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.
Category Archive: Soviet People
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.
Vasily Baksheev is an excellent master of writing in the open air, his palette is light and airy, the master’s brush captured the finest, unique shades and transitions of tones. The painting of Vasily Baksheev is inherent in a quality that is very dear to a person brought up in the spirit of Russian culture, this quality is sincerity, sincerity.
Alexey Alekseevich Shovkunenko artist, teacher, professor, People’s Artist of the USSR, full member of the Academy of Arts of the USSR.
Anatoly Galaktionovich Petritsky (1895-1964) Russian, Ukrainian and Soviet painter, graphic artist, theater artist and teacher. Graduated from the Kiev Art School (1918). Studied at the Moscow VKHUTEMAS (1922-1924) with the avant-garde artists A.D. Drevin and N.A. Udaltsova. As a theater artist (since 1914) he was influenced by stylistic tendencies and constructivism. Author of easel paintings, including a series of portraits of Ukrainian writers, as well as posters and illustrations. Twice laureate of the Stalin Prize of the USSR in 1949 and 1951, People’s Artist of the USSR (1944). Academician of the USSR Academy of Arts (1947).