Ivan Savenko

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Ivan Grigorievich Savenko
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BornJanuary 17, 1924
Varvarovka, Chernigov Province, Ukraine, USSR
DiedDecember 17, 1987
Leningrad, USSR
EducationRepin Institute of Arts
Known forPainting
MovementRealism
AwardsHonored Artist of the RSFSR

Ivan Grigorievich Savenko (Russian: Ива́н Григо́рьевич Саве́нко; January 17, 1924, Varvarovka, Chernigov Province, Ukrainian SSR, USSR – 1987, Leningrad, USSR) was a Soviet Russian - Ukrainian painter, Honored Artist of the RSFSR, lived and worked in Leningrad, regarded as one of representatives of the Leningrad school of painting,[1] most famous for his landscape paintings.

Biography[edit]

Ivan Savenko was born January 17, 1924, in Varvarovka village, Chernigov Province, Ukraine, USSR. He was a veteran of World War II, was wounded and lost his right hand, he had many military orders.

In 1950, Savenko graduated from Kiev Art Institute in Grigory Svetlitsky personal Art Studio.

In 1950–1954, Savenko studied as post-graduate student in Ilya Repin Institute in Aleksandr Gerasimov Art studio. Master of Art-criticism (1954). Honored Artist of the Russian Federation (1975).

Since 1950, Savenko has participated in Art Exhibitions. He painted landscapes, portraits, genre scenes, sketchs from the life. Personal Exhibition in Moscow (1990).

Savenko was a member of Leningrad Union of Artists since 1952.[2]

Savenko died on December 17, 1987, in Leningrad. His paintings reside in State Russian Museum, State Tretyakov Gallery, in Art museums and private collections in Russia, France, Ukraine, Germany, Japan, Italy, England, and throughout the world.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sergei V. Ivanov. Unknown Socialist Realism. The Leningrad School.- Saint Petersburg: NP-Print Edition, 2007. – pp.18, 20, 368, 388-391, 393-397, 399-401, 403-406, 445.
  2. ^ Directory of members of the Leningrad branch of Union of Artists of Russian Federation. - Leningrad: Khudozhnik RSFSR, 1987. - p. 114.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Directory of members of the Leningrad branch of Union of Artists of Russian Federation. - Leningrad: Khudozhnik RSFSR, 1987. - p. 114.
  • 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. 92.
  • 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. 18, 20, 368, 388-391, 393-397, 399-401, 403-406, 445. ISBN 5-901724-21-6, ISBN 978-5-901724-21-7.

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