Gerasimov Sergey V.( Painter)
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Biography Gerasimov Sergey V.
Sergei Gerasimov was born on 14 (26) in September 1885 in Mozhaisk, now the Moscow region., Died April 20, 1964 in Moscow. People's Artist of the USSR (1958), Doctor of Arts (1956), full member AH the USSR (1947).
He studied at the Stroganov Art Central School of Industrial Art (1901-07) and the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture (1907-12) at C. V. Ivanov and K. A. Korovin. In the 1920's - early 30-ies. simply write on the composition and almost monochrome portraits and genre paintings, . mainly from the life of the peasantry, . remembering all the difficult process of becoming a new life ( "Peasant Woman with a rooster ', . 1924, . Russian Museum, . Leningrad; 'war veteran', . 1926, . Tretyakov Gallery),
Gerasimov appealed to the historical and revolutionary themes, addressing them in a monumental epic terms ( 'The Oath of the Siberian partisans', 1933, Russian Museum).
In mid-1930. Gerasimov's painting style changed, and in genre paintings, . among which there is saturation, . cheering majeure color 'collective farm holiday' (1937, . Tretyakov Gallery), . and landscapes, . play an important role in the artist's, . he appeals to the traditions of Russian plein air painting.,
. Landscapes Gerasimova remarkable poetry, . delicate sense of nature, . harmony and freshness of the color palette ( 'Winter', . 1939, . 'The ice has passed', . 1945, . series 'Mozhayskiye landscapes', . including the 'Y' crossing 'and' Oats', . 1954, . - All in the Tretyakov Gallery),
. During the Great Patriotic War of 1941-45 Gerasimov created a picture of 'Mother partisan' (1943, . partially revised in 1949-50, . Tretyakov Gallery); of the thematic paintings of the postwar period the most significant painting 'For Soviet power' (1957, . Tretyakov Gallery),
Performed to illustrate the works of H. A. Nekrasov, A. M. Gorky etc..
He taught at the Moscow Higher Art-Vhuteine (1920-29), Moscow Polygraphic Institute (1930-36), the Moscow Art Institute (1936-50), the Moscow Higher School of Industrial Art (1950-64).
First Secretary of the Board of the Union of Artists of the USSR in 1958-64.
Lenin Prize (1966). Decorated with 2 orders and medals.