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Valentina Evgen’evna Kropivnitskaia

artist

Valentina Kropivnitskaia, USSR Artist.

Background

Kropivnitskaia, Valentina was born in 1924.

Career

Both her father, Evgenii Leonidovich Kropivnitskii, and her mother, Olga Anan’evna Potapova, were artists. Married the artist Oscar Rabin. Expelled, together with her husband, and stripped of Soviet citizenship, 23 June, 1978.

Participant in many exhibitions of Russian artists in Europe. A major exhibition of her work took place in London in 1978, organized by the Parkway Focus Gallery. Lives in Paris.