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Soviet sculptor Pavel Turayev

Soviet sculptor Pavel Turayev. Creativity. Bronze. 1989

Soviet sculptor Pavel Turayev. Creativity. Bronze. 1989

Soviet sculptor Pavel Turayev belongs to a generation of artists, who actively began his artistic life in the 1980s. He was born in 1955 in Moscow. In 1979 he graduated from the Moscow State Academic Art Institute of Surikov, workshop of greatest masters of Soviet sculpture N.V. Tomsky and M.F. Baburin. As a student, he began to participate in art exhibitions. At the All-Union Exhibition of 1979 he enjoyed a real success, the work of the young sculptor was awarded Diploma of the USSR Academy of Arts. Since that time, Pavel Turayev performs a variety of orders in Moscow and other Russian cities, working under contracts of youth committees and the Academy of Arts of the USSR Union of Artists. Since 1983 Pavel Turayev has been a member of the Artists’ Union of the USSR, member of Union of Russian Artists, Moscow Union of Artists and the Association of Moscow Sculptors.

Flamenco

Flamenco

Pavel Turayev – a mature artist with his recognizable handwriting, individual style. Sculptures, portraits, small plastic forms give an idea about the creative method of the master, his understanding of the language of contemporary sculpture. One of the earliest works of Turaev is the composition “Flamenco”, in which the sculptor managed to convey the very element of dance. The rapid reversal of figures in space, expressive plastic forms of the game, their interaction causes a feeling of freedom and joy of life.

The portrait of the famous Soviet composer Vladimir Shainsky

The portrait of the famous Soviet composer Vladimir Shainsky

Pavel Turayev virtually owns all sculptural techniques and materials: he works in bronze, chamotte with enamel, plaster, ceramics, etc., in each case using his expressive possibilities. The monumental works of Paul Turaev are in many Russian cities, including Staraya Rusa, Bui, Salsk, Sochi, Ivanovo, Borovsk. Sculptural works by masters complement residential interiors by leading Moscow architects, they are represented in museums and private collections both in Russia and abroad.

Soviet sculptor Pavel Turayev

sources:
http://rah.ru/
Young artist, magazine 7/1990