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Japaridze Ucha Malakievich

Japaridze Ucha Malakievich Self-portrait. 1941

Japaridze Ucha Malakievich. Self-portrait. 1941

Japaridze Ucha Malakievich was born in Gori in 1906 and from childhood he showed an interest in art. That is why I went to study and graduated from the M. Toidze People’s Art Studio, and then the Academy of Arts (AH) of Tbilisi. Subsequently, Japaridze became a teacher of the Tbilisi Academy of Arts and the author of many works – “May Day Demonstration in Tiflis in 1901”, “Friends of Youth”, “Mother’s Duma”.

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Iosif Bokshai Outstanding Soviet Ukrainian painter and teacher.

Iosif Bokshai, Self-portrait. 1940s

Iosif Bokshai, Self-portrait. 1940s

Biography of Iosif Bokshai

Born in 1891 in the village of Yasnaya Polyana, Rakhiv district, Transcarpathian region. His grandfather, father and brother were Greek Catholic priests. In the family, everyone was fond of art (music and painting).

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Bozhy Mikhail Mikhailovich

Bozhy Mikhail Mikhailovich was born in Nikolaev, on September 20, 1911, in a working-class family his father worked in a hot shop as a molder-caster. the end of their days.

Bozhy Mikhail Mikhailovich, At the table. 1956 g.

At the table. 1956 g.

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Bogdesko Ilya Trofimovich

Bogdesko Ilya Trofimovich

Bogdesko Ilya Trofimovich

Bogdesko Ilya was a great master of engraving, calligraphy, wall painting, and unique book graphics. Among the most famous works of the artist are genre scenes and drawings for the story by N.V. Gogol’s “Sorochinskaya Fair”, illustrations for “Don Quixote” by Cervantes, portraits for “Gulliver’s Travel” by Jonathan Swift.

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Vadim Fedorovich Ryndin theater designer

Vadim Ryndin

Vadim Ryndin

Vadim Fedorovich Ryndin (2 (15) .1.1902, Moscow – 9.4.1974, Moscow) is a genius theater artist, about whom books should be published, albums of his works should be published, and retrospective exhibitions should be made, and not only in Moscow, where he created about 140 performances in the most famous theaters.

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Nikolai Tomsky Soviet sculptor

Nikolai Tomsky Soviet sculptor

Nikolai Tomsky Soviet sculptor

Biography of  Nikolai Tomsky

In 1912 he graduated from a four-year rural school. Since childhood, he was fond of drawing, but then he did not even have to dream of a special art education. Simultaneously with his studies, he helped his father in the field and worked with him in the smithy. When, during the First World War, his father was drafted into the army, Nikolai remained the only worker in the family. From the age of nineteen he took part in the civil war in the ranks of the Red Army. In battles with the White Poles, he was wounded.

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Vuchetich Evgeny Viktorovich

Vuchetich Evgeny Viktorovich

Vuchetich Evgeny Viktorovich

Soviet sculptor Yevgeny Vuchetich devoted almost half a century to monumental art. People’s Artist of the USSR, laureate of five Stalin and Lenin Prizes created more than forty sculptural portraits from field marshals of the Russian Empire to the commanders of the Soviet army.

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