About RakovGallery

RakovGallery is a network of art galleries, founded by the brothers Alexey and Igor Rakov in 2011. The first gallery was opened in Ekaterinburg as a space to realise creative ideas of contemporary Ural artists. At present RakovGallery branches are open in Saint Petersburg, Ekaterinburg, Moscow and Perm. The gallery focuses on the pieces produced by Russian artists active at present days. Our collection includes paintings by Vladimir Kirillov, Olga Suvorova, Anna Berezovskaya, Agatha Belaya, Evgeny Guselnikov, Ilya Khokhrin, Alexander Saidov, etc. RakovGallery has been successfully conveying art sales both in Russia and abroad. Paintings of the artists represented by RakovGallery are popular among our clients from Europe and the US, Australia, Asian and Middle Eastern countries. The main objective of RakovGallery is to provide contemporary Russian artists with opportunities to represent their work on the art market around the world.

Our team
  • Igor Rakov
    Co-founder and mastermind of RakovGallery.
  • Alexey Rakov
    Co-founder of the gallery, art dealer with the experience of work on the art market for over ten years. Specialist in the collectible works of art, both contemporary and antique pieces. Organised over twenty exhibitions of contemporary art. The head of the gallery in Ekaterinburg.
  • Vsevolod Danilokh
    Director at RakovGallery St. Petersburg. Content editor of RakovGallery online projects. Head of the international relations of the company.
  • Maria Gordusenko
    PhD in Art History, RakovGallery Art Director. In 2012 graduated from the University of Groningen - research master's in Art History and Archaeology. Maria had internships at the leading European and Northern American museums: the Bonnefanten Museum Maasticht, Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, the Bode Museum (Berlin) and the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles. From 2014 to 2020 Maria pursued her PhD in Art History at the University of Edinburgh. She teaches at the Ural Federal University. Maria also curated a number of exhibitions of Russian artists at various museums and galleries in Ekaterinburg and collaborated with the Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art.
  • Vitaly Gritsenko
    Executive director of the gallery in Ekaterinburg. Has been working in the gallery business for fifteen years. Engaged in the development of the regional branches of the gallery. Organised over a hundred exhibitions in Russia. Having a background in Fine Arts, he is working on his own art project.
  • Ekaterina Kozlova
    Art historian, curator of the exhibition projects. Art manager at RakovGallery in St. Petersburg.
  • Kirill Gruzdov
    Art manager of RakovGallery in Yekaterinburg.
  • Professionalism
    Our employees are highly skilled professionals: art historians, curators and experts
    We guarantee the authenticity of our artworks
  • Individual approach
    We treat our clients with care
    We consider all your preferences
  • Unique experience
    Eleven years on the art market
    Thousands of paintings were sold during this period