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.
Category Archive: Soviet Art
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.
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.
Kupriyanov m V. Outstanding Soviet painter, graphic artist and cartoonist, author of world-famous political posters. Member of the creative team Kukryniksy. People’s Artist of the USSR (1958). Hero of Socialist Labor (1973). Member of the USSR Academy of Arts (1947). Laureate of the Lenin (1965), five Stalin (1942, 1947, 1949, 1950, 1951) and the USSR State Prize (1975), the State Prize of the RSFSR im. I. E. Repin. He worked in the field of satire, on works on a political theme, historical-revolutionary and the theme of the Great Patriotic War.
Sergey Timofeevich Konenkov is a famous Russian and Soviet sculptor, a master of Russian sculpture of Symbolism and Art Nouveau, who rightfully received the title of “Russian Rodin”.
Lithuanian painter, People’s Artist of the USSR (1957), Corresponding Member of the Academy of Arts of the USSR (1958). Antanas Jono Muidzinavičius received his first knowledge of art from the village teacher Bagdonavičius.
Biography of Eodor Eduardovich Zalkaln
Eodor Eduardovich Zalkaln (1876-1972) the founder of Latvian sculpture was born into a peasant family on the Zaneiskalnias farm. Zalkalna’s mother loved music and read a lot. The father, an energetic and economic man, was attentive to his son’s hobbies. When little Theodore was 6 years old, he gave him paints and brushes. Parents supported their son’s intention to become an artist.