|Vitaly Ivanovich Tulenev|
|Born||February 28, 1937
|Died||August 25, 1998
Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation
|Education||Repin Institute of Arts|
|Awards||Honored Artist of the Russian Federation|
Vitaly Ivanovich Tulenev (Russian: Вита́лий Ива́нович Тюле́нев; February 28, 1937, Leningrad, USSR – August 25, 1998, Saint Petersburg, Russia) was a Soviet Russian painter, watercolorist, graphic artist, art teacher, Honored Artist of the Russian Federation, lived and worked in Saint Petersburg, regarded as one of the leading representatives of the "left" wing of the Leningrad school of painting.
Vitaly Ivanovich Tulenev was born February 28, 1937, in Leningrad, USSR.
In 1956 Vitaly Tulenev was adopted by the Department of painting of the Leningrad Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture named after Ilya Repin. He studied of Piotr Fomin, Viktor Oreshnikov.
Since 1963 Vitaly Tulenev has participated in Art Exhibitions. Painted portraits, genre and historical pictures, landscapes. Worked in oil painting and watercolors. Solo Exhibitions by Vitaly Tulenev were in Leningrad (1991) and Saint Petersburg (1997).
Since the end of 1960s traditional realism in paintings of Vitali Tulenev replaced by mystical stories, with images from today up to the artist childhood and adolescence. They live in picture against the laws of time and space. Their selection and formation caused by ideas and poetic taste of artist only.
In paintings of Vitaly Tulenev color loses self-sustaining value, forming a kind of shaky aloof "environment", some picturesque equivalent of time, from which we can see images and symbols, folding in the texts and messages.
Vitaly Tulenev was a member of Saint Petersburg Union of Artists (before 1992 - the Leningrad branch of Union of Artists of Russian Federation) since 1964.
In the years of 1966–1972 Vitaly Tulenev worked as Art Teacher in Leningrad Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture named after Ilya Repin.
In 1984, Vitaly Tulenev was awarded the honorary title of Honored Artist of Russian Federation.
Vitaly Ivanovich Tulenev died in Leningrad in 1998. Paintings by Vitaly Tulenev reside in State Russian Museum, State Tretyakov Gallery, in the lot of Art museums and private collections in Russia, China, England, Japan, USA, and throughout the world.
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- 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.90.
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- Leningrad School of Painting
- List of Russian artists
- List of 20th-century Russian painters
- List of painters of Saint Petersburg Union of Artists
- List of the Russian Landscape painters
- Saint Petersburg Union of Artists
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- Time for change. The Art of 1960-1985 in the Soviet Union. - Saint Petersburg: State Russian Museum, 2006. - p. 179.
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