Evgeny Antufiev

Selected Works

Dead nation: short version

Evgeny Antufiev

28 February – 24 March, 2019

2 Cornelia St., № 1102, New York, NY 10014, (USA)

With a Copper Mask in One Hand and a Vase Full of Secrets in the Other, My Body will Rest in a Sarcophagus, Guarded by Twelve Specially Trained Monsters

Evgeny Antufiev

23 November – 21 December, 2017

Unit 4 Huntingdon Estate, Bethnal Green Rd, London E1 6JU

CONDO London

hosting Galerie Gregor Staiger

14 January – 11 February, 2017

Unit 4 Huntingdon Estate, Bethnal Green Rd, London E1 6JU


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Born in 1986 in Kyzyl, Russia.

Lives and works in Moscow, Russia.


2007 – 2009

Institute of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia

Solo Exhibitions


Art Basel: Statements, Emalin, Basel, CH

Dead Nation: Eternal Version, Villa Giulia, National Etruscan Museum, Rome, IT


Art Basel Online Viewing Rooms: Statements, Emalin, Online


Dead Nation: Golden Age Version, Chiesa di San Giuseppe delle Scalze, Naples, IT

Dead Nation: Short Version, Emalin Offsite, New York, NY, USA



When art became part of landscape: part 3, The Multi Media Art Museum, Moscow, RU

When art became part of landscape: part 2, Museum-studio of Sergey Konenkov, Russian Academy of Arts, Moscow, RU

When art became part of landscape: part 1, Archaeological Museum Antonio Salinas, Palermo, IT


Immortality forever: Leo Tolstoy Rooms, War and Peace Project at Strauhof, Zurich, CH

With a copper mask in one hand and a vase full of secrets in the other, my body will rest in a sarcophagus, guarded by twelve specially trained monsters, Emalin, London, UK

Organic resistance: body and knife – crossing the borderMOSTYN, Llandudno, Wales, UK

Immortality Forever,Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp (M HKA), Antwerp, BE

Eternal Garden, z2o Sara Zanin Gallery, Rome, IT



Fragile Things, Pechersky Gallery, Moscow, RU

Cabaret Kultura With V-A-C Live, Performance at Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK


Fusion and Absorption, z2o Sara Zanin Gallery, Rome, IT

Seven underground kings or a brief story of the shadow, Regina Gallery, Moscow, RU

Immortality Forever, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, RU


Exploring the Material: Absorption, Regina Gallery, Moscow, RU


Shining (with Ivan Oyuon), Gallery White, Moscow, RU


Bones, Gallery White, Moscow, RU

Objets Protecteurs, L’Aleatoire, Paris, FR

Wings of horror, Navicula Artis Gallery, St. Petersburg, RU


Myths of My Childhood, Globus Gallery, Storeys Loft-Project, St. Petersburg, RU


Objects of protection, The START space at the Winzavod Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow, RU

Group Exhibitions


Soft Water Hard Stone, 5th New Museum Triennial, New Museum, New York, NY, US (forthcoming)


Things, Anna Nova Gallery, St Petersburg, RU

Máscaras (Masks), Galeria Municipal Porto, Porto, PT 

Traces, Museo Civico Medievale di Bologna, Bologna, IT

In the spirit of being with, Cripta747, Turin, IT

El oro de los tigres, curated by Ana Mendoza Aldana, Air De Paris, Paris, FR

Maison Dakota (vol. 2), Emalin hosted by Super Dakota, Brussels, BE


Immortality, 5th Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art, curated by Xiaoyu Weng, Sverdlovsk, RU

Metamorphosis. Art in Europe Now, curated by Thomas Delamarre, Fondation Cartier, Paris, FR

Rehang: Archives, Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, IT


Chthonic Rift, Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler, Berlin, DE

GIVE UP THE GHOSTBaltic Triennial 13, curated by Vincent Honoré, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, LT


Garage Triennial of Russian Contemporary Art, curated by Kate Fowle, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, RU


Eternal garden, Manifesta 11, curated by Christian Jankowski, Zurich, CH


Garden of Eden, curated by Tjorg Douglas Beer, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR


Ostalgia, curated by Massimiliano Gioni, New Museum, New York, US


Horror, Art Bureau Gallery, Moscow, RU


Needle Work, Proun Gallery, Moscow, RU



Award for Project of the Year, Kandinsky Prize


Award for Young Artist, Kandinsky Prize


02 APRIL 2021

EVGENY ANTUFIEV: Congratulations to Evgeny Antufiev for being included in the 2021 New Museum Triennial: Soft Water Hard Stone, curated by Margot Norton and Jamillah James. On view from 27 October to 23 January 2022.

17 JUNE 2020

EVGENY ANTUFIEV: Evgeny Antufiev will be in conversation with Margot Norton, Associate Curator at New Museum, New York on Thursday, 18 June at 7pm CET. This virtual studio visit will be held via the video conferencing platform Zoom and gives participants an opportunity to meet the artist, ask questions and delve deeper into the work. To register, click here

15 NOVEMBER 2019

EVGENY ANTUFIEV has been awarded the Kandinsky Prize ‘Project of the Year’ for his projects: When Art Becomes Part of the Landscape, Part I, curated by Marina Dacci, Salinas Museum, Palermo, IT; When Art Becomes Part of the Landscape, Part II, curated by Svetlana Marich, Konenkov Museum Russian Academy of Arts, Moscow, RU;When Art Becomes Part of the Landscape, Part III, curated by Svetlana Marich, Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow, RU

24 April 2019

On 26th April, Evgeny Antufiev will be in conversation with Hans Ulrich Obrist at the Foundation Cartier discussing the exhibition Jeunes Artistes en Europe. Les Métamorphoses.

4 March 2019

Metamorphosis. Art in Europe Now, a group exhibition including works by Evgeny Antufiev, opens on 4 April at Fondation Cartier, Paris, FR

2 March 2019

In the course of Rehang: Archives, one room on the ground floor of Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, IT, is now permanently dedicated to works by Evgeny Antufiev

9 November 2018

The second part of Evgeny Antufiev’s ongoing exhibition series When art became part of landscape opens tomorrow at Konenkov Studio-Museum, Moscow, RU

16 June 2018

Evgeny Antufiev’s solo exhibition When art becomes part of the landscape: part 1 opened today at the Archaeological Museum Antonio Salinas, in Palermo

30 March 2018

Augustas Serapinas and Evgeny Antufiev will be featured in the Baltic Triennial 13GIVE UP THE GHOST

18 December 2017

Evgeny Antufiev is opening his exhibition Leo Tolstoy Rooms at the Strauhof Museum in Zürich on Friday, 22nd of December. The exhibition is organised by The War and Peace Project

28 September 2017

Ahead of his/our solo presentation at Frieze London, Martina Alemani wrote a fantastic essay on Evgeny Antufiev in the 5th issue of Cactus Magazine

27 April 2017

Evgeny Antufiev is opening his exhibition Immortality Forever at M HKA in Antwerp tonight