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Nikolai Aleksandrovich Sokolov

artist

Nikolai Sokolov, USSR Artist.

Background

Sokolov, Nikolai was born in 1903 in Rybinsk.

Education

Studied at Rybinsk Gorproletkult Art Studio, 1920-1923, and in the Graphics Faculty of the VKHUTEIN, Moscow, 1923-1929.

Career

From 1924, member of the Kukryniksy (a trio of political artists whose other members are M. Kupriianov and P. Krylov), drawing political cartoons for newspapers and magazines. Also worked as a portrait and landscape painter. Exhibited with the Kukryniksy from 1932.

Personal exhibitions from 1932 in Moscow, Bucharest and Sofia.