Boris Mikhailov

Boris Mikhailov

Boris Mikhailov - The Space Between Us

Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany

November 16, 2019 – February 16, 2020

Boris Mikhailov

Diary

November 20, 2018 – January 19, 2019

Boris Mikhailov

Boris Mikhailov: Before Sleep / After Drinking

C/O, Berlin, Germany

March 16 – June 1, 2019

Boris Mikhailov

Parliament

Biennale, Ukrainian Pavilion, Venice, Italy

May 13 – November 26, 2017

Boris Mikhailov

Black Archive 1968-1979, Tea Coffee Cappuccino 2000-2010

April 30 – June 18, 2011

Boris Mikhailov

Boris Mikhailov. Banzai!

November 6 – December 22, 2007

Boris Mikhailov

In the Street

April 24 – June 17, 2004

Boris Mikhailov

Salt-Lake 1986-2001

January 12 – March 16, 2002

CV

Solo exhibitions

  • 2019

  • 2018

    • Diary, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany
    • Yesterday's sandwich, Sproviere, London, United Kingdom
  • 2017

    • Parliament, Ukrainian Pavilion, 57. La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
  • 2015

    • io non sono io, MADRE, Naples, Italy
    • Profiles and..., Case History, Philara, Dusseldorf, Germany
  • 2014

    • boris mikhailov / men's talk, Guido Costa Projects, Turin, Italy
  • 2013

    • UNRESPECTABLE. Retrospective, Kharkov City Art Gallery, Kharkov, Ukraine
    • Boris Mikhailov. Die Bücher. 1968-2012, »SPECTRUM« International Prize for Photography of the Stiftung Niedersachen, Sprengel Museum, Hanover, Germany
  • 2012

    • Boris Mikhailov Time is out of joint. Fotografien 1966–2003, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, Germany
    • Boris Mikhailov, triptychs, Sprovieri, London, United Kingdom
    • Salt Lake, La Criée, Rennes, France
    • Boris Mikhailov Tea, Coffee, Cappuccino, 2000–2010, Galerie Suzanne Tarasieve, Paris, France
  • 2011

  • 2010

    • Boris Mikhailov, Kunstverein Rosenheim, Rosenheim, Germany
  • 2009

    • Boris Mikhailov. Yesterday’s Sandwich – 1960/70, Suzanne Tarasiève, Paris, France
    • Boris Mikhailov. Dusk, DEWEER gallery, Otegem, Belgium
  • 2007

    • Boris Mikhailov. Banzai!, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany
    • Boris Mikhailov, Look at me I look at Water, Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hanover, Germany
    • Boris Mikhailov, Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany
    • Boris Mikhailov. Yesterday, Kunst Meran im Haus der Sparkasse, Meran, Italy
  • 2006

    • Yesterday’s Sandwich, Shugoarts, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2005

    • Zeit Raum Bild – 10 Jahre Dokumentarfotografie, Kulturforum, Berlin, Germany
    • Look at me I look at Water, If I were a German, I am not I, Suzanne Tarasiève, Paris, France
    • Look at me I look at Water, Centre de la Photographie, Geneva, Switzerland
    • Butterbrot, Galerie Ilka Bree, Bordeaux, France
  • 2004

    • Boris Mikhailov, Palau de la Virreina, Barcelona, Spain
    • In the Street, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany
    • TV-Mania, Kunstverein Arnsberg, Arnsberg, Germany
    • Boris Mikhailov, Galeria Helga de Alvear, Madrid, Spain
    • Boris Mikhailov, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, USA
  • 2003

    • Boris Mikhailov: Private Freuden, lastende Langeweile, öffentlicher Zerfall, eine Retrospektive, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland
    • Boris Mikhailov, Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands
    • Salt Lake, Shugoarts, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2002

    • The Insulted and the Injured, Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York, USA
    • Salt-Lake 1986–2001, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany
    • TV Mania, Galerie der Stadt Schwaz, Schwaz, Switzerland
  • 2001

    • Boris Mikhailov: Case History & Heiner Müller Projekt, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
    • Boris Mikhailov, BildMuseet, Umeå, Sweden
    • Boris Mikhailov, Orchard Gallery, Derry, United Kingdom
    • Boris Mikhailov, The Photographic Museum, Helsinki, Finland
    • Boris Mikhailov, Saatchi Gallery, London, United Kingdom
  • 2000

    • Boris Mikhailov. 2000 Hasselblad Award Winner, Hasselblad Center, Gothenborg, Sweden
    • Boris Mikhailov, The Photographers’ Gallery, London, United Kingdom
    • Boris Mikhailov, Dvir Galerie, Tel Aviv, Israel
    • Boris Mikhailov, Galerie Barbara Gross, Munich, Germany
  • 1999

    • By the Ground, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubliana, Slovenia
    • Boris Mikhailov, Museo Querini Stampalia, Venice, Italy
    • Case History, DAAD Galerie, Berlin, Germany
    • Case History and Dance, Scalo Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
    • Boris Mikhailov, Centre National de la Photographie, Paris, France
  • 1998

    • Boris Mikhailov, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • Boris Mikhailov: Les Misérables (About the World), Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hanover, Germany
    • Boris Mikhailov, Peri Center of Photography, Turku, Finland
  • 1997

    • Photomania, DAAD Galerie, Berlin, Germany
    • Crimean Grafomania, Galerie in der Brotfabrik, Berlin, Germany
    • Boris Mikhailov, Hippolyte Photographie Galerie, Helsinki, Finland
  • 1996

    • Boris Mikhailov, Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
    • Boris Mikhailov – A Retrospective, SCCA, Soros Center of Contemporary Art, Kiev, Ukraine
  • 1995

    • Boris Mikhailov, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    • After the Fall, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, USA
  • 1994

    • Hotel Europa, Foto Festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    • Boris Mikhailov, Perspektief Photographic Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • 1992

    • Boris Mikhailov: Werke von 1970–1991, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria
  • 1990

    • Boris Mikhailov, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
    • Boris Mikhailov: Arles – Paris 1989, Signalhallen, Armémuseum, Stockholm, Sweden
    • The Missing Picture, Alternative Zeitgenössische Fotografie aus der Sowjetunion, List Visual Arts Center, MIT, Cambridge, USA
    • Boris Mikhailov, Union Bank Collection, Helsinki, Finland

Group exhibitions

  • 2019

    • Crash, 11th Biennale dell' immagine, Chiasso, Switzerland
  • 2018

    • RAY 2018: Extreme, Fotografieprojekte Frankfurt/Rhein Main, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    • Freedoms Is Recognized Necessity, Stedelijk Museum, Amesterdam, Netherlands
    • Another Kind of Life: Photography on the Margins, Barbican, London, United Kingdom
    • Hot Art in a Cold War: Intersections of Art and Science in the Soviet Era, Bruce Museum, Greenwich, USA
  • 2017

    • 5th Odessa Biennale: Turbulence, Odessa Biennale of Contemporary Art, Odessa, Ukraine
    • Fotos aus der Von der Heydt-Sammlung, Von der Heydt Kunsthalle, Wuppertal, Germany
    • Von Malewitsch bis Judd, von Deineka bis Bartana Die Revolution ist tot. Lang lebe die Revolution!, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    • Innere Haut, MARTa Herford, Herford, Germany
    • Jan ♥ Boris , Galerie Ron Mandos, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 2016

    • Systematically Open? New Forms for Contemporary Image Production, LUMA Foundation, Arles, France
  • 2015

    • The Problem of God, K21 Ständehaus, Düsseldorf, Germany
    • Fotofestival Mannhein-Ludwigshafen-Heidelberg, various venues, Germany
    • 1989, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany
  • 2014

    • Unseen Existence: Dialogues with the Environment in Contemporary Art, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong, China
    • Primrose: Early Colour Photography in Russia, The Photographers Gallery, London, United Kingdom
    • Manifesta 10, The State Hermitage Museum of the City of St. Petersburg, Russia
    • Unbeugsam und ungebändigt: Dokumentarische Fotografie um 1979, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
  • 2013

    • Critique and Crises. Art in Europe since 1945, Kumu Art Museum – Art Museum of Estonia, Tallin, Estonia
    • The Desire of Freedom, Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy
  • 2012

    • Durchsucht, fixiert, geordnet - Zeitgenössische Fotografie in der Sammlung Rheingold, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Siegen, Germany
    • Shanghai Biennial, Shanghai, China
    • Nackte Männer. Von 1800 bis heute, Leopold Museum, Vienna, Austria
    • Deftig Barock, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
    • Fremde Überall – Foreigners Everywhere, Jüdisches Museum, Vienna, Austria
    • “Verführung Freiheit. Kunst in Europa seit 1945“, Deutsches Historisches Museum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    • Everything was Moving: Photography from the 60s and 70s, Barbican, London, United Kingdom
    • Collection Platform 3: Forever Now, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev, Ukraine
    • Arsenale 2012 The First Kyiv International Biennial of Contemporary Art The Best of Times, The Worst of Times. Rebirth and Apocalypse in Contemporary Art, Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kiev, Ukraine
    • Revolution vs Revolution, Beirut Art Centre, Beirut, Libanon
    • The World belongs you, François Pinault Foundation, Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy
  • 2011

    • Photography Calling!, Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hanover, Germany
    • Photography: New Documentary Forms, Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom
    • Ostalgia, New Museum, New York, USA
    • Mercosul Biennial, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    • Group Show, Kunstverein Landau, Landau, Germany
    • Aires de jeu, champs de tensions: figures de la photographie urbaine en Europe depuis 1970, Pavillon Populaire, Montpellier, France
    • Investigations of a Dog, Works from the FACE Collections, Magasin 3, Stockholms Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden; DESTE Foundation, Athens, Greece
    • Breaking News, Fukushima and the consequences, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
    • Cómo nos miran, CGAC, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  • 2010

    • ZEITmagazin Ausstellung, Alsterhaus Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    • Sexuality and Transcendence, PinchukArtCentre, Kiev, Ukraine
    • Realismus – das Abenteuer der Wirklichkeit. Courbet – Hopper – Gursky, Kunsthalle Emden, Emden, Germany
    • Investigations of a Dog, Works from the FACE Collections, Ellipse Foundation, Cascais, La maison rouge – Fondation Antoine de Galbert, Paris, France
    • 1989. Ende der Geschichte oder Beginn der Zukunft?, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
    • 1989, Villa Schöningen, Potsdam, Germany
    • SENT BY MAIL, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany
  • 2009

    • Zeigen. Eine Audiotour durch Berlin von Karin Sander, Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    • Shoot, Parco Factory, Tokyo, Japan
    • Investigations of a Dog, Works from the FACE Collections, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
    • Born in the USSR – Russische Kunst aus Deutschland, Lichthof des Auswärtigen Amtes, Berlin, Germany
  • 2008

    • Real. Fotografien aus der Sammlung der DZ Bank/Photographs from the Collection of the DZ Bank, Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    • Die totale Aufklärung. Moskauer Konzeptkunst 1960–1990, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    • Noteka Katu – yksin, yhdessä/Fluid Street – Alone, Together, KIASMA Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
    • Are You Close Enough?, Galerie West, Den Haag, Netherlands
    • Glück – Welches Glück, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum Dresden, Dresden, Germany
  • 2007

    • Hot + Bothered: Looking at the Landscape/Thinking about the World, Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York, USA
    • What does the jellyfish want?, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
    • 52. Venice Biennale, Ukrainian Pavillon, Venice, Italy
    • Der Kontrakt des Fotografen, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
  • 2006

    • Der Kontrakt des Fotografen, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany
    • Twilight-Photography in the Magic Hour, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, United Kingdom
    • Die Schönheit der Chance, Institut für moderne Kunst, Nürnberg, Germany
    • In the Face of History, European Photographers in the 20th Century, Barbican Art Gallery, London, United Kingdom
    • Berlin-Tokyo/Tokyo-Berlin. Die Kunst zweier Städte, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany
    • Toucher l’indicible, Centre régional d’art contemporain, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
    • Tokyo-Berlin/Berlin-Tokyo, Mori Art Museum, Roppongi Hills, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2005

    • Circa Berlin, Nikolaj Contemporary Art Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
    • Rundlederwelten, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany
    • Motor Blues, Fotografien aus der Schenkung AutoWerke von BMW Financial Services, Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    • Information/Transformation, Extra City Center for Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium
    • Welt – Bilder, Helmhaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2004

    • Verworpenen en Zondaskinderen, De Hallen Harlem, Netherlands
    • Social Creatures. How Body becomes Art/Soziale Kreaturen. Wie Körper Kunst wird, Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hanover, Germany
    • Berlin-Moskau/Moskau-Berlin 1950–2000, Staatliche Tretjakow-Galerie, Moscow, Russia
    • Manifesta 5, Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain
    • The Beauty of Darkness, Reflex Modern Art Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • Photo Exhibition, Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany
    • Fotografia Verbal: Ilya Kabakov, Boris Mikhailov, Museuserralves, Museu de Arte Contamporanea, Porto, Portugal
    • Privatisierungen. Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Osteuropa, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
    • Channel Zero, Netherlands Media Arts Institute/Montevideo TBA, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • Dorf in die Metropole – Rohkunstbau in Berlin, Studio 1, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
    • Architektur der Obdachlosigkeit. Biss zu Gast in der Berlinischen Galerie, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, Germany
  • 2003

    • Witness. Contemporary Artists document our Time, Barbican Gallery, London, United Kingdom
    • Cruel + Tender, The Real in the Twentieth-Century Photography, Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom
    • Warum, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
    • Berlin-Moskau, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
    • Micro Politicas (3). Arte Y Cotidianidad, Espai D’Art Contemporani De Castello, Castello, Spain
    • Traumfabrik Kommunismus, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    • Architektur der Obdachlosigkeit, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany
    • Auf der Suche nach Identität. Boris Mikhailov und Studierende der HGB Leipzig, Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst, Leipzig, Germany
    • cruel + tender/zärtlich + grausam. Fotografie und das Wirkliche, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
  • 2002

    • Sand in der Vaseline. Künstlerbücher II, 1980–2002, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld, Germany
  • 2001

    • From the 60s until now…, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
    • The Citibank Private Bank Photography Prize 2001, The Photographer’s Gallery, London, United Kingdom
    • Remake Berlin, DAAD Galerie and Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany
    • Home/Homless, Bo01 City of Tomorrow, Malmö, Sweden
    • Remake Berlin, Internationale de la Photographie d’Arles 2001, Arles, France
    • Trade, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
    • Autowerke, Franz Hals Museum Haarlem, Haarlem, Netherlands
  • 2000

    • Remake Berlin, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
    • 12th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    • Group Show, Museum für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Ljubiljana, Slovenia
    • Positions Attitudes Actions, Social and Political Commitment in Photography, Foto Biennale Rotterdam, Netherlands
    • How you look at it. Fotografien des 20. Jahrhunderts, Sprengel Museum, Hannover; Städelsches Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    • BMW Collection: Autowerke, Hamburg, Munich, Germany
    • Global Conceptualism. Points of Origin, 1950s–1980s, MIT, Cambridge, USA
    • After the Wall, Kunst und Kultur im postkommunistischen Europa, Ludwig Museum Budapest; Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
  • 1999

    • Future is Now, Ukrainische Kunst in den Neunzigern, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia
    • After the Wall, Kunst und Kultur im postkommunistischen Europa, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
    • Ich und die Anderen, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Karlsruhe; Münchener Stadtmuseum, Munich, Germany
    • Global Conceptualism: Points of Origin, 1950s–1980s, Queens Museum of Art, New York; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Miami Art Museum, Miami; Vancouver; MIT, Cambridge, USA
  • 1998

    • Nobuyoshi Araki & Boris Mikhailov, Galerie Satani, Tokyo, Japan
    • Richard Billingham & Boris Mikhailov, Galerie Barbara Gross, Munich, Germany
  • 1996

    • Russian Jewish Artists in a Century of Change: 1809–1990, The Jewish Museum, New York, USA
    • 10th Biennale of Sydney, Sidney, Australia
  • 1995

    • If I were a German…, Galerie in der Brotfabrik und Galerie Andreas Weiss, Berlin, Germany
    • Zeitgenössische Russische Fotografie, Akademie der Künste, Berlin and Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany
  • 1994

    • Photo-reclamation, Photographers’ Gallery, London, John Hansard Gallery and University of Southhampton, Southhampton, United Kingdom
  • 1993

    • New Photography 9, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
  • 1992

    • Herbarium, The Photographic Experience in Contemporary Russian Art, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, Austria
  • 1991

    • Carnegie International, The Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh, USA
    • Photo Manifesto, Museum of Contemporary Art, Baltimore, USA
  • 1990

    • Internationale Biennale der Photographie, Turino, Italy
  • 1989

    • Ny Sovjetisk Fotografi, Museet for Fotokunst, Odense, Denmark