Biography and informationEdit
Corresponding member Q. AH the USSR (1947), honored. worker of arts of RSFSR (1952). Studied at National University im.Shanyavsky (1908-13), then to the painting school of K. Yuon and I. Dudin in Moscow. In 1918-27 guardian, 1927-30 Deputy Director of the Tretyakov gallery. Since 1932 head. otd. clearance kN. Izd-VA "Federation" (later "Sov. the writer"). In 1948-62 head. sector of the Russian art research Institute of theory and history Fig. art Academy of the USSR. From 1918 he taught at the universities of Moscow, from the 1950s the Professor. Work in the field of Russian and Sov. Fig. art.