Born 1958, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia

1975-80 University of Nizhny Novgorod, Architecture Department

1980-85 Academy of Fine Arts of Moscow

Sergey Barskov was born in Russia, in Nizhny Novgorod, in 1958. His first vocation was the architecture, studies that the career kept on finishing in 1980, but soon he discovered that his real vocation was the painting and finished the career registered in the Academy of Fine Arts of Moscow.

Of academic formation, he is interested in the reality as topic and development of his work. This is what he feels. Knowing that from realism are opened all the river beds and possibilities, analyzing them and studying them, he decided to continue the steps of the big Russian teachers, from Rokotov up to Illia Repin. Sergey is a heir and continuator, he joins past with the present and develops his esthetic theory in a meticulous, descriptive painting impregnated with a light impressionistic touch.

For years Sergey Barskov already understood that he was specifying to open his field of action and this way he started exhibiting for the whole Europe. He initiated the journey in Helsinki, later there came London, Paris, Hamburg, Venice and many other cities. Also he had been looking for another space to create and he settled in Spain, attracted by the big teachers of the Spanish painting.

Excellent drawer, he always adds a color explained avoiding any chromatic, immersed impact quite in a soft light, full of tones. Barskov avoids the light effects impacted, inclines his preferences to the soft tonal scales, to the color of harmonious form, always passing for serene river beds. His pictorial force in his quality, in his aptitude to face a wide subject-matter being always able to apply his concepts and reaching his target.

Immersed painting in the imagining, of achievement perfectionist that show knowledge and pictorial exceptional qualities. He is a finished painter provided from not common skill to that he can give the precise personal touch. His works always leave trace.


Sergey Barskov beginning his expository career in his country, and very soon, in 1990, he showed his works in Paris. The following year his works were exhibited in Hamburg, London and Helsinki. Shortly after he initiated an European pictorial itinerary that ended up leading him to Spain, attracted by great teachers of the Spanish painting, where he has been settled for years. His painting is deep, serious, perspires authenticity, connected with the great Russian tradition. He inherited it and at the same time he continues it. Through his painting he renders cultured to a rich description, full of details with an ample chromatic unfolding that gets dressed with soft and right lights. With a meticulous brushstroke he captures in the descriptive complexity of his work even the minimum details that makes Sergey Barskov an extraordinary landscape artist.



1991. Gallery Bernard Felley.  Paris, France

1992. Gallery Enedy.               Hamburg, Germany

1995 Gallery Mayte Mu?oz.    Barcelona, Spain

1995/97 Council General of Russia, Barcelona, Spain

1999. Museum of History.      Tarragona

2002. Gallery Infantas. Madrid, Spain

2002. Gallery Terraferma.      Lleida.

2002. Gallery Arimany             Tarragona

2003. Gallery Foz                    Sitges

2004  Gallery Terraferma.        Lleida

2005. Gallery Foz                    Sitges

2006. Gallery Salduba             Saragossa,

2006 Gallery  Guidiemme.        Venice,

2007. Gallery Foz                    Sitges,

2007.Gallery MAR                  Barcelona,

2008. Gallery Marvelart           London, England




1989. Gallery Repin.            Helsinki, Finland

1992. Museum of City.        Valence

1994. Academy of Fine Arts of  Russia. Moscow

1995. Gallery La Pinacoteca      Barcelona

1998. Gallery Granero.      Brussel, Belgium

1998-2000 Mall Galleries.  London, England

2006. Gallery El Claustre    Gerona,

2008. Gallery Marvelart           London, England

2000-2008 Villanueva Fine Art    Seville

2003-2008 ArtEXPO,NY;AAf, London;ArtIreland,Dublin; ArteSevilla, Seville;ArtMoscow, Russia