ZORIN Vasiliy Ivanovich( Artist.)
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Biography ZORIN Vasiliy Ivanovich
(24.HI.1901, der. Holmets Sychevskii district of Smolensk province - 9.VI.1930, Leningrad)
W. - A man of unusual life and creative destiny. Since 17 years he participated in the Civil War. Heavy spinal injury, amputation of both legs chained him to his bed. After the hospital took him to his family in Leningrad. He took up wood carving, sculpture. Being naturally gifted man, W. quickly finds its groove style, rough and generalized, while allowing him to pass a peculiar national traits of his characters. Churbaki, logs were turned into genre scenes, figures, portraits, made up the series - the memories of his native village, the war ( "Father Pakhom", "The Wanderers", "mower", "reaper", "Monk," "Wounded", "SOLDIER "" Sailor "). Sculpture-nugget of advice, moral support Leningrad artists. W. much to educate ourselves, even one year studying in the Higher Art. In his work appears themes, birth of a new reality: "Work", "delegate", "The President of", "Listen radio", "Member of the Female Council", etc.. In the late 20-ies. Z. - Exponential of a number of art exhibitions. In 1927, Mr.. He participated in the Jubilee Exhibition of Fine Arts in g. Leningrad. The following year, was exhibited at two shows. Several sculptures were purchased by collectors in England. Currently, a large number of works of the sculptor is in the Smolensk Museum-Reserve, and the State Russian Museum.
Lit.: Yakovlev, SM. Smolyan art. - M., 1968; Artist, 1977. -? 8, Neva, 1978. -? 2.