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Avgustovich Stenberg

Russia • 1900−1933

7(20).10.1900 (Moscow) — 14.10.1933 (Moscow)

Soviet graphic designer, master of decorative art, theater artist.

Studied in Moscow at the Stroganov school of industrial art (1912-17) and the Free art studios (1917-20).

In the first years of Soviet power, the Stenberg participated in the design of mass celebrations.

Member of Inhaca, society of young artists (Ibmohu).

In the period from 1925 to 1933 SG together with his brother Vladimir has created a large number of posters, especially movie posters (about 200).

G. A. Stenberg died in a car accident in 1933.

The son of ENAR Stenberg (1929-2002) was a famous theater artist.

1900 was Born in Moscow.

1912-1917 Studying at the Stroganov Central school of industrial art for offices, coinage, painting on enamel and porcelain, theater and decorative art, V. E. Egorov, P. V. Kuznetsov, A. S., Yanova.

1917-1920 Studies at the First state free art workshops at the Department of monumental painting, sculpture, architecture, graphics in Georgy Yakulov. Beginning of collaboration with brother V. A. Stenberg.

1918-1921 formalizing theatrical performances, festive decoration of the city, art exhibitions, makes posters, tsvetokorrektsii, industrial model.

1919-1923 member of the Association of young artists IBMOHU.

1920 Creates propaganda posters for the front.

1921-1924 he worked at the Institute of artistic culture.

1922-1931 artistic Director of the Chamber theatre.

1923 Participates in the design of the pavilions the First all-Russian agricultural exhibition in Moscow.

1924 began to work in the "Sovkino" over the movie posters.

1925 Receives the Silver medal at the International exhibition of decorative arts in Paris on the topic of theater and decorative art.

1928 First prize in the competition of decoration of the red square.

1928-1962 Chief artist-designer red square for the festive celebrations (together with brother).

1928-1932 the Main artist of the Dnieper.

1928-1933 Main artist, Gorky Park. Gorky.

1930-1933 Teaches at the Architectural-construction Institute. The Professor of drawing and design. The participant of projects of the Palace of Soviets. The project was awarded the prize.

1933 Died in Moscow.

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