Painter. Member of the Union of artists of the USSR.
Born July 18, 1935 in the Ukrainian town of Konstantinovka, Donetsk region. Skills studied at the Voroshilovgrad art College, from which he graduated with honors in 1961. Then the painting Department of the Kharkov art Institute.
Thesis L. Ageikina "Wedding" received the highest rating and took part in all-Union exhibition of diploma works in Moscow.
In Eastern Kazakhstan, the artist came to distribution. Since 1967 worked as a senior lecturer of painting and drawing at the Building and road Institute (now East Kazakhstan state University), and since 1972 he headed the Art Fund of the East Kazakhstan.
From exploring the nature of the Ore Altai, previously unknown traditions is a real creative explosion. In fact, besides huge talent, he was given another amazing performance. He wrote how he was breathing. Technique of his paintings was concealed admiration for the miracle of life.
The lightest and spiritualized is a picture of "birch". To her all the time pulling people and they stand near this painting. The plot is simple and unassuming. A lonely girl sad near the birch.
Bright, unique, one inherent in the handwriting of the brush seen in the work of Leonid Ageikin "Altai still life" (1976). On canvas – a scattering of cheering, the hot colors of a lush bouquet of viburnum and mountain ash branches profusely covered with berries. Paint generously put, space, lines, brush strokes are wide, sometimes as if careless. And the result is amazing: a bouquet fashioned literally, he is alive, glows, warms the soul, brings warmth and joy. In this work you can see the whole master – generous, excited, loving.
His work gives a fairly complete picture of the artist, the variety of genres and skills. Leonid Evtikhievich Again left about two thousand of his works. In his paintings, graphic works, watercolors – gift of spontaneous creative activity, characteristic of the generation of his youth traveling "beyond the mist and the smell of the taiga", the romanticism of the 60s. Sunrises and sunsets, the first snow and the fire of autumn, he wrote only from nature, have traveled the length and breadth of the entire Eastern Kazakhstan.
The artist lived and worked excitedly, generously endowing his love of family, friends and loved ones. They created more than twenty monumental paintings, each of which is a romantic poem about the beauty, dignity and power of the people of our region.
In 1982 Leonid Ageikin died tragically, he was only 47 years old. "The immense man in the world measures" - very figuratively called him the critic NN. Sivakova.
Voronova V. If the soul was born with wings: [In. the art Museum opened a personal exhibition of East Kazakhstan.artist L. Ageikina]// Rudny Altai.-1995.-9 Dec.