Oleg Kulik

Sportswoman installation

Oleg Kulik  Sportswoman

source: icaorguk

Oleg Kulik was born in Kiev, 1961 and lives and works in Moscow. He graduated from Kiev Art School in 1979, then Kiev Geological Survey College in 1982 and was awarded a Berlin scholarship by the Berlin Senate in 1996. Kulik has exhibited in various group and solo shows internationally including Deep into Russia, Galleria Pack, Milan (2010), New Sermon, Photos and Videos of Performances 1993–2003, Rabouan-Moussion Gallery, Paris (2008), Oleg Kulik, Chronicle 1987-2007, retrospective exhibition, Central House of Artist, Moscow (2007), Russia Performing Bodies, Tate Modern, London (2000). He has also performed internationally at galleries such as Muzej Suvremene Umjetnosti , Zagreb, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin and Tate Modern, London.
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source: a-politicalorg

Born in Kiev, Ukraine in 1961, Kulik graduated from Kiev Art School in 1979. In 1982 he went on to graduate from the Geological Survey College and moved to Moscow in 1988. In Moscow, while developing his own artistic practice, Kulik also became the art-director at the renowned Regina Gallery between 1990-93. In 1996 he was awarded a scholarship by the Berlin Senate and was given the medal ‘The Worthy’ by the Russian Art Academy in 2005. Now an infamous international artist, he won the III Annual Russian National Award for contemporary visual arts Innovation 2007 and the Kandinsky Prize in London at the Louise Blouin Foundation in 2009. In 2009 Kulik came officer of the Order of Arts and Letters, France. A performance artist, sculpture and curator, Oleg Kulik is best known for his work with animals, particularly his violent performances where he assumes the character of a dog. Channeling specific cultural discontent through his performances at a time of rapid change in Russia, Kulik’s work has continued to provoke and unsettle audiences globally.
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source: tramateatralestl

Es un artista plástico que nació en Kiev. Su obra es muy cambiante a nivel de materialidades, a veces hace performance, instalaciones, escultura, fotografía o video. A continuación van a ver algunas fotos de sus obras

Lo más conocido de Kulik es su performance de perro-hombre, donde sus amigos lo pasean como a un perro por las calles de Moscú. Es un artista alucinante que tiene una propuesta artística sólida. No se pierte encasillándose en formatos, trabaja con la Puesta en Escena.