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Brief Biography

Alexander Aksinin was born on October 2nd, 1949 in Lviv, Ukraine. In 1972 he graduated Ukrainian Institute of Printing specializing in Graphic Arts.

In 1972 - 1977 Aksinin worked as an art editor in a publishing house, served in the Soviet army and then worked as an art designer in an industrial design office. Since 1977 he focused entirely on his art, in particular in the fields of printed and drawn graphics.

A. Aksinin’s solo exhibitions were held in Tallinn, Estonia (1979, 1986), Lodz, Poland (1981, 1985), Warsaw (1984), Lvov (1987) and others. He also took part in various group exhibitions in the USSR and abroad, and since 1979 regularly participated in the International Biennale of Small Graphics Forms (Poland), where he was awarded Honorable Medals in 1979 and 1985.

On May 3rd, 1985 Alexander Aksinin died in a plane crash on May 3rd, 1985.