Viktor Popkov: A Russian Painter of Genius

Viktor Popkov: A Russian Painter of Genius
Library Shelf Location 18.POPK
Publication Date 2013
Description Viktor Popkov: A Russian Painter of Genius - focuses on the life and works of one of the most celebrated Soviet artists of his time whose life was cut short when he was shot and killed in a tragic incident in Moscow in 1974. Painter, graphic artist, portraitist, landscape and genre painter. In 1948 - 1952 he studied at MVHPU and continued his studies at the Surikov Moscow State Institute of Fine Art where his teacher was E.A.Kibrik. He won the Grand Prix at the World Biennale in Paris in 1967 when he was just 35 years old. He was also the winner of The State Prize of the USSR (in 1975 - posthumously) The book, written by the distinguished Russian artist and art historian Peter Kozorezenko Jr, is the first in-depth review of Viktor Popkov and commemorates his artistic accomplishments 80 years after his birth.
ISBN 9781906509347
Quantity 1
Pages 392
Author Peter Kozorezenko Jr
Format Hardback
Publisher Unicorn Press
Related Artist Viktor Popkov
Category Painting
Artist's Nationality Russian
Language English

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