Boris Ugarov

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Boris Sergeevich Ugarov
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Born February 6, 1922
Petrograd, Soviet Russia
Died August 2, 1991
Leningrad, USSR
Education Repin Institute of Arts
Known for Painting, Graphics
Movement Realism
Awards People's Artist of the Russian Federation
People's Artist of the USSR

Boris Sergeevich Ugarov (Russian: Бори́с Серге́евич Уга́ров; February 6, 1922, Petrograd, Soviet Russia – August 2, 1991, Leningrad, Russian Federation) was a Russian Soviet realist painter and art educator, Honored Artist of the RSFSR, who lived and worked in Leningrad. He was a member of the Leningrad Union of Artists[1] regarded as one of the brightest representatives of the Leningrad school of painting,[2]

Biography[edit]

Boris Sergeevich Ugarov was born February 6, 1922, in Petrograd. After the beginning of the Great Patriotic War Ugarov volunteered in the militia. Then he served as an artilleryman, gunner, took part in battles in the Leningrad and Volkhov fronts, in Karelia and on the Far East. He was awarded several bravery and campaign medals.

After demobilization in 1945 he entered the Leningrad Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture named after Ilya Repin, where he studied of Victor Oreshnikov and Andrei Mylnikov. In 1951 Boris Ugarov graduated from the Repin Institute of Arts in Igor Grabar workshop with the rank of artist of painting. His degree work was a painting titled "Spring on the collective farm".[3]

In 1951-1954 Ugarov engaged in postgraduate institute under the leadership of Alexander Gerasimov. In 1952 he began to teach at the Repin institute. In the same year he becomes a member of the Leningrad Union of Artists. Since 1951 Boris Ugarov has participated in Art Exhibitions. He painted genre and historical paintings, portraits, landscapes. In 1975-1979 Ugarov headed the Leningrad Union of Artists. In 1977 he was appointed rector of the Repin Institute of Arts. In 1978 he was elected a member of the USSR Academy of Arts. In 1982 Boris Ugarov was awarded the honorary title of the People's Artist of the USSR. In 1983 he was elected President of the USSR Academy of Arts, occupying this post until 1991.

Boris Sergeevich Ugarovn died on August 2, 1991 in Saint Petersburg at the seventieth year of life. His paintings reside in State Russian Museum, State Tretyakov Gallery, in art museums and private collections in Russia,[4] Japan, Ukraine, France, England, Germane, Italy, in the U.S.,[5] and others.

Honours and awards[edit]

This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the Russian Wikipedia.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Directory of members of the Leningrad branch of Union of Artists of Russian Federation. - Leningrad: Khudozhnik RSFSR, 1987. - p.134.
  2. ^ Sergei V. Ivanov. Unknown Socialist Realism. The Leningrad School.- Saint Petersburg: NP-Print Edition, 2007. – pp.9, 19, 359, 367, 389-393, 395, 397-403, 407, 442, 444.
  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.66.
  4. ^ Sergei V. Ivanov. Unknown Socialist Realism. The Leningrad School. - Saint Petersburg: NP-Print Edition, 2007. – p.6-7.
  5. ^ Vern G. Swanson. Soviet Impressionism. - Woodbridge, England: Antique Collectors' Club, 2001. - pp.152, 158, 202, 203.

Sources[edit]

  • Exhibition of works by Leningrad artists of 1961. Exhibition catalogue. - Leningrad: Khudozhnik RSFSR, 1964. - p. 41.
  • The Leningrad Fine Arts Exhibition. - Leningrad: Khudozhnik RSFSR, 1964. - p. 57-58.
  • Directory of members of the Leningrad branch of Union of Artists of Russian Federation. - Leningrad: Khudozhnik RSFSR, 1987. - p. 134.
  • 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.
  • Vern G. Swanson. Soviet Impressionism. - Woodbridge, England: Antique Collectors' Club, 2001. ISBN 1-85149-280-1, ISBN 978-1-85149-280-0.
  • Sergei V. Ivanov. Unknown Socialist Realism. The Leningrad School. - Saint Petersburg: NP-Print Edition, 2007. – pp. 9, 19, 359, 367, 389-393, 395, 397-403, 407, 442, 444. 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. 66. ISBN 978-5-903677-01-6.
  • Irina Romanycheva. Academic Dacha. History and traditions. - Saint Petersburg: Petropol Publishing House, 2009. - p. 2, 6.

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