Russian art critic and curator, Head of the Contemporary Art Department at the State Hermitage Museum, Head of the Hermitage 20/21 Project, curator of the 15th and 18th centuries’ French engravings at the State Hermitage Museum. PhD in Philosophy. Curator of more than 40 exhibitions of classical and contemporary art at the State Hermitage Museum. Curated State Hermitage exhibitions at the Hermitage Centre in London (2006) and twice at the Venice Biennale of Fine Arts (Dimitry Prigov: Dimitry Prigov, 2011, and Glasstress 2015 Gotika, 2015), as part of the 54th and 56th Biennale respectively. Corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Arts, Department of Art History and Art Criticism since 2017. In 2000, Dimitry won the Propylaea contest of The New World of Art magazine in the nomination Best Art Critic of the Year. Since 2011, he has entered the list of Top 50 most influential people in Russian art according to the Artchronika and Art Guide magazines.