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Abram Grushko

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Nationality  Russian
Role  Artist

Name  Abram Grushko
Movement  Realism
Period  Realism
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Born  June 6, 1918 (1918-06-06) Moscow, Soviet Russia
Died  March 15, 1980, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Known for  Painting, Visual arts education

Education  Imperial Academy of Arts

Abram Borisovich Grushko (Russian: Абра́м Бори́сович Грушко́; June 6, 1918, Moscow, Soviet Russia – March 15, 1980, Leningrad, USSR) – Soviet Russian painter, art teacher, lived and worked in Leningrad, a member of the Leningrad branch of Union of Artists of Russian Federation, regarded as one of representatives of the Leningrad school of painting, most famous for his landscape paintings.

Biography

Abram Borisovich Grushko was born June 6, 1918, in Moscow, Soviet Russia.

In 1952 Abram Grushko graduated from Ilya Repin Institute in Boris Ioganson workshop. Studied of Boris Fogel, Semion Abugov, Lia Ostrova, Genrikh Pavlovsky, Joseph Serebriany.

Since 1956 Abram Grushko has participated in Art Exhibitions. Painted portraits, landscapes, genre compositions. His solo exhibitions was in Leningrad in (1990).

The main theme of creativity Abram Grushko become nature and people of Zaonezhye (Onega Lake region, Karelia), leading genres – landscape and sketch from the life. Traditional plain air painting in 1960 replaced by decorative graphics solutions, similar of "severe style" with clarity of the silhouette, saturated colors, a generalized drawing. Coloring restrained, with a predominance of dark-brown, ocher, and blue tones.

Since 1961, Abram Grushko was a member of the Leningrad branch of Union of Artists of Russian Federation.

In years 1965–1980 Abram Grushko worked as Art Teacher in Vera Mukhina Institute of Art and Designe.

Abram Borisovich Grushko died on March 15, 1980, in Leningrad at the sixty-first year of life. His paintings reside in Art museums and private collections in Russia, Israel, Germane, USA, England, Japan, France, and others.

References

Abram Grushko Wikipedia


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