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Rostan Tavasiev

About the artist

Rostan Tavasiev works in the genre of painting, graphics and installation. He is known for his works with soft toys created in the author’s technique called begemotopis. He actively develops the concept of game art. Currently the artist is working with the idea of art in outer space and in an imaginary future.

From 2002 to 2020 Rostan Tavasiev took part in 29 personal and more than 70 group exhibitions in Russia, Italy, France, Germany, England and the USA. The finalist of the State Prize in the field of modern art Innovation (2006, 2013).

The works are included in collections of the State Tretyakov Gallery, the State Center of Contemporary Art in Moscow, the Multimedia Art Museum, the Moscow Moscow Museum of Contemporary Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art Art4.ru and others.

Selected Solo Exhibitions:
2023 Through drawnings to the Stars, Ekaterina Cultural Foundation, Moscow, Russia;
2022 Planetary Nebulas, Museum "Abramtsevo", Moscow region, Russia;
2017 A Drop of Creacin. Anna Nova gallery Saint-Petersburg, Russia;
2013 it's complicated... MAMM. Moscow, Russia;
2012 Questions of landscape. Museum “Apartment of Arkhip Kuindji”;
2009 Milky Way. Aidan Gallery. Moscow, Russia;
2007 New Heroism. Galerie Rabouan-Moussion. Paris, France.

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2020 Generation XXI. Gift of Vladimir Sorokin and Konstantin Sorokin, State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow Russia;
2020 Russian fairy tale, From Vasnetsov to Now, State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia;
2016 Puzzle by Pierre Brochet, Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow, Russia;
2013 Dreams for those who are awake. Moscow Museum of Modern Art. Moscow, Russia;
2012 Decoration of the beautiful. Elitism and kitch in contemporary art. The State Tretyakov Gallery. Moscow, Russia;
2011 SVOBODA. Spazio Carbonesi. Bologna, Italy. Catalogue;
2009 Russian dreams… Bass Museum of Art. Miami, USA. Catalogue;
2007 Soc-Art. Maison Rouge. Paris, France;
2006 FIAC 06. Paris, France;
2005 Russian POP-ART. State Tretiyakov’s Gallery, Moscow, Russia.
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