Alexandrovich Sokolov

Russia • 1903−2000

Painter, graphic artist. Full Member AH the USSR (1947). People's artist of USSR(1958). Winner Of The Lenin Prize (1965). Hero Of Socialist Labor (1971). In 1929 he graduated from the VHUTEIN, where he studied with Nicholas of kupreyanov, Pavel Miturich. Together with Mikhail Kupriyanov and Porfiry Krylov, from 1924 worked in the newspaper "Komsomolskaya Pravda", "Literaturnaya Gazeta", "Pravda", magazines "Spotlight," Crocodile", "Onion", "Change", in the years of the great Patriotic War in the "Windows TASS". Worked independently as a painter in the genres of portrait, landscape, still life. The Works Of N. Sokolov are in the collections of the state Tretyakov gallery, state Russian Museum and other Russian and foreign museums and private collections.

People's artist of USSR, Hero of Socialist Labor, member of the USSR Academy of arts. From 1923 to 1929 he studied at the VKhUTEMAS..N. Of kupreyanov, P. I. Lvov and P. V. Miturich. Together with the artists M. V. Kupriyanov and P. N. Krylov (Kukryniksy) worked in the genre of political posters, book illustration and caricature. A talented painter and graphic artist. Member of the Academy of arts of the USSR, Hero of Socialist Labor. Lenin prize winner, six State prizes of the USSR and the State prize of the RSFSR behalf I. E. Repin. A major exhibition featuring N.. Sokolov was held in Leningrad in 1932 and in Moscow in 1946 – 1955 the Work.. Sokolov are in the State Russian Museum, State Tretyakov gallery, private collections in England, France, Italy, and Germany.

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