Dutch engraver, cartographer. Studied engraving under Romeyn de Hooghe (1676–79). Taught etching to Peter the Great during his Great Embassy to Holland (1697) and was invited to Russia to work on commissions and train Russian artists (1698). Headed the engraving workshop at the Moscow Armoury.
Painter, draughtsman. Born in the family of Yakov Kryzhitsky in Kiev (1858). Studied at the Nikolai Murashko School of Drawing in Kiev and under Baron Mikhail Clodt von Jürgensburg at the Imperial Academy of Arts (1877–85).
Cuban artist. Born in Nueva Gerona (1970). Graduated from the Escuela Nacional de Arte (ENA) in Havana (1990). Fellow of the Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen (1994). Awarded for his contribution to the Kwangju
In the 1780s, Catherine the Great commissioned a large service from the Gardner Factory for the new palace built by Charles Cameron in Pavlovsk. The service was called the “Moscow Service” (because the plant was located near
Cuban artist. Born in Havana (1968). Graduated from the Escuela de Artes Plásticas San Alejandro (1987) and the Instituto Superior de Arte (ISA) in Havana (1991). Fellow of the Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen
The Iced Architects group was founded in 1993 by Ilya Bilashenko, Mikhail Leikin and Ilya Voznesensky. The current members are Igor Bury, Alexei Kononenko, Ilya Voznesensky, Vera Samorodova and Mikhail Leikin.