1999

Thai elephant paintings and Mikki's photographs are shown in the Russian pavilion at the Venice Biennale, curated by Joseph Bakstein, the first time work by artists without Russian passport is exhibited there.

K&M are visiting artists for a semester at The Cooper Union, New York.

The Penguin Concise Dictionary of Art History, Nancy Frazier, ed. (London: Penguin Books LTD, 1999)—see “Komar & Melamid.”

Edward Lucie-Smith, Bildende Kunst im 20 Jahrhundert (Koln, Germany: Konemann Verlagsgesellschaff), see pp. 330, 351–352.

 

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K&M teaching chimpanzee Mikki to work with Polaroid camera, 1998, Moscow. Photograph by Peter Degterev.