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Nikolay Bakharev

Nikolay Bakharev was born in 1946 in Mikhailovka village, in Altai Region of Russia. His parents died when he was 4 years old. Since that age he lived in orphanage till 16 when he started to work as a mechanic at a metallurgy plant. He stopped it when he began to photograph. He permanently lives in West-Siberia in Novokuznetsk city (Kemerovo Region) and earns his living by photographing privately. He participated in a number of exhibitions in Russia and abroad, since 1991 he is a member of Photographer’s Union of Russia.

Solo exhibitions:

2015 The People of Town N, Julie Saul Gallery, NY, USA
2013 Amateurs and Lovers, Julie Saul Gallery, NY, USA
2008-2009 Public and Private, Photographer.ru Gallery, Moscow
2003 BAHAREVLAND, Regina Gallery, Moscow, Russia
1999 Humanitarian and Political science Centre “Strategy”, Moscow
1998 International Photo Festival, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
1996 25 years of the Soviet landscape, Art Museum, Novokuznetsk, Russia
1996 VI International Photography Month, Bratislava, Slovakia
1991 SovDep, Photocentre, Kemerovo, Russia; Canon Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
1990 SovDep, Exhibition hall “Flora”, Omsk, Russia

Selected group exhibitions:

2019 The Space Between, Julie Saul Gallery, NY, USA
2018 Labor: Goal and Idea, NCCA, Moscow
2016 Heaven and Hell: Antagonists in the Contemporary Siberian Photography, NCCA, Tomsk
2016 The Novokuznetsk School of Photography: Nikolay Bakharev, Vladimir Vorobyov, Vladimir Sokolaev, MAMM (Moscow) and Eltsin Center (Ekaterinburg)
2015 Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2015, the Photographer’s Gallery, London, UK
2015 Natures, Natural and Unnatural, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
2013 Rencontres d’Arles festival, Arles, France
2013 55th Venice Biennale, the main project “The Encyclopaedic Palace”
2013 AIPAD 2013, Julie Saul Gallery, NY, USA
2013 Art Paris Fair, Grinberg Gallery booth
2012 Paris Photo, Julie Saul Gallery booth
2012 Contemporary Russian Photography. FotoFest Biennial, Houston, USA
2011 Paris Photo, Michael Hoppen Gallery booth
2011 Ostalgia. New Museum, NYC, USA
2010 Object of [Passion and] Desire. RTR (Russiantearoom) Gallery. Paris, France
2010 Russian Photography: historical, modern and contemporary. 1850-2010. Gallery Beckel-Odille-Boïcos. Paris, France
2010 Russia! Michael Hoppen Gallery. London, Great Britain
2010 Russians! Photographic portrait. 1970-2010. La Gallerie Orel Art. Paris, France
2007 Russia Miami 2007 (in framework of Art Basel Miami Beach)Miami, USA
2006 Beach Photography (Bakharev Nikolay, John Hinde, Boris Mikhailov, Martin Parr, Tony Ray-Jones, Antanas Sutkus, Nick Waplington), White Space Gallery, London
2005 Universal Experience: Art, Life, and the Tourist Eye, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA
2004 Flight of Fools: Contemporary Russian Photography (Nickolay Bakharev, Sergey Bratkov, Vita Buivid, Olga Chernysheva, Oleg Kulik), White Space Gallery, London
2002 Photoplyazh (Russian Championship of Beach photography), Manezh , Moscow, Russia
2000 International Photosalon Siberia 2000, Novosibirsk, Russia
1996-1997 Russia: Chronicles of Change, Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, Washington Centre of Photography, USA
1996 Emerging Images: Contemporary Photography in Russia and Eurasia/USA,Humanities Research Center, University of Texas, Austin, USA
1995 Neue Fotokunst aus Russland, Frankfurt am Main, Karlsruhe, Hannover, Germany
1994 The Art of Contemporary photography from Russia, Ukraine, Byelorussia, The Central House of Artist, Moscow, Russia
1993 II exhibition of Russian Photographers’ Union, Moscow, Russia
1993 Russian Art Photography Today, University Rutgers, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
1991 I exhibition of Russian Photographers’ Union, Smolensk, Russia
1991 Replica, Shkola Gallery, Moscow, Russia
1989 Analytical photography. IV Biennial in Ioshkar-Ola, Russia
1989 150 years of Photography, The Central Exhibition Hall MANEZSH, Russia
1987 All-Union Photo Exhibition dedicated to the anniversary of October Revolution, Moscow, Russia
1972 Svema-72, All-Union Photo Exhibition, Shostka, Russia


2008 PEOPLE OF TOWN N (Russia)

2013 Amateurs and Lovers. Dashwood Books.

Works are in collections:

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Private collections in Russia and abroad.