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Alexander Melamid, Russian Artist. Grantee National Endowment Arts, 1982. M C.


Melamid, Alexander was born on July 14, 1945 in Moscow.


Student, Stroganov Institute Art and Design, Moscow, 1967.


Partner, Komar & Melamid Studio, New York City, since 1965. Instructor visual art Moscow Regional Art School, 1968-1976.


  • Other Work

    • Exhibitions include Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut, 1978, Museum Modern Art, Oxford, England, Museum Decorative Art, Paris, 1985, Neuen Gessellschaft für Gildende Kunst, Berlin, 1988, Brooklyn Museum, 1990, Alternative Museum, New York City, 1994, Storefrong for Art and Architect, New York City, 1995, Ukraine State Museum, Kiev, 1995, Museum Modern Art, Cologne, Germany, 1997. Exhibited in group shows Metropolitan Museum Art, New York City, 1982, 84, Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia, 1983, Sydney, 1986, Kassel, Germany, 1987, Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, 1987, FIAC, Paris, 1989, Brooklyn Museum, 1990. Represented in permanent collections Whitney Museum American Art, New York City, Stedeliyk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Guggenheim Museum, Museum Modern Art, Metropolitan Museum Art.

      Commissions include mural Unity, 1st Interstate Bank Building, Los Angeles, 1993, murals Liberty as Justice, New York Percent for Art Program, 1994.