Description of the artwork «"Red Army soldier" Sketch for the work "Old Campaigns"»
Gennady Pavlovich Sorogin, Honored Artist of Russia, Honorary Citizen of Kolomna, Commander of the Order of the Hero of Labor, and many other honorary awards, he should have turned 90 years old. "The Red Armyman" Sketch for the work "Old Campaigns." (Russian Museum) This is the best diploma in 1956, the Tretyakov Gallery wanted to get it. The artist was worried about different aspects of life. He responds to the events taking place around him, his gaze was fixed on the historical past and future. A deep philosophical perception of the world can be seen in the work of the author. For each painting, for each plot, he was looking for his own unique plastic language, special technique and his own unique flavor. The genres and themes of the artist's works are diverse: historical, genre painting, religious genre, landscape, portrait, still life. Wonderful preparatory drawings, sketches, are often independent completed works.