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VALERY KATSUBA
Byelorussia, USSR  b.1965 

1965  Born in Byelorussia, USSR
           Currently lives and works in Madrid, Spain

Education

1985  The Admiral Makarov State Maritime Academy, St Petersburg
          Postgraduate research in climatology under Academician Vladlen Adamenko

Selected Personal Exhibitions
2022  Valery Katsuba: Romantic Realism in Photography, Matthew Liu Fine Arts, Shanghai, China.

2021  Valery Katsuba: Russian Romantic Realism (curated by Karen Smith, supported by Sarah Vinitz Foundation and Anna Nova Gallery), Shanghai Centre of           

          Photography, Shanghai, China.
2018–2019  The Model: Classic and Contemporary (curated by José Manuel Springer, supported by the Sarah Vintz Foundation and the Frolov Gallery), National Museum

          of San Carlos, Mexico City, Mexico
2017  The Academic Tradition: St Petersburg – Madrid (curated by Semyon Mikhailovsky, with the support of the Frolov Gallery), Museum of the San Fernando Royal

          Academy of Fine Arts, Madrid, Spain
2016  Eight Stories (curated by Anna Shpakova), Gallery Ў (U neskladovaya), Minsk, Belarus
          100 Years Later (curated by Agnes Rammant), University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
2015  Selections from Far Away From Home (with the support of the Frolov Gallery), St Petersburg Academy of Arts, St Petersburg, Russia
2014  100 Years Later (curated by Semyon Mikhailovsky, with the support of the Sputnik gallery), parallel program MANIFESTA 10 of the European Biennale of

          Contemporary Art, St Petersburg Academy of Arts and the Research Museum of the Russian Academy of Arts, St Petersburg, Russia
          Morning, St Petersburg Academy of Arts and the Research Museum of the Russian Academy of Arts, Petersburg, Russia
2013  Velocius, Altius, Fortius, ArtMost Gallery, London, UK
2012  Air Flight. Body Shock, Sputnik Gallery, New York, USA
2011  Air Flight. Body Shock, Polka Gallery, Paris, France
2010  Air Flight. Body Shock, GMG Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2007  Phiscultura (curated by Ekaterina Kondranina), Moscow International Photobiennale, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia
2006  Phiscultura (curated by Maria Jesús Andrés García), Circulo de Bellas Artes (Society of Fine Arts), Madrid, Spain
          Metamorphoses of the Monarch, Kremlin Museum, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
2005  The Seasons. My Friends, Moscow International Photobiennale, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia
          Metamorphoses of the Monarch (for St Petersburg Early Music Festival supported by Marc de Mauny and Andrey Reshetin), Vladimir Nabokov Museum, St

          Petersburg, Russia
2001  Every Passion is Blind and Wild, XL Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2000  Farewell to the Winter's Tale, (supported by Irina Khmel’nitskaya), Palace of the Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich, St Petersburg, Russia

 

Selected Collective Exhibitions and Fairs

2022  Táctica Sintáctica, Museum Centre for Contemporary Art of the 2nd of May (CA2M), Mostoles, Madrid, Spain
2021  Photo London, Shtager Gallery booth, London, UK
          Photofairs, Anna Nova Gallery booth, Shanghai, China

2019  Photofairs, Anna Nova Gallery booth, Shanghai, China
          European Games – European Art, National Centre for Contemporary Arts of the Republic of Belarus, Minsk, Belarus
          Phiscultura and Air Flight, Photofairs, Anna Nova Gallery stand, Shanghai, China

2018  Winter Tales, ART4 Museum, Moscow, Russia
2017  Air Flight, as part of the Month of Photography in Minsk, Grodno, Belarus
2016–2017  Phiscultura, Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia, USA
2016  Every Passion is Blind and Wild in the Collection, National Center for Arts and Culture Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
2015  Metamorphoses of the Monarch and Every Passion is Blind and Wild in Vladislav Mamyshev-Monroe exhibition Archive M, Moscow Museum of Modern Art,

          Moscow, Russia
2014  Phiscultura, Holden Gallery, Manchester, UK
2013  Phiscultura, Sir John Soane Country House, Pitzhanger Gallery, London, UK
          Air Flight, Art Palm Beach, Sputnik Gallery stand, Miami, USA
          In Memory of Vladislav Mamyshev-Monroe, State Russian Museum, St Petersburg, Russia

2012  Phiscultura, Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia
          Air Flight, AHAF, Anna Nova Gallery stand, Hong Kong International Art Fair

2011  Nijinsky and Diamonds, Anna Nova Gallery, St Petersburg, Russia
          Nijinsky and Diamonds, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
          Albatross, State Historical Museum, Moscow, Russia
          Nijinsky and Diamonds, VI Tashkent International Biennale of Contemporary Art, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
          Air Flight, Korea International Art Fair, Anna Nova Gallery stand, Seoul, Korea

2010  Phiscultura, State Russian Museum, St Petersburg, Russia
          Air Flight, Moscow International Photobiennale, Moscow, Russia

2007  Metamorphoses of the Monarch, State Russian Museum, St Petersburg, Russia

          Metamorphoses of the Monarch and Every Passion is Blind and Wild, Cosmoscow, Gostiny Dvor, Frolov Gallery stand, Moscow, Russia
          Phiscultura, Art Moscow, Central House of Artists, Frolov Gallery stand, Moscow, Russia

2002  Every Passion is Blind and Wild and Strength and Beauty, Moscow International Photobiennale, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia
2000  New Year's Celebrations and Winter Tales, Moscow International Photobiennale, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia


Museum Collections
          National Centre for Arts and Culture Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
          Shanghai Centre of Photography, Shanghai, China
          Museum of the San Fernando Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Madrid, Spain
          State Russian Museum, St Petersburg, Russia
          Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia
          Centre for Contemporary Art of the 2nd of May (CA2M), Mostoles, Madrid, Spain
          Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow, Russia
          National Centre for the Plastic Arts, Paris, France
          Korea Photo Printing Promotion Association, Seoul, Korea
          Central State Archive of Film and Photo Documents, St Petersburg, Russia
          Museum of the New Academy of Fine Arts, Russia, St Petersburg

Books

2021  Valery Katsuba: Russian Romantic Realism, SCoP, Shanghai, China
2017  The Academic Tradition: St Petersburg – Madrid, Publishing House of the St Petersburg Academy of Arts, St Petersburg, Russia
2017  Air Flight, Prolab, Moscow, Russia
2013  Velocius, Altius, Fortius, ArtMost Foundation, London, UK
2007  Phiscultura, Turner Publishing, Madrid, Spain
 
Awards
2006  First Prize of the National Olympic Committee of Russia for “The Best Project on Sport of 2006”, ProSport Magazine, Moscow, Russia