Ivanovich Burmakin

Russia • born in 1938

Biography and information

Painter. Member of the Union of artists of the USSR. honored worker of arts of Uzbekistan, academician of the Academy of arts, one of the brightest and extraordinary artists of Uzbekistan. Vladimir Ivanovich was born on 9 January 1938 in the city of Sverdlovsk (now Yekaterinburg), in the same year the family moved to Tashkent. After graduation in 1952 he enrolled in the Republican art College im. After p. p. Benkov, from which he graduated with honors in 1957. After graduation, Vladimir Ivanovich works in Samarkand as a teacher of drawing and sketching, then accepted a job as the main artist of the House of officers in Tashkent, where both leads art classes for children.

Eleven years were dedicated to training (early years learning from craftsmen, Carver ganch – Tashpulat Arslankulov), then study under the guidance of renowned portrait painter, people's artist of Uzbekistan, the Afghan Abdullayev. Finished Mr Burmakin study at the school under the guidance of the honored worker of arts V. I. ili zhmakina. From 1959 to 1965 – studied at the Tashkent Theatre and art Institute, under Professor, people's artist of Uzbekistan, academician of R. A. Akhmedov. He studied different types of art from leading artists, from traditional Gancia, before painting.

Vladimir Ivanovich became one of the first artist in Uzbekistan, who in 60-e years managed to rouse the well-established representation and stereotype. Major solo exhibition in 1969 in the hall of the "House of knowledge", together with legendary Rusa by Charyeva, became a sensation in its time, allowed a completely different look at the process of creation, triggering outrage from some and hope in the limitless possibilities of creativity in others.

In 1981 it held a personal exhibition in the Institute of art in Tashkent city and in the same year he was awarded the honorary title of the Honored worker of arts of Uzbekistan. From 1981 to 1995, Vladimir has participated in exhibitions in Tashkent, Moscow, France, England, Germany, USA. From 1994 to 1997 Vladimir Ivanovich elect the Vice-President of the Union of Artists of Uzbekistan. In 1997 he was elected a full member of the Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan. In 2000 he made his trip to the United States to organize solo exhibitions in Philadelphia and new York

Mr Burmakin artist big, ambitious talent. Creative and friendly relations with well-known architects in the country, such as Tursunov, F., Spivak B., Rosenblum S., permitted a number of works related to the architectural complexes of the city of Tashkent. It is the reliefs on the facade of the Palace of "Friendship of peoples", the design of the metro station "Pakhtakor", mosaics and wall-paintings of the sports complex "Labor reserves", the painting of the facade of the restaurant "Zarafshan", a mosaic of the Tashkent Hippodrome and many more. In 2004-2005 he performed the monumental artwork in the design of the building of the International airport and Senate building in Tashkent.

More than forty years, the artist gave up educational work, teaching in art schools in Tashkent, brought dozens of talented masters, whose names are included in lists of famous artists of Uzbekistan. For achievements in 2003, Vladimir Ivanovich was awarded a gold medal of Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan, and in 2005 was awarded the order Fidokor Hizmatlari uchun.

He has created hundreds of works, both in painting and in graphics. Participated in many exhibitions in Uzbekistan, Russia, England, France, America, Germany, Bulgaria, Turkey, Poland. His works are in many museums, galleries and private collections in the world. So in Germany, near Cologne, in the gallery ECU Hotel Gummersbach city collected about 200 works of the artist, where he was left for creative work. In 2000-2001 personal exhibition of Vladimir Ivanovich was held at the Pink Bird and Art Gallery in Philadelphia and new York. In June – July 2005 the artist's works were exhibited in the gallery of "Classic" in Moscow. During the years of creative activities of Vladimir Burmakin visited France, Austria, Switzerland, Morocco, India, Malasia, Singapore, Bulgaria, Cuba.

Many years after the legendary exhibition of 1969 did not weaken attention to the work of this artist, always original thinking and unexpected like his fellow artists, and admirers of his talent. The work of Vladimir Burmakin carry the energy of a healthy, moral and spiritual strength. Born of the nature of the subconscious, then checked with logic and reason, they claim the joy of life and the power of the creative spirit given to man by God and nature. In this, the artist sees his destiny. C August 2006

Vladimir Ivanovich – the Secretary of the Academy of Arts. His works never cease to amaze with their originality today.

Literature: V. A. Kostecki, the Russians in Central Asia, Turkestan and Uzbekistan. In 3 vols., T., 2007.