Sydorenko Viktor

1953

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Biography

Victor Sydorenko was born in 1953 in Taldy-Kurgan, Kazakhstan. From 1974 till 1979 studied at Kharkiv State Academy of Design and Fine Arts (professor B.V. Kosarev). From 1985 till 1988 – Post Graduate of Creative Studio of the Academy of Arts of the USSR (Academician, professor S.A. Grigoryev). National Artist of Ukraine, Meritorious Artist of Ukraine, Candidate of Art criticism, Academy of Arts of Ukraine member, National Union of Artists of Ukraine member. In 2003, he represented Ukraine at the 50th Venice Biennale with the solo project Millstones of Time. In 2007, he co-curated the Ukrainian pavilion at the 52nd Venice Biennale (with Oleksandr Soloviov), and was commissar at the 54 th and 55 th Venice Biennale (2011, 2013).

The artworks by Victor Sydorenko are in the collections of: National Art Museum, Kyiv, Kharkiv Museum of Fine Arts, Dnipropetrovsk Museum of Fine Arts, Zaporizhya Museum of Fine Arts, Mykolayiv Museum of Fine Arts, Pochayiv Museum of Regional Studies, Krasnograd Museum of Regional Studies, Stakhanov Museum of History and Fine Arts, Stakhanov, Ukraine, Museum of Contemporary Art KIASMA, Helsinki, Finland Ministry of Culture and Arts of Ukraine, Kyiv,  Ismayil Art Gallery, Ukraine, President’s Palace, Alma-Ata, Kazakhstan, private collections.

Solo exhibitions

Selected One-Person Exhibitions
2020 – LEXICON, Kyiv, Maysternia Gallery
2019 – ATTRIBUTION OF TIME, Kyiv, Karas Gallery
2019 – ACQUIRING SUBJECTIVITY, Kherson Art Museum, Kherson / Ukraine
2018 – ACQUIRING SUBJECTIVITY, Voloshyn Gallery, Kyiv / Ukraine
2018 – ATONAL REALITY, Odessa Museum of Western and Oriental Art / Ukraine
2017 – THE BEACH AND COAST, National Museum «Kiev Art Gallery», Kyiv / Ukraine
2017 – DEPERSONALIZATION, Shcherbenko Art Center, Kyiv, Ukraine
2016 – research project MEMORY OF THE UNCONSCIOUS, Woodrow Wilson Center / Memorial Hall / USA
2015 – WITNESSES, Shcherbenko Art Center, Kyiv, Ukraine
2015 – MEMORY REWIND, Bereznitskiy Aestetics, Kyiv, Ukraine
2015 – METANOYA, Lviv Palace of Arts, Lviv, Ukraine
2013 – PROJECTION, Bottega Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine
2012 – REFLECTION IN THE UNKNOWN, Yermylov Center, Kharkiv, Ukraine
2012 – IMMERSION, Kyiv, Ukraine
2012 – LEVITATION, Black Square Gallery, Miami / USA
2011 – LEVITATION, National Academy of Arts of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
2010 – MILLSTONES OF TIME, Black Square Gallery, Miami / USA
2010 – LEVITATION, Taiss Gallery, Paris / France
2009 – DEPERSONALIZATION, Plaza Athenee's, Paris, France
2009 – NEW ARK, Gallery Collection, Kyiv, Ukraine
2009 – LEVITATION", National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
2008 – AUTHENTICATION, Taiss Gallery, Paris / France
2006 – AUTHENTICATION, Municipal Gallery of Lavra, Kyiv, Ukraine
2004 – MILLSTONES OF TIME, National Art Museum of Ukraine / Kyiv
2003 – AMNESIA, L-Art Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine
2003 – personal exhibition, Lora D Art gallery, Chicago, USA
2003 – MILLSTONES OF TIME, 50 th Venice Biennale

Group exhibitions

2019 – MEMORY OF UNCONSCIOUSNESS, XV ISTANBUL BIENNALE, Turkey, Istanbul
2019 – KYIV ART WEEK, Kyiv, Toronto Kyiv
2019 – COLLECTED MOMENTS, USA, San-Francisco
2017, 2007 – TRAVERSE VIDEO, X International Video Festival, Toulouse / France
2016 – SUPERHERO, National Academy of Arts of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
2015 – CONVERSATIONS IN 100 YEARS, Modern Art Research Institute, Kyiv, Ukraine
2014, 2013 – PREMONITION: UKRAINIAN ART NOW, Saatchi Gallery, London / UK
2013 – PULSE Art Fair, Black Square Gallery, New York, USA
2012 – CONTEXT ART MIAMI, Black Square Gallery, Miami / USA
2012 – MIA, Miami International Art Fair, Miami / USA
2012 – ARSENALE – 2012 parallel program, Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine
2010 – ARTHAMPTONS, Mironova Gallery, New York / USA

2010 – SCOPE ART SHOW BASEL, Mironova Gallery, Basel / Switzerland
2010 – SCOPE ART FAIR NEW YORK, Mironova Gallery, New York, USA
2010 – ART CHICAGO, Mironova Gallery, Chicago, USA
2009 – ART PARIS, Paris / France
2004 – FASTER THAN HISTORY – Museum of Contemporary Art KIASMA. Helsinki / Finland (http://1995-2015.undo.net/it/mostra/17778)
2004 – ARTIADE, Olympics of Visual Art, Athens, Greece
2004 – SMITHSONIAN HIRSHHORN MUSEUM, Washington, DC / USA
2003 – BLOOD: LINES AND CONNECTIONS, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver / USA (http://www.cydneypayton.com/list-of-selected-exhibitions/)