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      E-E Evgenij Kozlov: Exhibitions

Notes from the Underground

Art and alternative music in Eastern Europe 1968–1994

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Muzeum Sztuki in Łódź, Poland


22.9.2016–15.01.2017

Curators:
David Crowley (Royal College of Art, London)
Daniel Muzyczuk (Muzeum Sztuki Lodz)

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This exhibition explores the close and often dynamic relationship between visual artists and musicians in Eastern Europe under communist rule. In the 1970s stages became settings throughout the world for elaborate light shows, outlandish props and theatrical costumes. Entire fashions were generated from the ‘look’ of performers. And, later, in the 1980s, the music video provided a new platform for visual expression. After dismissing Western pop culture as propaganda in the early years of the Cold War, each Eastern European state set about establishing its own jazz, pop and rock scenes with compliant stars, controlled venues and censored music magazines. ....
Read the introduction on the museum's homepage including a complete list of participating artists >>



In association with the exhibition, a 143 cm zigzag-fold leaflet was edited by (E-E) Evgenij Kozlov and Hannelore Fobo more >>
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Installation views of (E-E) Evgenij Kozlov's works.

E-E) Evgenij Kozlov — Notes from the Underground, Lozd, Poland, 2016

(E-E) Evgenij Kozlov
left: Любовь к работе из цикла Новая Классика / Love for Work from the cycle New Classicals
Oil on canvas, 202 x 306 cm, 1990.
small painting: Портрет Олега Котельникова с усами, крокодилом и точкой. / Portrait of Oleg Kotelnikov with Moustache, Crocodile and Dot
Mixed media on canvas, 69 x 73 cm,1988
right: Акула / Shark
Mixed media on canvas, 221 x 159 cm, mounted on wood, 1988
Foreground:
Timur Novikov, Ivan Sotnikov. Утюгон / Utiugon
Sound object with flat irons. 1980s
photo: H. Fobo


E-E) Evgenij Kozlov — Notes from the Underground, Lozd, Poland, 2016

(E-E) Evgenij Kozlov
left: Любовь к работе из цикла Новая Классика / Love for Work from the cycle New Classicals
Oil on canvas, 202 x 306 cm, 1990.
small painting: Портрет Олега Котельникова с усами, крокодилом и точкой. / Portrait of Oleg Kotelnikov with Moustache, Crocodile and Dot
Mixed media on canvas, 69 x 73 cm,1988
right: Акула / Shark
Mixed media on canvas, 221 x 159 cm, mounted on wood, 1988
Foreground:
Timur Novikov, Ivan Sotnikov. Утюгон / Utiugon
Sound object with flat irons. 1980s
photo: H. Fobo


E-E) Evgenij Kozlov — Notes from the Underground, Lozd, Poland, 2016

left: Joanna Stingray "Red Wave Exhibit Film" (available on vimeo >>)
right: Любовь к работе из цикла Новая Классика / Love for Work from the cycle New Classicals
Oil on canvas, 202 x 306 cm, 1990
Foreground:
Sergey Chernov. Costume drawings for Pop Mekhanika performances.
photo: H. Fobo


E-E) Evgenij Kozlov — Notes from the Underground, Lozd, Poland, 2016

(E-E) Evgenij Kozlov
Автопортрет с Синими Глазами / Self-portrait with Blue Eyes
Oil on paper, 94 x 70 cm, 1989
Портрет Тимура Новикова / Portrait of Timur Novikov
Mixed media on paper, 63 x 49 cm, 1986
Портрет Джоанны Стингрей / Portrait of Joanna Stingray
charcoal and wax crayon on paper, 63.2 x 49 cm, 1989
АСС-Е СМЕРТЬ. (Георгий Гурьянов) / Death to ASSA (Georgy Gurianov)
Mixed media on paper, 63 x 49 cm, 1987
photo: H. Fobo


E-E) Evgenij Kozlov — Notes from the Underground, Lozd, Poland, 2016

(E-E) Evgenij Kozlov
Портрет Тимура Новикова / Portrait of Timur Novikov
Mixed media on paper, 63 x 49 cm, 1986
Портрет Джоанны Стингрей / Portrait of Joanna Stingray
charcoal and wax crayon on paper, 63.2 x 49 cm, 1989
АСС-Е СМЕРТЬ. (Георгий Гурьянов) / Death to ASSA (Georgy Guryanov)
Mixed media on paper, 63 x 49 cm, 1987
Игорь Веричев / Igor Verichev
Ink and oil on paper, 77.5. x 50 cm, 1987
„И Игорь“. Новый композитор Игорь Веричев. / “And Igor.” New Composer Igor Verichev.
mixed media on paper, 63 x 49 cm, 1987
Новые-е Композиторы / Ne-ew Composers
Gouache on paper 72 x 46.2 cm, 1986
photo: H. Fobo


E-E) Evgenij Kozlov — Notes from the Underground, Lozd, Poland, 2016

(E-E) Evgenij Kozlov
АСС-Е СМЕРТЬ. (Георгий Гурьянов) / Death to ASSA (Georgy Guryanov)
Mixed media on paper, 63 x 49 cm, 1987
Игорь Веричев / Igor Verichev
Ink and oil on paper, 77.5. x 50 cm, 1987
„И Игорь“. Новый композитор Игорь Веричев. / “And Igor.” New Composer Igor Verichev.
mixed media on paper, 63 x 49 cm, 1987
Новые-е Композиторы / Ne-ew Composers
Gouache on paper 72 x 46.2 cm, 1986
photo: H. Fobo


E-E) Evgenij Kozlov — Notes from the Underground, Lozd, Poland, 2016

(E-E) Evgenij Kozlov
left: KINO
collage and photography on paper, 80 x 225cm, 1985
right: Seven photos from the photo session for the LP cover “Insect Culture / Насекомая культура"; original LP cover
photo: H. Fobo​


E-E) Evgenij Kozlov — Notes from the Underground, Lozd, Poland, 2016

(E-E) Evgenij Kozlov
KINO
collage and photography on paper, 80 x 225cm, 1985
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photo: H. Fobo


E-E) Evgenij Kozlov — Notes from the Underground, Lozd, Poland, 2016

(E-E) Evgenij Kozlov
Seven photos from the photo session for the LP cover “Popular Mechanics: Insect Culture / Насекомая культура" with Sergey Kuryokhin, Valery Alakhov and Igor Verichev
digital prints, 30 x 30 cm, 1987 / 2016
On the bottom right: Album cover “Insect Culture / Насекомая культура". Photography by Evgenij Kozlov, cover design by Collin Fallows
offset print, 31.3 x 31 cm, 1987 (ARK records, Liverpool),
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photo: H. Fobo


E-E) Evgenij Kozlov — Notes from the Underground, Lozd, Poland, 2016

(E-E) Evgenij Kozlov
Б.н. Выставка произведений ленинградских художников 5=20 апреля = 1983 (плакат выставки) / Untitled. Exhibition of works by Leningrad artists 5= 20 April = 1983 (exhibition poster)
Gouache and instant lettering on paper, 53 x 35.5 cm, 1983
Thirty-five out of fourty-four artists signed on the reverse of the poster.
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photo: H. Fobo


E-E) Evgenij Kozlov — Notes from the Underground, Lozd, Poland, 2016

(E-E) Evgenij Kozlov
Ten selected exhibits from the album 1984–1990 containing forty-five painted vintage photographs;
page size 31 x 23 cm

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photo: H. Fobo


E-E) Evgenij Kozlov — Notes from the Underground, Lozd, Poland, 2016

1984–1990
An album with forty-five painted vintage photographs, page size 31 x 23 cm
From left to right:
• Front cover
• Oleg Kotelnikov
• Joanna Stingray, Viktor Tsoy, Marianna Tsoy
• (E-E) Evgenij Kozlov and Vladislav Mamyshev-Monro
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photo: H. Fobo


E-E) Evgenij Kozlov — Notes from the Underground, Lozd, Poland, 2016

(E-E) Evgenij Kozlov
1984–1990
An album with forty-five painted vintage photographs, page size 31 x 23 cm
From left to right:
• (E-E) Evgenij Kozlov and Vladislav Mamyshev-Monro
• Igor Verichev and Georgy Guryanov
• The ‘New Composers’ Igor Verichev and Valery Alakhov
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photo: H. Fobo


E-E) Evgenij Kozlov — Notes from the Underground, Lozd, Poland, 2016

(E-E) Evgenij Kozlov
1984–1990
An album with forty-five painted vintage photographs, page size 31 x 23 cm
From left to right:
• (E-E) Evgenij Kozlov and Vladislav Mamyshev-Monro
• Igor Verichev and Georgy Guryanov
• The ‘New Composers’ Igor Verichev and Valery Alakhov
• Timur Novikov, Paquita Escofet Miro, Georgy Guryanov, Igor Verichev
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photo: H. Fobo


E-E) Evgenij Kozlov — Notes from the Underground, Lozd, Poland, 2016

(E-E) Evgenij Kozlov
1984–1990
An album with forty-five painted vintage photographs, page size 31 x 23 cm
Top to bottom:
• The ‘New Composers’ Igor Verichev and Valery Alakhov
• Timur Novikov, Paquita Escofet Miro, Georgy Guryanov, Igor Verichev
• Marianna Tsoy, Timur Novikov
• Sergei Bugaev
• Gagarin
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photo: H. Fobo



Private view 22 September 2016


David Crowley, co-curator of the exhbition ‘Notes from the Underground’ and Hannelore Fobo, art-critic and curator, in front of of (E-E) Evgenij Kozlov's work ‘Self-portrait with Blue Eyes’.

David Crowley, (Royal College of Art, London), co-curator of the exhibition ‘Notes from the Underground’, and Hannelore Fobo, art critic and curator, in front of of (E-E) Evgenij Kozlov's work ‘Self-portrait with Blue Eyes’.
Photo: Souad Bensalah-Mekkes


Daniel Muzyczuk, Head of Department of Modern Art at the Muzeum Sztuki, during a curator's tour of the exhibition.

Daniel Muzyczuk, Head of Department of Modern Art at the Muzeum Sztuki, during a curator's tour of the exhibition.
photo: H. Fobo


Hannelore Fobo and Jarosław Suchan, director of the Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland

Hannelore Fobo and Jarosław Suchan, director of the Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland
Photo: Souad Bensalah-Mekkes


Notes from the Underground. General view.

Notes from the Underground. General view.
photo: H. Fobo


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