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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
Woman as a Fountain: Courtyard Sculpture Project

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
5 works online when last checked

Centro per l'Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy
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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

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

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

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteBildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

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Miscellaneous Sites:
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 SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

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
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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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