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Vladimir Potapov

Born: 1980

member since: 2019


Vladimir Potapov (b. 1980, Volgograd) – is an artist and curator, a prominent figure in Contemporary Art. He received his first art education at the Institute of Arts, n. a. P. A. Serebryakov (Volgograd). He is a graduate of the Institute of Contemporary Art in Moscow (ICA Moscow) and the School of Contemporary Art Free Workshops (Moscow). In addition to frequent exhibitions and working as a curator, Potapov is a participant, nominee and laureate of almost all the major art competitions and prizes. Since 2017, InArt placed him in its list of the top 100 recognised artists. In the same year Russian Investment Art Rating included him in the top 49 outstanding contemporary artists whose artwork has a high investment potential. The artist's works are in the collections of such institutions as the Museum of Contemporary Art (Krakow), the Moscow Museum of Modern Art, the Perm Museum of Contemporary Art (PERMM), the Sergey Kuryokhin Modern Art Centre (St. Petersburg), the V. Smirnov and K. Sorokin Foundation. Potapov lives and works in Moscow

He is a graduate of the Institute of Contemporary Art in Moscow (ICA Moscow) and the School of Contemporary Art Free Workshops (Moscow). 

Solo exhibitions:

"All Palettes Go to Paradise", with Vladimir Dubossarsky, CCA WINZAVOD, 2018

"Only history lies ahead", Kunsthalle, Rostock, Germany, 2018

"View on painting", gallery VICTORIA, Samara, 2018

"Zeroing", the peak of Elbrus, 2017

"Forward history only", ARCADA GALLERY, Moscow, 2017
"ONE! TWO! THREE!", H'art Gallery, Bucharest, 2017
"Under the pretext of", Tipographia gallery, Krasnodar, 2016

"Inside", gallery Tengri Umai, Almaty, 2016

"In the Grass Grasshopper Sat", Budapest ART factory, Budapest, 2016

"Live", exhibition of one picture, gallery Belyayevo, Moscow, 2016
"Inside", gallery H.L.A.M, Voronezh, 2016

"In Memory", Moscow Museum of Modern Art, 2015"

"Speck of Sun", Gallery Triumph, Moscow, 2015

"Manifestation", Gallery Random, Moscow, 2014

"The Wall" project CCA WINZAVOD, created layer "Light", Moscow, 2013

“Transparent relations," gallery "Triumph", Moscow, Moscow, 2013 

"The moment of decay", Agency, Moscow, Moscow, 2011



Curatorial projects:


"On the contrary," CCA "Vinzavod", "Workshop of the red." 14.10 - 28.11.2010

"Ni vozmis," film-interview, "Art and Reality" International Forum, St. Petersburg 2011. 25.11 - 27.11.2011

«Checkpoint», CTI Project Factory, "Shop Olivier", Moscow, 12.04 - 13.05.2012

«Courier», Alexey Vasilyev, gallery "Triumph", Moscow, 5.06 - 12/06/2012

«Blackout», Tkach Valentine gallery "Triumph", Moscow, 5.06 - 12/06/2012

«Checkpoint», festival "Live Perm 'Perm, 9.06 - 25.06.2012

"The constant presence," Blaznov Andrey, gallery "Triumph", Moscow, 11.07 - 18.07.2012

«Checkpoint», Museum "Erarta", St. Petersburg, 12.07-30.07.2012

"Sopromat», Artplay, Moscow, 25.05 - 18.06.2013

"Nowhere", Gallery "New Space" within Shiryaevo VIII Biennial of Contemporary Art, Samara, Russia

"Archeology of Memory", Valentin Korzhov, "Gogol-Center", Moscow, 21.09.2013 - 21.10.2013

"Three Days in October," Museum of Contemporary History of Russia (together with Ilya Budraitskis, Ilya Bezrukov), Moscow, 03.10 - 20.11.2013

"Intersections", Maria Sharov and Dmitry Okruzshnov, the gallery "Triumph", 31.10 - 17.11.2013

"Internal Taiga", Oksana Simatova and Peter Goloshchapov (Group "CrocodilePOWER"), gallery "Triumph", 31.10 - 17.11.2013

"Total in particular," ARTBAT FEST, Almaty, 2015


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