Alexander Lavrentyev

Saint Petersburg-based photographer

 

Born in Leningrad, 1980

Graduated from St.Petersburg State Academy of Arts and Industry by Baron Alexander von Stieglitz, department of Decorative and applied arts in 2005

 

From 2003 Alexander took up photography, at the same time he works as a metal and enamel artist. In 2008 he started with his first personal show. From 2008 on he collaborates with several magazines and publishing houses as the photographer, taking part in collective photography exhibitions as well. In 2011 Alexander joined The State Hermitage Museum as a photographer on a full-time job. For the time being, he is the author of a few dozens  exhibition’s albums for Hermitage Museum and other collections.

 

Exhibitions

 

Solo:

 

Shades, Art and Musical Centre of the Mayakovsky Library, SPb, 2008

 

Snow on Silver, Achtung Baby club, SPb, 2008

 

Shades. North \ Sauth, Tolstoy square gallery, SPb, 2009

 

Stairs, Kuchnya gallery, SPb, 2010

 

One, two, three. Portraits 2005-2010, Stachka gallery, SPb, 2011

 

One, two, three. Portraits 2005-2010, Centre of contemporary culture Fakel, Kupchino, SPb, 2012

 

Youthful Petersburg, Russian Consulate, Turku, 2012

 

Somewhere, Once Upon A Time.., Exhibition hall of Anikushin Art school, Kronschtadt, 2012

 

Russian Dream, Architector's Hall, SPb, 2013

 

 

Galaxis, Hermitage.Berlin, Charlottenburg, Berlin, 2019

 

Collective:

 

2008

 

 

Babylon, Air-surface gallery, SPb

 

Rapid reaction paintings, Air-surface gallery, SPb

 

Mansard, Art and Musical Centre of the Mayakovsky Library, SPb

 

2009

 

Young Russia Photography, Manege, SPb

 

Photo New Rave, Nepokorennie gallery, SPb

 

Sphere in Art, Michail Shemyakin Foundation's gallery, SPb

 

Nudity is Controversially, State Urban Sculpture Museum, SPb

 

The Game, Bye Bye Ballet, SPb

 

2010

 

We, Manege, SPb

 

Newspeak: Petersburg Version, State Hermitage Museum. SPb

 

Super Me, Kuchnya gallery, SPb

 

2011

 

Noir Look, Modernariat gallery, SPb

 

Psychonautika III: Force Field, Red Banner Cultural Centre, SPb

 

Nonfermarti art festival, Cosenza

 

2012

 

Young Family, Egor Gaydar Foundation, Moscow

 

2014

 

Portrait of a Family, State Russian Museum, SPb

 

2015

 

Museum Space, Youth Centre of the State hermitage Museum, SPb

 

2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 — Hermitage in Photographs, State Hermitage Museum, SPb