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LEONARDS LAGANOVSKIS (1955)


Born:

1955    Riga, Latvia


Education:

1979   The Department of Set Design, the Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia


Solo exhibitions:

2018    The Near and the Distant. Maksla XO gallery, Riga, Latvia

2017    HE TO (together with Pavel Ziumkin). Gallery Astronauts, Riga, Latvia

2017    Six Vonagal, Archives. National Library of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

2016    Atlant. Mukusala Art Salon, Riga, Latvia

2015    Through the Looking-Glass. Gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia

2014    Hensel and Gretel. Gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia

2012    YEZZZ !. Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, Latvia

2011    Fetishists of All World, Unite!. Riga Art Space, Riga, Latvia

2011    Retrospection. Gallery Riga, Latvia

2010    VIENNAFAIR Solo-show - the International Contemporary Art Exhibition. Wienna, Austria

2010    L.Laganovskis. Gallery Riga, Latvia

2008    Normal. The Exhibition Hall Arsenals of the Latvian National Museum of  Art, Riga, Latvia

2007    8th of March. Vodka, Sex, Perfume, Riga Gallery, Riga, Latvia

2004    Rights to desire. Gallery Riga, Latvia

1997    Stomack of Gallery Girl. LN Gallery, Riga, Latvia

1997    Standarts. Gallery Riga, Latvia

1997    One Week in Paris. Ivonna Veiherte’s Gallery, Riga, Latvia

1996    Saga. Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany

1994    Gallery Bastejs, Riga, Latvia

1994    Happy People Laboratory. Dirty Windows Gallery, Berlin, Germany

1993    Lecterns. Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany

1993    100 and one drawings. Contemporary  Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania

1992    Works 1988-1992. IfA-Galerie, Berlin, Germany

1992    Two rooms. Wewerka & WeissGalerie, Berlin, Germany

1992    Private Collection. Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin. Germany

1992    Art of 20.Century. Art Center Schleswig-Holstein,  Germany

1991    Reiterna House, Riga, Latvia

1991    Dole History Museum, Doles sala, Latvia

1990    Exhibition Hall Jāņa sēta, Riga, Latvia

1990    My first TV. Wewerka & Weiss Galerie, Berlin, Germany

1984    Exhibition Hall of House of Sience, Riga, Latvia


Selected Group Exhibitions:

2019    Talk to Me. Akiereyi Art Museum, Akeireyi, Iceland

2019    VIENNACONTEMPORARY - Maksla XO gallery, Wienna, Austria

2018    PAPER POSITIONS BERLIN 2018 - Maksla XO gallery. Berlin, Germany

2018    Portable Landscapes. Latvian Exile and Emigre Contemporary Art Exhibition. Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia

2018    The Future State. The Exhibition Hall Arsenals of the Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia

2017    New Acquisitions of the LNMA. The 21st Century. The Exhibition Hall Arsenals of the Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia

2014    Solar systems perspective. The Exhibition Hall Arsenals of the Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia

2014    Riga poetic map. Orbit Group. Tobacco factory, Riga, Latvia

2014    16th Tallinn Print 'Triennial. LITERACY-ILLITERACY. Tallinn, Estonia

2014    Riga Photo Month. Northern State Gymnasium. Riga, Latvia

2013    Red Room. Gallery Brivibas 75, Riga, Latvia

2012    Grafik aus Lettland. Grafik Museum Stiftung Schreiner, Bad Steben, Germany

2012    Aerospace. Riga Art Space, Riga, Latvia

2012    To be or not. Gallery Brivibas 75, Riga, Latvia

2012    TEXT = PICTURE. kim? Contemporary Art Centre, Riga, Latvia

2011    He is not seeking the truth, he wants to influence?. Riga Art Space, Riga, Latvia

2011    Tallinn Print Triennial. For Love Not Money (Cat.). Tallinn, Estonia

2011    Hybrid flights, Artist as a photographer. The Exhibition Hall Arsenals of the Latvian National Museum of Art , Riga, Latvia

2010    Prigov: Assembly point. [III Festival of Contemporary Art. YES. Prigova] National Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia

2010    Days of Art exhibition "shunt". Riga Art Space, Riga, Latvia

2010    Without prejudice to the Soviet era art! Riga Art Space, Riga, Latvia

2010    A smiling lady on a tiger. Kunst aus Riga, Städtische Galerie Bremen, Latvian Art Exhibition, Bremen City Gallery, Bremen, Germany

2010    14th International Contemporary Art Exhibition "Art Moscow", Central House of the Artists, Moscow, Russia

2010    And the other directions, explorations and artists in Latvian from 1960 to 1984. Riga Art Space, Riga, Latvia

2009    Live art / levende scene. Kunstnerneshus, Oslo, Norway

2009    6 positions of Latvian Art. Minsk-Vitebsk-Gomel-Bobruisk-Mogilev, Belarus

2008    Art Moscow. Moscow, Russia

2007    Art Moscow. Moscow, Russia

2007    Tallinn Graphic Triennial. Tallinn, Estonia

2006    Art Moscow. Moscow, Russia

2005    Art Moscow. Moscow, Russia

2004    Tallinn Graphic Triennial. Tallinn, Estonia

2004    Poles Apart-Poles Together. Venice, Italy

2004    Art Moscow. Moscow, Russia

2003    Mare Balticum. National Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark

2001-2002  Imagination-Romantik. House of Romantik, Jena, Germany; the Brno House of
Arts, Brno, Slovakia; Galway Arts Centre, Galway, Ireland

2001    Tallinn Graphic Triennial. Tallinn, Estonia

2000    Darueber hinaus. Kunsthalle Hamburg, Germany

2000    Die Wille geschehe... Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany

1999    interim. Künstlerhaus of Mecklenburg, Schloss Plüschow, Germany

1998    European Art Forum. Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany

1998    Holocaust in Latvia. Bundestag, Bonn; Jewish Museum, Berlin, Germany

1998    Tallinn Graphic Art Triennale, Tallinn, Estonia

1998    The 2nd World-wide Latvian Contemporary Art Exhibition. Art Museum Arsenāls, Riga, Latvia

1998    Ventspils. Transit. Terminal, 6th Annual Exhibition of the SCCA–Riga, Art Propaganda Train, Regional Museum of History and Art, Ventspils, Latvia

1997    European Art Forum. Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany

1997    STAD(t)T-ART, Kunst in 56 Homoeopathischen, Germany

1997    Pearls Vol. V. Dinner, sounds & flowers. Gallery Parkhaus, Berlin, Germany

1996    Die Galerie, Wewerka Galerie 20. Kulturbrauerei, Berlin, Germany

1996    Bekannt(-)Machung. Ostsee-Biennale, Rostock, Germany

1996    European Art Forum. Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany

1995    Memento. Art–History–Memory. State Gallery, Prag, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany

1995    Postconceptual Painting, Kunstwerke, Berlin, Germany

1995    Landscape in 90ies. Koblenz, Schloss Burgk, Saale, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany

1994    Memento. Contemporary Berlin Art, Prague City Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

1994    Schone Aussichten. U-bahnhof Alexanderplatz, Berlin, Germany

1994    Kunst:Sprache. Kunst-Werke, Berlin, Germany

1993-1994 Memory of Images. Kiel, Rostock, Riga, Vilnius, Berlin, Gdansk, Copenhagen

1993    Auflage Objekte, Zellermeyer Galerie, Berlin, Germany

1992    Terra de nadie. Pavilion of Andalusia, EXPO ‘92, Seville, Spain

1992    Rauma Biennale Baltikum ’92. Rauma, Finland

1992    Reflexion. Walter Philips Gallery, Art Center Banffa, Canada

1992    Avantgarde & Kampagne. Düsseldorf Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf, Germany

1992    Minimal Curating, Stadtisches Kaufhaus, Leipzig, Germany

1991    Reflection. The Banff Center for the Arts, Canada

1991    Rauma Biennale Balticum´92. Rauma, Finnland

1991    Avantgarde und Kampagne. Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany

1991    Ars Baltica. Kiel, Riga

1991    Von Angesicht zu Angesicht. Kiel, Berlin, Germany

1990    Auflage Objekte. Wewerka Galerie, Berlin, Germany

1989    Riga – Lettische avantgarde. Berlin, Kiel, Bremen, Germany



Selected grants and scholarships:

2004    Latvian Prize of Culture, Riga, Latvia

2004    13th Tallinn Print triennial Certificate, Tallinn, Estonia

2004    Bank of Estonia Prize, Tallinn, Estonia

2001    12th Tallinn Print triennial 1st Prize, Tallinn, Estonia

1999    Art Center of Mecklenburg - Vorpommern Grant, Germany

1996    Culture Foundation Grant, Berlin, Germany

1995    Berlin Culture Senate Grant, Berlin, Germany

1993-1994 Kunswerke e.v. Grant, Berlin, Germany

1992    The Banff Center for the Arts Grant, Canada

1992    Landeskulturzentrums Salzau Grant, Kiel, Germany

1991-1992  Künstlerhaus Bethanien Grant, West Berlin, Germany


Works in public collections:

Latvia National Museum of Art, Riga / Latvia

Latvian Contemporary Art Museum Collection, Riga / Latvia

Neue Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin / Germany

Kupferstich Kabinett, Bremen / Germany

Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen / Germany

Reha-Klinik Lubben, Brandenburg / Germany

Artphilein Foundation, Vaduz / Liechtenstein

Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Jersey / USA

Art Museum of Estonia, Tallinn / Estonia

Eesti Pank, Tallinn / Estonia

National Centre for Contemporary Art, Moscow / Russia

S.P.Diaghilev Museum of Contemporary Arts, St. Petersburg / Russia