Irina Nakhova

Нахова, Ирина Исаевна

Conceptualist, graphic artist

Born Moscow, 1955



Nakhova is a representative of the Moscow Conceptualism. When she was 14 years old, her mother took her to the studio of Viktor Pivovarov who became the tutor of the young Nakhova. From 1972 to 1978 she studied at the Moscow Polygraphic Institute. She took part in many collective actions of the Moscow conceptualists. After 1983 she developed her environmental art and worked as a book illustrator. In 2015 she represented Russia at the Venice Biennale of contemporary art.