Igor Shelkovsky (1937, Orenburg). 1976 -Emigrated to France. 1979-86 - Magazine“А-Я”, editor. Lives and works in Moscow and Paris. Collections: The State Tretyakov Gallery (Moscow), The State Russian Museum (St.- Petersburg), Moscow museum of contemporary art, Pompidou Centre (Paris), Zimmerly Art Museum (New Jersey, USA;), Museum of Contemporary Art (Vienna), The State Centre of contemporary Art (Moscow), Museum ART4.RU (Moscow), Georgy Kostaki collection (Athens), etc.