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Genia Chef

Genia Chef, Russian artist. Recipient Golden medal, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, 1993, Delfina Studio Trust award, New York, 1994, 1st prize, 10th International Biennial Miniature Art, Serbia, 2010. Commander European Section of The Knights Hospitalliers Of The Orthodox Order Of St. John Of Jerusalem; Member of Knights Hospitalliers The Orthodox Order Of St. John Jerusalem (Commander).

Background

  • Chef, Genia was born on January 28, 1954 in Aktjubinsk, Russia. Arrived in Germany, 1985, naturalized.

  • Education

    • Master of Fine Arts, Polygraphic Institute Moscow, 1977. Magister Artium, Academy Fine Arts, Vienna, 1993.

    Works

    • Exhibitions include Malaja Gruzinskaja, Moscow, 1976, Galeria Maria Salvat, Barcelona, 1989, Stuart Levy Fine Art, New York City, 1994, "Monumental Propaganda" Smithsonian Institution, Washington, Studio Canova, Rome, 1995, "Ideal Landscapes" De Saisset Museum, California, Italian Culture Institute, Berlin, 1997, "American Pop Art - Russian Sots Art" Frederick Weisman Art Museum, 1998, "Jesus Christ", State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg and Vatican Museum at Art Museum San Marino, 2000, "Between Earth And Heaven", Museum Modern Art, Ostende, Belgium, 2001, "Artists of the Ideal", Palazzo Forti, Verona, Italy, Freud's Dreams Museum, St. Petersburg, 2002, "Remembrance: Russian Post-Modern Nostalgia", Yeshiva University Museum, New York, 2003, "Na kurort Russian Art Today", Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany and Moscow, 2004, "Danses de la mort", White Space Gallery, London, "Gloria Novi Saeculi" Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide, Australia, 2005, "Western Biennale" John Natsoulas Art Center, Davis, California, 2005, Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, San Marino, "Times of change", State Russian Museum, Saint-Petersburg, 2006, "I believe", Vinzavod, II Moscow Biennale, "Metamorphosis And Mimikry", Palace Sayn, Germany, 2007, "Power of Water", State Russian Museum, Saint-Petersburg, 2008, "Born in the Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics", Ministery of Foreign Affairs, Berlin, 2009, "War of the Angels" Contemporary Russian Artists in Germany, Kunstverein Halle, Museum Contemporary Art, Skopje, Macedonia, 2009, "Sky", State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia, 2010, "The Manifesto of Post-Historism", 1989, "Viva Canova", 1997, Represented in permanent collections Russian State Museum St. Petersburg, Zimmerly Museum, New Jersey, Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, San Marino, Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin, Museum Contemporary Art Skopje, Macedonia.

    Membership

    Commander European Section of The Knights Hospitalliers Of The Orthodox Order Of St. John Of Jerusalem. Member of Knights Hospitalliers The Orthodox Order Of St. John Jerusalem (Commander).

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, reading.

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    Born January 28, 1954
    (age 63)
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    • 1977
      Polygraphic Institute Moscow
    • 1993
      Academy Fine Arts