Art Brokerage: Vladimir Clavijo Telepnev Russian Photographer b.1962. Vladimir Clavijo-Telepnev is one of the most famous modern photographers in Russia, who managed to make a perfect career being faithful to his principles in art and life. His works are usually divided into various series. He uses different methods and styles, working with different themes, but always in monochrome palette, adding sepia and weak shades of colour. Clavijo-Telepnev deliberately stints himself in using colours to put a greater emphasis on lines, forms and plasticity. His photographic works are usually drawn towards retro. He likes making photos of landscapes, and architecture of Stalin's times. He has also created a series of portraits of Russia's modern art workers. He graduated from the Moscow Academy of Graphic Arts and started contributing to some Italian, French and Spanish editions as photo-reporter. In parallel, he participated at Moscow painting and drawing exhibitions. Telepnev worked as a fashion and advertising photographer since 1996. He is currently Working on photo-projects of his own.