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Andrew Wyeth

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Drawing and painting by Andrew Wyeth's father taught. The first personal exhibition was held novice painter in New York when he was only 20 years.

By 1945, make an individual a realistic style of the artist. The main theme of his works were landscapes and village life. The most famous of his work "Christina's World" depicts the artist's neighbor to the summer house in Maine, Christine Olson, a paraplegic legs. The picture she painted in the middle of the field looking at his house in the distance.

. Engravings depicting Wyeth works enjoyed great popularity, including the politicians - among them the owners were Dwight Eisenhower and Nikita Khrushchev.

. In 1963, President John F. Kennedy awarded the artist's highest civilian award, America - the Medal of Freedom
. And in 1970, Wyeth became the first artist whose exhibition of paintings was held in the White House during the life of their creator.

. Andrew Wyeth was an honorary member of the Academy of Arts of the USSR (now Russia Academy of Arts), a member of the French Academy of Fine Arts and the British Royal Academy of


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