Born in 1970 in Krasnodar. In 1986 Alexey graduated from Krasnodar Art College.
In 1996 he graduated from V. Surikov Moscow State Art Institute (N. Andronov’s group).
Since 1996 he has participated in numerous exhibitions in Moscow and abroad. Alexey did more than 20 personal exhibitions in Russia, France, Germany, the UK, Switzerland and Hong Kong. The author of 10 monumental projects-paintings in Moscow and Chukotka. Participated in the auction "Vladey" (Moscow) and in the auction of contemporary art "Most" (Krasnodar). In October 2016, Alexey Lantsev has opened a personal exhibition in the "Wolfson College" Cambridge.
Lantsev’s works are included into museums and private collections: the Novosibirsk art Museum Abramtsevo, NCCA, Vladikavkaz, Belgorod art Museum, in the collection of the "Wolfson College" Cambridge, National Bank of Iceland, Raiffeisen Bank, Clifford Chans, Deutsche Bank (Germany), Standard&Poor's; in the collection of the Ambassador of Iceland, Japan and the USA; in private collections in the USA, France, Switzerland, Germany, Hong Kong, Israel, England, Gallery Nadja Brykina Gallery AG (Zurich), ArtSpace Cambridge (UK).