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Soviet artist Adolf Evgenievich Alexeyev 1934-2000

Soviet artist Adolf Evgenievich Alexeyev 1934-2000

Parade on the Red Square in 1941. Soviet artist Adolf Evgenievich Alexeyev 1934-2000

Soviet artist Adolf Evgenievich Alexeyev

Born May 8, 1934 in Leningrad, Adolf Evgenievich Alexeyev – Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1976). In 1959 he graduated from the Moscow Art Institute of VI Surikov. He perfected his mastery in the creative workshops of Soviet artists V.P. Efanov and F.I. Nevezhin, in the Academy of Arts of the USSR.
In 1965 he began working in the Studio of Military Artists of Mitrofan Grekov. Awarded the gold medal of M.B. Grekov for participation in the restoration of the panorama of F.Rubo “The Battle of Borodino” (1968). In addition, for the picture “Moscow. District. 1941” – awarded with the silver medal of the USSR Academy of Arts (1970).
Adolf Evgenievich Alexeyev was a permanent participant of exhibitions of Soviet art, as well as solo exhibitions. In particular, in the Studio of Military Artists (1964), the Central House of the Soviet Army (1974), the halls of the Moscow State Duma (1998), etc.

Battle Glory, 1972

Battle Glory, 1972

The very first pictures on the military theme proved him the artist with extraordinary original thinking and expressively dramatic, picturesque language. In fact, military childhood, memories – helped the artist to feel and depict the spirit of wartime, and he not only captured that time, but reflected its essence.

His son is a landscape painter Alexei Alekseev (1969).

Adolf Evgenievich died in 2000. His works are in the State Tretyakov Gallery and the best museums in Russia and abroad.

Soviet artist Adolf Evgenievich Alexeyev