Natalia Yegorshina

Born: 1926, Samara
Died: 2010, Moscow

Painter, graphic artist. Wife of Nikolai Andronov. Born in the family of a military doctor called Alexei Yegorshin in the town of Samara on the River Volga (1926). Graduated from high school with a gold medal (1945). Studied under Victor Oreshnikov and Andrei Mylnikov at the Ilya Repin Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture in Leningrad (1945–53). Lived and worked in Moscow (1953–54), Kuibyshev (1954–56) and Moscow (1956–2010). Member of the Union of Artists (1960), corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Arts (2001). Died in Moscow and buried at the former German Cemetery in Lefortovo (2010). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1955). Contributed to the Exhibition of the Group of Nine in Moscow (1961), Exhibition of the Group of Eight in Leningrad (1962), Thirty Years of the Moscow Branch of the Union of Artists at the Manège Central Exhibition Hall in Moscow (1962), Sur.realism at the pop/off/art gallery in Moscow (2005), Times of Change: Art in the Soviet Union (1960–85) at the Russian Museum in St Petersburg (2006) and one-woman shows at the Union of Artists at 65A Vavilov Street in Moscow (1979), House of the Artist at 20 Kuznetsky Most in Moscow (2001), Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts at 12 Volkhonka Street in Moscow (2001) and Our Heritage Magazine Exhibition Hall at 4 First Burning Bush Lane in Moscow (2010).

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