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Born in Russia, 1950, A.Kononov graduated from Kiev State Pedagogical University of Foreign Languages in 1973 (English, French) and from Ukrainian University of Printing and Publishing in 1981 (Book design and illustration), both with distinction.
For 15 years he worked in the publishing houses of Ukraine as book designer, illustrator and art editor and as a professor of book design, illustration and artistic photography at the Ukrainian University of Printing and Publishing.
He exhibits his art works from 1980 in USSR, Ukraine, Switzerland, Sweden, Germany, USA and South Africa.

In 1991-1992 he was a full time artist in USA.
In 1992 he came to South Africa and for 10 years was a Curator
of the Museum of Russian Art and Culture in RSA
(Centurion, Cape Town).
From 2003 he is a full time artist.

Artist works in oil, monotype, photography, etching; prefers landscapes, abstract, figurative and conceptual graphics, photography.

Main exhibitions:
1984 “International Book Art Exhibition” (Leipzig, GDR)
1984 “Type Art of the USSR” UN (New York, USA)
1990 “Contemporary Ukrainian Art” Arts’ Center
(Marsvinsholm, Sweden)
1990 “Kinesis” University of Fribourg 
(Fribourg, Switzerland)
1992 “Contemporary Russian Art” Gregory Gallery
(Washington DC, USA)
1992 “New Wave” Soft Line Gallery (New York, USA)
1994 “Reconciliation” UP (Potchefstroom, South Africa)
1998 “Five Years in South Africa” Marvol Museum
(Cape Town, RSA)
2000 “Cape Town that I love” Cape Gallery (Cape Town, RSA)


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Title: Table Mountain, Cloudy Midday 2/2
Size: 50 x 33 cm
Media: Monotype
ID: 25367
Price: R 2 000
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