KOKORIN Anatol( People's Artist of the RSFSR, member korrespondntAH USSR.)
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Biography KOKORIN Anatol
(13.VIII.1908, g. Riverlands Smolensk province - 16.V.1987, Moscow)
Father K. studied at the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts. Leaving her, he settled in the Smolensk. G. Riverlands. After the death of his father, and soon the mother, K. 8 years of living in the family of aunts, where he maintained his passion for art. In 1925, Mr.. To. enrolled in art school in g. Perm, at the end of his (1928) - in Moscow VHUTEIN. He studied at the C. Gerasimov, Rodionova, P. Pavlinova, L. Bruni. In the 1930's. K. working in magazines, working in the field of painting and graphics. During the war - in the department front leaflets Glavupra. Since the end of 1943. - Military artist studio named. Grekova. The theme of war is reflected in the full-scale drawings made at the front and in the postwar series of works created on their basis ( "The Front Diary", "Memories of War", etc.). The maturity of talent, the flowering of creativity to. accounts for 50-80-ies. In his work reflected the Baltics, Central Asia, Leningrad, Moscow ... K. creates a series of "In the old Russian cities," "In Italy," "In India", "England, France, Holland". Works in a variety of techniques, but the basis of creativity is always a full-scale drawing. During visits to. kept diaries, made in their records and drawings. Some of them are published and entered into the books and albums ( "Leningrad album," In India "," In the old Russian cities, "" In Holland "," England, Scotland, Ireland, "" In a country of great storyteller ").
A great place to work to. occupied illustration of Russian and foreign, children's literature. For illustrations of the work of H.-K. Andersen K. was awarded the Gold Medal of USSR Academy of Arts. K. - Participated in more than 100 different ranks of exhibitions in the country and abroad, several personal. In 1976. solo exhibition to. place in Smolensk. Gifts of the author's proceeds from the store of the Ministry of Culture made a collection of works by the artist in the Smolensk Museum. C. At home, in the Demidov museum, a memorial hall C., where, except for works on display items from his shop, sent the artist's family.
Lit.: Halaminsky S. Anatol Kokorin. - M., 1957; Kuleshov In. Anatol Kokorin. - M., 1984; Kozikova L. Unknown archive documents to the biography of the artist AV. Kokorina / / Smolensk Region, 1998. -? 1.2. - P. 29-33.