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Sergei Mironenko was born in Moscow, Russia in 1959. He received a degree from the Gorki Theater Academy of Art in Moscow. Mironenko
belongs to the generation of avant-garde Moscow artists who emerged at
the end of the 1970s. He began his career as a member of the legendary
“Toadstools” group, in which it was possible to express oneself with any
means whatsoever: text, performance, graphics, painting, poetry and
music. In this way Mironenko was able to experiment with different
forms of art, thereby becoming an eclectic artist.
beginning of the 1980s, he was one of the most active supporters of
Moscow’s non-official exhibitions, which generally took place in the
apartment-galley known as APT-ART. At the end of the 1980s and during the 1990s, Mironenko took part in numerous shows and meetings to promote Russian art abroad.
1995 Mironenko moved away from pure art to dedicate himself to design.
However, he returned to exhibiting in 2003 with his “Apartment
Mironenko’s works are found in the
collections of the Tretyakov Gallery, the Moscow Museum of Modern Art,
the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum in New Jersey, and the Nasher
Museum of Art at Duke University in North Carolina.Among the
most recent exhibitions in which he has participated are: in 2007 “Sots
Art. Political Art in Russia from 1972 up to Today”, at Paris’s Maison
Rouge and in 2006 “Artists Against The State: Perestroika Revisited” at
Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc in New York and “Handle with care: glass”
at Moscow’s Pushkin State Museum of Fine Art.
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