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Iosif
Mikhailovich Gurvich

Russia 
1907−1992
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(January 18, 1907, Chisinau province of Bessarabia — 1992, Moscow) — painter, graphic artist, muralist, Honored artist of the RSFSR (1974).

Born in Kishinev into a poor Jewish family, lived with his father in Odessa. Since 1919 he worked in Odessa, South-Growth. In 1921-1925 years there worked first at the art school of R. Reingbald, then on courses fine arts Yu R. Bershad, and in the years 1925-1930 — in the Odessa art Institute of T. B. Fraerman. Since 1929, has joined the Association of revolutionary art of Ukraine (ARMU).

In 1930-1932 years he taught at Odessa art Institute, in 1932 he moved to Moscow and devoted himself to creative work. In the years 1942-1945 in the army. After the great Patriotic war, he taught in the Studio of artists-invalids of war and at the same time at Children's art school (1946-1967).

Major works: "Rest of workers" (1929, oil on canvas) series "girls of the metro" and "subway construction" (1932-1938, oil on canvas), "Moldovan carpet" (1939, oil on canvas), "Moscow. 1941" (1941, oil on canvas), "Barricades in Bashylivka" (1942, oil on canvas), "Liberation of Donbas" (1965-1969), "Portrait of Angelica" (1982). Works are in museums of Moscow, Kiev, Kaunas, Baku, Komsomolsk-on-Amur and other foreign galleries.

Children of I. M. Gurvich Moscow artists Michael I. Gurvich and Elena Iosifovna Gurvich.

The 100th anniversary of the birth of the artist was organized his exhibition in the "Gallery A3"[2] (18-28 January 2007) and in the exhibition hall of Moscow Union of artists[3] (17-28 April 2007).

Born in Kishinev into a poor Jewish family, lived with his father in Odessa. Since 1919 he worked in Odessa, South-Growth. In 1921-1925 years there worked first at the art school of R. Reingbald, then on courses fine arts Yu R. Bershad, and in the years 1925-1930 — in the Odessa art Institute of T. B. Fraerman. Since 1929, has joined the Association of revolutionary art of Ukraine (ARMU).

In 1930-1932 years taught at the Odessa art Institute, and in 1932 he moved to Moscow and devoted himself to creative work. In the years 1942-1945 in the army. After the great Patriotic war, he taught in the Studio of artists-invalids of war and at the same time at Children's art school (1946-1967).

Major works: "Rest of workers" (1929, oil on canvas) series "girls of the metro" and "subway construction" (1932-1938, oil on canvas), "Moldovan carpet" (1939, oil on canvas), "Moscow. 1941" (1941, oil on canvas), "Barricades in Bashylivka" (1942, oil on canvas), "Liberation of Donbas" (1965-1969), "Portrait of Angelica" (1982). Works are in museums of Moscow, Kiev, Kaunas, Baku, Komsomolsk-on-Amur and other foreign galleries.

Children of I. M. Gurvich Moscow artists Michael I. Gurvich and Elena Iosifovna Gurvich.

The 100th anniversary of the birth of the artist was organized his exhibition in the "Gallery A3"[2] (18-28 January 2007) and in the exhibition hall of Moscow Union of artists[3] (17-28 April 2007).

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