© Aga Ousseinov 2006-2017

Born in Baku, Azerbaijan (USSR)

Lives and works in New York, USA since 1991.

EDUCATION

An MFA from V.I.Surikov Art Institute in Moscow, Russia 1986.

School at International Center of Photography in 1992-1993, New York, US

RECENT EXHIBITIONS (SELECTED)

2017

Out of the Studio, Gallery MC, New York

2016

The Naturalist
Site Specific Installation at Hermes on Madison Avenue, NYC

The Naturalist III
Site Specific Installation at Hermes in Beverly Hills, CA

2015

Spring Break (group show)
Red Hook Studios ⋅ Brooklyn, NY

Antidote
Mykonos Biennale 2015, Cyclades, Greece

Winter salon 2015
Group show, Gallery MC, New York

2014

Le Show Des Amis
Show Room Gowanus Gallery, Brooklyn NY

Portraits/Summer Group Show
Christopher Henry Gallery, New York

Above and Beyond
Mykonos Biennale at Galerie Vanessa Quang
Paris, France

Drawn Out
Red Hook Studios ⋅ Brooklyn,NY

Self-Portrait While Scuba Diving
MANA Exposition at MANA Contemporary
Jersey City, New Jersey

Marker
curated by Slavs and Tatars
at Art Dubai 2014

The Art of Fishing
The Museum of Ethnography, Tomsk, Russia

Fly to Baku
curated by Herve Mikaeloff
H.Aliyev Foundation, Baku, Azerbaijan

2013

“Ice Cold War” (solo)
Christopher Henry Gallery, New York

MAPnificent: Artists Use Maps
BRAC (Bronx River Art Center) NY

“Crisis and Paganism”
Mykonos Biennale
Island of Mykonos, Greece

“BULLSEYE”
Group Show at Red Hook Studios
Brooklyn, New York

Fly to Baku
Curated by Herve Mikaeloff
MAXXI, Rome Italy

MAPnificent: Artists Use Maps
Curated by Yulia Tikhonova
AIGA Philadelphia SPACE, Philadelphia PA

Smith Studio
Parade Ground Gallery, New York

Fly to Baku
Curated by Herve Mikaeloff
Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow, Russia

2012

WBAI Benefit Art Action
curated by J.Wintner
Steven Kasher Gallery, New York

OilScapes
curated by J.Stewart and Z.Azizov
PEACOCK Visual Arts, Aberdeen, Scotland UK

MAPnificent: Artists Use Maps
curated by Y.Tikhonova
NYPL, New York NY

The Kite and The Impossible Globe (solo)
YARAT Contemporary Art Space
Baku, Azerbaijan

Spring Benefit 2012
White Box Gallery, New York

Merging Bridges (group show)
Museum of Modern Art, Baku

BRUCENNIAL 2012
Curated by The Bruce High Quality Foundation & Vito Schnabel
New York

Fly to Baku II (group show)
Hotel Salomon de Rothschild, Paris

Fly to Baku
Contemporary Art from Azerbaijan,
PHILIPS de Pury & Company, London

READ
Group show, Gallery MC
New York

2011

ILLUMInazioni
54th Venice Biennale, Palazzo Benzon, Venice, Italy.

“1911”
(with Bianca Sforni, Ron Gorchov, James Hyde)
Christopher Henry Gallery, New York

Postcards to North Brooklyn,
Arts@Renaissance, New York

So Zik !
Ober Gallery, Kent, CT

2010

“In the Middle of Erewhon” /solo/
Christopher Henry Gallery, New York

Art Basel/Miami
Christopher Henry Gallery, Miami Beach, FL

USSR-Remix
Tou Scene, Center for Contemporary Art
Stavanger, Norway (catalogue)

Brucennial 2010, Miseducation
New York, NY

Work on Paper, International Art Salon 2010, Krimsky Val, Moscow, Russia

Observers of the Flight, Museum of Modern Art, Baku, Azerbaijan

Gallery Selections, Ober Gallery
Kent, CT

2009

“Alternative Methods of Flying”, Installation at Hermes
Madison Ave & E 62 Street, New York

4th International Biennial of Contemporary Art
Baku, Azerbaijan

“The Map as Art” , curated by K.Harmon and C.Henry
Christopher Henry Gallery, New York

“Kuf/Mold 2009”, curated by KOOH
Oud Charlois, Rotterdam, Netherlands (catalogue)

“Fall Group Show”, Christopher Henry Gallery

“Smithumenta”, R.Smith Studio, Brooklyn New York
curated by Bruce High Quality Foundation

“Lo Sguardo Obliquo”, Spazio Tadini, Milan, Italy
(catalogue)

“Self Portrait in Bathyscaphe and Other Loosely Connected Stories” /solo/
Christopher Henry Gallery, New York

“Grand Tour II”, Gallery MC, New York

“Grafika” Rajko Mamuzic Gallery, Novi Sad, Serbia,(catalogue)

2008

“Religion Based Initiative”, Gallery MC, New York

“Alternative Flying Method” , /solo/ Gallery MC, New York

“Steps of Time” Residenzschloss, Drezden, Germany
(catalogue)

“USSR-REMIX”,
Center for Contemporary Arts, Baku, Azerbaijan
(catalogue)

2007

“Scope” New York, Christopher Henry Gallery

“Off the Wall” Gallery MC, New York

“Wu Tang/googolplex”, Gavin Brown@passerby, New York,
curated by Darren Bader

2006

“Inventions” Installation at the Windows ofHermés,
Madison Ave, New York

“No Justice Without Life”, Palazzo Leopardi, Rome, Italy

“Caspian Dreams”, /solo/ Dinter Fine Art, New York

“Drawn”, Dinter Fine Art, New York

“Scope” Hamptons, Dinter Fine Art

2005  

“MUD”, Dinter Fine Art, New York

“Grand Tour”, Gallery MC, New York

“Works on Paper”, Gallery MC, New York

“Some Papers”, Polytechnic of Milano, Italy (catalog)

2004

“Aga Ousseinov: Sculptures”, Gallery MC, New York (catalog)