Vladislav Nagornov (1974, Russian
Born in 1974 in Penza, he started drawing at the age of six. At sixteen he joined the Savitsky Academy in Penza with the painter German Jakov. In 2001 he graduated at the Ilya Glazounov Academy of Fine Arts. His specialisation in historical subjects requires a strong discipline to recreate the characters, costumes, decoration details and narrative subjects. He has followed the influence of artists like Ilya Repine, Sourikov and Ivanov among others.