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Grigory
Meerovich Gordon

Russia • 1909−1993

(Kovno, 1909 – 1993, Moscow)

In 1934 he graduated from the Moscow art Institute (nowadays – the Moscow State Art Institute. V. I. Surikov), where he studied with S. V. Gerasimo-

VA, A. A. Deineka and N.. Udaltsova.

Since 1934 - the participant of exhibitions, including all-Union and Republican. In 1938 he joined the Union of Artists of the USSR. During the great Patriotic war he served in the political Department

The 3rd Ukrainian front in the rank of captain.

The key works in the artist began a series of paintings of "the Fishermen of Azov" (1936), based on the results of the trip to Berdyansk and "poets of the revolution-

tive years" (1964), "Talking about music" (1972-1975). For achievements in the field of painting G. M. Gordon was awarded the diploma of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, diplomas of the Union of Artists

Of the RSFSR.

Solo exhibition was held in Moscow in 1979.

Works are kept in the regional art museums of the former USSR.

Born in Kovno (Kaunas) in 1909.

In 1929 he graduated from the Vitebsk art College. Then, from 1929 to 1934. He studied at the Moscow polygraphic Institute, Sergey Gerasimov, Alexander Deineka and N. Udaltsova.

Up to 1929. He lived in Vitebsk, then in Moscow. With 1927. Actively participated in regional, Republican and all-Union exhibitions.

During the great Patriotic war he served in the political Department of the 3rd Ukrainian front in the rank of captain. Awarded military orders and medals. Member of the CPSU since 1944.

1938 – member of the artists Union of the USSR. At one time he headed the party organization of the painting section Mosch.

The result of the creative journey of the artist in Berdyansk in 1936 was a series of paintings of "the Fishermen of Azov", as a result of a trip to the Donbass – "portrait of a noble steelworker Korobov".

In 1979 he held a solo exhibition of the artist in Moscow.

G. M. Gordon was awarded the diploma of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, and also certificates of honour and diplomas MOSH RSFSR.

Major works: the series "Azov Fishermen" 1936. the painting "the Poets of the revolutionary years" 1964 "Talk about music" (composers D. Kobalevsky, T. Khrennikov, A. Khachaturian and Shostakovich) 1972-75гг.

In addition G. M. Gordon known as a master of portraiture, landscape and still life.

Works of the artist are in museums of Moscow and Nizhny Novgorod, as well as in private collections in Russia, England and the United States.

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