"Живопись - подвиг преодоления заброшенности и выход к истории всех людей"   

Organizer of artist - nonconformist’s exhibition "Beljaevskoe Pole"  in Moskow Bulldozer Exhibition , which was brutally crashed by bulldozers, and organizer of exhibitions in Gaza culture palace and "Newsky" culture palace in Lenindrad (St. Petersburg) Gazanewskij-Exhibition

Youri Jarkikh (Jarki)

1938

the artist born in Tichorezk, region of Krasnodarsky (USSR)


1958-1961

the artist attended the navigation school in Leningrad (St.Petersburg)


1961-1967 

Youri Jarkih attended the Academy of Art and Industry "Wera  Muchina" in Leningrad (St. Petersburg)


1967-1977 

the artist was one of the organizers in the struggle for independent art in the USSR, for the right of each individual to be creative


1974

the artist organizet, together with O. Rabin the Bulldozer Exhibition in Moskow


1974  and
1975

Youri Jarkikh was one of the initiators of the legendary exhibition of the unofficial art in Leningrad, in the Palace of culture Gaza and "Newsky"-
 Gazanewskij-Exhibition


1975

Youri Jarkikh suffered and survived a politically motivated KGB attack with a toxic substance


1977

the artist was deprived of Soviet citizenship


1977

the artist emigrates to Germany


1978

the artist received political asylum in France


1984

Youri Jarkikh founded the artists association "Eidos"


1985

the artist is awarded the Gold medal from the "Academie des Sciences Humanitaires" Belgium


1987- 1988

Youri Jarkikh together with 14 other contemporary French artists he exposed in Paris, in the Palace of the Congres


2008

the artist received rehabilitation by regaining Russian citizenship


to this day

the artist lives and works in France and Germany





Public and private collections:

France

Museum d´Art Moderne de la Ville in Paris Ministere des Affaires Culturelles



Ministere des Affaires Culturelles



Museum of Toulouse-Lautrec a Albi



Collection Seres Franko


Germany

Museum Haus Beda in Bitburg



Collection of  Michael Karminsky


Russia

Russian National Museum in St. Petersburg



New Museum of Modern Art in St. Petersburg


Armenia

National Museum of Armenia


USA

Collection of  Dr. Norton Dodge



Significant exhibitions:

France: in the Art Museums Chartres, Tours, Laval; in the Art Museum in Nemours; in the Museum Toulouse-Lautrec a Albi; in the exhibition hall Fondation Taylor in Paris; in the Congress Palace Espace Maillon in Perpignan, in the Palais des Kongress in Paris. Russia: in the Palace of Youth in St. Petersburg; in the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow, in Peter-Pavel´s Fortress in St. Petersburg;  Monacoin the exibition hall Fondation Prince Pierre de Monaco, Monte Carlo


Exhibitions:

Russia, Germany, Great Britain, Austria, USA, France, Italy, Japan, Monaco, Belgium   and   Switzerland 


1971

Leningrad (Saint-Petersburg)/USSR

Exhibition of young painters  

1973

Leningrad (Saint-Petersburg)/USSR

Solo exhibition of portraits in the building editorial of "Aurora" newspaper

1974

Moscow/USSR 

Exhibition of Non-Conformist Peinter in the open: "Bulldozer Exhibition". The images of this exhibition were destroyed by the Soviet secret bulldozed


Leningrad (Saint-Petersburg)/USSR

Exhibitions "50 Non-Conformist Painters of Leningrad" at the Palace of Culture Gaza

1975

Vienna/Austria -
Braunschweig -West 
Berlin/Germany

Exhibition on the theme: "Russian nonconformist Painters"


Leningrad (Saint-Petersburg)/USSR

Exhibition of Non-Conformist Painters of  Leningrad in the Cultural Center “Nevsky”

1976

Constance - Esslingen/Germany -
Montgeron/France

Traveling exhibition on the theme "A Russian Museum in exile. Soviet Painting"


Paris/France

Exhibition on the theme: "Contemporary Russian Painting" at the Palace of Congress

1977

London/England

Exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Arts


Washington/USA -
Zurich/Switzerland -
Venice/Italy

Traveling Exhibition on the theme: "The new Soviet art”


Paris/France

Exhibition at the Katja Granoff Gallery


Bitburg/Germany

Exhibition at the Museum Haus Beda


Bonn/Germany

Solo Exhibition under the auspices of German Parlamentary Society

1978

Paris/France -
Bellinzona/Switzerland -
Antwerp/Belgium

Exhibition on the theme: "Seven Russian artists" at the Anvers Campo Gallery


Chartres - Tours - 
Laval/France - Tokyo/Japan

Exhibitions on the theme: "Unofficial Russian Art" at the Fine Arts Museums

1979

Paris/France

Exhibition at the International Center of Arts


Le Vésinet/France

Exhibition: premiere of Russian Non-Conformist painter

1980

Lyon - Marseille Paris 
(Migam)- Basle/ France

International Fairs


Paris/France

Solo exhibition on the theme: "Life in murder" at the Simon Gallery

1981

Albi/France

Solo exhibition on the theme: “On the Rope” at the Palais de la Berbie 


Lille/France

Solo exhibition on the theme: “Elision” at the Schèmes Gallery


Versailles/France

Exhibition at the Orangeries de Chateau de Versailles: "Art in Yvelines"

1982

Sceaux-Rueil-Malmaison-Nemours

Jersey City - New York

Exhibition monumental painting 4m x 7m: "Manifesto of the exiles" Castle-Museum

Museum of Non-Conformist Russian Art / USA Exhibition monumental painting 4m x 7m

1983

Belfort/France

Solo exhibition on the theme “Casino” at the Museum Beaux Art


Albi/France

Solo exhibition on the theme "Games of Chance" at the Toulouse-Lautrec Museum


Lille/France

Solo exhibition at the Schèmes Gallery


Cassis/France

Solo exhibition


Rouen/France

Solo exhibition at the Vieux Moulin Gallery


Epernay/France

Solo exhibition at the Gautier Gallery


Paris/France

Solo exhibition on the theme: ”Flowers in Colors” at the Art Gallery Place Beauvau

Exhibition: monumental painting 4m x 7m "Manifesto of the exiles" at the CNAC

1984

Combs-la-Ville/France

Representation of a monumental fresco 3m x 6m 
Creation of a monumental sculpture 2,2m x 4m


Castle on the Rhine/Germany

Exhibition of the artist group Eidos


Munich/Germany

Exhibition of Russian Artists

1985

Bonn/Germany

Exhibition at the Worpswede Gallery


Lille/France

Solo exhibition on the theme "The Innocents" at the Schèmes Gallery


Paris/France

Exhibition of the artist group Eidos. Fine Art Fair. Grand Pales

1986

Rouen/France

Solo exhibition at the Vieux Moulin Gallery


Le Chesnay/France

Exhibition on the theme "Painting on the banks of the Neva"


Paris/France

Solo exhibition at the Town Hall of the 7th Arrondissement


Brussels/Belgium

Exhibition at the Gallery Presences


Vienna/Austria

Exhibition at the Gallery Art Center

1987

Le Vésinet/France

Exhibition on the theme "Painting on the banks of the Neva"


Paris/France

Solo exhibition on the theme: “Kinds Rock”  at the Art Gallery Place Beauvau


Paris/France

Japan Art Festival. Exhibition at the Palais des Congrés: "15 great French contemporary painters and 30 best  Japanese artists-painters”

1988

Rouen/France

Solo exhibition at the Vieux Moulin Gallery

1989

Leningrad-Kuybyshev-Erevan/          USSR

Exhibition in the national galleries


Leningrad/USSR

Solo exhibition. Youth Palace

1990

Paris/France

Solo exhibition on the theme "Abolition of Gravity" at the Gallery de la Place Beauvau d´Art

1991

Moscow/Russia

Exhibition at the Museum of  Russian Art “Russian Non-conformist”

1992

Rouen/France

Guest of Honour at the Salon of Independent Normandy Artists Exhibition


Barcelona/Spain

Paintings exhibited during Olympic Games

1993

Fribourg/Switzerland

Exhibition at the Museum Fine Art


Paris/France

Exhibition with the theme: "The Flowers for Diana" at the Art Galerie d´Art de la place Beauvau

1995

Paris/France

Exhibition at the Academy of the Central European Painters


Monte-Carlo/Monaco

Exhibition. Foundation Prince Pierre of Monaco

1998

Montolieu (Aude)/France

Solo exhibition with the theme "The Alphabet of the Poet". Manufacture Royale. Bouquinistes Gallery

2000

Toulouse/France

CRAM. Participation in the Garonne Festival.

Solo Exhibition "Who  are you?", "The Alphabet of the Poet", "Labyrinth". Gallery Saint-Aubin

2002

Paris/France

Exhibition at the Fondation Taylor

2004

St. Petersburg/Russia

Festival of Independent Art at the Central Exhibition Hall "Manege"

2008

Moscow/Russia

Exhibition at the Central House of Artists. Krimsky Val . Tretjakow-Gallery


St. Petersburg/Russia

Solo exhibition with the theme "The Alphabet of the Poet" at the Museum of St. Petersburg History. Peter and Pavel's Fortress

2010

Carcassonne/France

Solo exhibition with the theme “O Beauty, huge  monster, scary, ingenuous”. Halle aux Volailles

2012

Perpignan/France

Exhibition at the Palais des Congress, Espace Maillol

2014

St. Petersburg/Russia

New exhibition hall of the State Museum of  Sculpture. The exhibition with the theme: "Nonconformists. 40 years later"

2015

St. Petersburg/Russia

The New Museum: The exhibition with the theme "Leningrad artists of the underground"

2016

Luxembourg

International Art Exhibition "Chez Maxime" Passionartly / International Art Gallery


Braunschweig/Germany

International Art Exhibition "Artgeschoss"


Hannover/Germany

Exhibition at the Art Salon "Villa Artista"


St. Petersburg/Russia

Exhibition in Imperia Private Banking with the theme “Victoria Regia”

including International Art Charity Event "Treasures for the future". Betskoy Art Gallery

2017

Offenbach am Main / Germany

Solo Exhibition, private art collection of Michael Karminsky


Büdelsdorf/Germany

International Art Exhibition NordArt 2017. Museum of Modern Art. Kunstwerk Carlshütte


Pensylvania/USA

International Art Exhibition Project Peace in Elizabethtown College Campus


Miami/USA

Art fair Spectrum


Turin/Italy

Art fair Paratissima

2018

Karlovy Vary/Czech Republic

Exhibition with the theme."unbroken". Russian Nonconformists of Second Half of the Twentieth Century / from the collection of Michael Karminsky. Gallery of Art Karlovy Vary


Büdelsdorf/Germany

International Art Exhibition NordArt 2018. Museum of  Modern Art. Kunstwerk Carlshütte


Geisenheim/Germany

Exhibition with the theme: "human happiness" [KUN:ST] International e.V.


Paris/France

International Art fair of contemporary art - art3f Paris Expo Porte de Versailles


Offenbach am Main/Germany

Solo Exhibition, private art collection of Michael Karminsky


Hofbieber Kleinsassen/Germany

International competitive exhibition "Sie und Er-WER sind Wir?" Kunststation Kleinsassen


Sindelfingen/Germany

Art fair ARTe2018. Contemporary Art. Competitive Exhibition with the theme: "All illusion"


Radolfzell / Germany

Exhibition. Art in the barrack with the theme: "future memories" [KUN:ST] International e.V.


Magdeburg / Germany

Solo Exhibition with the theme: "Daily battle". art gallery Farba Ars in the green citadel of Magdeburg

2019

Offenbach/Germany

Solo exhibition with the theme: "Bulldozer Exhibition - 45 Years After". Gallery Huehsam


Büdelsdorf/Germany

International Art Exhibition NordArt 2019. Museum of  Modern Art. Kunstwerk Carlshütte


St. Petersburg/Russia

Exhibition "Radical fluidity.Grotesque in art". Museum of 20th and 21st Century St. Petersburg (MISP)