Mikhail Lushnikov is the sculptor who lives and works in Moscow, Russia. His works have been exhibited and installed at city streets, museums, and galleries in Russia and in Europe.
1943 born in Moscow, Russia
1971 graduated from the Moscow State Academic Art Institute (Surikov Institute, http://www.pencil.nm.ru/index_en.htm)
1973-present participation in Russian and international exhibitions
1977 membership in the Russian Union of Artists
1996 - 1999 participated in the reconstruction of the bas-relieves of the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cathedral_of_Christ_the_Saviour
2000 awarded the title of the Honoured Artist of Russian Federation by the Russian government
2003 - 2012 multiple solo exhibitions in Moscow and Brussels
Mikhail Lushnikov's sculptures are installed on streets of Moscow, Azov city, Kemerovo city and other Russian cities, they are also owned by Russian state museums, included in the art collections of the Russian Union of Artists and the Russian Ministry of Culture, as well as in private art collections in Russia and all over the world.
My favorite genre is portrait. Many of my art works are inspired by the nostalgia of the classics and Russian art traditions.
Mikhail Lushnikov’s website contains a large set of images of his work including statues installed in Moscow and across the Russia, a curriculum vitae, a description of his solo exhibitions and links to various organizations and resources.