Painter, graphic artist. Born October 1, 1954 in Moscow. A descendant of an ancient noble family Ladyzhenskaya. Graduated from art faculty of MIT in 1983. Since 1983, teaches drawing, painting and composition in Metropolitan Universities. From 1984 to 1989 member of the Association of young artists and art critics at the Union of artists (Department of MOSH). In 1988 became one of the founders of the informal creative Association of artists "Esprit de corps". From 1990 to 1993, the Association hosts five major exhibitions in Moscow, Hannover, and Dusseldorf (Germany). Since 1993 member of the Creative Union of Artists of Russia and International Federation of Artists. Lives and works in Moscow. Chesnokov work-Ladyzhensky are in the collections of the State Tretyakov Gallery (Moscow), Mordovia Republican Museum of Fine Arts named after S. D. Erzya (Saransk), Museum Schloss Morsbroich (Leverkusen, Germany), the municipal Assembly of Torre Canavese (Italy), gallery "Marco D Atrino" (Turin,Italy), gallery "Godot" (Prague, Czech Republic), meeting Robert Grassl (Vienna, Austria), Hans-Peter Rize (Cologne, Germany) and Edgar nick (Bonn, Germany), in private collections of Russia, Germany, Austria, Czech Republic, USA, France, Hungary, Italy, Belgium and Israel.