LEONARDS LAGANOVSKIS
Born 1955, Riga, Latvia
Education
1973–1979
Latvian Academy of Art, Stage Design Department
Solo exhibitions
2012
"Yezzz!!!", Latvian Contemporary Art Centre Office Gallery, Riga, Latvia
2011
"End of Movie", Riga Gallery, Riga, Latvia
"Fetishists of the World, Unite!", Riga Art Space, Riga, Latvia
2010
Leonards Laganovskis Solo Show, "VIENNAFAIR 2010", Vienna, Austria
2009 "Normal", Latvian National Museum of Art Exhibition Hall "Arsenāls", Riga, Latvia
2007
"8th March. Vodka, Sex, Perfumes", Riga Gallery, Riga, Latvia
2004
"A Right to Desire", Riga Gallery, Riga, Latvia
1997
"Standards", Riga Gallery, Riga, Latvia
1996
"Die Saga", Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany
1993-1994
"Tribunes", Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany
1992
"Private Collection", Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
1990
Wewerka Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Selected Group exhibitions
2012
Contemporary Art Exhibition "To Be or Not", Daile Theatre, Riga, Latvia
2011
15th International Art Fair "Art Moscow", Central Artists' House, Moscow, Russia
2010
14th International Art Fair "Art Moscow", Central Artists' House, Moscow, Russia
2009
13th International Art Fair "Art Moscow", Central Artists' House, Moscow, Russia
2008
"Bouquet", Russian State Contemporary Art Centre, Moscow, Russia
2006
"Body Power", Riga Gallery, Riga, Latvia
10th International Art Fair "Art Moscow", Central Artists' House, Moscow, Russia
2005
Project "Patent Office", 9th International Art Fair "Art Moscow", Central Artists' House, Moscow, Russia
2004
8th International Art Fair "Art Moscow", Central Artists' House, Moscow, Russia
2002-2003
"Balticum", National Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark
2001-2001
"Imagination-Romantik", House of Romantik, Jena, Germany; the Brno House of Arts, Slovakia; Galway Arts Centre, Galway, Ireland
2000
"Dein Wille geschehe… Das Bild des Vaters in zeitgenoessischer Kunst und Wissenschaft", Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany
"Darüber hinaus, Ausgewählte künstlische Positionen an der Schwelle des neuen Jahrtausends", Hamburg Kunsthalle, Germany
1998
"Holocaust in Latvia", Bundestag, Bonn, Germany; Jewish Museum, Berlin, Germany
1995
"Memento. Art-History-Memories", Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany
"Postconceptual Painting", Kunstwerke, Berlin, Germany
1994
"Kunst sprache, Kunstwerke e.v.", Berlin, Germany
1993-1994
"Image Memory. Baltic States' Art of Photography Today", Galerie Martin-Gropius- Bau, Berlin, Germany
1992
Rauma Biennale Balticum '92, Rauma, Finland
"Tierra de nadie", Andalusia Pavilion, EXPO '92, Seville, Spain
"Avantgarde & Kampagne", Düsseldorf Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf, Germany
1991
"Von Angesicht zu Angesicht", Kiel, Berlin, Germany
Awards
2008
Nomination for Vilhelms Purvītis Award
2007
Exhibition of young Latvian painters "Candy Bomber" Award
2006
Annual Latvian Artists Union exhibition "Autumn 2006" Award
2005
Culture magazine "Forums" Award Gallery M6 Award Gallery Pedants Award 2004 Art Magazine "Studija" Prize Culture Capital Foundation / Artists' Union of Latvia Award of Debut of the Year Unibanka Award
2004
Art Magazine "Studija" Prize Culture Capital Foundation / Artists' Union of Latvia Award of Debut of the Year Unibanka Award
Works in public collections
Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia
Neue Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany
Kupferstich Kabinett, Berlin, Germany
Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers, University, New York , USA
Estonia Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia
Eestipank, Tallinn, Estonia
Artphilein Foundation, Vaduz, Liechtenstein; Kunsthalle Bremen, Germany
National Centre for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
The Diaghilev Centre of Contemporary Art, St. Petersburg, Russia