Yury Pimenov

Born: 1903, Moscow
Died: 1977, Moscow

Painter, graphic artist, theatrical designer, teacher. Born in the family of a lawyer called Ivan Pimenov in Moscow (1903). Studied painting and graphic art under Vladimir Favorsky, Vadim Falieyev and Sergei Malyutin at the VKhUTEMAS in Moscow (1920–25). Founding member of the Society of Easel Artists (1925), member of the Art Brigade (1931). Designer and director of theatres in Moscow (1937, 1945–46). Worked for the Russian Telegraph Agency (1941–45). Taught at the Institute for Raising Artists’ Qualifications (1936–37) and the All-Union State Institute of Cinematography (1945–72), professor (1947). Corresponding member of the Academy of Arts of the USSR (1954), Honoured Artist of the RSFSR (1957 OR 1967). Died in Moscow and buried at the Novodevichy Cemetery (1977). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1924), including with Alexander Deineka and Andrei Goncharov as the Group of Three at the First Discussion Exhibition of Unifications of Active Revolutionary Art (1924) and My Collection by the Elena Zenina Gallery of Arts in the Central House of the Artist at 10 Krymsky Val in Moscow (2011).

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