Farid Bogdalov

1963 – Born in the town of Lukhovitsy, Moscow Region.

1980 – 1984 studied at Moscow Art and Industrial College of. M.I. Kalinin (tapestry artist).

1984 – 1986 studied at the Moscow State Academic Art Institute named after V.I. Surikov (painting department,

since 1989 member of the Moscow City Committee of Graphic Artists

1990 – 92 works as participant of the BOLI group (Bogdalov-Litichevsky)

1994 – member of the Moscow Union of Artists

1995 – creates together with O. Mavromatti the “Sect of Absolute Love”


 

Works in private collections


 

Kolodzei Art Foundation, USA

Christian Keesee, USA

Sam Harrell, USA

Boris Dorofeev, USA

Pierre-Christian Brochet, France

Julian Gorey, Italy

Paolo Sprovieri, Rome, Italy

Bern Yollis, Sweden


 

Exhibitions and events


 

Group Shows


 

1979 City Exhibition Hall, Kolomna

1989 “Exhibition of unfinished works”, Workshop K. Zvezdochetova. Furmanny Lane, Moscow

1989 “Furmanny zaulek”, Dawne Zaklady Norblina, Warsaw, Poland

1990 “Les ateliers de la rue Furmann”, Zurich, Switzerland

1990 “The quest for selfexpression. Painting in Moscow and Leningrad 1965-90 ”, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, USA

1990 “Traditions of Russian painting”, Moscow History and Reconstruction Museum, Moscow

1990 “13 Positionen zur Zeit”, Stadtmuseum Linz-Nordico, Galerie Maerz, Linz, Austria

1990 Chistoprudny Boulevard. Exposicion inaugural de Galeria XXI, Madrid, Spain

1990 “The penitential art” (exhibition-action). Moscow Zoo, Moscow

1991 “Festival of Russian Art”, The Lab, San Francisco, USA

1991 “Aesthetic experiences”, Manor Kuskovo, Moscow

1991 “Strastnaya”, First Gallery, Moscow

1991 “Milano-poesia”, Festival of 7 Capitals of the World, Milan, Italy

1991 “Novecento”, L Gallery. Central House of Artists, Moscow

1991 “Lecturing at the Prato Museum”, Prato, Italy

1992 “3rd International Istanbul Biennale”, The Greater Istanbul Municipality Nejat F. Eczacibasi Art Museum, Istanbul, Turkey

1992 “Stilleven”, Gallery Welt, Moscow

1992 “a Mosca … a Mosca …”, Villa Campoleto, Ercolano; Galleria Comunale d'Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy

1992-93 “Battle and Idyll”, Gallery Velta Gallery, Moscow

1993 “Across Borders and Boundaries”, Culture Foundation, Moscow

1993 “ART Myth 3”, Yakut Gallery. Manege, Moscow

1993 “Monuments: Transformation for the Future”, ICA, New York, ICI, Moscow.

1993 Central House of Artists, Moscow

1994 “May Exhibition”, Moscow Gallery, 20 Kuznetsky Most, Moscow

1994 Works on Paper. Selections from the Kolodzei Collection of Contemporary Russian Art. City Arts Center, Oklahoma, USA

1994 “Black Staircase” (exhibition-action). Staircase of a residential building on Krylenko St., Moscow

1995 “Ice Cream – Art” (exhibition-action). Ice Fili Moscow Refrigeration Plant, Moscow

1995 “Spirit and soil II”, Kashirka Gallery, Moscow

1995 “It's time to get up”, TV Gallery, Moscow

1995 “From the collection of Tanya and Natasha Kolodzey”, Seven Nails Gallery, Russian-American Information Press Center, Moscow

1995 “New Russian Art: Paintings from the Christian Keesee Collection”, City Art Center, Oklahoma City, USA

1995 “in Moskau … in Moskau …”, Badischer Kunstverein. Karlsruhe, Germany

1995 “Spirit and soil II”, Kashirka Gallery, Moscow

1995 “It's time to get up”, TV Gallery, Moscow

1996 “From the collection of Tanya and Natasha Kolodzey”, Gallery “Seven Nails”, Russian-American Information Press Center, Moscow

1997 “New Russian Art: Paintings from the Christian Keesee Collection”, City Art Center, Oklahoma City, USA

1997 “in Moskau … in Moskau …”, Badischer Kunstverein. Karlsruhe, Germany

1997 “The Reflection of Time” (from the collection of Tatiana and Natalia Kolodzey). House of Europe, Moscow


 

Actions


 

1990 “White action” (gesture of renunciation of Moscow NOMA). Chistoprudny Boulevard, Moscow

1990 “Cubes” (BOLI group). Art squat Chistye prudy, Moscow

1990 “The Discovery of Litichevsky” (BOLI group). Art squat Chistye prudy, Moscow

1990 “To Buratino Mother” (BOLI group). Art squat Chistye prudy, Moscow

1990 “Dumplings” (BOLI group). Cafe-ravioli on Chernyshevsky str., Moscow

1990 “The Collector” (BOLI group). Art squat Chistye prudy, Moscow

1990-91 “Kuboterapiya” (BOLI group). Art squat Chistye prudy, Moscow; The Lab, San Francisco; Juliano Gori Museum, Florence; Museo Poesia, Milan

1992 “Moscow avant-garde fish”, Chistoprudny Boulevard, Moscow

1995 actions of the “Sect of Absolute Love” “Mirror disease”, Kutafya Tower, Kremlin, Moscow

1995 “Life for the cat”, Sadovaya Triumfalnaya Street, Moscow

1995 “Suicide angels”, Sadovnicheskaya embankment (on the site of the demolished school), Moscow

1995 “Lord of the Flies”, Moscow

1995 “Love Triangle”, Gagarinskaya Square (monument to Gagarin), Savvinskaya Embankment, October Square, Moscow

1995 “Popkorm. Durov corner”, Durov Corner, Moscow

1995 Sunstroke. Garden CDSA, Moscow

1995 “Gomorrah”, Water Stadium Dynamo, Moscow


 

Author about himself


 

“Externally, from a formal point of view, my works are most often unsolvable paradoxes. Thus, if the paradox does not express the truth, in any case it transparently hints at its existence and in a certain sense indicates to it”.