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Pavlovich Genin


(1912, Vitebsk – 1971, Moscow)

Russian Soviet painter, master of the industrial landscape. Member of the Board of the Union of artists, member of the Presidium of the Moscow artists ' Union (since 1966), member of the Moscow exhibition Committee.

In 1928 he entered the printing office of the Vitebsk art College. After College worked in the state publishing house of Byelorussia.

During the great Patriotic war was the head of the Department of art, Kuibyshev region.

In 1944 he was appointed managing Directorate of exhibitions and panoramas of the Committee on art Affairs under the Council of Ministers of the USSR, settled in Moscow.

In 1946, during a visit to manor Polenovo Genin met who lived and worked there at the time outstanding landscape painter P. Krylov, "blessed" colleague to work with watercolors.

Resorting to popular in Soviet art of the war and postwar period the form of easel graphic series, Genin is creating a series of watercolors "Moscow" (1947), "the Riga seaside" (late 40's), "Volga Suite" (1951), "Caucasus" (1952), "New Minsk" (1953), "Landscapes of Belarus" (1954). Since 1955, the artist began the biggest in his creative work on a series of watercolors "Way-road", singing of traffic on the streets of Moscow and in the suburbs. Next cycle – "On earth, in the heavens and on the sea," from 1956 – develops the theme of "Ways-roads". The latest series – "Roads to Moscow" – was created by Gennym in the 60-ies.

Most of the work Genina can be called "dynamic landscape", reflecting, like a drop, the sea of modernity.


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2. Pevzner, L. I., David P. Genin. Moscow. Soviet artist. 1972

3. Shmarinov D. (author VST. article). Exhibition of prints, Moscow and Beijing artists "Moscow – Beijing". Directory. Moscow. Soviet artist. 1958

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