The Picture Of "Magnitogorsk"
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The socialist realism. The author is Kotov P. I. the End of the 1930-ies.

Kotov, Pyotr Ivanovich (1899-1953) was a Soviet painter, honored artist of the RSFSR (1946), full member of the USSR Academy of arts (1949), laureate of the State prize of the USSR (1948).
Born into a family of icon painter. Studied at the Kazan art school N. And. Fechin (1903-1909), then at the Academy of fine Arts in the Studio of F. A. Roubaud, N. S. Samokish. Studied the paintings of the old masters in the Hermitage and the Russian Museum.
In 1916 work "Gathering for the hunt" and "Letter from home in the trenches" was the title of the artist and the right of a pensioner's travel abroad. From 1922 he lived in Moscow. He was a member of the Association of artists of revolutionary Russia (AHRR, 1923-1928). During the war in Penza was responsible for the release of "Window TASS". In 1948, he taught at the Higher state art workshops in Astrakhan (1937-1941), VGIK (1944-1948), MGHI them. V. I. Surikov (1949-1950). Since 1940 Professor.
In a number of works reflected the labor enthusiasm of the first five years, worked as a portrait painter. The artist was able to feel and to accurately convey the inner world of his characters, their character. His works are distinguished by deep psychological insight, sincerity, coloristic variety.
The artist's works are in the Tretyakov gallery (TG), the State Russian Museum (GRM), in many regional museums.

Magnitka — the informal name of the city of Magnitogorsk (Chelyabinsk region) and the Magnitogorsk metallurgical combine, one of the largest metallurgical plants of the CIS, the largest in Russia.
The design of a new steel plant began in may 1925. On the scene gathered thousands of people from all over the Soviet Union, were actively involved foreign experts, primarily American. Construction of the smelter as a whole was carried out in record time this work was carried out largely by hand, in extremely difficult conditions. The first blast furnace plant was launched in 1932.

Socialist realism is one of the most important artistic trends in the art of XX century; special artistic method (type of thinking), based on the knowledge and understanding of life reality era, which was understood as dynamically changing in its "revolutionary development"

Age : 1932 - 1940
Country : USSR
Condition : excellent
Technique : Oil
Materials : Canvas


Length: 780 mm
Height: 580 mm
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