Alexander Trifonov

Alexander Trifonov

Moscow, Russia

About Alexander Trifonov

Alexander Trifonov
was born in 1975 in Moscow. Studied at moscow polygraphic institute. He received an education in design and worked with Moscow theaters since early 90-s. Since 1998 he is working in Chekhov Moscow Art Theatre and also creates designs for magazines and art books. A member of the Artists' Union of Russia,
he exhibits his works in many group and individual exhibitions every year. In 2005 a book about the artist with his art, articles and comments has been printed in Moscow, is a noted follower of the modern avant-guard art concept known as receptualism.

Alexander Trifonov is an experienced artist from Russia whose works have been featured in solo and group shows internationally. With a background in design, Trifonov developed his painting style creating winter scenes and still lifes characterized by modern and surrealist qualities. Throughout his work, there is an emphasis on geometry and order through the use of straight lights and unexpected shapes.


The printing academy


Select personal exhibitions:
• "End of ideologies", At Kashirka gallery, Moscow (February 1999)
• "Love to a Bottle", A3 gallery, Moscow (January 2000)
• "Our Street", At Kashirka gallery, Moscow (October 2001)
• "Bottlefly", A3 gallery, Moscow (March 2002)
• "New century", "Centaur" gallery (May 2003) with the sculptor Dmitry Tugarinov
• "Bolero", A3 gallery, Moscow (August 2003)
• "On Stage of Eternity" in the Russian Academy of Arts (September 2005)
• "Shostakovich. Bolt ", A3 Gallery, Moscow (April 2006)
• Exhibition in the Theatr na Taganke (November 2006)
• "Our Street -100", State Literature Museum, Moscow (2008)
• "Corner stone", Art Gallery Na Solyanke, Moscow (2009)
• "The window", Art Gallery "Chistie prudi", Moscow (2012)
• “Windows” with Miloš Prekop gallery Aircraft, Bratislava (2014)
• "In parallel' in the Open Club Gallery, Moscow (2015)
• ”From Bruegel to Trifonov" in the Open Club Gallery, Moscow (2018)

Select group exhibitions:
• "Young Russia", Moscow and New York (1997)
• Auction Drouot-Richelieu, Paris (1997)
• "Anti-Soviet exhibition, dedicated to the 80 years of the Great October", Moscow (November 1997)
• "Contemporary Russia" Jersey City /USA/ (1998)
• "International Art Biennale Malta" (2003)
• "Re-cept Triumvirate" with Igor Snegur and Vitaly Kopachev, A3 Gallery, Moscow (December 2006)
• "Three stars in A3 Gallery" with Igor Snegur and Vitaly Kopachev, A3 Gallery, Moscow (December 2007)
• Exhibition dedicated 130 years Kazimir Malevich, Nemchinovka (Februar 2008)
• Group exhibitions of contemporary moscow artists, A3 Gallery, Moscow (2008-2010)
• Makek Gallery in Croatia Rab/Zagreb (June 2010)
• «Anticipation of our future» Bratislava, Nitra, Slovakia (Oktober 2010)
• «Creative environment» Central House of Artists, Moscow (2010)
• PEOPLE-metr Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Poland (2011/12)
• «White+Blue+Red» Trnava, Bratislava (Slovakia 2011/12) Shagal gallery in Ostrava (Czech Rep. 2013)
• «Time of wanderings East West» Central House of Artists, Moscow (2012)
• "Kladensky salon" Kladno (Czech Rep. 2012)
• «White+Blue+Red» Trnava, Bratislava (Slovakia 2011/12) Shagal gallery in Ostrava (Czech Rep. 2013)
• PEOPLE-metr-2013 Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary (2013)
• "Bijela. Plava. Crvena" gallery Milotić. Pula (Croatia, 2014)
• «Other Reality» Central House of Artists, Moscow (2015)
• «From Avantgarde to Avantgarde» Museum of Fine Arts in Saransk (2015) and in Togliatti (2016)
• «Iná krajina» Západoslovenské múzeum, Trnava; Žitnoostrovské múzeum, Dunajská Streda (Slovakia, 2016)
• «Сolor alphabet from А till Я». Central House of Artists, Moscow (2017)