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Екабс Алфред


Biography and information


(1905.13.III Cesis -1958.21.III Riga)

1933. – graduated from the art Academy of Latvia, master of the City of Jelgava thesis work "the shepherd".

1929. – 1932. he studied in the Studio of decorative painting.

1933. – journey through Italy.

1930. -1934. – was a member of the artistic Association "Radigars" and "Zala Varna" (1935.).

1944. – 1949. – member of the Art Association, restored in 1956.


Involved with 1929.

Solo exhibitions

In Riga (with J. Ventaskrasti), Ventspils, Liepaja (1934.).

Memorial exhibition

Riga (1965., 1975., 1985).

Participated in exhibitions of the Cultural Foundation (1935), a General exhibition (1940. – 1948.) all in Riga.

In Cesu art exhibitions (since 1956).

In the contest of the Roman scholarship with the painting "Work" (1935.).

He worked as a teacher in Riga 1. city gymnasium (1937. – 1944.) and at the art Academy of Latvia and University of Latvia (1944. – 1949.).

Awarded with honorary diploma of the Latvian SSR (1949.). Politically repressed, punished, and sent to the Bratsk (RFSSR) .

In Latvia returned in 1954.

Strazdins was one of the expressive genre of the artist. The influence of the art left and Oders.

Painted in oil equipment and coal rural theme song.

Published in "Jelgavas avīze", "Tēvija", "Tēvijas sargs", "LM", the magazines "K", "Sējējs", volumes "Raksti un māksla", in exhibition catalogue the Union "Radigars", permanent correspondent in the newspaper "Brīvā zeme" (no1934.).

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