Born 1985 in Saint-Petersburg (Russia) Aleksandr spend part of his childhood in Kirgizstan mountains near Chinese border and part in Siberia taiga (Krasnoyarsk). Later he moved to Prague, Saint-Petersburg, London and back to Russia. It affected his art and force him to try to connect European social reality with Asian and Russian traditions.

Alexander worked with international publications, such as GQ, Mens’Health, TimeOut, Burger&Lobster etc. and was included in the list of 200 best illustrators worldwide in 2009. As an architect he founded the "oneione" design studio (

Grigorev's work range from fine art to conceptual art. Mostly focused on social topics and pop culture, and their collaboration with traditional Asian and Russian art.

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