Boris Mikhailov

Biography

° 1938, Charko, Ukraine

Lives and works in Berlin

Solo Exhibitions

2012

Time is Out of Joint, Berlinischer Galerie
Triptychs, Sprovieri Gallery, London
Salt Lake, La criee centre d’art contemporain, Rennes

2011

Case History, MoMa, New York, NY
Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany

2010
  1. Ende der Geschichte oder Beginn der Zukunft?,Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
  2. Ende der Geschichte oder Beginn der Zukunft?, Villa
    Schöningen, Potsdam, Germany
2019

Dusk, Deweer Gallery, Belgium
Yesterday’s Sandwich – 1960/70 (Space 2 – Loft 19), Suzanne Tarasieve Paris, Paris, France

2008

The Wedding, Sprovieri Progetti, London, UK
Historical Insinuations, Multimedia Complex of Actual Arts at Moscow Contemporary Art Center, Moscow, Russia

2007

Banzai!, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany
Boris Mikhailov, Look at me I look at Water, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany
Boris Mikhailov, Barbara Gross Galerie, München, Germany
Boris Mikhailov, Yesterday, kunst Meran im Haus der Sparkasse, Meran, Italy

2006

Yesterday’s Sandwich, Shugoarts, Tokyo, Japan

2005

Butterbrot, Galerie Ilka Bree, Bordeaux, France
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 Tarasiéve Paris, Paris, France
Institute for the Humanities, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor,USA
Look at me I look at Water, Centre de la Photographie, Geneva,Switzerland

2004

Palau de la Virreina, Barcelona, Spain
In the Street, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany
TV-Mania, Kunstverein Arnsberg, Germany
Galeria Helga de Alvear, Madrid, Spain
Boris Mikhailov: A Retrospective, Institute of Contemporary Art,Boston, USA
Boris Mikhailov, fotografies 60's-2003, Institut de Cultura deBarcelona, Spain
Testimony of the Negative, Centrum Sztuki Wspolczesnej Zamek,Warszawa, Poland

2003

Boris Mikhailov: private Freuden, lastende Langeweile, öffentlicher
Zerfall, eine Retrospektive, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Germany
Cambrige Album, Duke University, USA

2002

TV Mania, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany
The Insulted and the Injured, Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York, USA
TV Mania, Galerie der Stadt, Schwaz, Austria

2001

Boris Mikhailov: Case History & Heiner Müller Projekt, Haus der
Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
BildMuseet, Umea, Sweden
Orchard Gallery, Derry, Northern Ireland
The Photographic Museum, Helsinki, Sweden
Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

2000

Boris Mikhailov. 2000 Hasselblad Award Winner, Hasselblad
Center, Göteburg, Sweden
Boris Mikhailov, The Photographers` Gallery, London, UK
Dvir Galerie, Tel Aviv, Israel
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
Case History and Dance, Scalo Galerie, Zürich, Switzerland
Boris Mikhailov, Centre National de la Photographie, Paris, France

1998

Boris Mikhailov, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland
Boris Mikhailov. Les Misérables (About the World), Sprengel
Museum, Hannover, Germany
Peri Center of Photography, Turku, Finland

Groep Exhibitions

2012

Gaiety Is The Most Outstanding Feature Of The Soviet Union, Saatchi Gallery, London

2011

Monanism, Mona, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Venice Biennale, Collatoral Projects, Palazzo Grazzi
Photography: New Documentary Forms, Tate Modern, London, UK

2010

Sexuality and Transcendence, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev, Ukraine
Realismus – das Abenteuer der Wirklichkeit. Courbet – Hopper– Gursky, Kunsthalle Emden, Emden, Germany

2009

1968: Die große Unschuld, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Germany
Printed Matter, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
Faces, Fondazione Ragghianti, Italy

2008

Glück - Welches Glück, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum Dresden,Germany

2007

Biennale di Venezia, Ukrainian Pavilion, Venice, Italy
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
Der Kontrakt des Fotografen, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany

2006

Der Kontrakt des Fotografen, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany
In the Face of History: European Photographers in the 20th
Century, Barbican Art Gallery, London, UK
Twilight-Photography in the Magic Hour, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
Die Schönheit der Chance, Institut für moderne Kunst, Nuremberg, Germany
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, Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
Minimalist Kitsch & Visionäre Sammlung Vol.1, Haus Konstruktiv, Zürich, Switzerland
Motor Blues, Fotografien aus der Schenkung AutroWerke von BMW Financial Services, Museum der bildenden Künste, Leipzig, Germany
Information/Transformation, Extra City Center for Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium
Rundlederwelten, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany

2004

Verworpenen en Zondaskinderen, De Hallen Harlem, The Netherlands
Social Creatures. How Body Becomes Art / Soziale Kreaturen. Wie Körper Kunst wird, Sprengel Museum Hannover
The Beauty of Darkness, Reflex Modern Art Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland
Berlin-Moskau / Moskau-Berlin 1950-2000, Staatliche Tretjakow-Galerie, Moskow, Russia
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
Channel Zero, Netherlands Media Arts Institute/Montevideo TBA, Amsterdam, Holland
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

Artworks

untitled from the "Parliament" series, 2015-2017
Framed print, 64,5 x 94 cm

untitled from the "Parliament" series, 2015-2017
C-print, high gloss, dibond, 150 x 125 cm

untitled from the "Parliament" series, 2015-2017
C-print, high gloss, dibond, 150 x 125 cm