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Soviet artist Vasily Hitrikov

Soviet artist Vasily Hitrikov (1922-1987). Lenin at III congress of Komsomol. Ukrainian Republican art exhibition dedicated to the 40th anniversary of the Komsomol

Soviet artist Vasily Hitrikov (1922-1987). Lenin at III congress of Komsomol. Ukrainian Republican art exhibition dedicated to the 40th anniversary of the Komsomol

Soviet artist Vasily Hitrikov (1922-1987) – People’s Artist of USSR (1977). Vasily Hitrik was born January 12, 1922 in the city of Ekaterinoslav, now Dnepropetrovsk. From 1937 to 1941 he studied at the Dnepropetrovsk Art College. In 1950 he graduated from the Kiev Art Institute (workshop of AG Petritsky). He worked in easel painting. Major works: “V. Lenin at the Third Congress of the Komsomol” (1952), “A Conversation with Ilyich” (1957), “Lenin Appeal” (1960), “The native hut” (1964), a series of portraits “Contemporary” (1968-1980), “Creativity” (1970), “We are peaceful people” (1977), and others. Vasily Hitrikov was a member of art exhibitions: Republican – since 1952, all-Union – 1954 (Exhibition of Fine Arts of the Ukrainian SSR, dedicated to the tercentenary of the reunification of Ukraine with Russia, the State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow), foreign – since 1958.

With Ilyich

With Ilyich. Oil on canvas. Soviet artist Vasily Hitrikov

Soviet artist Vasily Hitrikov lived in Kiev. He died September 24, 1987 and was buried in the Kiev cemetery. The works of Vasily Pimenovich Hitrikov are presented in Zaporozhye and Dnepropetrovsk Art Museums, Lvov National Museum, and in private collections in Ukraine and abroad.

Soviet artist Vasily Hitrikov

sources:
vk.com/club106006021
images scanned from magazine Youth, 1958;
Illustrated album “Ukrainian Republican art exhibition dedicated to the 40th anniversary of the Komsomol”