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Herman
Vasilyevich Fedorov

Russia 
1886−1972
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In 1902-1904 he studied at the school of industrial art (im. S. G. Stroganov), then in the school-Studio of I. I. Mashkov. In 1905 he entered the Moscow Institute of painting, sculpture and architecture. Member of associations "Jack of diamonds" (1911-1917), "World of art" (1917-1921), AHRR (1924-1928), the hen (1928-1932).

Participant of exhibitions associations. He taught in VKhUTEMAS/VHUTEINe.

Art education, German Vasilievich Fedorov studied at the Moscow school of painting, sculpture and architecture, where he stayed from 1902 to 1911. Aspiring artist immediately involved in the vigorous artistic life of the early XX century. After graduation, he entered the society of artists "Jack of diamonds", the members of which contributed to the rapid formation of an artist. Particularly noticeable impact on G. Fedorov had a P. Konchalovsky, with whom the artist maintained a close relationship in later years. The outbreak of the First world war (1914-1918) made it difficult, but not stopped the G. Fedorov: he continues to paint, sharing his knowledge and skills with an interest in the arts to young people in artistic studios and schools in Moscow.

In Soviet times, G. V. Fedorov lot of time to pedagogical work, as, for example, in 1920 a Professor of painting at the Higher art and technical studios. As a painter V. G. Fedorov began with landscape and still life. Since the second half of 1920-ies, the topic and the content of the paintings is greatly expanded: he writes a lot of thematic paintings reflecting the construction of a new life. In this respect, the work of the painter is typical of those Soviet artists, independent work, and the path to mastery which coincided with the construction of the country's new life.

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