Sergei Frolov (artist)

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Sergei Kuzmich Frolov
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Born September 26, 1924
Baklanka, Vologda Governorate, USSR
Died January 2, 1998
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Nationality Russian
Education Vera Mukhina Institute
Known for Painting, Graphics, Art education
Movement Realism

Sergei Kuzmich Frolov (Russian: Серге́й Кузьми́ч Фроло́в; September 26, 1924, village Baklanka, Vologda Governorate of the USSR – 1998, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation) - Soviet, Russian realist painter, watercolorist, graphic artist, and art teacher, who lived and worked in Saint Petersburg (former 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]

Sergei Kuzmich Frolov was born September 26, 1924 in the village Baklanka, Vologda Province of the USSR, into a peasant family.

In 1942 Sergei Frolov was drafted into the Red Army and took part in the Great Patriotic War of the Soviet people against Nazi Germany and its allies. He fought on the Central Front and the 1st Belorussian Front. He was wounded and marked by military awards.

In 1947 Sergei Frolov entered at the Leningrad Higher School of Industrial Art, where he studied of the known art educators Piotr Buchkin, Alexander Lubimov, Konstantin Belokurov, Ivan Stepashkin.

In 1952 Sergei Frolov graduated from the Leningrad Higher School of Industrial Art named after Vera Mukhina, in Alexander Kazantsev workshop. His graduation work was decorative panel "Aircraft model constructors".

Since 1952 Sergei Frolov has participated in art exhibitions. He painted landscapes, portraits, genre scenes, worked in technic of oil painting, watercolors, and drawing. His personal exhibitions were in Pushkin Museum-Reserve (1964), and in Leningrad (1972, 1987). Sergei Frolov most famous for the lyrical landscapes of Leningrad and suburbs, and of the ancient Russian towns.

In 1952-1955, and in 1965-1975 Sergei Frolov taught painting and graphics at the Leningrad Higher School of Industrial Art named after Vera Mukhina.

Since 1956 Sergei Frolov was a member of the Leningrad Union of Artists.

Sergei Kuzmich Frolov died on January 2, 1998 in Saint Petersburg at the seventy-three year of life. His paintings and watercolors reside in State Russian Museum, in Art museums and private collections in the Russia,[3] Japan,[4] Finland, France,[5] and throughout the world.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Directory of Members of the Union of Artists of USSR. Volume 2.- Moscow: Soviet artist, 1979. - p.495.
  2. ^ Sergei V. Ivanov. Unknown Socialist Realism. The Leningrad School.- Saint Petersburg: NP-Print Edition, 2007. – pp.18, 19, 29, 195, 372, 389-392, 396, 397, 400, 402, 403, 414, 415, 418, 421, 445.
  3. ^ Sergei V. Ivanov. Unknown Socialist Realism. The Leningrad School. - Saint Petersburg: NP-Print Edition, 2007. – p.6-7.
  4. ^ Exhibition of modern Soviet Painting. 1976. Gekkoso Gallery. Catalogue. — Tokyo, 1976. - р.101,162.
  5. ^ Peinture Russe. Catalogue. - Paris: Drouot Richelieu, 26 Avril, 1991. - p.7,61.

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Sources[edit]

  • Exhibition of modern Soviet Painting. 1976. Gekkoso Gallery. Catalogue. — Tokyo, 1976. - р.101,162.
  • Sergei Frolov. Exhibition of works. Catalogue. - Leningrad: Khudozhnik RSFSR, 1986.
  • Peinture Russe. Catalogue. - Paris: Drouot Richelieu, 18 Fevrier, 1991. - p. 7,44.
  • Peinture Russe. Catalogue. - Paris: Drouot Richelieu, 26 Avril, 1991. - p. 7,61.
  • Sergei V. Ivanov. Unknown Socialist Realism. The Leningrad School. - Saint Petersburg: NP-Print Edition, 2007. – pp. 18, 19, 29, 195, 372, 389-392, 396, 397, 400, 402, 403, 414, 415, 418, 421, 445. ISBN 5-901724-21-6, ISBN 978-5-901724-21-7.

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