Exhibitions

A full listing of exhibitions hosted by the Russian American Cultural Center.
  • INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
  • December 11-12, 2015
  • Columbia University, New York
  • Curator Regina Khidekel
  • Opening Reception: Thursday, December 10, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
  • Harriman Institute of Columbia University
  • Lazar Khidekel Award 2014 in Baku, Azerbaijan. Read: Daniel Libeskind's statement on the occasion
  • October 11-18, 2014 | Exhibition opening October 16 | Award Ceremony October 17
  • Azerbaijan Architecture and Construction University and Union of Architects of Azerbaijan
  • The first book dedicated solely to this important member of the Russian avant-garde, this volume profiles Lazar Khidekel, a brilliant artist and architect.
  • November 2014
  • Join us for a reception and panel discussion to commemorate the 100 years of Suprematism, 95 - of UNOVIS and the 110th Anniversary of Lazar Khidekel.
  • September 10 - October 15, 2014
  • Harriman Institute | Columbia University
  • Exhibition and panel discussion to commemorate the 110th Anniversary of the Avant-garde artist and architect Lazar Khidekel (1904-1986). Read Financial Times review.
  • July 9 - September 25, 2014
  • Pushkin House, London
  • Visit the flying structures of Lazar Khidekel at the Jewish Museum & Tolerance Center, Moscow; on view: Jun 10 - Aug 15, 2014. Aug 10 - lecture by Regina Khidekel
  • June 10 - August 15, 2014
  • Jewish Museum & Tolerance Center
  • Russian Pavilion expo Fair Enough | Absorbing Modernity: 1914-2014 at the 14th International Architecture Biennale in Venice
  • June 7 - November 23, 2014
  • The 14th International Architecture Biennale in Venice
  • The exhibition presents bold images of New York, places where we never visit or would even be able to find.
  • Opening Reception: Wednesday, February 5, 6:00pm - 8:00pm | Exhibit dates Monday, January 27 – Saturday, March 8, 2014
  • Harriman Institute of Columbia University, Harriman Atrium
  • Lazar Khidekel became an important proponent and theoretician of the avant-garde movement known as Suprematism and a founding member of Unovis group.
  • Tuesday, March 11 | 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM | NYC
  • AIA New York Chapter | Center for Architecture
  • The event gathered together former students of Lazar Khidekel to share memories of a Teacher and a deep understanding of his role in history of art and architecture.
  • March 4, 2014
  • House of Architects | Дом архитектора (Особняк A. A. Половцева)
  • The exhibition will consist of 24 images of New York and St. Petersburg, two cities that were called at some time “New Amsterdam”.
  • TBD
  • Harriman Institute of Columbia University
  • An exhibition of paintings, drawings, period photographs, UNOVIS documents, publications, letters, and architectural models.
  • April 21, 2013 to August 5, 2013
  • YIVO Institute at the Center for Jewish History
  • Alexander Sergeyevich Nikolsky (1884-1953), was one of the outstanding masters of the Soviet architecture.
  • March 6, 2013 to April 26, 2013
  • Harriman Institute at Columbia University
  • The Russian Pavilion NY announces its inaugural edition in conjunction with Armory Arts Week 2013.
  • March 8, 2013 to March 11, 2013
  • Russian Art Pavilion
  • "Ed Koch loved graphic art. He saw my drawings in May of 2011, invited me to his law office, Bryan Cave LLP, and posed for Koch – Mayor of the City of New York..."
  • February 1, 2013
  • Children's Museum of the Arts (CMA), in partnership with the Russian American Cultural Center, will explore the arts and culture of New York's Russian community.
  • November 14, 2012
  • The Children's Museum of the Arts
  • From the Jurii Maniichuk and Rose Brady Collection.
  • September 14, 2012 to October 7, 2012
  • Ukrainian Institute of America
  • Margaret De Patta, The Chicago Bauhaus, and Modernist Jewelry.
  • June 7, 2012
  • The Theater at MAD | Museum of Arts and Design
  • The exhibition project will transform the gallery space into an apartment-like installation where the rooms are going to be filled with artwork reminiscent of our previous exhibitions.
  • May 19, 2012 to August 31, 2012
  • Proun Gallery Center of Contemporary Art "Vinzavod" | Галерея Проун, Центр современного искусства «Винзавод»
  • RACC joins the Jewish Folk Craft Guild (JFCG) in celebrating: THE JUBILEE OF ARCHITECT LAZAR TARLER.
  • April 14, 2012
  • Brooklyn Public Library
  • Curated by Dorothea Strauss, Director of the Haus Konstruktiv Museum, in co-operation with Ettore Gualtiero Robbiani.
  • January 25, 2012 to March 15, 2012
  • The Leuenhof
  • We are happy and proud that RACC's new exhibition curated by Regina Khidekel: "Behind the Porous Curtain" by Anatoly Pronin was chosen for the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs's homepage.
  • January 23, 2012 to March 10, 2012
  • The Harriman Institute
  • Russian American Cultural Center is proud to be a part of the book project of the artist Genia Chef who has been longtime affiliate of the RACC...
  • November 16, 2011
  • Russian Museum | Ludwig Museum in the Russian Museum
  • Works of Lazar Khidekel shown along with works of Kazimir Malevich, Ilya Chashnik, Nikolay Suetin, Ilya Kabakov, Andrey Monasdtursky, and Francisco Infante-Arana.
  • September 24, 2011 to November 27, 2011
  • Proun Gallery, Moscow
  • Regina Khidekel "On the Visionary Power of Russian Suprematism."
  • January 24, 2011
  • Haus Konstruktiv
  • From the Annals of our Past: Artist and his Time. Curated by Regina Khidekel.
  • October 12, 2010 to January 15, 2011
  • The Harriman Institute of Columbia University
  • An upcoming exhibition at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York City will examine intriguing correspondences and differences between Eastern Orthodox Christian icons and Tibetan Buddhist thangkas.
  • October 5, 2010 to March 7, 2011
  • Rubin Museum of Art
  • A solo exhibition from the artist's estate, is a part of the COMPLETE CONCRETE, an exhibition on the 100-year of development constructivist, concrete and conceptual art and its effect on the present.
  • August 27, 2010 to January 30, 2011
  • Haus Konstruktiv
  • This exhibition is the first full-scale retrospective of Kandinsky’s career in the US since 1985 and offers a comprehensive chronological survey of the artist’s work...
  • January 13, 2010
  • The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
  • In the Soviet Union pictures could tell a story that was not always possible to describe in words. Thus camera became Shalamoff's pen.
  • October 1, 2009 - November 13, 2009
  • The Harriman Institute at Columbia University
  • We hope that this exhibition and catalog will reawaken people’s awareness about the significance of stage design as a vital art form and of these artists' creative achievements.
  • September 17, 2009 to October 7, 2009
  • Ana Tsarev Gallery
  • This exhibition features works created between 1910 and 1969 by avante-garde Russian artists in the Soviet Union and abroad.
  • March 31, 2009 to June 30, 2009
  • The Harriman Institute
  • Leonid Lubianitsky is one of the leading contemporary photographers and the most recognized artists in the Russian cultural community in the USA and abroad.
  • January 20, 2009 to March 27, 2009
  • The Harriman Institute at Columbia University
  • This exhibition is comprised of two series of narrative digital collages, “IroNY Curtain” and “Fitting Ukraine.”
  • October 1, 2007 to October 30, 2007
  • The Harriman Institute
  • Past and Present: Russian Jewish Artists. Works from various artists om display, curated by Regina Khidekel.
  • April 15, 2007, 12:00 - 4:00 PM
  • This exhibition is comprised of two series of narrative digital collages, “IroNY Curtain” and “Fitting Ukraine.”
  • November 7, 2006 to November 28, 2006
  • Portraits of Russian Artists, 1984-1995. Experience of a Russian artist working in collaboration in the East and in the West
  • October 23, 2006 to December 15, 2006
  • Harriman Institute
  • Despite the ban on any expression of Jewish life in the Soviet Union, Jewish identity and artistic sensibility survived and is flourishing.
  • May 18, 2006 to July 13, 2006
  • The Laurie M. Tisch Gallery
  • Horst Tappe, "Nabokov in Montreux"
  • March 28, 2005 to April 22, 2005
  • The Harriman Institute
  • This is the first exhibition that examines Khidekel's career from the years immediately following the Russian revolution to the fall of the Soviet state.
  • December 5, 2004
  • The Judah L. Magnes Museum
  • Roberta Fineberg, "Glasnost: Moscow 1989-1990"
  • December 18, 2003 to February 2, 2004
  • Fleet Bank Public Art Space
  • Test of Time, "Five Reflections." Display of works by Mark Khidekel, Vitaly Komar & Aleksandr Melamid, Alexander Kosolapov, Irina Nakhova, and Mark Serman
  • March 31, 2003 to April 30, 2003
  • Laurie Tisch Sussman Gallery
  • Karen Gunderson, "Moral Courage During WWII: Denmark & Bulgaria."
  • March 2003
  • An exhibition of works by the artist Isaac Aden, and his material from "Imperial Amity."
  • February 26, 2003
  • Russian American Cultural Center
  • The Russian American Cultural Center (RACC) is pleased to announce the opening of its new exhibition "Favorite Portraits of People in the World" by Valera and Natasha Cherkashin.
  • December 5, 2002 to December 24, 2002
  • Fleet Bank Public Art Space
  • A multi-media project exploring the interactive art process, from the viewpoints of the photographer, the painter, and the interviewee.
  • November 1, 2002 to November 30, 2002
  • Russian American Culture Center
  • The exhibition is a reflection and introspection of the historical events of September 11th. It presents two New Yorkers, artist and poet John Digby and architect and artist Mark Khidekel.
  • September 10, 2002 to October 8, 2002
  • Russian American Cultural Center
  • New York artist Yona Verwer will be showing new work with a markedly mystical motif in a solo exhibition opening June 5th, 2002.
  • June 5, 2002 to August 28, 2002
  • Russian American Cultural Center
  • Post Factum is the first installment in a series of Julia Nitsberg's exhibitions that are reflections on the events and the aftermath of the September 11 attack on the World Trade Center.
  • May 9, 2002 to May 30, 2002
  • Russian American Cultural Center
  • Russian American Cultural Center. On view from: April 16 - May 7, 2002.
  • April 16, 2002 to May 7, 2002
  • Russian American Cultural Center
  • Unlike most collagists who build up layers of contrasting papers, Digby works to achieve a unified composition by inlaying all of his paper fragments.
  • February 7, 2002 to February 21, 2002
  • Russian American Cultural Center
  • "Life Is a Gamble" is Alex Trachishin's first exhibition in New York and first presentation of a new series of works featuring gambling...
  • 2002
  • Russian American Cultural Center
  • Stephan Soreff and Athos Zacharias are New York art insiders who came to the scene when art was evolving from Abstract Expressionism into the movement of Pop Art.
  • January 2002
  • In an effort to strengthen the spirit of our city, the Russian-American Cultural Center is reopening its gallery in Lower Manhattan next to the wounded area of the World Trade Center.
  • November 30, 2001 to December 17, 2001
  • Russian American Cultural Center
  • New large-scale paintings, sculptures and installations are on display in the extraordinary space - an "industrial cathedral" in the midst of New York's newest art district...
  • May 16, 2001 to June 6, 2001
  • Russian American Cultural Center
  • This exhibition is the result of the combined efforts of seven pairs of cutting edge Bulgarian and American women artists.
  • November 2, 2000 to November 30, 2000
  • Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts
  • It's the Real Thing is a landmark exhibition in which the work of pre- and post-perestroika sots artists was exhibited together for the first time in the United States.
  • 1998
  • Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum