With the support of:

Valeriy Chtak

Valeriy Chtak

1981, Moscow

Since 1998 took part in the project “School of contemporary art” by Avdey Ter-Oganyan. From 2000 to 2005 Chtak was a part of the “Radek community”. Since 2002 Valery participates in group and solo exhibition projects in Russia and abroad. In 2012 he was nominated for the INNOVATION Prize.

His works are in collections of the State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, The Fund of Vladimir Smirnov and Konstantin Sorokin, the corporate collection of the Deutsche Bank, as well as in private collections of Dmitry Aksenov, Bernard Arnault, Pierre Brochet, Andrey Tretyakov and others.

Lives and works in Moscow.

Photos of the works are provided by the Triangle Gallery.

Selected Exhibitions

2002 — Made in France. A. Sakharov Museum and Public Center. Moscow, Russia

2002-2003 — ArtKlyazma. Klyazminskoe Reservoir. Moscow Region, Russia

2002-2005 — Stop! Who goes there? National Center for Contemporary Art. Moscow, Russia

2005 — Portrait of a face. Guelman Gallery in the halls of the M'ARS contemporary art center. Moscow, Russia

2005 — Polski Plakat Filmowy. Gallery Showcase, Cultural Center ARTStrelka. Moscow, Russia

2006 — Russia Redux # 2. Sidney Mishkin Gallery, NY City University. New York, the USA

2006 — Formalite. La Generale. Paris, France

2006 — A set of words. Gallery France. Moscow, Russia

2007 — Ars Erotica, Ars Politica, Ars Theoretica. Prometeospace Gallery. Milan, Italy

2007 — Moscoupolis. Espace Louis Vuitton. Paris, France

2007 — On the Geekdom. Benaki Museum. Athens, Greece

2007 — Artist’s diary. Central House of Artists. Moscow, Russia

2007 — True Goth (in collaboration with Alex Buldakov). Art Business Consulting Gallery, ARTStrelka Cultural Center. Moscow, Russia

2007 — Layerizm. Apartment Gallery Cheryomushki. Moscow, Russia

2008 — The crisis of disgrace. Paperworks Gallery. Moscow, Russia

2008 — Invasion : Evasion. Baibakov art projects. Moscow, Russia

2008 — Art-Verestevo. Veretevo, Moscow region, Russia

2008 — Young, aggressive. Art Institute Musashino. Tokyo, Japan

2009 — Say: Shibboleth. Paperworks Gallery. Moscow, Russia

2009 — Anarchisme. Hassidisme. Agnosticisme. Orel-Art Gallery. Paris, France

2009 — Bob hated everybody. Gallery Globe. Saint Petersburg, Russia

2009 — Russian Lettrism. Central House of Artists. Moscow, Russia

2009 — European workshops. Central House of Artists. Moscow, Russia

2009 — Rendez-vouz. Institute of Contemporary Art. Lyon, France

2009 — Absolute Creative Future. Winzavod. Moscow, Russia

2010 — The Diary of a Madman. Regina Gallery. Moscow, Russia

2010 — Esthetics vs Information. Center for Cultural Communication. Klaipeda, Lithuania

2010 — Painting is a dead language. Orel Art. London, the UK

2010 — Chtak runs in circles. Paperworks Gallery. Moscow, Russia

2011 — Russian Cosmos (curated by Olga Sviblova). Castello di Rivoli. Turin, Italy

2011 — Rewriting worlds. The main project of the 4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art (catalog). Russia

2011 — The crisis of disgrace II. Paperworks Gallery. Moscow, Russia

2011 — EliKuka and Chtak (in collaboration with the EliKuka group). Regina Bergloga. Moscow, Russia

2011 — Only the Truth. Paperworks Gallery. Moscow, Russia

2012 — Apocalypse and Renaissance in the Chocolate House. Chocolate House. Kiev

2012 — Futurology (curator Hervé Mikailov). National School of Architecture. Nantes, France

2012 — Generation P ( curators Elena Yaichnikova and Nicolas Oduro). Festival Russenko. Kremlen-Bisetr, France

2012 — Author unknown. Mironova Gallery. Kiev, Ukraine

2013 — The team I cannot live without. Regina Gallery. Moscow, Russia

2013 — This is not a nightmare. Red October Gallery. Moscow, Russia

2014 — Do not come closer. Trenchcoat Gallery. Moscow, Russia

2015 — Worshood CUB Gallery. Riga, Latvia

2016 — IF MY WAY — NO WAY. The Moscow Museum of Modern Art. Moscow, Russia

2017 — Bread and Will. CUB Gallery. Riga, Latvia

2017 — Valery Chtak. C-Alphabet. Triangle Gallery. Moscow, Russia

2017 — The Story about How Nobody Understood Anything. In terms of the Parallel Program of the 7th Moscow International Biennale of Contemporary Art. Moscow City Museum. Moscow, Russia