Maya Kopitseva

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Maya Kopitseva
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Born Maya Kuzminichna Kopitseva
May 18, 1924
Gagry, Abkhazia, USSR
Died June 6, 2005
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Nationality Russian
Education Repin Institute of Arts
Known for Painting
Movement Realism
Awards Honored Artist of the RSFSR

Maya Kuzminichna Kopitseva (Russian: Ма́йя Кузьми́нична Копы́тцева; May 18, 1924, Gagry, Abkhazia, USSR – June 6, 2005, Saint Petersburg, Russia) - Soviet Russian painter, Honored Artist of the RSFSR, 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 the major representatives of the Leningrad school of painting,[2] most famous for her still life painting.

Biography[edit]

Maya Kuzminichna Kopitseva was born May 18, 1924 in Gagry, Abkhazia, USSR.

In 1951 Maya Kopitseva graduated from Ilya Repin Institute in Boris Ioganson workshop. Pupil of Boris Fogel, Leonid Ovsiannikov, Alexander Zaytsev.

Since 1951 Maya Kopitseva has participated in Art Exhibitions. She painted still lifes, portraits, genre scenes, sketches done from the life.

Maya Kopitseva was a member of Saint Petersburg Union of Artists since 1951.

In 2001 Maya Kopitseva was awarded an honorary title of Honored Artist of the Russian Federation. She was a wife of well-known Russian painter and art educator Anatoli Levitin, the People's Artist of the USSR.

Maya Kuzminichna Kopitseva died in Saint Petersburg in 2005. Paintings by Maya Kopitseva reside in State Russian Museum, in the Art museums and private collections in the Russia, Italy, in the U.S., Japan, China, France,[3] and others.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Directory of Members of the Union of Artists of USSR. Volume 1.- Moscow: Soviet artist, 1979. - p.535.
  2. ^ Sergei V. Ivanov. Unknown Socialist Realism. The Leningrad School.- Saint Petersburg: NP-Print Edition, 2007. – pp. 9, 15, 20, 21, 24, 362, 388-397, 399-401, 404-407.
  3. ^ L' Ecole de Leningrad. Auction Catalogue. Paris, Drouot Richelieu, 11 Juin 1990. P.132-133.
  4. ^ Левитин А. П. Майя Копытцева. Художник. Личность. Друг. СПб., Левша, 2010. C.173.

Bibliography[edit]

  • L' Ecole de Leningrad. Auction Catalogue. Paris, Drouot Richelieu, 11 Juin 1990. P.132-133.
  • Charmes Russes. Catalogue. Paris, Drouot Richelieu, 15 Mai 1991. P.73.
  • Saint-Petersbourg — Pont-Audemer. Dessins, Gravures, Sculptures et Tableaux du XX siecle du fonds de L' Union des Artistes de Saint-Petersbourg. Pont-Audemer, 1994. P.89,93,108.
  • 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, 15, 20, 21, 24, 362, 388-397, 399-401, 404-407. ISBN 5-901724-21-6, ISBN 978-5-901724-21-7.
  • Академическая дача. Каталог выставки. СПб., Санкт-Петербургский Союз художников, 2009. — с.2,4,13.
  • Левитин А. П. Майя Копытцева. Художник. Личность. Друг. СПб., Левша, 2010. ISBN 978-5-93356-094-4.
  • Иванов С. Тихая жизнь за ленинградским столом // Петербургские искусствоведческие тетради. Выпуск 23. СПб., 2012. С.90-97.
  • Логвинова Е. Круглый стол по ленинградскому искусству в галерее АРКА // Петербургские искусствоведческие тетради. Вып. 31. СПб, 2014. С.17-26.

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