Works > .

Biography | Solo Exhibitions | Group Exhibitions | Publications | Lectures and Panels | Media | Print Vitae|

Viktoria Kupchinetskaya, Как наследие Октябрьской революции видят в Нью-Йорке, Voice of America, December 16, 2017

Samuel Goff, The Jewish Revolution: how Soviet Jews pursued artistic modernity and political freedom after 1917, The Calvert Journal, November 20, 2017

Ágnes Horváth, Itt és most – Yevgeniy Fiks: A Zsidó Autonóm Terület növény- és állatvilága, ÚjMűvészet, November 14, 2017

Andrew Stewart, Political Gingervitis: Episode 18-The Russian Revolution at 100, Rhode Island Media Cooperative, November 14, 2017

John Pfeiffer, Exhibit Review: “Russian Revolution: A Contested Legacy (1917-2017), NYU Jordan Center, November 14, 2017


Perry Brass, “Russian Revolution: A Contested Legacy,” at the International Print Center New York, Huffpost, November 9, 2017


Adam Kolozsi, Zsidók nélkül is megvan még Sztálin elfeljetett zsidó állama Szibériában, Index, October 28, 2017

Esteffanía Albarrán, Óptica Bronstein, el arte como compromiso social, Forbes, October 26, 2017

Rokhl Kafrissen, Can Officially Sanctioned Soviet Yiddish Culture Be Cool? Where Are the Queers? And Other Tablet Soviet Week Questions, Tablet, October 25, 2017

Natasha Kurchanova, Russian Revolution: A Contested Legacy, Studio International, October 24, 2017

Louis Proyect, Russian Revolution: a Contested Legacy, The Unrepentant Marxist, October 22, 2017
Szarka Zsuzsanna, “BIROBIDZSÁNI UTÓPIÁK – PROPAGANDA ÉS VALÓSÁG”, Szombat, October 20, 2017

Orbán Györgyi, “Mindent a szemnek… – Szőnyegtől a plexin át az üvegig”, Papageno, October 12, 2017

Terrell Jermaine Starr, “Russian Artists Explore Soviet Union’s History With Black People” , The Root, October 5, 2017

Julia Ovchinnikova, “Birobidzhan Khudozhestvennoe Issledovanie”, September 2017

In Russia la prima Israele della storia, Swiss Television RSI, October 7, 2017

Elena Sarashevskaya, “Me Troymt vegn [California] Birobidzhan”, Birobidzhaner Shtern, September 20, 2017

Tobias Carroll Labor, “Intimacy, and Revolution: An Unlikely Artistic Convergence,” Vol 1 brooklyn, September 18, 2017

Viktoria Bavykina, “О Возможностях Утопического”, Korydor, September 6, 2017

Борис Филоненко,«Фонтан, конечно, ни для кого не новость». Климат повторения, Prostory, July 2017

Jordan Kutzik,” אויסשטעלונג אינספּירירט פֿון אוטאָפּישער ייִדישער נאָוועלע”, The Yiddish Daily Forward, June 2017

Samantha Deman, “L’autre espace-temps de la Fondation V-A-C”, ArtsHebdoMédias, August 4, 2017

Samuel Goff, “Edenia: a lost Yiddish utopia for Ukraine and its afterlife in modern-day Kharkiv”, The Calvert Journal, June 30, 2017

“Museums in the US and Canada show their Pride in June”, The Art Newspaper, June 6, 2017

Perry Brass, “The Work of Love, the Queer of Labor,” and “AIDS at Home”, Huffpost, May 29, 2017

Anna Elena Torres, Imagining a Dictionary for Solidarity: A Conversation with Artist Yevgeniy Fiks on Russian, Yiddish, and Transnational Queer Dialects, In Geveb, April 5, 2017

Joseph Heller, We Are More Than the Oppressions We Are Forced to Bear: On Being Queer and Jewish in Moscow, In Geveb, April 5, 2017

Mark Jenkins, “In the galleries: The selling of the Cold War and the Red Menace,” The Washington Post, February 24, 2017

Tatiana Istomina, In and out of tradition: Yevgeniy Fiks, Metaleptic stories, December 2016

Andrei Misiano,Temperatura, nevostrevovannost’, trechina, prevratnosti sud’bi, travma, khrupkost’ suchego i, konechno, vremya, Moscow Art Magazine, No. 98 2016

Mark Nash, Red Africa: Affective Communities and the Cold War, Black Dog Publishing, London, 2016

Jose Marmeleira, Ecos de uma revolução falhada, Publico, December 16, 2016

Red Africa, Artecapital, December 6, 2016

Arthur House, Yevgeniy Fiks show exploring Soviet homosexuality to open in New York, The Calvert Journal, October 26

Gleb Napreenko, %With the advent of our consumer society, occurred importing forms of gay identity %, Raznoglasiya №7, September 2016

Juliette Milbach, Yevgeniy Fiks, artiste post-soviétique? Ligeia. Dossiers sur l’art, N°149-152 Juillet-Décembre 2016

Gerard McCann, The Sixties and Red Africa: the decade of searching for African utopias, The Conversation, April 26, 2016

Red Africa: Things Fall Apart at Calvert 22, Far Out Magazine, March 16, 2016

Nicolas Michel, Exposition: quand l’URSS voulait séduire l’Afrique, Jeune Afrique, March 2016

Vincenzo Giardina, Cosa resta della solidarietà internazionale di epoca sovietica, Internazionale, March 6, 2016

Kang Kang, "Really, Socialism?!", Yishu, Vol.15 No. 2, Spring 2016

Anoosh Chakelian, What the untold Soviet history of “Red Africa” reveals about the racism of modern Russia, The New Statesman, Mar 4, 2016

William Corwin, The World is a Totality of Things, The Brooklyn Rail, Mar 4, 2016

T.G., What the communists left in Africa, The Economist, Feb 24, 2016

Louisa Buck, The Buck Stopped Here: Subodh Gupta cooks up a storm in Somerset, Soviet influence in Africa, and Albert Oehlen paints ‘all kinds of crazy shit’, The Art Newspaper, Feb 24, 2016

London gallery to explore Soviet-Africa cultural ties, Russia Beyond the Headlines in The Washington Post, Feb 16, 2016

Red Africa: “The purpose of these posters was propaganda and education”, Icon Magazine, Feb 15, 2016

Jillian Steinhauer, Artrx, Hyperallergic, Feb 16, 2016

Rachel Halliburton, The cultural relationship between Africa and the USSR, Financial Times, Feb 12, 2016

Interview with Artist Yevgeniy Fiks; Things Fall Apart, Red Africa, Calvert 22, Aesthetica, Feb 5 2016

Samuel Goff, Red Africa: The history of Soviet relations with Africa, told in pictures, The Calvert Journal, Feb 2016

Nicolas Michel, Exposition : quand l’URSS voulait séduire l’Afrique, Jeune Afrique, Feb 5, 2016

Africa And The Soviet Union: A Cultural Relationship In Pictures, Sleek, Feb 3, 2016

Steve Rose, Racial harmony in a Marxist utopia: how the Soviet Union capitalised on US discrimination, The Guardian, January 24, 2016

Natasha Kurchanova, Yevgeniy Fiks: ‘Any utopia is queer by nature, because it takes you from the present and directs you to a strange time and place, Studio International, Dec 29, 2015

Future Queer Perfect At Station Independent Projects, Musee Magazine, Dec 22, 2015

Carey Dunne, The Socialist Education of Andy Warhol, Hyperallergic, November 17, 2015

Anthony Mangos, Yevgeniy Fiks: Artist honors Pittsburgh’s labor history, People’s World, October 23, 2015

“Really, Socialism?!” at Momenta Art, Art in America, September 2015

Brian Dempsey, Fiks' Moscow - Celebrating Moscow's Cruising Sites and Scottish Socialist Harry White, James Morgan Brown Review, June 2015

Suzanne Hudson, Painting Now, Thames & Hudson, March 2015

Ksenia Nouril, Absent Statures, The Calvert Journal, February 2015

Sarah Bay Gachot, Lenin for your Library?, The Art Book Review, February 2015

Hrag Vartanian, Artists Confront the Uncomfortable Legacy of Lenin, Hyperallergic, January 23, 2015

Michael Dola, Q&A with artist Yevgeniy Fiks about “The Lenin Museum”, With Sober Senses, January 16, 2015

Hrag Vartanian, ArtRx NYC, Hyperallergic, January 13, 2015

Ivan Savvinne, Guy Burgess, Anatoly, and the Lenin Museum, Out There Magazine, January 6, 2015

Perry Brass, The Manly Pursuit of Desire: Yevgeniy Fiks and 'The Lenin Museum' at CUNY's James Gallery, Huffington Post, January 5, 2015

Victoria Kupchinetskaya , Sergey Gusev, Lenin "us" in New York, Voice of America, January 2, 2015

Louis Proyect, The Lenin Museum, The Unrepentant Marxist, December 17th, 2014

Kathleen MacQueen, IN SIGHT/IN MIND: YEVGENIY FIKS (PART 2), Shifting Connections, December 17, 2014

Misha Gutkin, Current Time, Voice of America, November 10, 2014

Louis Proyect, A Gift to Birobidzhan, The Unrepentant Marxist, September 2014

Adeola Enigbokan,Our Fellow Travelers, The New Inquiry, September 2014

Tinashe Mushakavanhu, The Wayland Rudd Collection at First Floor Gallery Harare, Art South Africa, September 2014

Elvis Fuentes, Yevgeniy Fiks: The Wayland Rudd Collection, Art Experience NYC, June 2014

Rachel Heidenry, Art and influence — Interchange at The Galleries at Moore, The Art Blog, June 27, 2014

Yeukai Karengezeka, Exhibition on racism at First Floor Gallery, Herald, June 24, 2014

Kundai Marunya, Wayland Rudd Collection makes stopover in Zim, NewsDay, June 23, 2014

Tom Wilkinson, Control: Moscow's Homosexual Hang-outs, The Architectural Review, 13 June 2014

Qweek Magazine, Homosexuality is Stalin's Atom Bomb to Destroy America, Feb 2014

Viktoria Kupchinetskaya, Chto Znachilo Byt' Chernokozhim v CCCP?, Voice of America, Feb 17, 2014

Holland Cotter, The Wayland Rudd Collection, The New York Times, Feb 7, 2014

Laurent Boudier, Homosexuality is Stalin's Atom Bomb to Destroy America, Telerama, Feb 2014

La Tendance du Moment: Chercheur D'art, Dans Paris Est À Vous, BFMTV, Jan 31, 2014

Philippe Dagen, Yevgeniy Fiks, Le Monde, Jan 25, 2014

Philippe Dagen, Trois questions à Yevgeniy Fiks, M Le Magazine Monde 2, Jan 24, 2014

Marc Climaco, 29 Astounding Soviet Propaganda Images Promoting Racial Equality, Buzzfeed, January 20, 2014

Maryam Omidi, Soviet images of Africans go on show at New York gallery, Calvert Journal, January 20, 2014

Louis Proyect, The Wayland Rudd Collection: the Red and the Black, LouisProyect, January 20, 2014

Nicholas Parkinson, Cold War Traumas Revisited: Yevgeniy Fiks on Diego Rivera, Modern Art, and the Division of Art and Politics in America, Nierika: Revista De Estudios De Arte, #4, November 2013

Mary Di Lucia, Yevgeniy Fiks: 'Gay History Must Become Part of Russia's Official History, TURNONART, November 2013

Pinar Uner Yilmaz, Global is the New Local: The Butterfly Effect of New Economies, Gallery 400 Blog, November 22, 2013

Feran Mateo, Cartographia Sovietica del Moscu Gay, La Vanguardia, September 18, 2013

Alek D. Epstein, Impossible Identity: The Absent Gay Art and the Field of Contemporary Art in the Country of Winning Homophobia, Neprikosnovenniy Zapas, No. 4 (90), 2013

Feran Mateo, Cuando el camarada Lenin se llamaba tía Lena, Rusia Hoy, September 17, 2013

Anastasiia Fedorova, Soviet Cruising, Dazed Digital, August 12, 2013

Agata Pyzik, Cruising past: photographer Yevgeniy Fiks resurrects Moscow’s forgotten gay history, The Calvert Journal, July 17, 2013

Viktoriya Kupchinetskaya, Hidden meeting spots of Soviet gays: Moscow's repressed history, Golos Ameriki, June 6, 2013

David Blomenberg, How Life in Shadow-worlds Usually Goes, The Lit Pub, June 15, 2013

Vladislav Davidzon, Bookforum talks to Yevgeniy Fiks, May 6, 2013

Yevgeniy Aronov, Unreliability of Love, Radio Free Europe/Svoboda, April 3, 2013

Zach Zavich, April Reviews: Jena Osman; Yevgeniy Fiks, The Kenyon Review, April 2, 2013

Celestine Bohlen, Art Paris Shines a Spotlight on Russia, New York Times, April 1, 2013

Philippe Dagen, Dans le pêle-mêle déroutant d'Art Paris, Le Monde, March 29, 2013

Vincent Noce, L’empreinte russe à ArtParis, Liberation, March 27, 2013

Nora Fitzgerald, Gay in the USSR, Foreign Policy, March 26, 2013

Blake Gopnik, An Artist Asks, How Swishy Was Karl Marx?, The Daily Beast, March 26, 2013

Tyler Green. The Modern Art Notes Podcast, Modern Art Notes, March 21, 2013

Ivan Savvine, The Queer Bombs of the Cold War, OutThere, March 20, 2013

Kathleen MacQueen, In Sight/In Mind: Yevgeniy Fiks, Shifting Connections, March 14, 2013

Andrew Sullivan, The Other H-bomb, The Daily Dish, March 3, 2013

Sophie Pinkham, The Homosexual Atom Bomb, n+1, February 25, 2013

Five Must-See NYC Art Shows This Week, Culture Craver, February 15, 2013

Jillian Steinhauer, Art Rx, Hyperallergic, February 12, 2013

Matilda Battersby, New York art show flooded and covered in mud by Hurricane Sandy set to reopen, The Independent, February 1, 2013

Louis Proyect, A conversation with Yevgeniy Fiks, a Post-Soviet Conceptual Artist, The Unrepentant Marxist, November 26, 2012

Hrag Vartanian, Did the Cold War End?, Hyperallergic, August 3, 2012

Vladislav Davidzon, Yevgeniy Fiks, Galerie Sator, Modern Painters, May 2012

Mark Jenkins, Making Begonias Oppressively Brutish Washington Post, April 6, 2012

Nora Fitzgerald, Roll Up for a Radical History Tour, Russia Now in Washington Post, April 4, 2012

David Marcus, It's the Political Economy, Stupid,, Art in America, March 28, 2012

Caroline A. Miranda, Seeing Red at MoMA, ARTNews, February 2012

Philippe Dagen, Yevgeniy Fiks, Galerie Sator, Le Monde, Sunday, February 5 to Monday, February 6, 2012

Jennifer Weiss, After Romney's 'corporations are people too' -- the exhibit, AFP, January 22, 2012

Dan Tarnowski, January 2012: Corporations are People Too @ Winkleman Gallery, Whitehot Magazine, January, 2012

Doug McClemont, Doug McClemont's Top Ten New York Shows in January, Saatchi, January 19, 2012

The Lookout: A Weekly Guide to Shows You Won't Want to Miss, Art in America, January 19, 2012

Emily Nathan, Gallery Shows NYC: The New York List, Corporations Are People Too,, January 9, 2012

Noah Dillon, "Taking the Corps Out of Corporation," ArtSlant, January 9, 2012

Critics' Pick: Corporations are People Too, Time Out New York, January 5, 2012

Carolina A. Miranda, This Week: Must-See Arts in the City, WNYC's Arts Datebook, January 4, 2012

Kathleen Massara, Are Corporations People? Winkleman Gallery Weighs In, Huffington Post, January 4, 2012

Kristen Chappa. The Workers, Frieze Magazine, Issue 143 November-December 2011

Dmitry Volkosh. The Impossible of Any Community, Russian Journal, September 23, 2011

Innokenty Grekov, Moscow Biennale Art Performance Brings Attention to Victims of Racist Violence. Human Rights First, September 8, 2011

Tamara Baranenkova The exhibition "Impossible community" tells how to be together, RIA Novosti. September 8, 2011

Amy Griffin, Mass MoCA's 'The Workers' Examines Current State of Labor, Times Union, July 3, 2011

Amanda Angel, Red Kaddish—A Revolutionary Walking Tour, Time Out New York, May 12, 2011

Eric Shiner, "Roving Eye: Warhol's Socialist Side", Art in America, April 15, 2011 (pdf)

Tom Williams, "Engineers of the Soul, Postmasters," Art in America, February 2011

Michael Rush, "'Engineers of the Soul', Postmasters Gallery: Michael Rush hosts gallerists Magdalena Sawon and Tamas Banovich with artist Yegeniy Fiks," Rush Interactive,, December 10, 2010

Caroline Miranda, Miami Art Fair Report: A Microscopic Brooklyn Bar and Other Treasures at 'Seven', Dec. 2, 2010

Peter Crimmins, WHYY News (coverage of Communist Tour of the Philadelphia Museum of Art), NPR, October 18, 2010

Miguel Amado, "Critics Picks: Communist Conspiracy in Art Threatens American Museums," ARTFORUM, October 17, 2010

Olga Kopenkina, "YEVGENIY FIKS, AYN RAND IN ILLUSTRATIONS, WINKLEMANGALLERY, NEW YORK, JUNE 18 - JULY 30, 2010," ArtMargins, October 17, 2010 (pdf)

Edith Newhall, "'Communist Conspiracy' gets the space it deserves," Philadelphia Inquirer, September 26, 2010

Elena Sorokina, "Communist Tour of MoMA," Moscow Art Magazine #77-78, July 2010

Andrew Russeth, "In New York: Gallery Openings this Weekend,", June 16, 2010

Valerie Gladstone, “Mirror, Mirror: A Show of Portraits,” CityARTS,” April 20, 2010
"Post-Soviet Traumas: Interview with Yevgeniy Fiks," March 25, 2010

Barry Hoggard, “Yevgeniy Fiks: Communist Tour of MoMA,”, March 3, 2010

James Wagner, “Yevgeniy Fiks names names in Communist Tour of MoMA,”, March 2010

Valentin Diaconov, "Moscow Biennale Beats Odds," ARTINFO, September 28, 2009

Philipe Dagen, “The Song of Russia,” Le Monde, Saturday-Sunday, 8-9 February 2009

"La Metro Goldwyn Mayer épinglée par un artiste russe", 20Minutes. January 23, 2009

Sydney J. Beveridge, "De-fetishizing Lenin Kitsch,” Thing Theory, February 3, 2009

Lori Cole, Critics' Picks Things Falls Apart, ARTFORUM, January 26, 2009

Michael Harvey, “Yevgeniy Fiks,” Art in America, January 2009

Paddy Johnson, "Yevgeniy Fiks at Winkleman Gallery,", October 2, 2008

Catherine Spaeth, "All in One Day: The Gallery Give-Away in Changing Economies,", September 29, 2008

Daniel Larkin, "The Russian Soldier," ArtCal Zine, September 19, 2008

Colby Chamberlain, Critics' Picks: Adopt Lenin, ARTFORUMSeptember 2008

Yaelle Amir , "Lenin Re-Commodified," ArtSlant New York, September 2008

Linda Park, “Future without Utopia”, ARTmargins, July 2008

Olga Kopenkina and Yevgeniy Fiks, Legally Soviet: A Conversation,”Rethinking Marxism, July 2008

Olga Kopenkina, "Communist History, Unclassified,” Afterimage, May/June 2008

Ilya Budraitskis, “America’s “Other”, Moscow Art Magazine, #67/68, May 2008

Olga Kopenkina, “Introducing Yevgeniy Fiks”, Modern Painters, May 2008 (Links: Page 1, 2, 3)

Show and Tell, ARTFORUM, March 31, 2008

Pernilla Holmes, “Blast from the Past,” ARTnews, January 2008

Editorial, “Little-Read Book,” Harper’s, January 2008

Ilya Budraitskis, “Communist Party USA: Interview with Yevgeniy Fiks”,, November 2007

Yulia Tikhonova, “Communists with a Human Face”, Political Journal, No. 30 (173), October 2007

Olga Kopenkina, “Solitude of Collectivity”, Documenta 12 Magazines Online Journal, June 2007

Olga Kopenkina, Corporate Face Off in Lenin for Your Library? from Ante Projects, June 2007

Anna Malpas, “The Party Never Stopped”, The Moscow Times, June 8, 2007

Alexey Yuriev, “Communism Is Dead. But Communists Are Alive”, Moscow News, June 1, 2007

Editorial, Thoroughly Modern Moscow, Financial Times, March 5, 2007

Antti Lahde, “Maistuuko Lenin McDonald’sille?” Aamulehti, February 1, 2007

Olga Kopenkina, "Introducing... Yevgeniy Fiks", NYFA Current, February 2007

Santtu Palm, “Lenin Matkasi Sahkopostissa Museonsa Seinalle,” Tori, January 24, 2007

Yulia Tikhonova, In Conversation with Yevgeniy Fiks, ARTmargins, January 2007

Cindy Stockton Moore, "Lenin, Libraries, and Legacies: An Interview with Yevgeniy Fiks",, # 18, Winter 2007

Exhibition Reportage, TV Channel "Russia", September 7, 2006

Georgiy Litichevskiy, "Utopicheskoe Pervorodstvo", Moscow Art Magazine, #61/62, May 2006

Olga Kopenkina, "Odinochestvo Kollektivizma", Moscow Art Magazine, #61/62, May 2006

Anastasiya Mitushina, "Songs of Russia", ARTmargins, May 2006

Yuliya Rakhimkulova, "21st Century Leniniana", Vecherniy Krasnoyarsk, April 19, 2006

Dena Shottenkirk, "Art and Politics: Russia Redux", ARTmargins, January 2006

Diana Baldon, Critics' Picks: Song of Russia, ARTFORUM, January 2006

"Svobodnoie Vremya", Domashniy Channel TV, January 13, 2006

"Sots Realism Made in USA…",, December 22, 2005

Nick Stillman, "Samoderzhavnie Sandvichi V Chernobolskoi Zone", Moscow Art Magazine, #60, December 2005

Interview, Kultura TV Channel, December 24, 2005

Isabelle Dupuis, "Russia Redux /Schroeder Romero Gallery", NY Arts, November 2005

Holland Cotter, "Enemy Image", New York Times, October 7, 2005

Eduard Rusakov,"Khudozhniki Muzeichikov Pobedili?" Krasnoyarskiy Rabochiy, July 6, 2005

Interview, Siberian TV Network, June 2005

John Kelsey, Russian Front: The Moscow Biennale, ARTFORUM, April 2005

Anastasiya Mitushina, "Bon Voyage!", Moscow Art Magazine, #57, April 2005

Joyce Man, "Dark Diasporas", The Moscow Times, February 18, 2005

Irina Kulik, "Feminists and Immigrants at the Museum on Petrovka", Kommersant, February 4, 2005

Elena Sorokina, "The Art of Protest in American Galleries", JungeKunst, #61, January -March 2005

Interview, NTV Network, November 2004

Inga Melnikova, "War on a Tray", Chelyabinskiy Rabochiy, July 14, 2004