About iskan: Curriculum Arte


Abstractionist painter, oil on canvas

Photo: credit Ida Ruchina


Mr. Iskander Ilyazov, artistic alias Iskan.

Born in 1956. Lives in Cannes, France and Moscow, Russia.


Tel. and WhatsApp           +7.916.611.98.17

E-mail                                    iskanartist@gmail.com

Web site                  www.iskan.info

Instagram                #isknaratist


Academician (full member) of the National and Folk Arts Academy of Russia (Moscow) and Academician (full member) of Peter the Great Sciences and Arts Academy (St. Petersburg, Russia).


Member of artists’ unions: Creative Union of Professional Artists and Abstractionists’ Union of Russia.

Iskan is a winner of international and national competitions, he was featured in personal catalogs and major event publications and was awarded certificates and diplomas from foundations and museums for solo and group exhibitions in several countries. Iskan is a specialist in Soviet non-conformist art and owns a relevant collection. As a scientist, he focuses on the theory and practical studies of color forms in contemporary painting.

In 2015 – 2020 Iskan displayed his art at 90 exhibitions in Berlin, Cannes, Minsk, Moscow, Nice, Nuernberg, and Paris participating in 70 group exhibitions and holding 20 one-man shows including 7 personal museum exhibitions.

Iskan’s pictures are in  

museum collections

  •  THE GARDEN RING Museum, Moscow
  • National History Museum of the Republic of Belarus
  • Theatre and Music Museum in Minsk
  • Silver Age Museum (Bryusov House) in Moscow

private collections in

Berlin and Cologne in Germany, Cannes and Paris in France, London and Windsor in England, Moscow and St. Petersburg in Russia, Hollywood and Las Vegas in the USA, and Monaco.



Boris Zhutovsky. Portrait of Iskan, pencil on paper, 2011, 48 x 30 cm