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Vitalevich Nikitin

born in 1961

Biography and information


(R. 2.03.1961, Chelyabinsk), member. Artists Union of Russia (1989). Graduated from Department of sculpture of Person. art school (1981). He studied under L. Vankovichi, B. A. Maganova, N. A. Aristova. Since 1985 the artist, 1987-95 / artist Person. factory of art products. Permanent Exhibitor areas., resp. int. exhibitions of jewellery art. Persons. the exhibition was held at the Russian Embassy in Finland (Helsinki, 1989). In jewelry N plastic. combines elements of easel painting and decorative art, figurative beginning dominates the utilitarian function. N. often resorts to the synthesis of graphic, sculptor. and design approaches that fits the aesthetic. the concepts hood.-modernists: L. Bakst, M. Vrubel, Vasnetsov, S. Malyutin. Close to them is evident in the passion Eastern. theme (“Empire of the steppes” gold; decorative vase “Garden of the moon”, Jasper, quartz, coral, silver), and in the use of ornament as a structural principle (pendant-pendant “Turtle” the gold brooch “Spider”, gold). In the works of N. the line develops the inside and outside of the elastic closes in the silhouette of the sign (pendant pendant flying Dutchman, gold; kiddusha bowl of wine “Jerusalem of Gold”, gold, silver, quartz, Topaz, garnets). Using textured nuances of gold, silver, precious and semi-precious minerals, ed. creates the illusion of organic. merging components, coloristic. unity. N. develops in jewelry practice traditionally easel landscapes (decorative composition “Autumn study”, Jasper, quartz, coral, silver), enters into a shaped product structure plot (decorative composition “the Last days of the Roman Empire”, silver, charoite, Topaz; egret “Wedding of jays”, silver, amethyst), is searching for a new Univers. plasticity. style. Proizv. N. represented in collections of People. Museum of decorative-applied art of the Urals, the Museum of Geology and Mineralogy, Prague NAT. Museum Heb. art (Czech Republic), in private collections in Russia and abroad: USA, Israel, Finland, and Germany. For participation in exhibitions and competitions N. awarded a Silver medal Rantanen (Finland, 1989), diplomas of the 6th Intern. exhibition modern. Jewish studies (Jerusalem, 1996), vseros. the jewellery competition (Yekaterinburg, 1998), Intern. exhibition “the Jewel Expo” – “for the best development of jewelry” (Moscow, 2000).

(author: E. A. shipitsyna)

Lit.: Chelyabinsk organisation of the Union of artists of Russia, 1936-1991: Right. / AVT.-comp. O. A. Kudzaev. H, 1996; 3000 years of Jerusalem: 6th Intern. CA. Sovrem. Judaica: Cat. CA. Jerusalem, 1996; shipitsyna E. A. Space / character/ Autograph. Chelyabinsk-Arg. 2001. No. 1.

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