Lomov. Real name: Axel Bergk. Born 1960 in Hanover, Germany. German high-school finished in 1978. Studies in History of Art, Philosophy, Archeology and Sinology at the University of Hamburg. University degree as Magister Artium in 1990. Engaged in fine arts from 1987 to 2000 with exhibitions in Germany, Italy and the Netherlands focusing on conceptual paintings and photography.