Biography

Aidan SALAKHOVA

 

25 March 1964

Born in Moscow

2012

Founder and owner of Aidan Studio

2007

Academician of Russian Academy of Fine Arts

2005-2007

Member of the Public Chamber

2002

Correspondent member of Russian Academy of Fine Arts

 

Awarded silver medal by Russian Academy of Fine Arts 

2000

Teacher at Surikov Art Institute

1992-2012

Founder and owner of Aidan Gallery

1989-1992

One of the organizers and co-owners of First Gallery, Moscow

1987

Graduated Surikov Art Institute as a non-resident  

 

 

Personal exhibitions:

                                                                             

2015

Quabah. Teutloff museum. Virtual exhibition

 

Fascinans & Tremendum, Serpukhov, Russia

2013

Out of Body, Cuadro Gallery, Dubai, UAE

2012   

Persian miniatures, Cuadro Gallery, Dubai, UAE

 

Carrara Marble Weeks, Nicoli Sculpture Studios, Carrara

 

Fascinans & Tremendum, MMoMA, Moscow

2009

AIDAN, Kicik Qualart,  Baku, Azerbaijan

2008

Persian miniatures, XL Gallery, Moscow

2007

Red, Project with Yves Saint Laurent, State Centre of Contemporary Art, Moscow

 

Persian Miniatures, AMT GALLERY, Como, Italy

2006

Aidan Salakhova: Painting, Drawing, D-137 Gallery, St. Petersburg

 

AIDAN, included in “Moscow Contemporary” program, Moscow Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow

2005

I Love Myself, XL Gallery, Moscow

 

Abstraction, Dom Cultural Center, Moscow

2004

Habibi, D-137 Gallery, St. Petersburg

 

Habibi, Orel Art Presenta Galerie, Paris

 

MMS,  XL Gallery, Moscow

2003

Habibi, Volker Diehl Gallery, Berlin

2002

Quabah, XL Gallery, Moscow

2001

Odalisque (in conjunction with “ART MOSKVA studio”), Central House of Artists, Moscow 

 

Living Pictures, D-137 Gallery, St. Petersburg

2000

Tea in the Desert, Invogue boutique, Moscow

 

The Sleeping Beauty (XL Gallery, in cooperation with the European Galleries Association), Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

1999

Suspense, Museum of 20th Century Art, Kemerovo

1999 - 2000

After the Wall: Art and Culture in post-Communist Europe, Moderna Museet, Stockholm

Hamburger Bahnhoff, Berlin

Ludwig Museum, Budapest

1998

Diva (XL Gallery in conjunction with Photobiennale 98), Manezh Central Exhibition Hall, Moscow

 

Suspense, XL Gallery, Moscow

1997

Antonyms, New Academy of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg 

1996

New Acquisitions, XL Gallery, Moscow 

1992

Golden Confession, Sprovieri Gallery, Rome

 

Leda and the Swan, Berman - E.N. Gallery, New York

1991

Golden Confession, First Gallery, Moscow

 

Group exhibitions:

 

2015

Candy mountains, shore oil, Museum of contemporary art PERMM, Perm, Russia

2014

National and universal in the new culture of megalopolis, Museum Center RSUH,

 

Post-pop: East Meets West, Saatchi Gallery, London

2013   

Russian Academy of Arts Presidium Members Exhibition, MMoMa, Moscow

2012-2013

Selectas from the Collection of Moscow Museum of Modern Art, MMoMA, Moscow

2012

Refresh, XL Gallery, Moscow

 

In Full Disorder: Russian Contemporary Art, Kandinsky Prize 2007-2012,  Arts Santa Monica, Barcelona

2011

54th International Art Exhibition la Biennale di Venezia

 

Female Nano, RSUH Museum Center, Moscow

 

History of Russian Video Art  – Volume II, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow

 

Of women's modesty and anger, Boghossian Foundation, Brussels

2010

Zen d'ART,  Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow

 

Futurologia, CCC "Garage", Russia, Moscow

2009

Etude to Art Object, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow

2008

Eurasia MART, Italy, Roveretto, "Persian miniatures"

2007

Russia Miami, Miami

 

Learning from Moscow,Städtische Galerie Dresden (Dresden City Art Gallery)

 

Restoration, 2 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Federation Town, General project, Moscow

 

”I believe”, organized by Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow

 

History of Russian Video Art  – Volume I, Moscow Museum of Modern Art,

Moscow

 2005

Gender trouble (special project for the 1st Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art), Moscow Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow

 

Egalitarianism, RGGU Museum and Exhibition Center, Moscow

 

Fashion and Style in Photography (festival), Prechistenka Gallery, Moscow

 

Art Moskva international art fair (Volker Diehl Galerie), Central House of Artists, Moscow

 

Art for Playboy, Central House of Artists, Moscow

 

"Second Sight," international biennial of contemporary art ("Ghostbusters” project), National Gallery, Veletrzny Palac, Prague

 

Beauty, Rudolf Budja Galerie, Salzburg

 

Portrait of a Face (exhibition of Guelman Gallery and M’ARS), M’ARS Center of Contemporary Art, Moscow

2003

Neue Ansaetze, Zeitgenoessische Kunst aus Moskau, Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf

 

ArtKlyazma contemporary art festival, Klyazminskoye reservoir, Moscow region

2002

Contemporary Russian Art, 1992-2002, Novy Manezh State Exhibition Hall, Moscow

 

Art of the Feminine Gender, Russia’s Women Artists of the 15th to 20th Centuries, State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

 

Businesswoman: Career and Life,  All-Russia Exhibition Center, Culture Pavilion, Moscow

2001

Moscow, Hotel Moscow, Moscow

 

Fathers and Sons (exhibition by VP Studio Gallery), State Literary Museum, Moscow

 

Exhibition of New Acquisitions, Moscow Museum of Contemporary Art,Moscow

 

Art Moskva international art fair (stand of the Foundation of National Art Collections), Central House of Artists, Moscow

 

East – West (artists' ball, organized by gallery D-137), St. Petesburg

 

Dream Team, XL Gallery, Moscow

 

The figure of Timur Novikov in the new Russian art of the last  third of the XX century, Gallery D-137, St. Petesburg

2000

Salute Attraction. / Interactive Art, Center of contemporary art named after A.Zverev, Moscow

 

Lovers of KLAVA (Exhibition of Avant-gardists Club in the framework of the 4th International Art Fair "Art Moscow"), Central House of Artists, Moscow

 

Doll from a Star, Museum of Architecture named after Shchusev, Moscow

1999

Russland ohne zeitgenoessisches Museum, Teil 2: Die Galerie XL in Moskau, Foyer Hochhaus W1 der Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany.

 

Pushkin: fantasiesMoscow Art Center on Neglinnaia, 14, Moscow

 

Moscow International Forum of Art Initiatives "The Cult of Culture / Communication", New Manege, Moscow

 

Exhibition of new arrivals, State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg

 

Memories. Memory errors, Museum and Exhibition Center RSUH, Moscow

 

R1 - Inspiration ease, Moscow Art Centre on Neglinnaya, Moscow

 

Girlfriends, Phoenix Gallery, Moscow

1998

Euroconstraction, Cultural and historical center Slavyanskiy, Moscow

 

History and historicism (Exhibition Association of Moscow galleries), Museum-Estate "Ostankino" ("Egyptian" Hall), Moscow

 

Villeroy & Boch: 250 years, Manege, Moscow

 

Moscow Forum of Art Initiatives "The control station senses", Malyi Manege, Moscow

 

Motherland, Repin House Museum (branch of the Samara Regional Art Museum), Shiryaevo village, Samara region, Russia

 

Neoakademic photos from the collection of the New Academy of Fine Arts of St. Petersburg and private collections, Foreign Art Museum of Latvia, Riga

1997

New Russian Classicism, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

 

The second point, Cultural Center Phoenix, Moscow

 

Own movies, Cinema "Kodak film world", Moscow

 

The Moscow Studio, 1991-96: A Five Years Retrospective of Printmaking, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.

 

Women, American Cultural Center, Moscow

1996

New Russian Classicism, Yutelius Gallery, Vilnius

 

Clean Motherland, Institute of Contemporary Art, Moscow

1994

Resistance and Renaissance: resistance and renewal, the classical tradition of art and history of photography, the State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg

 

Night of the Arts, Night club "Pilot", Moscow

 

in Moskau… in Moskau… Badische Kunstverein, Karlsruhe

 

Winter Garden, Cultural Center "Phoenix", Moscow

 

Apocalypse, Museum and Exhibition Center Russian State Humanitarian University, Moscow

1993

Collection d`Art Contemporain RINACO, Moscou 1993, Central House of Artists, Moscow - Caisse des Depots et Consignations, espace d'exposition (56 rue Jacob), Paris

 

Adresse provisoire pour l’art contemporain russe, Musee de la Poste, Paris

1992

Hearts of four (exhibition of the Institute of Contemporary Art), Officers Club Academy, Frunze, Moscow

1992 - 1993

a Mosca… a Mosca... (Exhibition organized by Paolo Sproveri and MC RF). Villa Campolieto, Herculaneum,Galleria Communale d’Arte Moderna, Bologna

1991

Roma - Mosca. Artisti giovani a confronto, Gallery Sprovieri, Rome

 

Aesthetic experience, Park Museum-Estate Kuskovo, Moscow

 

Contemporary Artists from Moscow, Seibu Art Forum, Tokyo

1991–1993

Perspectives of Conceptualism, University of Hawaii Art Gallery, Honolulu, The Clocktower Gallery (Institute of Contemporary Art, NY), New York,

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh.

1990

At the side of the object, Gallery Gardeners (exhibition hall Krasnogvardeisky District), Moscow

 

Good exhibition, First Gallery, Moscow

 

Sommer Atelier, Hannover 90, Hannover

 

XLIV Esposizione Internazionale D’Arte: La Biennale di Venezia, Pavilion of the USSR, Venice, Italy

 

In de USSR en Erbuiten, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

 

ZEN, Gallery Gardeners (exhibition hall Krasnogvardeisky District), Moscow

1989

Expensive Art (Exhibition  of avant-garde art), Moscow Youth Palace, Moscow

 

... to 33, Youth Palace, Moscow

 

Inexpensive Art, First Gallery, Moscow

 

Rauschenberg – to us, we – to Rauschenberg, First Gallery, Moscow

 

East European Biennale, Pavilion of the USSR, Szczecin, Poland

 

Perspectives of Conceptualism (exhibition of the Club of the avant-garde), Showroom Proletarian District in Peresvetov side street, Moscow

1988

The 18th exhibition of young Moscow artists, Manege, Moscow

 

Exhibition of Azerbaijani artists, Central House of Artists, Moscow

 

Labirynth (from First Gallery) Moscow Youth Palace, Moscow

 

Krieg und Welt / War and Peace, Hamburg - Munich - The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, The State Hermitage Museum, Leningrad

 

New Art Forms, Lake Side Studio, Navy Pier, Chicago

1986

The 17th exhibition of young Moscow artists, Artist's House at Kuznetsky Most, 11, Moscow

1984

The 16th exhibition of young Moscow artists, Artist's House at Kuznetsky Most, 11, Moscow