Alexander Borkov

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Alexander Borkov in her Workshop 2016. SPb

Alexander Petrovich Borkov [Александр Петрович Борков] (b. April 16, 1961) was a Soviet and Russian painter and graphic artist, watercolorist and printmaker: linocut, etching, drypoint, lithography, monotype.


  • Сity is a fertile theme for any artist. And the city I live in is especially good. Here you can find plots to suit any taste: if you want you can paint and draw its grand views of beautiful architecture, rivers, canals, bridges ... Or well courtyards, firewalls, which I have not seen in other cities and towns. And a variety of subjects — on the streets, in cafes, bars. In the title of my graphic sheet I used a quote from an interview with a famous poet, friend of Joseph Brodsky, former Leningrader Yevgeny Rein: “What is a glass of vodka? It liberates the soul ....
    • Alexander Borkov A glass of vodka / City as Artist's subjectivity. Artist's book project. Catalog. (Rus & En) — SPb: Ed. T. Markova. 2020. — 128 p. — P. 121.