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Leonardovich Bure (Bure)

Russia • 1887−1943

(1879, Samarkand – 1943, ibid.)

Schedule, honored artist of the Uzbek SSR .

Studied at the school of V. N. Meshkov in Moscow (1904 – 1905), attended the Studio of F. A. Rubo at the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts (1907 – 1912).

In 1911, the caricature presented 100 works on display in Samarkand, and then was harassed for criticizing the colonial policy of Russia.

In 1918 Bure took part in the organization of art school, the only time in Turkestan, and the rest of his life engaged in teaching activities.

Member of the Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia in 1926. Collaborated in the Uzbek Soviet Newspapers and magazines as a cartoonist.

Created a series of political posters. As a painter he worked mainly on the architectural landscape, largely based on tradition, VV Vereshchagin. Also wrote genre and historical paintings.

In 1927 he participated in the all-Union exhibition of works of art in Moscow. Personal exhibition dedicated to the 30th anniversary of artistic activity Bure, was held in 1936 in Samarkand.

The artist's works are in many museums, including the Karakalpak GMI im.And.In.Savitsky.

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