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Infante Francisco Ü
(photography, photoinstallations, objects)

Common:
1943 Born in Vasilievka, Saratov Region
since 1968 works with his wife, Nonna Goriounova
The artist lives and works in Moscow, Russia.

Education:
1956-62 Studied at the Moscow Secondary Art School

1962-65 Studied at the Moscow College of Arts and Crafts

1962 Joined the Art Grouping known As "Movement" since 1964

1970 Organized the Argo Group of Artists and Engineers

1973 Was Elected to the City Committee of Graphic Artists; Was Admitted to the Moscow Artists' Union

Duo exhibitions:
1974 "Francisco Infante and Argo Group". Centre of Spanish Community, Moscow. Russia

1978 Exhibition at the Club of Moscow College of Transport Engineers

1979 "Art - Nature - Technology". Cultural Centre of Leningrad's City Council. Russia

1981 "Artificial Objects and Natural Environment". Centre of Technological Esthetics, Moscow. Russia
"Presence". 28 Malaya Gruzinskaya St., Moscow. Russia
"Artefacts". Academy of Sciences Club, Chernogolovka, Moscow Region

1982 "Dedication to the Artefact". Institute of Theory and History of Architecture, Moscow. Russia Exhibition at the Moscow Polytechnic museum. Moscow. Russia
"Artefacts" (One-Day Exhibition). Artist's House at Kuznetsky Most, Moscow. Russia

1984 "Artefacts in the Planetarium". Moscow Planetarium. Russia
"Artefacts". Popular Science and Culture Centre. Riga. Latvia
"Artefacts". Museum of Photography. Saulei. Latvia

1984-87 "Artefacts" (One-Day Exhibitions). Artist's House at Kuznetsky Most, Culture and the Arts Club, Scientists' Club, Cinematography Club, Amateur Art Centre, Moscow. Russia

1987 "Francisco Infante. Artefakty a Kresby" (Artefacts and Drawings). Galeria Lounech; Dom Umeni Mesta, Brno. Chezh Republic

1988 "Artefacts". Cinematography Club, Moscow. Russia
"Artefacts". Odessa University Club, Odessa. Ukraine

1989 "Francisco Infante from Moscow". International Images Ltd. Gallery, Sewickley
"Artefacte Francisco Infante". Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen. Germany
"Francisco Infante - Watercolour and Sibachrome Artefacts". Gallery Rosa Esman, New York. USA

1990 "Artefakte Francisco Infante". Galerie Alex Lachman, Cologne. Germany

1991 "Francisco Infante Artefactos". Galeri┴ Fernando Duran, Madrid. Spain
"Francisco Infante - Drawings, Objects, Artefacts". Scholler Gallery, Dusseldorf. Germany
"Installation on the River". Hoffman Gallery, Friedberg
"Machine in the Forest". Regina Gallery, Moscow. Russia

1992 "Artefacts of Francisco Infante".State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow. Russia

1993 "Prodolgenia". Exhibition of Projects Reconstructing the Constellations (1965- 67)
"La Base", ˇentre D'art Contemporain, Levallois, France
"Francisco Infante, Los Artefactos-92". Galeria Emilio Navarro, Madrid, Spain

1994 "Francisco Infante". Hillside Gallery, Art Front Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
"Minus Square, Minus Circle, Minus Triangle, Plus Oblong". Tsaritsino Museum, Moscow. Russia

1995 "Artefactos Francisco Infante". Sala De Exposiciones Recalde. Bilbao

1996 "Inside". Kino Gallery. Moscow. Russia
"Two Space Conversation - Francisco Infante and Alexander Konstantinov". Zolgasse 7 Gallery. Dornbirn
"Artefactos Francisco Infante". "Karenina" Gallery. Wien. Austria

1997 "Stop-Kadr". Personal Installation in "Kino" Gallery Within International Art-Fair "Art-Moscow". Moscow. Russia
Personal Exhibition in Regional Art Museum. Kurgan. Russia

1998 "Artefactos". Bryansk Regional Art Museum. Within Annual Art Fest of Contemporary Art. Bryansk. Russia
Francisco Infante. State Art Museum. Nizhny Novgorod. Russia
'Context'. Francisco Infante, Nonna Goriounova. State Tretiakov Gallery. Moscow. Russia
"Near and Far - Artifacts Francisco Infante". Tabakman Gallery. New York. USA

1999 "Ecology of Perception". International Festival of Visual Art. Samara Regional Fund. Institute "Open
Society". Samara. Russia

2000 Preserntation of Book By F.Infante "Monography". House of Naive Art. Moscow. Russia
"Point of View" Installation. Art Triennial. Echigo-Tsumari

2001 "Between Sky & Earh". Installation Project. Krokin Gallery. Moscow. Russia

2002 "Top Code". State Center of Contemporary Art. Moscow. Russia
"Art Moscow' workshop". Regional Fund of Art Projects support. Central House of Artists. Moscow. Russia
"Art-Frankfurt". Krokin gallery (personal booth). Germany
"La Dimensione metafisica". Reggio, Badalucco, Imperia provincies. Italy

2003 "Space of Time". Krokin gallery. Moscow. Russia

2014 "Re-Constructions". Krokin gallery. Moscow. Russia

Group exhibitions:
1963 Exhibition of Geometric Works. Culture and the Arts Club, Moscow. Russia

1964 "On the Way to Synthesis in Art". Maryinskaya St. Club, Moscow. Russia

1965 "Alternativa Attuale 2". Aquilla, Italy
Viola Club, Prague, Czechoslovakia
Exhibition of Kinetic Art By the Movement Group. Architects' Club, St.Petersburg
Gallery na Karlovom Nameste, Prague, Czechoslovakia
"New Trend -3". Zagreb, Yugoslavia

1966 Exhibition of Kinetic Art. Club of I.Kurchatov Atomic Energy Institute, Moscow. Russia
"Kunst-Light-Kunst". Eindhoven, Netherlands
"Kinetics". Cologne, Germany
"Documenta IV". Kassel, Germany

1968 "Documenta V". As Above

1969 "Nuova Scuola Di Mosca". Galleria Pananti, Florence, Italy
"La Biennale-69". Nuremberg, Germany

1970 "Nuove Correnti a Mosca". Ýuseo Belle Arti Lugano, Switzerland

1973 "What Is Kinetism". Artist's House at Kuznetsky Most, Moscow. Russia
"Progressive Russische Kunst". Gallerie Gmurzynska, Cologne, Germany

1976 "Exposition Au Musee En Exil" (A.Glezer's Collection). Mongeron, France

1977 "La Nuova Arte Sovietica". La Biennale Di Venezia, Italy
"Contemporary Russian Art". Palais De Congres. Paris, France
"Unofficial Art from Soviet Union". Institute of Cont. Art, London, Gr.Britain
"New Art from Soviet Union". Washington, Ithaca, New York, USA

1978 "Rassegna Sul Dissenso Culturale Nell`Est Europio". Scuola Art E Mestiert, Aula Magna Scuola Cantonale Di Commercio, Aula Magna Municipio, Sala Patriziale, Bellinzona, Switzerland
"Various Trends in Contemporary Art". Exhibition Rooms of Moscow Artists' Union, Zholtovskogo St., Moscow. Russia
"Science and Art". Scientists' Club. Moscow. Russia
"Unofficial Russian Art". Musee Du Vieux Chateau; Musee Des Beaux Arts De Tours; Musee Des Beaux Rts De Chartres; France
"Unofficial Contemporary Soviet Art". Municipal Museum, Tokyo, Japan

1979 "Colour, Space, Form". 28 Malaya Gruzinskaya St., Moscow. Russia
"20 Years of Unofficial Russian Art". City Museum, Bochum, Germany

1981 "Nouvelles Tendences De L'art Russe Non Officiel 1970-80". Le Centre Culturel De La Villedieu, Paris, France
"Cosmos". 28 Malaya Gruzunskaya St., Moscow. Russia
"25 Years of Unofficial Soviet Art: 1956-1981". Museum of Contemporary Russian Art. Mongeron, France
"Possibilities of Photography". Centre of Technological Esthetics, Moscow. Russia

1982 "Plastic Problems". Artist's House at Kuznetsky Most, Moscow. Russia
"Tradition and Modernity". Exhibition Rooms, Zholtovsky St., Moscow. Russia

1983 "Unconventional Materials in Art". Artist's House at Kuznetsky Most, Moscow. Russia

1984 "Photography and Art". Art Museum, Tartu
"A World of Objects". Centre of Technological Esthetics, Moscow. Russia
"Geometry and Space". Architects' Club, Moscow. Russia
"Photo-84". 28 Malaya Gruzinskaya St., Moscow. Russia
"Tradition Gegenwart. Russische Und Sovietische Kunst". Hannover, Dusseldorf, Stuttgart, Germany

1985 "Experimental Art". International Exhibition. Club of Young Artists, Budapest, Hungary

1986 "Scientific and Technological Progress and Representational Art". Central Artist's House, Moscow. Russia
"Abstraction of the 60-S". Artist's House at Kuznetsky Most, Moscow. Russia
"Art of Today". 1st International Exhibition. Club of Young Artists, Budapest, Hungary
"50 Jahre Moderne Farbfotografie". Cologne, Germany

1986-87 Exhibition of Painting. 28 Malaya Gruzinskaya St., Moscow. Russia

1987 "Another Russia". Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, Gr.Britain
"Art of Today". II International Exhibition. Club of Young Artists, Budapest
"The Artist and Modernity". 1st Grouping of Moscow Artists. Kashirka Gallery, Moscow. Russia
"Object-I". 28 Malaya Gruzinskaya St., Moscow. Russia
"Dwelling". Hermitage Amateur Society, 100 Profsoyuznaya St., Moscow. Russia
"Time - Space - Art". Exhibition Rooms of Tartar Artists' Union, Kazan. Russia
"Retrospective of Moscow Artists 1957-1987". 100 Profsoyuznaya St., Moscow. Russia
"Photography from Russia". Yungmanovo Namesti, Prague

1988 "Ich Lebe - Ich Sehe". Kunstmuseum, Bern Switzerland
"Olympiad of Arts". Museum of Contemporary Art. Seul, South Korea
"Geometry in Art". Kashirka Gallery, Moscow. Russia
"Meine Zeit Mein Raubtier". Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf, Germany
"Art and Modernity". Central Artist's House, Moscow. Russia
"Arco-88". Galeria De France, Madrid, Spain
"Designer-Artist". Centre of Technological Esthetics, Moscow. Russia

1989 "100 Years of Russian Art 1889 - 1989. from Private Collections in the USSR". Gallery of Arts and Museum of Contemporary Art, Oxford, Gr.Britain; Exhibition Rooms of Soviet Culture Fund, Moscow. Russia
"Collection of Lenz Schoenberg". Central Artist's House, Moscow. Russia
"New Soviet Avantgarde". International House Gallery, New York, USA
"Winter Landscape". Exhibition Rooms of Journalists' Union, Moscow. Russia
"What Is Photography". 150 Years of Photography. Prague
"Colour Press Photograph. Kodak-89". Exhibition Rooms of Journalists' Union, Moscow. Russia

1990 "Scientific and Technological Progress and Art". Artist's House at Kuznetsky Most, Moscow. Russia
"The Logic of the Paradox". Palase of Youth, Moscow. Russia
"Towards the Object". Kashirka Gallery, Moscow. Russia
Exhibition on the Centenary of the Architect Melnikov. Manege, Moscow. Russia
"The Quest for Self-Expression. Painting in Moscow and Leningrad 1965-1990". Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, USA
"Soviet Contemporary Art" from the Kniga Collection". Soho, New York, USA; Paris, France
"Photographies". Grand Palais, Paris, France
"Kunst+Kanal" - "Rhein-Main-Donau". Exhibition of Projects for Competition. Nuremberg, Germany

1990-91 "Alternative Art. Moscow 1956-1976". Moscow Collection Gallery. State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow. Russia; State Russian Museum, St.Petersburg. Russia

1991 "Contemporary Soviet Art. from the Thaw to Perestroika". Collection of Contemporary Art of Tsaritsino Museum, Moscow. Russia; Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo. Japan
"In De USSR En Erbuiten". Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
"Artistas Rusos Contemporaneos No Vacio". Auditoria De Galicia, Santiago De Compostela, Spain
"Salon De Los 16". Palacio De Velazques; Museo National; Centro De Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
"Back to Square One". Berman E.N. Gallery, New York, USA
"El Apartamento, El Sueno Del Coleccionista". Galeria Fernando Duran, Madrid, Spain
"Shared Earth". Scotland, Gr.Britain; Museum of Decorative Art, Moscow. Russia
"La Base an Pays des Soviets". La Base, Levallois-Perret, France
"from Works By Contemporary Russian Authors". Benescev District Museum,Prague, Czechoslovakia
"Die Kunst Von Innen Bittend". Lenz Schoenberg's Collection . Das Tiroler Landesmuseum, Innsbruck
"Pictures Return to Russia, Pictures Stay in Russia". Paris-Moscow-New York. Central Artist's House, Moscow. Russia

1992 "Moscow Romanticism". Central Artist's House, Moscow. Russia
"Kolekcja Lenza Schonberga". Galeria Zacheta, Warsaw, Poland
"The Photographic Experience in Contemporary Russian Art. Herbarium". Kunsthalle Exnergasse; Fotogalerie Wien, Austria
1st A.D.Sakharov International Arts Festival. Museum of Fine Arts, Nizhny Novgorod
"Bilder Und Gedichte". Art Museum, Bochum, Germany
Exhibition of the Rinaco Collection of Contemporary Art. Central Artists' Club, Moscow. Russia

1993 "Collection D'art Contemporain Rinaco. Moscou 1993". Caisse Des Depots Et Consignations - 56 Rue Jacob, Paris, France
"Art at First Hands, Or Apology of Shyness". Regina Gallery, Moscow. Russia
"Curiosites Naturelles". Antonie House of Arts, Bordeaux Park, Paris, France
"Adresse Provisoire Pour L'art Contemporain Russe". Musee De La Poste, Paris, France
"Art Frankfurt". Frankfurt, Germany

1994 "Art of Contemporary Photography. Russia, Ukraine, Belorussia". Central Artist's House, Moscow. Russia
"Europa, Europa". Bonn, Germany

1994-95 "Neue Fotokunst Aus Russland". Badischer Kunstverein, Carlsruhe; Galerie Im Karmelitenkloster, Frankfurt-Am-Main; Kunsthalle Faust, Hannover; Museum Volk Und Wirtschaft, Dusseldorf; Neuer Berliner Kunsverein, Berlin; Hertener Fototage, Herten, Germany

1995 "Kunst Im Verborgenen. Nonkonformisten Russland 1957-1995". Collection of Contemporary Art of Tsaritsino Museum, Moscow. Russia; Wilhelm-Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen-Am-Rhein; Documenta-Halle,Kassel; Staatliches Lindenau Museum, Altenburg, Germany
"Neue Fotokinst Aus Russland". Galerie Im Karmelitencloster. Frankfurt
"Der Aufstand Der Bilder - Moscauer Maler 1974-1994". Hallescher Kunstverein E.V. Hamburg
"Photo World Moscow. Russia Tuday". Exhibition Hall at Krasnaya Presnya. Moscow. Russia
"Kunst Im Verborgenen. Nonconformisten". Galerie Karenina. Wien. Austria
Exhibition of A.Glezer Collection. Museums of Private Collections, State Fine Art Museum by Pushkin. Moscow. Russia
"Artist and his model". Moscow Fine Art Gallery. Moscow. Russia
"P.S." Exhibition Hall of International Artist Federation. Moscow. Russia
"Russian Images 1966-1995". Morlan Gallery. Transilvania University. USA

1996 Exhibition Devouted to K.Malevitch. Malevitch Center. Moscow. Russia
Exposition "Edition & Galerie Hoffmann". Art Frankfurt. Germany
"Photobiennial - 96". Moscow. Russia
"Thaw Aesthetics. New Russian Art of 1956 - 1962". Exhibition Hall of Krasnogvardeisky District. Moscow. Russia
"From Performance History". Institute of Contemporary Art. Moscow. Russia
"Summer Exhibition". Moscow Fine Art Gallery. Moscow. Russia
"Artoteca". Central House of Artists. Moscow. Russia
"Nonkonformists - the Second Russian Avantgarde 1995-1988" (Bar-Gera Collection). State Russian Museum. Saint Petersburg; State Tretiakov Gallery. Moscow. Russia; Art Institute of Shtedel and City Gallery. Frankfurt. Germany
"Art of Nonkonformism from Soviet Union. 1956-1986". Norton and Nancy Dodge. Zimmerly Art Museum. New Jersy State Museum. USA
"Landscape Architecture". Limeric. Ireland
"Inversion". Institute of Economic Development. Nizhny Novgorod. Russia
"Dialogue of Styles and Generations". Russian Cultural Center. Budapest
"Russian Utopia. Depositaries". VI International Fair of Architecture. Venice Biennial
"Contemporary Russian Art" (Lis Yanstroup and Yens Gregersen Collection). State Tretiakov Gallery. Moscow. Russia
"Christmas Gifts". "KINO" Gallery. Moscow. Russia

1997 "Kredo". Russian Cultural Fund. Moscow. Russia
"From Gulag ˘¤ Glasnost: Contemporary Art in the Ussa/Nis". International Images. Ltd. Sewickley Pa. USA
"State Prize - 96". State Tretiakov Gallery. Moscow. Russia
'Photo-Estafeta. From Rodchenko Till Nowadays. "ß-3" Gallery. Moscow. Russia
"Artist-Photographer". Russian Cultural Center. Budapest. Hungary
"Contrasts Harmony - Russian Art of the Second Half of the XX Century". Russian Academy of Art. Moscow. Russia
"Russian Constructivists Origins: Nowadays Problems". Art Galleries of Maryland University, New-Hampshir Yniversity, Dikenson College of Pensilvania, World Nank in Vashingtone. USA
"Secession - It's a Better World". Wiener Secession
"Collectioner's World - Contemporary Look". from E.Nutovich Collection. Museums of Private Collections, State Fine Art Museum by Pushkin. Moscow. Russia
"Art-Manege'97". Exposition of Russian Museum. Moscow. Russia

1998 "The Second Avant-Garde. Graphics". "Dom Naschekina" Gallery. Moscow. Russia
"Nonkonformists - the Second Russian Avantgarde 1995-1988" (Bar-Gera Collection). Samara Art Museum
"Cinstructivism's Workshop". State Tretiakov Gallery. Moscow. Russia
"De Novo". State Art Gallery. Lvov. Ukraine
Russlands Zweite Avantgard. Museum Moderner Kunst. Passau

1999 "Russian Art of 1950-ies - 1980-ies (from Abstractions to Conceptualism)". Collection of Contemporary Art of Tsaritsino Museum. Central House of Artists. Moscow. Russia
"Landshapes". Southeast Museum of Photography. Daytona Beach Community College. Florida
"Intermuseum". Moscow International Festival. Expocenter. Moscow. Russia
"Devoted to Pushkin". State Center of Contemporary Art. Moscow. Russia
"Art-Communication Tour". Linz. Austria
"Post-War Russian Avantgarde". Y.Traisman Collection (USA). State Tretiakov Gallery. Moscow. Russia
"Idea of USSR Museum". The First Exhibition-Laboratory. Andrey Sakharov Museum
"Positionen Der Konkreten Und Konstruktiven Kunst". Die Statung Bauhaus Dessau. in Zusammenarbeit Mit Der Galerie Und Edition Hoffmann. Friedberg
"Live Shape". Fine Art Museum. Ekaterinburg. Russia
"Artist's Book, 1970-1990-ies". from State Fine Art Museum by Pushkin and Private Collections. State Fine Art Museum by Pushkin. Moscow. Russia
"Constructivists' Club - Way to Absract". "Dom" Gallery. Moscow. Russia
Exhbition of Participants of International Simposium "Ural". Chusovoe, Ekaterinburg Region. Russian Cultural Fund. Moscow. Russia
"Art-Manege". "Regina" Gallery. Manege. Moscow. Russia
"Russian Contemporary Art. The Second Half of the of XX Century". Kolodzei Art Foundation. USA.
"Kunst im Intergrund". Nonkonformistische Kunstler Aus Sowjet Union. Albertina

2000 "Glaz" Photogallery. Moscow House of Photography, Moscow Art Center. Moscow. Russia
"International Art Saloon-2000". Central House of Artists. Moscow. Russia
"Levoy, Levoy..". Exhibition of Russian Avantgarde Od 10-s, 60-ies. "New Ermitage" Gallery-Museum.
Moscow. Russia
"ARCO". Madrid. Spain
"Transito". Installationes De Toledo. Centro Cultural Templo De San Marcos. Toledo. Spain
"Landshapes: Record of An Action". The Von Liebig Art Center. Frederick O. Watson Gallery. Naples. Florida
"Dynamic Pairs". Guelman Gallery. Moscow. Russia
Exhibition in Russian Cultural Centre. Katmandoe
Exposition of Modern Russian Art. State Tretiakov Gallery. Moscow. Russia
"Sea". International Art-Forum. Sochi. Russia
"Serials". Manege. State Center of Contemporary Art. Moscow. Russia
"The Second Russian Avantgarde Exhibition". Bar-Gera Collection. Vitten
"Realities and Utopias". Abstract Painting in the Norion and Nancy Dodge Collection of Nonconformist
Art from the Soviet Union. Zimmerli Art Museum. USA
"Art-Manege". Regina Gallery. Manege. Moscow. Russia
"Ural, Tibet, Baikal". Revda-Ekaterinburg. Regional Folk Museum. Russia
"Space Exhibition". Paris. France
"L'uragano Del Tempo". Di Arte Russia Ed Est-Europea (1960-2000). The Kolodzei Art Foundation. Sanremo. Villa Ormond. Italy

2001 "Landshapes Record of Action". Contemporary Art Center of Virginia. USA
"Constructing the Sign" Installation (1984). Within "Opus Posth" Group Concert and Concert of D.Pokrovsky Musical Group (Texts By Velimir Khlebnikov). Moscow State Philarmonia
"Russland's Zweite Avantgarde". Galerie "Karenina". Wien. Austria
"Direction: East Way to Himalai". "Kino" Gallery. Manege. Moscow. Russia
Exhibition of Contemporary Art. Regional Picture Gallery. Novosibirsk. Russia
Artefactos Demonstration. Moscow State Conservatoria
Art-Moscow International Art-Fair. Moscow. Russia
"Grani". Exhibitional Hall. Volgograd. Russia
"Internal Asia". Bishkek. Kyrgyzstan; Alma-Aty, Kazahstan; Saint Petersburg, Kaliningrad. Russia
"Abstraction in Russian Art". State Russian Museum. Saint Petersburg. Russia
"4+4". Two generation of Russian Avant-garde. Mimi Ferzt gallery. USA

2002 Maskvos Laikas (Moscow Time). Siuolaik-Inio Meno Centras. Vilnius. Lietuva
"Abstraction - Reality". Exhibition hall of Moscow Union of Artists. Moscow. Russia
"Small Treaty about Landscape". Photobiennial. Collection of National Fund of Contemporary Art, Paris. Exhibition Hall "New Manege". Moscow. Russia
Exhibition devoted to the 10-th Anniversary of the State Center of Contemporary Art. Moscow. Russia
Festival of Contemporary Art in Buhta Radosti. Installation "Fifty-Fifty". Moscow region. Russia
"Internal Asia". Novosibirsk picture gallery (2001), "Tengri-Umay" gallery - Almaty, Kazahstan (2002), National museum of Fine Arts - Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan (2002)
"Summer exhibition". Krokin gallery. Moscow. Russia
"Art Frankfurt". Krokin gallery booth. Germany

2003 "Moscow Abstraction". The second part of XX century. State Tretiakov gallery. Moscow. Russia
"About free gunner - Men of the Sixties to Vysotsky". State cultural Center-Museum by V.Vysotsky. Sam Brook gallery. Moscow. Russia

2011
"Earth. Space. Gagarin". Krokin gallery. Moscow

2012
"Art Only". Krokin gallery. Moscow

2013 "The Sky". Group project of Krokin gallery in Moscow Planetarium. Moscow

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