Marlen Spindler is a Soviet and Russian non-conformist artist of the second half of the XXth century whose style is close to abstract expressionism. He participated in the exhibition in Bolshaya Gruzinskaya St. (1974), The Other Art exhibition (1990) and the Postmodernism and National Traditions exhibition in the State Tretyakov Gallery (1993). In 1996 the Tretyakov Gallery hosted Spindler’s personal exhibition. In 2000 a documentary about the artist was filmed. His works are included in the collections of the State Tretyakov Gallery, the State Russian Museum in Saint Petersburg, as well as in private collections around the world.