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Karapetovich Tatevosyan


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(1889, Yerevan – 1974, Moscow)

Member of the Association of traveling exhibitions, a member of Rabis and the Board of the Union of artists of Uzbekistan, people's artist of the Uzbek SSR.

In 1908 – 1909 he studied at the Tiflis art school, then seven years

in the Moscow school of painting, sculpture and architecture under A. M. Vasnetsov. N..Kasatkina

and K. A. Korovin. In 1914 S. I. Vavilov, as a result of student practice, there is a cycle of works "Trabzon", marked the birth of the original artist.

In 1915, Tatevosian arrived in Samarkand, where he organized an art school (1918 – 1919) and the Commission for the protection of monuments (1919 – 1920).

In 1921, Tatevosian enrolled in VHUTEMAS at the faculty of ceramics. In 1927, returned to Samarkand, organizing the Studio, ARIZONA (Association of fine art), and in 1930 – Isobaric (experimental industrial workshops of the spatial arts).

In 1932 he moved to Tashkent, working as a curator of the Museum of art. One

from first turns to the theme of the Civil war and the building of socialism in Central Asia, creating a themed paintings "the Basmachi RAID on the village" and "Prosperous life" (1933).

In 1935, writes, "the Collective" – a huge multi-figure painting, transforming the rural harvest festival in the apotheosis of the collective existence.

In 1937, Tatevosyan – the main artist of the pavilion of Uzbekistan on VDNH in Moscow, 1941 – 1948 working on a series of paintings devoted to the great Patriotic war.

Tatevosian personal exhibition took place in 1912 (Yerevan), 1929 (Samarkand), 1949

and 1964 (both in Tashkent). The artist's works decorate expositions of many museums of the former USSR.

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