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Nikiforovich Skripkov

Russia • born in 1919

People's Artist of the RSFSR. Laureate of Lenin Komsomol prize. Professor. Awarded the medal "For military

merit" and "For victory over Japan".

In 1937 he entered the Moscow art-industrial school named after M. I. Kalinin. His studies were interrupted

war, in which Ya. Skripkov fought as a tank driver. After demobilization in 1946 he entered the Moscow

Institute of applied and decorative art, from which he graduated in 1952 in the Studio of A. A. Deineka.

The well-known Soviet sculptor of monuments. Entered the history of Russian art as a designer (murals, mosaics) of Star city, including the famous "Avenue of cosmonauts". The main works include: murals and mosaics in the drama theatres of Tver, Volgograd, Barnaul, the Volgograd railway station, the mosaic work in the pioneer camp "Artek".

For a long time was a member of the expert Council of the Ministry of culture of the USSR. In 1975 he initiated Mikhailovskaya art gallery (Altai district), which exists in our days.

Solo exhibitions were held in St Michael's (1975, 2004). The work was purchased by the Central Museum of the Armed Forces of the USSR, Krasnoyarsk art gallery, art Museum, Ulan-Bator (Mongolia).

People's artist of RSFSR, laureate of Lenin Komsomol prize, the organizer of the national art gallery in the Altai people's artist of Russia, laureate of the Lenin Komsomol prize, the organizer of the national art gallery in the Altai. Muralist. VOV. Born in 1919 in the village Polityki of the Mikhailovsky district of the Altai territory. Studied in 1937-1939 in the Moscow art-industrial College named. M. I. Kalinin, B. N. Lange, S. F. Nikolaev, 1946— 1954, worked at the Moscow Institute of applied and decorative arts at the A. A. Deineka and P. M. Shukhmin. Participant of art exhibitions since 1941.

Major works: the complex mosaic pylons bonfire men sites all-Union pioneer camp "Artek" (1958-1963), the complex mosaic of the pylons into the alley of Heroes in the Star city (1964-1968), painting in the memorial hall, dedicated to 100 anniversary of Lenin's birth in Ulyanovsk (1968-1973), a series of portraits of the astronauts, in particular, the first figure of Yuri Gagarin from nature, and mosaics "Soyuz—Apollo", "Intercosmos" in Star city. The artist also decorated the Altai regional drama theatre, Ukrainian Drama theatre. Gorky and the railway station in Volgograd, building of Philharmonic in Tver and Cheboksary, pavilion "Science" at ENEA in Moscow, with the panels "On the Leninist path" in the pavilion "Culture" I. N. Skripov was awarded a silver medal VDNH, the scientific reading room of the RSL at them. V. I. Lenin Palace of culture named after A. M. Gorky in Fili, painting Novovoronezh nuclear power plant.

In previous years the artist traveled a lot. These trips were the cycles of landscapes Florence, Venice, the ruins of ancient Pompeii.

Engaged in teaching. As a Professor of the Department of drawing, is theoretical lessons in drawing with students of the Moscow architectural Institute.

Awarded the order of Patriotic war II degree, medals "For military merit", "For victory over Japan", "For labour valour" and other.

Lives in Moscow.

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