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Ilya Kabakov

[Russian Installation Artist, born in 1933]

• Also known as:  I'lya Kabakov
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Centro per l'Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy
Mouseover the "G-L" list of artist names, then click on "Kabakov"

Chinati Foundation
School No. 6

David Winton Bell Gallery at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
The Boat of My Life, installation

Grazer Kunstverein, Austria (in German)  
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Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, Brunswick, New Jersey
Encounter with an Angel, lithograph, 2000

Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Trento, Italy (in Italian)  

National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece

S.M.A.K. (Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst), Ghent, Belgium

Sculpture Center, Long Island City, New York
Information about a 2004 exhibition

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Miscellaneous Sites:
Artnet Artist Works Catalogues  

The Legacy Project
"A gathering place for people interested in the enduring legacies of the many violent traumas of the 20th century"

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Art + Auction Magazine
In the Studio: Kabakov and Kabakov

Deutsche Bank Artmag
Interview Ilya and Emilia Kabakov

Frieze Magazine
"Life In a Closet"

Frieze Magazine
Review (from issue 41): Ilya and Emilia Kabakov

The Brooklyn Rail
Interview with Ilya and Emilia Kabakov

Tate Channel
Emilia and Ilya Kabakov: Artists' Talk (2005)

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
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Ilya Kabakov (Contemporary Artists)

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Ilya Kabakov: The Text as the Basis of Visual Expression


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