Movement of Symbol No. 1, Part I

Elena Gubanova & Ivan Govorkov

About the Artist

IVAN GOVORKOV

Born: 1949, Leningrad (modern day St. Petersburg), Russia

1974 – Graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg

1974 – 1980 Post-Graduate classes at the Academy of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg

Since 1990 has worked and exhibited with Elena Gubanova

ELENA GUBANOVA

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Elena Gubanova & Ivan Govorkov

IVAN GOVORKOV

Born: 1949, Leningrad (modern day St. Petersburg), Russia

1974 – Graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg

1974 – 1980 Post-Graduate classes at the Academy of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg

Since 1990 has worked and exhibited with Elena Gubanova

ELENA GUBANOVA

Born: 1960, Ulyanovsk, Russia

1986 – Graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg

In 2010 was awarded the J. Brodsky Foundation Grant by The American Academy in Rome, Italy

Since 1990 has worked and exhibited with Ivan Govorkov

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2012 Roman Dreams, Frants Gallery Space, New York, USA

2012 Invenzil, The Marina Gisich Gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia

2012 Science and Life, Arte Flex Gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia

2010 The Space of Possibilities, Barbarien Art Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland

2009 Filtration of White Noise, Frants Gallery Space, New York, USA

2007 Playing Classics, Marina Gisich gallery, Saint Petersburg, Russia

2005 Delicate Vibration, Kvadra T Gallery, Saint Petersburg, Russia

2005 Apollo and Daphne, Kvadra T Gallery and Masnata Gallery, Genoa, Italy

2001 Filtration of White Noise, Anna Akhmatova Museum at the Fountain House, Saint Petersburg, Russia

2000 The Book, De-Veik Gallery, Holland

2000 Spring Sale, S.P.A.S. Gallery, Holland

1999 Alpha-bet, Kotka, Finland

1998 The Sketches in the Margins, The State Museum of Urban Sculpture, Saint Petersburg, Russia

1997 Variation - The Book of Changes (I Ching), S.P.A.S. Gallery, Saint Petersburg, Russia

1995 Dictionary, Borei Gallery, Saint Petersburg, Russia

1994 New Icons, The State History and Art Museum, Pskov, Russia

1992 The Birth of Alphabet, 70-A Gallery, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Selected Group Exhibitions

2012 No Barriers, Russian Art of the 1985 – 2000, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

2012 Timekeeper, Empire Projects Gallery, Istanbul

2011 Gates & doors, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

2011 Patterns of the Mind, Turku Biennial 2011, in Finland

2011 We Are Here, Ca Fosckari University, Venice, Italy (parallel program to the Venice Biennale)

2011 Cyberfest, International Festival of Cybernetic Art, The State Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia

2011 Mimicry, Freud's Dreams Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

2011 We Are Here, Ca Fosckari University, Venice, Italy (parallel program to the Venice Biennale)

2010 Sky, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

2010 Winter, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

2010 And... Meninas, Erarta Gallery, St. Petersburg

2010 Contemporary Russian Art, Charity Auction at Christie's, The State Russian Museum, Russia

2009 Art About Art, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

2009 Russian Beauty, PRO ARTE Institute, Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia

2008 POWER OF WATER, The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg

2008 Art Moscow 2008, New Man Institute, Moscow, Russia

2008 Sonic Self, Chelsea Art Museum, NY, USA

2008 Plain White, Museum of the St. Petersburg Avant-garde, Matyushin House, St. Petersburg, Russia

Selected Public and Private Collections:

The Goznes' Collection, Washington, USA

Kolodzei's Collection of Russian and Eastern European Art, New Jersey, USA

State Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia

State Hermitage, Saint Petersburg, Russia

City Museum "St. Peter and Paul Fortress", Saint Petersburg, Russia

City Museum, Yekaterinburg, Russia

State Historical and Art Museum, Archangelsk, Russia

Chudnovsky collection, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Goznes collection, Washington, USA

Nataly and Sergey Litvins collection, Moscow, Russia

Private collections in France, Germany, USA, Sweden, Holland, Denmark

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