Timur Novikov

Новиков, Тимур Петрович

Conceptual and graphic artist. designer, curator

Born Leningrad, 24 September 1958

Died St. Petersburg, 23 May 2002


Novikov's art education began from age 7 at the House of Pioneers in Leningrad and continued at the Club of Young Fine Art Lovers at the State Russian Museum. In 1982 he founded "The New Artists" movement, and in 1989, "The New Academy of Fine Arts". During the 1980s Timur Novikov was employed at The State Russian Museum and had access to the museum's vaults.In 1990 he studied as an intern under Pontus Hulten at Parisian Institute of Plastic Arts. In 2002 he died of pneumonia.