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Mikhailovich Kuznetsov

born in 1930

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Born in Gorokhovets, Vladimir region in 1930 and in 1947 enrolled in the Vladimir art vocational school. At that time there worked fine teachers of painting, Professor of the old school, such as N. P. Sychev, F. N. Zakharov, S. S. Preobrazhensky and others expelled from Moscow painters brought up a whole galaxy of Vladimir artists.

Immediately after school blacksmiths worked in the Podolsk art plant, with a 70-year - Works of pictorial art. Work in the plant was closely related to business trips, and on these journeys he accumulated artistic experience and skill of a professional artist. Geography of his trips - the former Soviet Union: Osh (Kyrgyzstan), the Kuril Islands, Sakhalin, Mogilev, Klaipeda, Kurgan, Orenburg, Grozny. No wonder this Danish artist's paintings are stored in museums of Moscow, Saratov, Krasnodar, Vilnius, Kazan, in private collections of Russia, CIS and far abroad.

Nikolai Kuznetsov held several major thematic personal exhibitions, but this retrospective brings together key works from all periods of creativity. The exhibition presents landscapes, studies, Nudes, more abstract compositions, but the semantic center, the core of the exhibition is the genre of the philosophical picture. "The Golden age", "the Alarm bell of the Kremlin", "Astafiev, Belov and Rasputin at the Ferapontov monastery" are just some of the titles of his works.

1930 Born on 3 November in the city of Gorokhovets In his native town he graduated from high school.

1947 After graduating from high school, went to Vladimir to study at the vocational arts school. At that time there were great teachers of painting. Professor of the old school, such as N. P. Sychev, F. N. Zakharov, S. S. Preobrazhensky and other artists who lived and worked at that time in Vladimir. A large amount of time spent on the sketches.

1950, After graduation, worked in the restoration workshop under the direction of Professor N. P.Sycheva. Introduction to ancient paintings in churches, with a beautiful painting of icons.

1952 - 1954 he served in the Armed Forces.

1955 hard work in art workshops Podolsk. Participation in Republican, all-Union and then at other exhibitions. In the process of work and study went with the art groups and individually across the country and abroad.

1961 became a member of the Union of artists of the USSR.

1962 became a member of the Moscow Union of artists. Worked in the Mosh. Work at the Art complex. His life is not conceivable without painting, and as a result of his creative activity - a large number of solo and group exhibitions, Moscow, Republican, all-Union.


1965 Personal exhibition in Moscow. Exhibition hall on the street Trofimova.

1967 Personal exhibition in Podolsk. The exhibition hall on Kirov street.

1978, 1983 Personal exhibition in Moscow. Exhibition hall on the Leningrad prospectus.

1982 Personal exhibition in Moscow. Inserted room on the Vavilov street.

1993, 1994, 1996, Holding solo exhibitions in the Central house of artists.

1994 Solo exhibition in Japan, Otar, Museum of Russian art.

1997 Personal exhibition in Nizhny Novgorod. Exhibition hall Pokrovka street.

1998 Personal exhibition in Dzerzhinsk. Exhibition hall of the Museum.

2000 Personal exhibition in Moscow. Exhibition hall the works of painting, 1-ya Tverskaya-Yamskaya str.

2001 Personal exhibition in Moscow. Exhibition hall of International Art Fund.

2005 Participant of exhibition Art-salon in the Central house of artists.

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