Kostyantyn Doroshenko

Ukraine

Art Critic and Curator


Kostiantyn Doroshenko was born in 1972, Kiev. He is a Ukraine Art critic, contemporary art curator, media manager, radio host of talk radio station Radio Vesti. According to «Art Ukraine» magazine he is in the top five most influential Ukrainian curators and in the top ten leading art critics of Ukraine of 2000s. He graduated from Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (1989—1994), he is a historian. His graduate work was dedicated to European knighthood and courtly culture. First working place — Museum of History of Kiev City (1994—1995), where he managed the sector of the "Ukrainian diaspora history" department. At that time he started to write articles about culture, art and society. CURATOR PROJECTS 2001 - "Crucified Buddha", Kiev, Museum of Cultural Heritage. 2007 - "Hilism", New York City, Ukrainian Institute. Personal exhibition of British-Australian artist Michel Murphenko. 2011 - "Fatal Strategies", Kiev, 7th pavilion of Expocenter of Ukraine. 2012 - "Apocalypse and Renaissance in Chocolate House", Kiev, Chocolate House. An exhibition within the framework of First Kiev Biennale "ARSENALE. 2014 - "Fourth Front Door", Kiev, Taras Shevchenko National Museum. Personal exhibition of Dnipropetrovsk artist Nikita Shalenyi.