Mylnikov Andrei Andreevich
Mylnikov Andrei Andreevich (1919-2012) the largest Soviet painter, People’s Artist of the USSR, professor, vice-president of the Russian Academy of Arts.
A. A. Mylnikov was born in Pokrovsk in 1919. In 1946 he graduated from the Repin Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. He was a student of I. Grabar and inherited the best traditions of Russian art in all the variety of images and pictorial techniques. In 1948, here he entered the graduate school of the Academy of Arts and continued his studies in a creative workshop.