Alexander Florensky – painter, graphic artist and ceramicist, Alexander Florensky was born in 1960 in Leningrad, in the family of artists. In 1982 he graduated from the Ceramics Department of the Vera Mukhina Higher Art and Industrial School in Leningrad. He was one of the founders of the Union of Artists „Митьки” (Mit’ki), (1985), and member of the graphic section of the St. Petersburg Artists’ Union (1988). In 1997-2005 he acted as a curator of the gallery „Митьки – ВХУТЕМАС“ and worked as head of the department of contemporary art at the State Museum (Tsarskoe Selo Collection. Russia). The painter is an avid collector of works of Georgian and Russian contemporary artists. Together with his wife Olga Florenskaya, he has implemented a number of art and publishing projects. Exhibitions of the artist’s works have been hosted by numerous private galleries and state museums at various times. These include the Totibadze Gallery at the VINZAVOD Art Center (Moscow, Russia), the Russian State Museum (St. Petersburg, Russia), the Tretyakov Gallery (Moscow, Russia), and the
Hermitage (St. Petersburg, Russia). The works of Alexander Florensky 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 and the Shalva Amiranashvili Museum of Art.
Alexander Florensky. Alphabet. 2020
Alexander Florensky. Georgian Handsome Artists. 2018-2021