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‘The Study of Kabakov’ exhibition opens at Edelman Arts

NEW YORK, N.Y.- Ilya Kabakov is recognized as the most important Russian artist to have emerged in the late 20th century. His work speaks as much about conditions in post-Stalinist Russia as they do about the human condition universally. Edelman Arts announces The Study of Kabakov, a survey of works on paper from 1960 –1985 by Ilya Kabakov, renowned for his large-scale public installations with his partner Emilia Kabakov. The exhibition marks the first time that these foundational works have been exhibited in the United States and provides insight into both the artist’s sense of humor, profundity and purpose. Three albums from the 10 Characters series and a comprehensive reference library will allow for an in-depth study of Kabakov’s complex conceptual world. The exhibition opens Tuesday, October 18th and runs through December 23rd. “Drawings are the entryway into the Kabakov world. They lay the foun