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Vladimir Andreevich FAVORSKY


Vladimir FAVORSKY, USSR Artist. Honoured Art Worker Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic since 1956; Popular Artist Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic since 1958; Professor 1921; corresponding member, USSR Academy, of Arts, since 1958. medals for his works at Brussels Exhibition.


FAVORSKY, Vladimir was born in 1886.


1905-1908 studied at Munich University, then at History, and Philological Faculty, Moscow University.


Master of wood-cuts for book illustration. 1925 helped found Society of Easel Painters. 1937 designed facade of Soviet Pavilion at Paris World Fair.

1935 designed proscenium wall of Soviet Army Theater, Moscow, and ceiling paintings in Moscow Metro. Executed d6cor for many shows in Sov, theaters. Illustrator of Russ, and foreign classics.

1958 exhibited at Brussels Exhibition. 1915-1917 in Russia Army. 1919-1921 in Red Army.

Since 1921 taught at various higher art institutes in Moscow. 1923-1925 Rector, Moscow Higher Art and Technology Studios. Then Professor, at: Moscow Higher Art and Technology Institute.

Moscow Polytechn. Institute. Institute of Fine Arts. Institute of Architecture.