Oleg Vassiliev (peintre)

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Oleg Vladimirovitch Vassiliev (en russe : Олег Владимирович Васильев), né en 1931 à Moscou et mort le à New York, est un peintre russe associé au style non-conformiste soviétique[1]. Oleg Vassiliev émigre aux États-Unis en 1990. Il s'établit d'abord dans l'État de New York et, plus tard, il s'installe à St. Paul, Minnesota.

Éducation[modifier | modifier le code]

Il est diplômé de l'École de peinture, de sculpture et d'architecture de Moscou, en 1958. À la fin des années 1950, il est influencé par l'avant-garde formaliste, Vladimir Favorsky (en) (1886-1964), Robert Falk (1886-1958), et A.V. Fonvizin (1882-1973).

Biographie[modifier | modifier le code]

Des années 1950 jusqu'aux années 1980, Vassiliev travail avec son ami et collaborateur Erik Bulatov en tant qu'illustrateur de livres pour enfants. Ils développent un style qui combine la peinture réaliste avec des éléments graphiques, tel que du texte.

Style[modifier | modifier le code]

Pered rasvetom (Before the Sunrise), 1964

Collections publiques[modifier | modifier le code]

  • The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia
  • The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • The State Center of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
  • The Pushkin Museum of Fine Art, Moscow, Russia
  • Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Dresden, Germany
  • Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland
  • Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • The Norton and Nancy Dodge Collection of Soviet Nonconformist Art, New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Norsk-Russisk kultursenter, Kirkenes, Norway
  • Art Museum, Murmansk, Russia
  • Duke University Museum of Art, Durham, North Carolina
  • Art Museum of the University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
  • Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado
  • Kolodzei Art Foundation, Highland Park, New Jersey
  • The Ludwig Collection, Aachen, Germany
  • The Costakis Collection, Athens, Greece
  • Art4.ru, Moscow, Russia

Expositions[modifier | modifier le code]

Individuelles[modifier | modifier le code]

  • 2011 The Art of Oleg Vassiliev, The Museum of Russian Art, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2008 Oleg Vassiliev: Recent Work, Faggionato Fine Arts, London (cat.)
  • 2007 Oleg Vassiliev: Drawings, Forum Gallery, New York, NY (cat.)
  • 2004 Memory Speaks (Themes and Variations), retrospective, The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, traveled to The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg (cat.)
  • 2000 Recent Works, Galerie Andy Jllien, Zurich
  • 2000 The Past Isn’t Dead, It Isn’t Even Past, University Art Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth (cat.)
  • 1999 Works 1987-1995, Blomquist, Oslo, Norway (cat.)
  • 1999 On Black Paper, Wake Forest University Fine Arts Gallery, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, traveled to Denison University Art Gallery, Granville, Ohio (cat.)
  • 1997 Oleg Vassiliev, Phoenix Gallery, Moscow
  • 1996 Litografier til Tsjekhovs novelle ‘Husel med Arken’, Oljemalerier Galleri Cassandra, Drobak, Norway (cat.)
  • 1995 Windows of Memory, Sloane Gallery, Denver
  • 1995 Conceptual Posters by Oleg Vassiliev, Art Museum of the University of Kentucky,Lexington
  • 1993 Recent Works, Phyllis Kind Gallery, New York
  • 1991 Oleg Vassiliev, Galeria Fernando Duran, Madrid (cat.)
  • 1968 Oleg Vassiliev, Bluebird Café, Moscou

Collectives[modifier | modifier le code]

  • 2005 Russia! Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (cat.)
  • 2005 Collage in Russia XX Century, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg (cat.)
  • 2004 Berlin-Moscow/Moscow-Berlin, Kunst 1950-2000, The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin (cat.)
  • 2004 REMEMBRANCE: Russian Post-Modern Nostalgia, Yeshiva University Museum, New York (cat.)
  • 2004 Global Village: The 1960s, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Canada (cat.)
  • 2003 Finding Freedom: 40 Years of Soviet and Russian Art, Selections from the Kolodzei Collection of Russian and Eastern European Art, The Bergen Museum of Art and Science, Paramus, New Jersey
  • 2002 Moskauer Avantgarde: Grisha Bruskin, Erik Bulatov, Ilya Kabakov, Dmitri Prigov, Oleg Vassiliev, Andy Jllien Gallery, Zurich
  • 2002 Malevich, Cinema and Beyond, Centro Cultural de Belem, Lisbon (cat.)
  • 2002 National Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow
  • 2001 Realities and Utopias, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, New Jersey (cat.)
  • 2001 Cold War/Hot Culture; American and Russian Nonconformist Art, Barrick Museum, University of Las Vegas, Nevada
  • 2000 Seeing Isn’t Believing: Russian Art Since Glasnost, The Lamont Gallery, Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, New Hampshire (cat.)
  • 1999 Forbidden Art: The Postwar Russian Avant-Garde, organized by International Art and Artists, Washington, DC, traveled to: Miami University Art Museum, Oxford, Ohio; The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg; The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow; Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California; McMullen Museum, Boston College, Massachusetts; Bruce Museum of Art and Science, Greenwich, Connecticut (cat.)
  • 1999 It’s the Real Thing…Soviet and Post-Soviet Sots Art and American Pop Art, Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (cat.)
  • 1998 The Russian Thaw, Tabakman Gallery, New York
  • 1998 Selections from the Norton and Nancy Dodge Collection of Nonconformist Art of the Soviet Union, Museum of Fine Art, St. Petersburg, Florida
  • 1996 Art Russia, Radar, Rome (cat.)
  • 1995 Flug, Entfernung, Verschwinden, Konzeptuelle Kunst aus Moskau, Sadgalerie im Sophenhot, Kiel Haus am Waldesee, Berlin (cat.)
  • 1995 From Gulag to Glasnost: Nonconformist Art from the Soviet Union, The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey (cat.)
  • 1995 The Damaged Utopia, Kraftmessen, Munich (cat.)
  • 1995 Russian Images 1966-1995, Morlan Gallery, Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky
  • 1995 Group Show, Phyllis Kind Gallery, New York
  • 1995 A Mosca…A Mosca, Museum Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany (cat.)
  • 1994 Works on Paper, Kolodzei Collection of Contemporary Russian Art, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • 1994 No! and the Conformists. Faces of Soviet Art 1950-1980, Dunikowski Museum Palac, Krolikarni, Poland and The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg (cat.)
  • 1994 Zeitgenossen, Kunstmuseum, Bern
  • 1994 Stalin’s Choice: Soviet Socialist Realism 1932-1956, P.S.1, Long Island City, New York
  • 1993 Monuments: Transformation for the Future, Central House of Artists, Moscow
  • 1993 Temporary Address for Contemporary Russian Art, Post Museum, Paris
  • 1993 Old Symbols, New Icons in Russian Contemporary Art, Stuart Levy Gallery, New York
  • 1993 M’AIDEZ/MAYDAY, Phyllis Kind Gallery, New York
  • 1993 Tre Kunstneres syn pa Tjekov, Norsk-Russisk Kunst Senter, Kirkenes, Norway
  • 1993 After Perestroika: Kitchenmaids or Stateswomen, Centre International d’Art Contemporain de Montreal, Canada (cat.)
  • 1993 Monumental Propaganda, exhibition organized by Komar & Melamid and Independent Curators Incorporated, New York, traveled to: Courtyard Gallery, World Financial Center, New York; The Institute of Contemporary Art, Moscow; AI Gallery, Institute of History, Tallinn, Estonia; Moderna Galerija Ljubljana, Slovenia; Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan; The Muckenthaler Art Center, Fullerton, California; The Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach; Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri; Helsinki City Art Museum, Finland; Uppsala Konstmuseum; Helsinki; Kennisaw State University, Georgia (cat.)
  • 1992 Lianozovo-Moscow: Vsevelod Nekrasov’s Russian Art Collection, Bohum Museum, Bohum, Germany
  • 1992 Three Points of View, Center of Contemporary Art, Moscow (cat.)
  • 1992 A Mosca…A Mosca, Villa Campolieto, Herculaneaum, Italy and Museum of Modern Art, Bologna (cat.)
  • 1992 Erik Bulatov and Oleg Vassiliev, Phyllis Kind Gallery, New York (cat.)
  • 1991 Artistos Rusos Contemporaneos, Auditorio de Galicia, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  • 1991 Erik Bulatov/Oleg Vassiliev, Phyllis Kind Gallery, New York
  • 1991 Group Exhibition, The State Literature Museum, Moscow
  • 1991 Back to Square One, Berman-E.N. Gallery, New York (cat.)
  • 1991 The Other Art: Moscow 1956-1976, The Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow and The Russian Museum, Leningrad (cat.)
  • 1991 Soviet Contemporary Art: From Thaw to Perestroika, Setagaya Museum, Tokyo
  • 1990 Logic of Paradox, Palace of Youth, Moscow
  • 1990 Alternative Art of the 60s, Soviet Foundation of Culture, Moscow
  • 1990 Contemporary Soviet Art: Adaptation and Negation of Socialist Realism, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut (cat.)
  • 1990 Foire International d’Art Contemporain (FIAC 90), Paris
  • 1989 Erik Bulatov/Oleg Vassiliev, Phyllis Kind Gallery, New York
  • 1989 From the Revolution to Perestroika, Soviet Art of the Ludwig Collection, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Switzerland, traveled to Palau de la Virreina-Ajuntment de Barcelona, Spain, and Musee d’Art Moderne de St. Etienne, France (cat.)
  • 1989 Photo in Painting, First Gallery, Moscow
  • 1989 Behind the Ironic Curtain, Phyllis Kind Gallery, New York
  • 1989 100 Artists from the Kolodzei Collection, The State Museum of Fine Arts, Tashkent, Uzbekistan, USSR
  • 1988 Ich Lebe, Ich Sene, Kunstmuseum, Bern (cat.)
  • 1988 No Problem, Exhibition Hall Begovaya Ulitza, Moscow
  • 1987 Direct from Moscow, Phyllis Kind Gallery, New York
  • 1987 Soviet Art, Marconi Galleria, Milan and Rome
  • 1987 The Artist and His Time, Exhibition Space, Kashirskoye Shosse, Moscow
  • 1982 Photography and Painting, Conference and Exhibition at the Center of Aesthetics, Moscow
  • 1982 New Tendencies of Soviet Unofficial Art 1956-1981, Villedien Culture Center, Elancourt, France
  • 1981 25 Years of Soviet Unofficial Art 1956-1981, The C.A.S.E. Museum of Unofficial Soviet Art, Jersey City
  • 1977 La Nuova arte sovietica: una prospettiva non ufficiale (New Soviet Art: a Non-official Prospective), Venice Biennale

Références[modifier | modifier le code]

  1. (ru) « ru:Умер художник Олег Васильев », Artguide.ru,‎ (lire en ligne, consulté le 29 janvier 2013)

Bibliographie[modifier | modifier le code]

  • A Mosca...A Mosca... Catalogue. Olograf Editioni, Bologna, Italy, 1992, Karlsruhe, Germany, 1995.
  • Baigell, Renee and Matthew Baigell. Soviet Dissident Artists: Interviews After Perestroika. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1995.
  • Berlin Moscow / Moscow Berlin Kunst 1950-2000. Moscow: State Tretyakov Gallery, Berlin: Martin-Gropius-Bau, 2003.
  • Blomqvist. Oleg Vassiliev: Works 1987-1999 Catalogue. Oslo, Norway, 1999.
  • Bown, Matthew Cullerne. Contemporary Russian Art. New York: Allied Books, 1989.
  • Forbidden Art: The Postwar Russian Avant-Garde Catalogue. New York: DIA, 1998.
  • Khidekel, Regina. It's the Real Thing: Soviet and Post-Soviet Sots Art and American Pop Art Catalogue. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1998.
  • Nekrasov, Vsevolod. Zhivu Vizhu (Live and See). Moscow, 2002.
  • Phyllis Kind Gallery. Eric Bulatov/Oleg Vassiliev. New York, 1991.
  • Thiemann, Barbara M. Nonconform: Russian and Soviet Artists 1958-1995, the Ludwig Collection. Prestel Publishing, 2007. (ISBN 978-3-7913-3833-0).
  • Tupitsyn, Margarita. Margins of Soviet Art. Milan: Giancarlo Politi Editore, 1989.
  • (en) « Oleg Vassiliev », extrait de la notice dans le dictionnaire Bénézit, sur Oxford Art Online, (ISBN 9780199773787)

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