Oleg Golosiy


Oleg Golosiy was born in Dnepropetrovsk in 1965.

In 1984 he graduated The Dnepropetrovsk State Art College and entered The Ukrainian Academy of Arts and Architecture (painting department) in Kyiv, he had lived and worked in Dnepropetrovsk, Chisinau, Kyiv and Moscow. Was one of the leaders of the legendary squat on the Paris Commune Street in Kyiv. The most famous Golosiy exhibition in his lifetime was organized by “Regina Gallery” in Moscow’s  in Central House of Artists in 1991. He tragically died on January 17th, 1993, leaving 272 canvases.

Selected exhibitions:

  • “Oleg Golosiy. Retrospective”, National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kiev (2003);
  • “Art Against Geography” , Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia (2001);
  • “Intervals», Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo (2000);
  • “Dialogue with Kiev” Vіlla Stuck, Munich, Germany (1992);
  • “Postanesteziya», Kunstlerwerkstatt Lothringerstrasse, Munich & Grassі Museum then, Leipzig, Germany (1992);
  • Central House of Artists, Moscow (1991).

Selected collections:

  • National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kiev;
  • The Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow, Scotland;
  • A collection of PinchukArtCentre, Kiev;
  • The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia;
  • Collection of Vladimir Ovcharenko, Regina Gallery, Moscow;
  • Private collections in Ukraine, Switzerland and Russia.