Alexander Koroviakov

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Alexander Petrovich Koroviakov
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Born November 16, 1912
Berdskaya, Orenburg Province, Russian Empire
Died June 12, 1993
Saint Petersburg
Nationality Russian
Field Painting, Art teaching
Training Repin Institute of Arts
Movement Realism

Alexander Petrovich Koroviakov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Петро́вич Коровя́ков; November 16, 1912, Berdskaya, Orenburg Province, Russian Empire – June 12, 1993, Saint Petersburg, Russia) – Soviet, Russian painter and art teacher, lived and worked in Leningrad – Saint Petersburg, a member of the Saint Petersburg Union of Artists (before 1992 the Leningrad branch of Union of Artists of Russian Federation),[1] regarded as one of representatives of the Leningrad school of painting.[2]

Biography[edit]

Alexander Petrovich Koroviakov was born November 16, 1912 in Berdskaya, near Orenburg, Orenburg Province, Russian Empire.

Lenin Stadium im Leningrad. 1960

In 1947 Alexander Koroviakov graduated from the Leningrad Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture named after Ilya Repin in Viktor Oreshnikov workshop.[3] He studied with Boris Fogel, Genrikh Pavlovsky, and Semion Abugov.

Since 1949 Alexander Koroviakov has participated in Art Exhibitions. He painted portraits, landscapes, still lifes, genre paintings. Most famous for his still life paintings and cityscapes of Leningrad.

In 1954–1983 years Alexander Koroviakov worked as Art teacher and Director of the Leningrad Secondary Art School under the Academy of Arts of the USSR.

Alexander Koroviakov was a member of the Leningrad Union of Artists since 1955.[4]

Alexander Petrovich Koroviakov died on June 12, 1993 in Saint Petersburg at the eighty-first year of life. His paintings reside in Art museums and private collections in Russia,[5] Japan, in the U.S., China, France,[6] and throughout the world.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Directory of Members of the Union of Artists of USSR. Volume 1.- Moscow: Soviet artist, 1979. – p.540.
  2. ^ Sergei V. Ivanov. Unknown Socialist Realism. The Leningrad School.- Saint Petersburg: NP-Print Edition, 2007. – pp. 9, 21, 363, 391–397, 398, 399, 401, 402, 405, 406, 442, 444, 445.
  3. ^ Anniversary Directory graduates of Saint Petersburg State Academic Institute of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture named after Ilya Repin, Russian Academy of Arts. 1915 - 2005. - Saint Petersburg: Pervotsvet Publishing House, 2007.- p.58.
  4. ^ Directory of members of the Leningrad branch of Union of Artists of Russian Federation. - Leningrad: Khudozhnik RSFSR, 1987. - p.62.
  5. ^ Sergei V. Ivanov. Unknown Socialist Realism. The Leningrad School.- Saint Petersburg: NP-Print Edition, 2007. – p.6-7.
  6. ^ Peinture Russe. Catalogue. – Paris: Drouot Richelieu, 18 Fevrier 1991. – p.7,23–24.

Gallery[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Directory of members of the Leningrad branch of Union of Artists of Russian Federation. - Leningrad: Khudozhnik RSFSR, 1987. - p. 62.
  • Peinture Russe. Catalogue. – Paris: Drouot Richelieu, 18 Fevrier 1991. – p. 7,23–24.
  • Matthew C. Bown. Dictionary of 20th Century Russian and Soviet Painters 1900-1980s. – London: Izomar 1998. ISBN 0-9532061-0-6, ISBN 978-0-9532061-0-0.
  • Sergei V. Ivanov. Unknown Socialist Realism. The Leningrad School.- Saint Petersburg: NP-Print Edition, 2007. – pp. 363, 393, 395–400, 404–407, 439, 446. ISBN 5-901724-21-6, ISBN 978-5-901724-21-7.
  • Anniversary Directory graduates of Saint Petersburg State Academic Institute of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture named after Ilya Repin, Russian Academy of Arts. 1915 - 2005. - Saint Petersburg: Pervotsvet Publishing House, 2007.- p. 58. ISBN 978-5-903677-01-6.

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