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Yuriy Ivanovich PIMENOV

painter

Yuriy PIMENOV, USSR Painter. Graphic artist and set-designer; Professor; corresponding member, USSR Academy, of Arts, since 1954; Secretary, USSR Union of Artists, since 1957. Stalin Prize, 1946.

Background

PIMENOV, Yuriy was born in 1903 in Moscow.

Education

1925 graduated Higher Art and Tcchn. Studios, Moscow.

Career

In 1920's member and one of organisers, Society of Easel Painters. Mainly paints daily life of ordinary people, with propaganda overtones. As setdesigner paints stage sets of highly emotional nature.

Has exhibited at exhibitions in USSR and abroad. His works hang in Tretyakov Gallery and other Soviet museums. 1957 member, Organization Committee Moscow Exhibition.

Author of many articles on work of Soviet artists.