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Isaak Moiseevich RABINOVICH

artist , designer , Stage-designer

Isaak RABINOVICH, USSR Artist. Chief Designer, Vakhtangov Academy Theater, Moscow, since 1955; Honoured Art Worker Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic since 1936. Order of Red Banner of Labor.

Background

Rabinovich, Isaak was born on March 11, 1894 in Kiev.

Education

Studied at the Kiev School of Art, 1906-1912.

Career

1911-1920 worked in Kiev theaters. Since 1920 in Moscow theaters. Designed sets for: Lope de Vega’s “Fuente Ovejuna” (The Ovine Spring) staged in Kiev, 1919.

Aristophanes’ “Lysistrata” at the Musical Studio, Moscow Arts Theater 1923. Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin’* at the Bolshoy Theater, 1933. Akost G’ Gutskov’s “Uriel” at the Maly Theater.

1940, etc.; designed sets for stage versions, of Dostoevsky’s “Idiot” (The Idiot), Shakespeare's “Hamlet” (1958), etc., at the Vakhtangov Academy Theater, Moscow. Also engaged in easel painting.