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Villievich Artum


Biography and information


Painter. Member of the Union of artists of the USSR.

(1908.15. January in Riga – 1997 in Tukums, Latvia)

Born in sluganski family. 1923 – 27 was studied in Tukums secondary school, where a schoolmate of A. Lapins satisfied with the first exhibition in 1926. Continuing his art education, 1927, he attended the art Studio of Ludolf Liberta and Karlis Miesnieks.

1933 finishes workshop Landscape painting of V. Purvitis ("Tukums landscape") at the Latvian Academy of arts.

In 1937 he was in Paris, where he studied museums.

1933 – ' 40, member of the group of artists Mucosally in Riga.

Member of the artists Union of Latvia since 1945

Zaslujennyi worker of arts of Latvia since 1981

In addition to painting, he worked as a ceramic(1945 – 68 in the workshops of the Art Fund)

Participates in exhibitions since 1932

Solo exhibitions : Riga 1957, 1970, 1978.

Tukums 1958, 1964, 1970, 1979.

Jelgava and Liepaja 1964

Jurmala, 1981, 1983, 1984

She has participated in exhibitions Tukumsky artists in Latvia and abroad.

Commemorative exhibition in 2003 in the Church. Peter.

He mainly worked in oil, painted your favorite landscapes and gardens, still lifes. Artist important texture, a kind of brushstroke, sometimes reminiscent of the division color postimpressionists in a separate unit. Bright, contrasting colour.

Prolific master, ostavivshih many works in different collections, the best of which are located in the Tukums Museum Kraevedcheskie and art.

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