Exhibitions 1990-1992


Spring 1991 Malevich  – Suetin  – Chashnik
Studio Marconi, Milano

For the first time some 75 drawings of these three artists  from the private collection of Nina N.Suetina, St.Petersburg, were on view outside Russia. It was her first trips to Italy and Alberto Sandretti in Milano helped us with the contact. Vassili Rakitin, Alexei Bezobrazov & I were there fort he opening.


16.6.-8.9.1991 Marc Chagall: die russischen Jahre 1906 -1922
Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main

An English version of the 400 page catalogue was also published.




September 23, 1992–January 17, 1993Marc Chagall and the Jewish Theater
Guggenheim Museum SoHo, New York

Invented by me with some of my original photo material. Sponsored by Lufthansa

September 25, 1992–January 3, 1993 The Great Utopia: The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde, 1915–1932
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

This exhibition was invented by me, sponsored by Lufthansa  and curators from Germany, USA & Russia were preparing it for 2 years. It was first shown at the Shirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt 01.03.-10.05.1992 then at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam before going to NYC. A large part of the show was exhibited in the Moscow Tretyakov Gallery. A Russian catalogue was also printed. Several curators have died since: Evgeny, Kovtun, Anatoly Strigalev, Vasily Rakitin

Zaha Hadid did the exhibition design at the Guggenheim.



Malevich  – Suetin  – Chashnik
Galerie Gmurzynska, Cologne



Texts by Evgenia Petrova, Wassili Rakitin, Nina Suetina, Ilya Chashnik, Alexander Romm
312 pages with 249 illustrations
Published 1992