Born in Tbilisi in 1928.
He studied at the Moscow Institute of applied and decorative arts at the sculpture department. He was expelled for his "formalism in art". He continued his studies and graduated from the Leningrad Higher Art and Industrial College of. VI. Fly in 1955.
Member of the Union of Artists since 1957.
Since 1954, Mr.. permanent members of domestic and foreign exhibitions. Participated in international competitions and exhibitions in Austria and the U.S.
. Personal exhibitions: in the exhibition halls of the Union of Artists (Saint-Petersburg, . 1989; Moscow, . 1990), in the Anna Akhmatova Museum (St. Petersburg, . 1993), in the State Russian Museum (St. Petersburg, . 1996), in the Central Exhibition Hall "Manege" (St.-Petersburg, . 1998),
. Author of numerous monuments, set in St. Petersburg (Monument D
. Quarenghi; Monument firefighters who perished in the Great Patriotic War; plaques Louis Pasteur, S.P. Diaghilev, FI. Chaliapin, EA. Mravinsky and others; numerous tombstones)
. Works are: in meetings of the State Tretyakov Gallery (Moscow), . State Russian Museum, . City History Museum, . Museum of Urban Sculpture, . Central Exhibition Hall "Manege" (St. Petersburg), . State Picture Gallery of Armenia (Yerevan), as well as in private collections in Russia, . Germany, . Denmark, . Italy, . Sweden and other countries,
Lives and works in St. Petersburg. Levon Lazarev
- one of the leading sculptors of St. Petersburg, master acutely modern in the transfer of sensations and feelings people have non-existent convulsive XX century. Images created by the artist, always contain a moral idea. His art permeates the philosophy of conscience, spiritual struggle, the eternal opposition to evil. That is why the work of Lazarev
's the nature of its impact on the audience - passionate, frank enlistment. Feeling invincible attraction to so-called eternal universal themes, . Lazarev
, in its quest to comprehend the deep mysteries of life, . usually, . beyond the visible, . specific, . tries to open the way for this and the viewer, . appealing to his imagination, . Memory, . Intelligence,
. The emotional force, concluded in the works of the sculptor, so active, which causes involuntary feel the feelings, they tested. Images of the artist's cause in our minds an avalanche of associations, comparisons, similes. That admission to the world of the author, towards the close spiritual contact with him, perhaps, lies the essence of true art, not designed to facilitate understanding, but an alien with elitism. Lazarev
works in different types and genres of art - easel, monumental, decorative park and memorial sculpture, small plastic. In addition, he also creates works of painting and drawing. Album Levon Lazarev Konstantinovich