Chronologie

1990
DAAD artists-in-residency grant in Berlin, Germany
2000
Käthe-Kollwitz-Preis 2000, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany
2008
Residences Internationales aux Recollets, Paris, France
Since 1988 lives and works in New York

Expositions

2011 – 2012
Erre, variations labyrinthiques, Center Pompidou Metz, France (cat.).
2011 – 2012
Wunder (cur. by Hürlimann | Lepp | Tyradellis). Deichttorhallen Hamburg and Siemens Stiftung. (cat.)
2011
From Trash to Treasure, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Germany (cat.)
2011
Incidents Energy and Process. Presentation of the collection (cur. by Stuart Comer). Tate Modern, London
2011
Aether.Centre Pompidou, Paris
2010
La Ciudad Moderna, Films de la colección del Centro Georges Pompidou, Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, Argentina
2010
The Lucid Evidence – Photography from the collection of the MMK, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2010
Igor and Svetlana Kopystiansky, Cinema 2, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France (solo)
2010
Igor e Svetlana Kopystiansky - Opere video, GAMeC, Bergamo, Italy, (solo)
2010
Igor and Svetlana Kopystiansky, Musée d’Art Moderne de Saint-Etienne Métropole, France (solo)
2010
Between Here and There: Passages in Contemporary Photography, Metropolitan Museum, New York, USA
2010
New Installation of Recent Media Art Acquisitions, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C., USA
2010
Radical Conceptual, Positions in the MMK Collection, MMK Frankfurt/Main, Germany
2010
Image by Image. Film and Contemporary art from the collection of the Centre Pompidou, Museum Ostwall
2010
Renouer les fils, Musée d’art Contemporain de Marseille, France
2010
Object, Line and Light, Starr Auditorium Tate Modern, London, UK
2010
La Ciudad Moderna / La Ville Moderne, Alianza Francesa, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2009
Igor and Svetlana Kopystiansky: Incidents, Fog, Architecton, Steps Sole Sound, 16X, White Line. Works from the collection, Cinema 2, Musée National d'Art Moderne Center Pompidou, Paris, France (solo)
2009
Lisson Presents 1, Lisson Gallery London, UK
2009
False Twins, S.M.A.K. Gent, Belgium (cat.)
2009
Boule to Braid, Lisson Gallery London, UK
2009
From the permanent collection, AGNSW, Sydney, Australia
2009
KunstFilmBiennale 2009, From the collection of the Center Pompidou Paris, Medienkunstraum der Bundeskunsthalle Bonn, Germany
2009
Irreversible. Dobre cara da colección Sánchez Ubiría, Pazo da Cultura de Pontevedra, Spain
2009
Visione del Mondo, Art Forum Würth Capena, Rom, Italy
2009
No one needs the Needy,Sandra Buergel gallery, Berlin, Germany
2009
Drawn from the Collection, Magdalen Auditorium, Oxford, UK
2008
A Mind at Play, Art Institute of Chicago, USA
2008
Taking Time, (cur. Isabel Carlos and Iñaki Martinez Antelo), Museo de Arte Contemporanea de Vigo, MARCO, Spain (cat.)
2008
From the permanent collection, AGNSW, Sydney, Australia
2008
Smoke and Mirrors, Birmingham, UK
2007
Igor and Svetlana Kopystiansky, (cur. Timo Valjakka) ESPOO Museum of Modern Art EMMA, Espoo, Finland (solo)
2007
Flic Flac, Presentation of the Collection, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, Germany
2006
Igor and Svetlana Kopystiansky,Lisson gallery, London, UK (solo)
2006
Word and Image, DuBrow Gallery, J.V. Zimmerli Art Museum, New Jersey, USA
2006
Sequence and Consequence,Steven Kasher gallery, New York, USA
2006
La Collezione permanente del Centro per larte contemporanea Luigi Pecci in mostra al Moca, Museum Contemporary Art Shanghai, China
2005
The Day Before Tomorrow, (cur. René Block). Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany (solo)
2005
Igor and Svetlana Kopystiansky, (cur. Loretta Yarlow). Fine Arts Center of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. USA (solo)
2005
Igor and Svetlana Kopystiansky, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA (solo)
2005
From the permanent collection: Kopystiansky, Roth, Orozco, Cahn, Muniz,AGNSW, Sydney, Australia
2005
Nothingness,(cur. Neil Wenman): traveled to Galerija Gregor Podnar, Ljubljana, Slovenia (cat.)
2005
Poles Apart / Poles Together, An outdoor installation on the Grand Canal for the 51. International Art Exhibit Venice biennale. A project of the International Artists Museum Lodz
2004
Photographic Works, Goethe Institute, London, (solo)
2004
Igor and Svetlana Kopystiansky, Distrito cu4tro, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2004
Collezione Permanente, Centro per Larte contemporanea, Prato, Italy
2004
The Distance Between You and Me, Lisson Gallery, London, Uk
2004
9th Triennial of Small Sculpture, (cur. Jean-Christophe Ammann), Fellbach, Germany
2004
Video Time: Darren Almond, Ceal Floyer, Richard Serra, Red on Green Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
2004
Strangers to Ourselves,George Rodger Gallery, Maidstone; Zandra Rhodes Gallery, conference centre, 201 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, Rochester, Herbert Read Gallery, Canterbury, August 2003
2004
Art originated in Berlin. Masterpieces from the collection of the Berlinische Galerie. Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, Germany (cat.)
2003
Incidents,(cur. Anthony Bond). Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia (solo)
2003
Igor and Svetlana Kopystiansky, Christine Burgin Gallery, New York (solo)
2003
The Play in Two Acts, (performance) New York Central Public Library, New York (solo)
2003
The Distance between Me and You, Lisson gallery, London
2003
Strangers to ourselves, The Metropole Galleries, Folkestone, Hastings Museum and Art Gallery, Zandra Rhodes Gallery, Rochester, England. (cat.)
2003
Switch,(cur. Edith Doove), Dhondt-Dhaenens Museum, Belgium
2003
Collezione Permanente. Opere Storiche.Centre for Contemporary Art, Prato, Italy
2003
Up: An Evening of Films and Videos on Flying. Screening organized by the Cabinet Magazine. White Box Gallery, New York, USA
2003
Der Text ist eine Lüge,Dany Keller Galerie, Eichelhardt, Germany
2002
Igor and Svetlana KopystianskySprengel Museum Hannover, Germany (solo)
2002
Igor and Svetlana Kopystiansky,Lisson Gallery, London, UK (solo)
2002
Documenta 11, (cur. Okwui Enwezor with Carlos Basualdo, Susanne Ghez, Sarat Maharaj, Mark Nash, Octavio Zaya.) Kassel, Germany (cat.)
2002
Regarding Landscape, (cur. Gregory Salzmann), Roni Horn, Rodney Graham, Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, Canada
2002
Au regard du paysage. Regarding Landscape II,Galerie Liane et Danny Taran du Centre des Arts Saidye Bronfman, Montréal (Québec), Canada
2002
Refuge. Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Hovikodden, Norway (cat.)
2002
Inaugurazione,Trevi Flash Art Museum, Italy
2001
Places in the Mind. Photographs from the Collection. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
2001
Forbidden Art The Bruce Museum, USA (cat.)
2001
Din Art4. Museum für Post und Kommunikationen, Frankfurt, Germany
2000
Incidents, (cur. Sylvia Martin), Vor und Zurück. Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf, Germany (solo)
2000
Igor and Svetlana Kopystiansky, Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland (solo)
2000
The Play in Seven Acts, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2000
Children of Berlin, (cur. Klaus Biesenbach), Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany
2000
Video Work, Lisson Gallery at 9 Kean Street, April 28 - May 26, London, UK
2000
Moment, (cur. Katrina Brown): Fischli-Weiss, Beat Streuli, Graham Gussin, Marijke Warmerdam. Dundee Contemporary Arts. UK
2000
SansSouci, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany (cat.)
1999
The Golden Age of Painting, (cur. Anthony Bond). The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK (solo)
1999
The Play in Seven Acts, (cur. Anthony Bond). International Reading Room, Central Library Liverpool, UK (solo)
1999
Szenenwechsel XVI, (cur. Jean-Christophe Ammann and Mario Kramer), Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
1999
Examining Pictures: Exhibiting Paintings, (cur. Francesco Bonami and Judith Nesbitt): The Whitechapel Art Gallery, London and The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA/UK (cat.)
1999
Chronos & Kairos, (cur. René Block) Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany (cat.)
1999
Trace, Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art, (cur. Anthony Bond), The Tate Gallery Liverpool, (cat.)
1999
Wait, (cur. Klaus Biesenbach), Kunst-Werke, Berlin, Germany
1999
Double Lives/Double Vides, Interventions at Barcelona Museums: Antoni Abad, Braco Dimitrijevic, Martin Kippenberger, Tony Oursler, Pedro Cabrita Reis, Jean-Michel Othoniel, Félix Gonzalez-Torres, Jana Sterbak, Gabriel Orozco, Damian Ortega, Barcelona. Spain
1999
War - Artists Bulletin Board, Postmasters Gallery / Thing.net, New York
1999
Opere in Forma di Libro, Museo Virgiliano, Museo Pecci Prato, Italy
1999
Brent Sikkema Gallery, New York
1998
Dialogue, IFA Gallery Berlin, Germany (solo)
1998
Contemporary Sculpture, Europe Africa. 7. Triennale der Kleinplastik 1998 SüdwestLB Forum Stuttgart, Germany (cat.)
1998
Shifting Focus. Art Incorporating Photography. J. V. Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, USA
1998
Sarajevo 2000, (cur. Lorand Hegyi). Museum of Modern Art, Palais Lichtenstein, Vienna, Austria (cat.)
1998
Wort-Welten Schrift-Bildern, Berlinische Galerie, Lapidarium, Berlin, Germany
1998
Bilder für den Himmel, Victor Hugo Hall, Luxemburg
1997
Exhibition of Painting, The Art Gallery Johannesburg, South Africa (solo)
1997
Sculpture projects in Münster 1997, (cur. Kasper König and Klaus Bussmann). Münster, Germany (cat.)
1997
2nd Johannesburg Biennale, (cur. Okwui Enwezor and Oktavio Zaya). Johannesburg, South Africa (cat.)
1997
LAutre. 4e Biennale de Lyon, Art Contemporain, cur. Harald Szeemann. Lyon, France (cat.)
1997
From the permanent collection, Metropolitan Museum, New York, USA
1997
In Medias Res, cur. René Block, Dolmabahce Palace, Istanbul, Turkey (cat.)
1997
New Faces and Other Recent Acquisitions, (cur. David Travis and Sylvia Wolf). Art Institute of Chicago, USA
1997
Paper Trail, (cur. Gregory Volk), including: Janine Antoni, Dan Graham, Hans Haacke, Fred Tomaselli. Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, New York
1997
Sequences, As You Can See: Conceptual Works from the Collection, J. Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, USA
1997
Kabinet, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands (cat.)
1997
Bilder für den Himmel, Fliegenhorst Hohenlohe, Detmold, Germany
1997
Landscape as Abstraction,James Graham & Sons, New York
1997
Fiction, Wooster Gardens Gallery, New York (solo)
1997
Collages, Schulte Gallery, Berlin, Germany (solo)
1996
Some Assembly Required. (Shadow of Gravitation) The Art Institute of Chicago, USA (solo)
1996
Original Copy, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Finland
1996
Monumental Propaganda, Muckenthaler Art Center, Fullerton, California, Traveled to: Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, Florida, USA (cat.)
1996
Metaphern des Entrücktseins, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany (cat.)
1996
Pictures for the Sky, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montevideo, Argentina
1996
Kitchenmaids or Stateswomen, Art Gallery; Mount Saint Vincents University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Atlanta College of Art Gallery, Atlanta College of Art, Woodruff Center, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (cat.)
1996
New Presentation of the Collection. Berlinische Galerie, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
1995
ORIENTATION, The Vision of Art in a Paradoxical World, (cur. René Block), The 4th International Istanbul Biennial, Turkey (cat.)
1995
Club Berlin, (cur. Klaus Biesenbach) Venice Biennale, Italy
1995
In eigener Sache Materialien zur Kunst, (cur. Jürgen Harten), Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany
1995
Towards a Grand International Collection 2, Trevi Flash Art Museum, Italy
1995
Co-Existence, Construction in Process, Mitzpe-Ramon, Israel (cat.)
1995
Caravanserraglio, Fuori Uso 95, (cur. Giacinto Di Pietrantonio), Ex Aurum, Pescara, Italy (cat.)
1995
The Art of Installation, Räume über Räume, Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany
1995
Memento, Haus am Wannsee, Berlin, traveled to Stadtgalerie im Sophienhof, Kiel, Germany (cat.)
1995
Women Artists in the Collection, (cur. Anthony Bond). Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (cat.)
1995
Kitchenmaids or Stateswomen, Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills Michigan, USA (cat.)
1995
Allegorie de la Richesse, St. Luis de la Sapetriere, Paris, France (cat.)
1995
Landschaft. Mit dem Blick der 90er Jahre, (cur. Katrin Becker), Museum Schloss Burgk an der Saale and Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany (cat.)
1995
Nonconformist Art J. Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, USA (cat.)
1995
Non-conformists1957-1993, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen (cat.) Traveled to: Documenta-Halle, Kassel and State Lindenau-Museum, Altenburg, Germany
1995
Monumental Propaganda, Dunlop Art Gallery traveled to: Regina Public Library, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, Smithsonian Institution, International Gallery Washington D.C, USA.
1994
The Museum, the Library, (cur. Jürgen Harten). Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany. (solo)
1994
Svetlana Kopystiansky, (cur. Timo Valjakka). Kunsthalle Helsinki, Finland
1994
The Library, Berlinische Galerie, The Museum of Modern Art in the Martin Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany (solo)
1994
Svetlana Kopystiansky. Oulu Art Museum, Finland (solo)
1994
The Big Painting, Berlinische Galerie, The Museum of Modern Art in the Martin Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany (solo)
1994
22nd International Biennial of Sao Paulo, (cur. Nelson Aguilar), Brazil (cat.)
1994
Cocido y Crudo, (cur. Dan Cameron), Museo National Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain (cat.)
1994
Jetztzeit, (cur. Saskia Bos), Kunsthalle Vienna, traveled to De Appel, Amsterdam, Netherlands (cat.)
1994
Di Carta e dAltro, Center for Contemporary Art Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy (cat.) Memento, State Gallery, Prague (cat.)
1994
Biennale Balticum 94, Rauma Museum, Finland (cat.)
1994
Memento, State Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic (cat.)
1994
Portrait and Self Portrait, (cur. Helena Kontova). Trevi Flash Art Museum, Italy (cat.)
1994
Bilder für den Himmel, Darling Harbour Exhibition Hall, Sydney, Australia (cat.)
1994
Kitchenmaids or Stateswomen, DePree Art Center and Gallery Hope College Holland, Michigan traveled to: Western Gallery Western Washington University; Bellingham, Washington; Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Art Gallery college of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA (cat.)
1994
Great Gifts, Great Patrons, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
1993
The Purloined Image, (cur. Christopher. R. Young). The Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, USA (cat.)
1993
Future perfect, (cur. Dan Cameron), Heiligerkreuzerhof, Hochschule für Angewandte Kunst, Vienna Austria (cat.)
1993
A la découverte…de collections romandes I (cur. Chantal Michetti-ProdHom), FAE Museum of Contemporary Art, Pully, Lausanne, France (cat.)
1993
Monumental Propaganda, World Financial Center, New York, USA (cat.)
1993
Adresse Provisoire, Museé de la Poste, Paris, France (cat.)
1993
Pictures for the Sky, Documenta Halle, Kassel, traveled to Musee des Beaux Arts, Montreal, Canada (cat.)
1993
Kitchenmaids or Stateswomen, traveled to: Center international dArt Contemporain, Montreal, Picker Art Gallery Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, USA
1993
Allegorie de la Richesse, Barock und Kunst der Gegenwart. (cur. Patricia Bisci), Humboldt University Library, Berlin and Bibliotheca di Storia Moderna e Contemporanea, Rom, Italy (cat.)
1992
The Boundary Rider, 9th Biennale of Sydney, (cur. Anthony Bond). AGNSW, Sydney, Australia (cat.)
1992
Dialogue in the Bode Museum, (cur. Klaus Biesenbach): Klaus von Bruch, Iza Genzken. Bode Museum, Berlin, Germany (cat.)
1992
37 Rooms, (cur. Klaus Biesenbach). Kunstwerke, Berlin, Germany (cat.)
1992
Landscape as Stage, (cur. Raphael Rubinstein). Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, USA (cat.)
1992
Head trough the Wall, Blocks Collection, (cur. René Block). Steaten Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark (cat.)
1992
In the Whole House, Berlinische Galerie, Museum of Modern Art in the Martin-Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany
1992
Word-Image in Contemporary Art, Cur. Lewis Kachur. James Howe Gallery, Kean College of New Jersey, USA (cat.)
1991
In the Tradition, (cur. René Block). DAAD / Berlinische Galerie, Museum of Modern Art, in the Martin Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany (solo)
1991
Universal Space,(cur. René Block). DAAD, Installation in the Café Einstein, Berlin, Germany (solo)
1991
Anni Novanta, (cur. Renato Barilli). Galleria Comunale dArte Moderna, Bologna; Musei Comunali, Rimini; Ex colonia Le Navi, Catolica, Italy (cat.)
1991
Binationale 1991, (cur. Jürgen Harten). Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany traveled to: The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel (cat.)
1991
Kunst Europa, Kunstverein Oldenburg, Germany (cat.)
1991
Kunst, Europa, Kunsthalle Wilhelmshafen, Germany (cat.)
1991
La Collezione 1988-90, Center for Contemporary Art, Prato, Italy (cat.)
1991
Kunst der Gegenwart, Schloss Plön, Germany (cat.)
1991
Ostkunst-Westkunst, (cur. Wolfgang Becker). Ludwig Forum for International Art, Aachen, Germany (cat.)
1991
Art against Violence, Starke Art Foundation, Berlin, Germany
1990
Adaptation and Negation, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut, USA (cat.)
1990
The Quest for Self Expression, Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio, USA (cat.)
1990
Castelli Graphics, New York, USA
1990
Curt Marcus gallery, New York, USA
1990
Contemporary Artists, (cur. Amnon Barzel). Center for Contemporary Art, Prato, Italy, traveled to Centro Atlantico dArte Moderno, Las Palmas, Spain (cat.)
1990
Pictures for the Sky, Deichtorhalle, Hamburg. Traveled to: Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Haus der Kunst, München, Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris, National Gallery Berlin, Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal, Musee de Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium, Charlottenburg, Copenhagen, Denmark, Promotrice delle Belle Arti, Torino, Galleria Nazionale dArte Moderna, Roma (cat.)
1990
Art from the Ludwig Collection Today Staatsgalerie Bamberg. Traveled to: Villa Dessauer; Konsthall Stockholm (cat.)
1990
Construction in Process III, Lodz, Poland
1990
Ironed Books,(performance by Svetlana) Studio DAAD, Berlin, Germany (solo) A Play without words for one actor,(performance by Igor) Studio DAAD Berlin, Germany (solo)
1989
What is Contemporary Art?(cur. Dan Cameron): Fischli-Weiss, Katharina Fritsch, Georg Herold, Rebecca Horn, On Kawara, Mike Kelley, Jeff Koons, Sherrie Levine, Tatsuo Miyajima, Walter Obholzer, Meret Oppenheim, Perejaume, Haim Steinbach, Bill Taylor, Jeff Wall. Rooseum, Malmö, Sweden (cat.)
1989
Art of the 10 Recent Years, cur. Dieter Ronte. Museum of Modern Art, Vienna, Austria (cat.)
1989
Art from the Ludwig Collection Today, Art Museum Luzern, traveled to: Musee dArt Moderne de St. Etienne, Neue Galerie-Sammlung Ludwig, Aachen, Palau de la Virreina, Barcelona, Spain (cat.)
1989
Momentafnahme, Altes Stadtmuseum Münster Traveled to: Stapelhaus Frankenwerft, Cologne; Ravensberger Spinnerei, Bielefeld, Germany (cat.) Igor and Svetlana Kopystiansky,(cur. Udo Kittelmann). Kunsthalle Innsbruck, Austria (solo)
1989
Dany Keller Gallery, Munich, Germany (solo)
1989
Torch Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands (solo)
1988
Cable Gallery, New York, USA (with Collier Schorr)
1988
Aperto, XLII Biennale di Venezia, (cur. Dan Cameron) Venice, Italy (cat.)
1988
Galerie de France, Paris, France (cat.)

Collections publiques

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Folkwang Museum in Essen, Germany
Ludwig Forum for International Art, Aachen, Germany
Museum für Moderne Kunst, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Deutsche Bank collection, Frankfurt, Germany
Museum of Modern Art, Palais Lichtenstein, Ludwig Foundation, Vienna, Austria
Centre for Contemporary Art Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy
Makao Museum, Peter Ludwig international donation Beijing, China
Contemporary Art Museum Sarajevo ARS AEVI, Bosnia
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
Metropolitan Museum, New York, USA
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, USA
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C. USA
J. V. Zimmerli Museum of Art, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Tate Modern, London, UK
Musée National dArt Moderne Center Pompidou, Paris, France
Musée dArt Moderne de Saint-Etienne Métropole, France