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Pavlovich Yegoshin

born in 1931

Biography and information


Painter. Member of the Union of artists of the USSR.

(D. R. on the list of Islands 1931-04-10). Thesis in the CVC - "Leningradskie landscapes" rating is good. The training took place at the picturesque faculty, qualification of the artist painting.

Was born in Leningrad. In 1949-1950 he studied in the Leningrad art school im. V. A. Serov. In 1959 he graduated from the Institute of painting, sculpture and architecture. I. E. Repin Academy of arts of the USSR, workshop BV Johansson.

From 1961 Egoshin — a member of the Union of artists of the USSR. He became one of the initiators and active participants of the "Eleven", created in the Leningrad Union of artists. Egoshin from the very beginning of the creative ways turned their eyes to the art of the 1910— 1920s. primarily, it is focused on masters Association "Jack of diamonds", to tradition, to some extent. His painting "MAYAKOVSKY" (1963-1964), a vivid example of the "severe style", has become a program for the period of the so-called "thaw".

Known work is "Family PORTRAIT" (1966), where he depicted himself relaxed lying on a newspaper on the sofa in a circle of the people close to him, his wife and young son. In the future, the artist followed the path of introspection, rejection of the "malice of the day",from instructions to any modern worldly anxiety ("self-PORTRAIT IN ANTIQUE COSTUME",1967). From the wide range of expressive means Egoshin elects only the color. Its subtle nuances, gradations, flickering form a complex pictorial field. Colour is always associated with something having a prototype in the external world. Abstract painting meets the philosophy of the master. Difficult is and the attitude of the artist, his attitude to life. In the period from 1959 to 1999 Egoshin was a member of more than 70 exhibitions in our country and abroad (in Austria, Belgium, Germany, Spain, Italy, Canada, Czechoslovakia, USA, Japan). Personal exhibitions took place in Dresden (1983), Leningrad (artists ' Union, 1986), Syktyvkar (Art Museum, 1986), Vologda (Art gallery, 1986), timing (1995), St. Petersburg Central exhibition hall (1999). Work Egoshin are in the state Tretyakov gallery, state Russian Museum and other museums around the country and also in foreign collections (the Museum Albertinum, Dresden; the National gallery, Bratislava; meeting P. Ludwig, Cologne; collection of S. Stockert, Munich; private collections in USA, Japan, France, Spain).


Mochalov L. V. Herman Egoshin. SPb., 1984.

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