Lazar Yazgur

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Lazar Semionovich Yazgur
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Born June 7, 1928
Leningrad, USSR
Died 2000
Israel
Nationality Jew
Education Vera Mukhina Institute
Known for Painting, Graphics
Movement Realism

Lazar Semionovich Yazgur (Russian: Ла́зарь Семё́нович Язгу́р; June 7, 1928, Leningrad, USSR – 2000, Israel) - Soviet, Russian-Jew realist painter, who lived and worked in Leningrad, 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 the representatives of the Leningrad school of painting.[2]

Biography[edit]

Lazar Semionovich Yazgur was born June 7, 1928 in Leningrad.

In 1946 Yazgur entered in Tavricheskaya Art School, which graduated in 1949. In 1950 he entered at the Department of Monumental Painting of the Leningrad Higher School of Industrial Art named after Vera Mukhina, where he studied of Ivan Stepashkin, Sergei Petrov, Kirill Iogansen. In 1953 Yazgur graduated from the Higher School of Industrial Art in Anatoli Kazantsev workshop.

Since 1957 Lazar Yazgur has participated in Art Exhibitions. He painted landscapes, genre scenes, sketches from the life. Most famous for his lyrical landscapes, and etudes done from nature in Old Ladoga in 1950-1970s. In 1961 Lazar Yazgur was admitted to the Leningrad Union of Artists[3] (since 1992 known as the Saint Petersburg Union of Artists).

Lazar Semionovich Yazgur died in 2000 in Israel, where he lived since 1993. His paintings reside in Art museums and private collections in the Russia, Japan, Germane, Israel, in the U.S., and throughout the world.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Directory of Members of the Union of Artists of USSR. Volume 2.- Moscow: Soviet artist, 1979. - p.631.
  2. ^ Sergei V. Ivanov. Unknown Socialist Realism. The Leningrad School.- Saint Petersburg: NP-Print Edition, 2007. – pp.9, 27, 110, 305, 373, 394-396, 398, 399, 404, 405, 416-419, 422.
  3. ^ Directory of members of the Union of Artists of USSR. Volume 2. - Moscow: Soviet artist, 1979. - p. 631.
  4. ^ Язгур, Лазарь Семёнович (Russian)

Sources[edit]

  • Directory of members of the Union of Artists of USSR. Volume 2. - Moscow: Soviet artist, 1979. - p. 631.
  • Directory of members of the Leningrad branch of Union of Artists of Russian Federation. - Leningrad: Khudozhnik RSFSR, 1987. - p. 151.
  • Etudes done from nature by the Leningrad School's artists. Exhibition catalogue - Saint Petersburg: Nikolai Nekrasov Memorial museum, 1994. - p. 6.
  • Lyrical motives in the works of artists of the war generation. Painting, drawings. Exhibition catalogue. - Saint Petersburg: Nikolai Nekrasov Memorial museum, 1995. - p. 6.
  • 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. 9, 27, 110, 305, 373, 394-396, 398, 399, 404, 405, 416-419, 422. ISBN 5-901724-21-6, ISBN 978-5-901724-21-7.

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