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Yakovlevich Demin

born in 1924

Biography and information


Herman Deming was born in 1924. In 1941, a volunteer went to the front in the militia, for which he was awarded orders of the Patriotic war, red star and medals. In 1962 he graduated from Moscow printing Institute, specialty "artist books". Actively worked as a painter and graphic artist, taught. His works participated in all-Union and international art exhibitions and are now in museums, art galleries and private collections in Russia and abroad (Germany, UK, USA, India, Italy, Denmark).

Herman Y. awarded with Patriarchal certificate of appreciation for paintings, donated them to St. Nicholas (Tsarevsky) of the Church. The name Herman Yakovlevich listed in the encyclopedia "Best people of Russia" for the years 2003-05, he is a member of the Union of artists and an Honored worker of culture.

More than thirty-five years G. I. Demin had been working on a unique project, analogues to which does not exist, "the Rivals", a series of isopure. On these canvases the artist creates a collage of elements from different paintings of famous painters, which are organically connected in a new story. And the commentary is a brief and humorous poem, written by Herman Yakovlevich. The series consists of more than sixty paintings based on the works of classical Russian artists.

Work is represented in the Picture gallery Krasnoarmeysk.

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