Valery Koshlyakov

WE HAVE NEVER STOPPED BUILDING UTOPIA

Koshlyakov is rightly considered one of the most respected and interesting figures in Russian contemporary art. A large-scale solo exposition at Ca’ Foscari Esposizioni returning to the shores of the Venetian Lagoon, where in 2003 he represented Russia at the 50th Venice Biennale. His works have been shown in the major museums of Russia, Europe, and the United States, including the Louvre, the Guggenheim Museum in New York and Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, the MACRO in Rome, Centre Pompidou, the Pushkin Fine Arts Museum, the Tretyakov Gallery, and, of course, the Museum of Russian Impressionism, which recently staged a solo show by Koshlyakov and has collaborated on the new show in Venice.