Komar & Melamid

 

 

 

KOMAR & MELAMID

Komar and Melamid is a tandem team of Russian-born American conceptualist artists Vitaly Komar (born in Moscow, September 11, 1943) and Alexander Melamid (born in Moscow, July 14, 1945).Komar and Melamid attended the Moscow Art School from 1958 to 1960, followed by the Stroganov Institute of Art and Design, Illustration dept., graduating in 1967.They began to work together shortly thereafter, after 36 years they separated in 2003.Both artists emigrated to Israel in 1977 and subsequently to NY in 1978.The pair’s-co authorship of works ceased 2003-2004.Komar and Melamid are the founders of SOTSART, a form of Soviet Nonconformist Art that combined e!lements of Socialist Realism and Western Pop art in a conceptual framework.!

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