaffer Art Museum, Houston, TX, USA (curated by Claudia Schmuckli)

  • 2012

    Flood, installation at Basilica, NADA-Hudson with Braverman Gallery, Hudson, NY, USA

  • Hyperborea, Braverman Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

  • 2011

    At the Back of the North Wind, Palazzo Bollani, Official collateral project of 54th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy (curated by Matthew Drutt)

  • 2010

    It has never been otherwise, Nevsky_8, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

  • 2009

    No echo, no shadow, Galerie Iragui, Moscow, Russia

  • 2008

    Counter Geometries, KK Projects Elysium, Parallel program of Prospect_ 1 Bienniale, New Orleans, USA

  • 2007

    Painter’s Sorrow, Reflex Gallery at Strelka, Moscow, Russia

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Notes on Objects, narrative projects gallery, London (curated by Daria Kirsanova)

  • 2018

    Stagings. Soundings. Readings. Free Jazz II, NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore (curated by Ute Meta Bauer and Magdalena Magiera)

  • 2017

    Future Vision exhibition, VIDEOFORMA 5 at Kuryokhin Center for Contemporary Art, Saint Petersburg, Russia (curated by Victoria Ilyushkina and Olesya Turkina)

  • Russian Revolution: Contested Legacy, International Print Center New York (IPCNY), New York (curated by Masha Chlenova)

  • Seaman’s House, Seaman’s House, Chelsea, New York (curated by Helen Allen)

  • Crossroads 2017, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and San Francisco Cinematheque (curated by Steve Polta)

  • Public formats, Abrons Arts Center, New York (curated by Xavier Acarín)

  • Les Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin, Gaîté Lyrique, Paris (curated by Jean-François Rettig and Nathalie Hénon)

  • Ultra-seeing, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas. (curated by Frank Dufour)

  • 2016

    Korea with Korea, Korea Art Forum at Ozneaux Art Space, NYC (curated by Heng-Gil Han)

  • Power and Architecture, Calvert22, London, UK (curated by Will Strong)

  • Mirrors, Kuenstlerhaus Dortmund, Germany (curated by Adriane Wachholz)

  • 2015

    Nature on/off, University of Osnabrueck, Germany (curated by Helen Korianth)

  • Art Arte/Facts, Mota-Museum Transitory, Ljubljana, Slovenia (curated by Martin Bricelj Baraga)

  • Re:Start, Braverman Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel (curated by Adi Gura)

  • Specters of Communism, e-flux gallery, New York, USA (curated by Boris Groys)

  • 2014

    Sous la Moquette/la Moquette, ASHES/ASHES Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

  • Bard MFA Thesis Show, Bard College UBS in Annandale-on-Hudson (curated by Amber Esseiva)

  • Word Bites Picture, Design Matters Gallery, Los Angeles, USA (curated by Alexei and Katya Tylevich)

  • 1a Bienale de Arte Contemporaneo Cartagena de Indias, Cartagena, Colombia (curated by Berta Sichel and les Rencontres Internationales)

  • 2013

    Commercial Break, Anonymous Gallery, Mexico City (curated by Neville Wakefield)

  • 2012

    Fantastic 2012, TriPostal, Lille, France (curated by Caroline Davide, Didier Fusilier)

  • Yeah we friends and shit, Josee Bienvenu gallery, New York, USA

  • Back to the Future, CBKU (Centre for Visual Arts Utrecht), Utrecht, Holland (curated by Wout Hoogendijk, Sarah Slootweg)

  • 2011

    Run 3, Room Galleria, Milano, Italy (curated by Carlo Lioce)

  • Commercial Break, Garage Center, Satelite project at 54th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy (curated by Neville Wakefield)

  • 2010

    Lesson of History, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France (curated by Joseph Backstein)

  • FQ Test, GMG Gallery, Moscow, Russia

  • Open Doors Day, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia

  • 2009

    Neon Traces, Public commission for Lille3000, Europe XXL / Lille, France (curated by Didier Fusilier, Elena Sorokina and Caroline Davide)

  • Children of Perestroika, Universam, Parallel program of 3rd Moscow Biennale

  • 2008

    HereNowThen, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, USA (curated by Liutauras Psibilskis, Luisa Gui and Institute for Cultural Enterprise)

  • 2007

    Left Pop, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, 2nd Moscow Biennale (curated by Diana Baldon, Nicola Lees, Georgina Jackson)

  • Petroliana, Oil Patriotism, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, 2nd Moscow Biennale (curated by Elena Sorokina)

  • 2005

    Post-Diaspora, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, 1st Moscow Biennale (curated by Olga Kopenkina)

  • International Curators Association exhibition, ICA gallery, New York, USA (curated by Tatiana Volkova)

  • 2004

    Outrageous Home, Hunterdon Art Museum, New Jersey, USA (curated by Hildreth York)

  • Crude Oil Paintings, White Columns, New York (curated by Elena Sorokina)

  • 2003

    Inside Design Now Triennial, Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum, New York, USA (curated by Ellen Lupton, Donald Albrecht, Susan Yelavich, Mitchell Owens)

  • 2002

    I Saw I Was I, Shelley Steffee, New York, USA

  • Broads, Space Gallery, San Francisco

  • 2001

    Mutations, Selvedge, New York, USA

Commissions

  • Public sculpture Stargaze: Orion (2016) for the United States Embassy, Moscow, Russia Art in Embassies commission, curated by Sarah Tanguy and Virginia Shore

  • Public sculpture Neon Traces for Lille3000 Europe XXL (2009), Euralille, France

Grants & Awards

  • Gushul Residency, Canada, (2016)

  • Nomination to Prix Pictet, (2015)

  • Houston Art Alliance, TX, USA

  • Texas Commission of the Arts, TX, USA

  • Grant and Scholarship, Bard College, New York

  • Flo Art Fund, London, UK

  • Artpace, San Antonio, USA (organizational support for Venice Biennial)

  • Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, Colorado Springs, CO, USA

  • California State Summer School for the Arts, Mills College, USA

  • Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, USA

Collections

  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

  • Moscow Museum of Modern Art

  • Private collections: US, EU, Russia