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Alexey Terenin

Alexey Terenin luckily combines the architect's training and painter's practice in his work, which embraces the aesthetic environment of modern man.
Having got the education at the Moscow Architectural Institute in 1986-1993 Alexey Terenin started his career of exhibiting graphic artist and painter in 1992 with most prominent Moscow galleries Art Moderne and M'ARS.
Grown up Prague and living in Moscow he as an artist has become a digger for the layers of imagination that can never be identified historically, but absorbed the heritage of many cultures of the West and East. The language of reminiscence and association chosen by the artist enabled him to build up a big city of dreams inhabited with the ghosts of the past and heroes of the present in the most peculiar and unpredictable way. In the depths of his fantasy the artist was given a power to choose the time, the place and the rules of the game and then to set off to a journey with his personages.
Prague surely inspired Terenin's "Gothic" expressiveness, while Moscow gave him the constant sense of interlacement of epochs, that history's masquerade, which is obviously present in his paintings. The artist found his own way of discovering the world. A mask, instead of concealing and hiding the meanings, became a sign, a symbol, and an image of reality, which otherwise in this way or another escapes our comprehension, and only the mask provides us the understanding of the theater of life.
Not accidentally Terenin worked for the theater, the Bolshoj Theater of Moscow. Scenery may serve the key world for his work, be it interior mural, easel painting, or furniture design. There is no literature, no subject, but only a situation. Narration is left up to some unknown and independent playwright. The abovementioned pictorial journey endeavored by Terenin's personages can be only possible if the artist and the viewer know nothing about the end of it. Also the attaching of meanings and titles is in discord with the nature of the game. What we have for sure is the perfect architectonics of the newly discovered world that anyone could probably have seen in some other life.

Publications about the artist:
Fresh, Cover
Prague Club Magazine, Cover
Top Class Magazine (painting in an interior), Cover
The withSTYLE magazine, July-August 2007 (4MB)


b-Art Galerie, Vevey, Switzerland

Affordable Art Fair, London, UK
Affordable Art Fair, Paris, France
Affordable Art Fair, New York, USA
Bohemia Galleries, East Yorkshire, UK
The Oriel Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

Hannah Gallery, Herent, Belgium
Affordable Art Fair, London, UK

Gallery C.A.O.S., Rome, Italy
Galerie Lamber, Valkenswaard, Netherlands
Galerie Image, Wien, Austria
Galerie de Arte Carmen Terreros Andreu, Zaragoza, Spain
Joint exhibition: Medici Gallery, London, UK
Joint exhibition: "The Biscuit Factory" Gallery, Newcastle, UK

Joint exhibition Collyer-Bristow Gallery, London, UK
Joint exhibition "The Biscuit Factory" Gallery, Newcastle, UK
Jorgensen Fine Art Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
Gallery in VHS 3 Volkshochschule, Wien, Austria

"MaxArt" gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
European prize for fine arts by the European union of arts, Prague, Czech Republic
Joint exhibition "50 works of fine art from Russia", Maison du Monde, London, UK
"Cerna Labut" gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

"Colliers" gallery, Newcastle, UK
"ALBERMARLE" gallery, London, UK
Joint exhibition "Russian Charm", The Inter-Continental Hotel, London, UK
Private exhibition, Gevelsberg, Germany

"Jakubska" gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
"MIMO" gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
Joint exhibition "Russian Spring", "Fortnum and Mason PLC", London, UK
"Ve vezi" gallery, Melnik, Czech Republic
"4.KUNSTMESSE", Berlin, Germany
International Festival of Nonverbal Theatre, Kolin, Czech Republic

International Foundation of Culture, Moscow, Russia
Ash Information Centre gallery, Ash city, Czech Republic
"Art CDKh" International Art Fair, Central House of Artists gallery, Moscow, Russia
"X-Art" gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Joint exhibition in "Redisson-Slavyanskaya" hotel, Moscow, Russia
M'ARS gallery, Moscow, Russia

Art-Manezh-98 exhibition, Moscow, Russia
Joint exhibition in exhibition hall "Usadyba Golizino", Moscow, Russia

Joint exhibition "Russian Collection in the Palace of Nations", Geneva, Switzerland
Joint exhibition, "Windows", "Belyaevo" gallery, Moscow, Russia
Joint exhibition, "The World of Sensual Things in Pictures - the End of XX Century", Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia
Art Director in "Capriccio" ballet by Stravinsky, Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow, Russia
Art-Manezh-97 exhibition, Moscow, Russia

Art Expo, New York City, USA
Central House of Artists gallery, Moscow, Russia
"Michalska" gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
Exhibition (graphics), Central House of Artists gallery, Moscow, Russia
"Jakubska" gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

NB gallery, Moscow, Russia
M'ARS gallery, Moscow, Russia

MIMO gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
M'ARS gallery, Moscow, Russia
"Jakubska" gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
"Russian Collection-End of XX Century", M'ARS gallery, Moscow, Russia
"REF. Kirchgemeindehaus zum Guggel", Basel, Switzerland
"Christmas Fantasies", Lobby Gallery, New York City, USA

Joint exhibition "Lilja Zakirova Art" Overlun, Netherlands
Joint exhibition "Post-Immoderacy", M'ARS gallery, Moscow, Russia
M'ARS gallery, Moscow, Russia

M'ARS gallery, Moscow, Russia

Virtual Tour: 3d 3d 3d New:

Andras Gyorfi
St. Sebastian

Alexey Terenin
Paper Aircrafts

Serhiy Reznichenko

Eduard Bielskiy
Waiting for The Sun

Nina Reznichenko

Mykhaylo Mykora
Morning Prague