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Olga Florenskaya
Year of birth1960Share

Florenskaya Olga

Olga Florenskaya -Painter, graphic artist, ceramicist and sculptor, born in 1960 in Leningrad, in a family of artists. In 1982 she graduated from the ceramics department of the Vera Mukhina Higher Art and Technical School. Together with his spouse Alexander Florensky, she organized a group of artists called “Митьки” (“Mit’ki”) (1985). She has been a member of the St. Petersburg Artists’ Union since 1988. Together with Alexander Florensky she has carried out a number of largescale creative projects. Among them are the animated films: “The Story of the Greatest of the Miracles” and “The Trophy Films”. She has been awarded a number of awards at international film festivals in Russia. Olga Florenskaya primarily made a name for herself with collages made of paper and fabric. Her solo exhibitions have been hosted by both private galleries and state museums. Among them: the Museum of the Academy of Fine Arts (St. Petersburg, Russia), “Gallerie Vallois Sculpture” (Paris, France), “OAT Gallery” (Tbilisi), “Totibadze Gallery” (Moscow, Russia). Her works are kept in the collections of the Russian Museum, the Hermitage, the Tretyakov Gallery, the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, the Moscow Center for Contemporary Art, the VICTORIA & ALBERT Museum in London, and the Shalva Amiranashvili Museum of Art. The artist lives and works in St. Petersburg and Tbilisi.

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