Abram Grushko

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Abram Borisovich Grushko
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Born (1918-06-06)June 6, 1918
Moscow, Soviet Russia
Died March 15, 1980(1980-03-15) (aged 61)
Leningrad
Nationality Russian
Education Repin Institute of Arts
Known for Painting, Art teaching
Movement Realism

Abram Borisovich Grushko (Russian: Абра́м Бори́сович Грушко́; June 6, 1918, Moscow, Soviet Russia – March 15, 1980, Leningrad, USSR) – Soviet Russian painter, art teacher, lived and worked in Leningrad, a member of the Leningrad branch of Union of Artists of Russian Federation,[1] regarded as one of representatives of the Leningrad school of painting,[2] most famous for his landscape paintings.

Biography[edit]

Country Bath-house. 1959

Abram Borisovich Grushko was born June 6, 1918, in Moscow, Soviet Russia.

In 1952 Abram Grushko graduated from Ilya Repin Institute in Boris Ioganson workshop.[3] Studied of Boris Fogel, Semion Abugov, Lia Ostrova, Genrikh Pavlovsky, Joseph Serebriany.

Since 1956 Abram Grushko has participated in Art Exhibitions. Painted portraits, landscapes, genre compositions. His solo exhibitions was in Leningrad in (1990).

The main theme of creativity Abram Grushko become nature and people of Zaonezhye (Onega Lake region, Karelia), leading genres – landscape and sketch from the life. Traditional plain air painting in 1960 replaced by decorative graphics solutions, similar of "severe style" with clarity of the silhouette, saturated colors, a generalized drawing. Coloring restrained, with a predominance of dark-brown, ocher, and blue tones.

Since 1961, Abram Grushko was a member of the Leningrad branch of Union of Artists of Russian Federation.[4]

In years 1965–1980 Abram Grushko worked as Art Teacher in Vera Mukhina Institute of Art and Designe.

Abram Borisovich Grushko died on March 15, 1980 in Leningrad at the sixty-first year of life. His paintings reside in Art museums and private collections in Russia,[5] Israel, Germane, USA, England, Japan, France,[6] and others.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Directory of Members of the Union of Artists of USSR. Volume 1.- Moscow: Soviet artist, 1979. – p.291.
  2. ^ Sergei V. Ivanov. Unknown Socialist Realism. The Leningrad School.- Saint Petersburg: NP-Print Edition, 2007. – pp. 15, 360, 389, 390, 392–394, 396, 399, 400, 403–406, 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.67.
  4. ^ Directory of members of the Leningrad branch of Union of Artists of Russian Federation. - Leningrad: Khudozhnik RSFSR, 1972. - p.15.
  5. ^ Sergei V. Ivanov. Unknown Socialist Realism. The Leningrad School. – Saint Petersburg: NP-Print Edition, 2007. – p.6-7.
  6. ^ L' École de Leningrad. Catalogue. – Paris: Drouot Richelieu, 11 Juin 1990. – p.44-45.

Bibliography[edit]

  • The Leningrad Fine Arts Exhibition. – Leningrad: Khudozhnik RSFSR, 1965. – p. 17.
  • Directory of members of the Leningrad branch of Union of Artists of Russian Federation. - Leningrad: Khudozhnik RSFSR, 1972. - p. 15.
  • L' École de Leningrad. Catalogue. – Paris: Drouot Richelieu, 12 Mars 1990. – p. 22-23.
  • L' École de Leningrad. Catalogue. – Paris: Drouot Richelieu, 11 Juin 1990. – p. 44-45.
  • Peinture Russe. Catalogue. – Paris: Drouot Richelieu, 18 Fevrier, 1991. – p. 7,47–48.
  • Saint-Pétersbourg – Pont-Audemer. Dessins, Gravures, Sculptures et Tableaux du XX siècle du fonds de L' Union des Artistes de Saint-Pétersbourg. – Pont-Audemer: 1994. – p. 101.
  • 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. – p. 15, 360, 389, 390, 392–394, 396, 399, 400, 403–406, 445. 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. 67. ISBN 978-5-903677-01-6.

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