Andrey Kuzkin b. 1979

Found objects, or made by me, doesn't matter, they become an intergral part of myself, a material proof of the memory 

Andrey Kuzkin is known for his performances and actions. The sphere of his interests includes meditative work and relations between human and time. He also turns to drawing, painting, installation and sculpture. 


His personal projects were presented at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art and the Stella Art Foundation. The artist has taken part in the Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art (2010), the Parallel programme of the 54th Venice Biennale (2011), Performa Biennale in New York (2011), the Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art (2015, 2019), the Garage Triennial of Russian Contemporary Art (2020) and others.


Andrey Kuzkin is a twice winner of the Kandinsky Prize (2016), twice winner of the Innovation Prize (2008, 2017), and three times winner of the Soratnik Prize (2009-2011). In 2017 and 2018 the artist was included in the Russian Art Investment Rating 49ART, representing outstanding contemporary artists under the age of 50.


His works are included in the collections of the Centre Pompidou, State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, the National Center for Contemporary Art in Moscow, the National Museum of Gdansk in Poland, the V-A-C Foundation, the Stella Art Foundation in Moscow, BREUS foundation, the Russian Art World Foundation and other.