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Nikolai Petrovich Glushchenko

Nikolay Petrovich Glushchenko

Nikolai Petrovich Glushchenko

People’s Artist of the USSR Nikolai Petrovich Glushchenko is a legendary person. He spent most of his life in Berlin and Paris, was friends with famous artists Fernand Leger, Andre Matisse, Pablo Picasso And no one even knew that he, a post-impressionist artist, was also a counterintelligence agent.

Today, Nikolai Petrovich Glushchenko ‘s paintings adorn more than 8 world-famous museums, it is fashionable to collect his works among the Ukrainian establishment, and an active struggle is going on for his legacy.

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Mylnikov Andrei Andreevich

Mylnikov Andrei Andreevich

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.

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Simon Virsaladze Soviet theater artist

Simon Bagratovich Virsaladze

Simon Bagratovich Virsaladze

Biographical data on the life of Simon Virsaladze

Simon Virsaladze the artist who dresses the dance Simon Bagratovich Virsaladze was born in Tiflis on December 31, 1908. Already in childhood, he combined choreography lessons and drawing. Determining his future path in life, Virsaladze gave preference to painting.

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Ervand Kochar

Ervand Kochar

Ervand Kochar

Ervand Semyonovich Kochar is a great Armenian experimenter. He was a student of Yeghishe Tadevosyan and Pyotr Konchalovsky. And then he left for Paris to join the circle of those who, at the beginning of the 20th century, formed a new language of art. Picasso, Matisse, Braque, Leger and Chirico – with these renowned masters, Kochar regularly exhibited in Parisian salons and even became one of the ideologues of the “Manifesto of Dimansionism” – a kind of artistic program of the European avant-garde.

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Kalnyn Eduard Fridrikhovich

Kalnyn Eduard Fridrikhovich

Kalnyn Eduard Fridrikhovich

Biography of Kalnyn Eduard Fridrikhovich

The future master studied at the V. Olavs commercial school (1912-1917), during the First World War in Tomsk, at the same time attended an art studio, where he mastered the basics of painting (1914-1918). He continued his studies at the Latvian Academy of Arts in Riga with the outstanding landscape painter (student of A. Kuindzhi), who had a high professional culture V. Purvita (1922-1932). The young artist, together with the fishermen, went to sea, set nets and raised sails, trying to capture in his memory everything connected with the sea element.

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Zinoviev Nikolai Mikhailovich

Zinoviev Nikolai Mikhailovich

Zinoviev Nikolai Mikhailovich

Zinoviev Nikolai Mikhailovich – one of the founders of Soviet Palekh art, teacher of the Palekh Art School, People’s Artist of the USSR.

At the time of submission to the title of Hero of Socialist Labor. Lecturer at the Palekh Art School, People’s Artist of the USSR.

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Shishko Sergey Fedorovich

Shishko Sergey Fedorovich

Shishko Sergey Fedorovich

Born in 1888 in Odessa in the family of an engineer, inspector of the Odessa Technical Railway School Fyodor Dementievich Shishko.

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