Petrovich Cugac

Russia • born in 1917

Biography and information

Painter, people's artist of USSR (1977) and actions. member. AH THE USSR (1975). He studied at the Mosk. hood. the Institute (1936-42), 1950 lives and works in the Small Town D. V.-Volokolamsk district, one of the leading masters of the circle "Academic dacha", the author of paintings on themes of Russian. the history and life of present-day. the village, written mainly on the material of the solid. of land: "Before the dance" (1965, TG), "For the Fatherland" (1980, Min of culture of the USSR), etc., in Tver. region cards. Gal. stored 4 C., among them - "Saturday" (1964), "Grandmother and granddaughter" (1983). State. prize of the RSFSR. I. E. Repin (1970). Lit.: Bychkov, Y. A., Y. P. Kugach, L., 1983.

[R. 8(21).3.1917, Suzdal].

Soviet painter, people's artist of the RSFSR (1965), corresponding member AH the USSR (1970).

He studied at the Moscow art Institute (1936-42) from S. V. Gerasimov, I. E. Grabar.

In the early period portraits (for the cycle "famous people of Moscow", 1949; State prize of the USSR, 1950), worked on historical and revolutionary themes. Since the beginning of the 1960s, refers mainly to the topic of the new in the life of modern village, is committed to poetize traditional features of Russian folk life ("Before the dance", 1961, Tretyakov gallery, Moscow; "Haymaking in the forest", 1967, Omsk Museum of fine arts, "Farewell", 1969, Directorate of art foundations and design of monuments of the Ministry of culture of the RSFSR, Moscow).

State prize of the RSFSR. I. E. Repin (1969).