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Andrei
Vladimirovich Ovcharov

Russia 
1926−1995
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1926, Moscow region – 1995, Moscow

Member of the Union of artists (1953). He graduated from the Moscow secondary art school under the Committee for the arts (1951). Active creative activity began in 1953. Belonged to the circle of artists in the 1950-ies United in an informal group of the Moscow school of painting (MSG). Participant of numerous exhibitions in Russia, Czechoslovakia, Japan, France, England, Germany. Solo exhibitions Ovcharova A. V. took place in Moscow (1952, 1976, 1977) and in Torino (1996).

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

Born in the village of Dzhunkovka. Drawing became interested in early childhood. He studied at the secondary Art school under the Committee on the arts. His studies were interrupted by war. Fifteen-year-old Andrey Ovcharov runs to the front where convinces the battalion commander not to send him home. With the fighting comes to Berlin. Upon returning from Germany in 1949 continued his studies in Art school. Military themes are widely covered by V. A. Ovcharova in works such as "Under the hook" (1972), "medical battalion"(1981); "1941god" (1965); "Control post" (1981); "we came" (1966); "(On the roads of war"(1961). Among the topics that have been accessed by an artist, and genre scenes ("Carnival", "Autumn dance",1976), and historical ("Farewell", 1965; "the Crossing",1980), and battle events. He brilliantly distinguished himself in the still life ("Cherry", 1981; "lilac",1992), portrait ("portrait of a woman,1959). But still predominates in his work landscape: here reveal features of the gift A. V. Ovcharova, his artistic temperament, build feelings, their understanding of the basics of life. The name of the artist included in the international catalog of world leading artists.

Main exhibitions:

From 1957 to 1992 has participated in many art exhibitions. Personal exhibitions in Moscow and Paris.

2005 – the artist's Works are exhibited at the International art exhibition Dedicated to the 60th anniversary of Victory in the great Patriotic war

2006 – A. V. Ovcharova exhibited at the exhibition "the Palette of a bygone era", Dedicated to the memory of twentieth-century artists, Moscow

The work of A. V. Ovcharova are:

- in the Central Museum of the great Patriotic war of 1941-1945. (Moscow);

- in the Central Armed forces Museum (Moscow);

- in the gallery "PYRRHA", Torino, Italy;

- in private collections of Russia, Germany, Japan, France, USA. Canada, Italy, UK.

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