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sculptor

Peter Efimovich Shapiro, Russian sculptor. Semi-finalist Memorial Bust Competition, Denver Cultural Council, Denver, 1994; recipient 1st place project "Decembrist", Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics Ministry of Culture, Moscow, 1985, Sculpture of L. Van Beethoven, Bolshoy Theater, Moscow, 1967, Sculpture of Leo Tolstoy, Leo Tolstoy Museum, Yasnaya, Poliana, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1953.

Background

Shapiro, Peter Efimovich was born on January 17, 1933 in Moscow. Came to the United States, 1994. Son of Efim Semionovich Shapiro and Nina Isaak Hollender.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Surikov Institute School of Art, Moscow, 1954. Postgraduate, Sculptor Studio of M. Olenin, Moscow, 1955.

Career

Sculptor, Moscow, from 1955.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Principal works include Museum Art, Moscow, 1977, Museum Art, Reykjavik, Iceland, 1992, Library. Congress, Washington, 1994, Aleichem Place, New York City, 1997, National Portrait Gallery, Washington, 1998.

Membership

Board directors Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics - Great Britain Society, Moscow, 1975-1979. Fellow World Academy Art and Science. Member National Sculpture Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music.

Connections

Married Anjelika Plavan, February 7, 1960.

father:
Efim Semionovich Shapiro

mother:
Nina Isaak Hollender

spouse:
Anjelika Plavan