Avdey Ter-Oganyan

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Avdey Ter-Oganyan, 2008

Avdey Stepanovich Ter-Oganyan (Russian: Авде́й Степа́нович Тер-Оганья́н; born December 9, 1961, Rostov-on-Don) is a Russian painter, one of the prominent representatives of the Moscow actionism [ru].

He is famous for extravagant and sometimes provocative art actions. His practice includes installations and performances.[1][2]

In the ranking of the magazine ArtChronika [ru] 50 most influential people in Russian art 2010 Avdey Ter-Oganyan took 23rd place.[3]

He currently lives and works in Prague.


  1. ^ Группа товарищей Archived September 18, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Miroslav Nemirov, А. С. Тер-Оганьян: Жизнь, Судьба и контемпорари арт. — М.: GIF, 1999. — 96 с. — ISBN 5-9237-0002-6.
  3. ^ 50 самых влиятельных людей в российском искусстве 2010 Archived January 30, 2011, at the Wayback Machine

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Performance Festival The Second Edition, Timişoara, 11-13 October 1996]