August Lanin

Born: 1925, Krasivaya Mech (Tula Region)
Died: 2006, St Petersburg
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Architect, graphic artist, sculptor, painter. Born in the family of a professional revolutionary called Vasily Lanin in the village of Krasivaya Mech in Tula Region (1925). Studied at the Ilya Repin Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture in Leningrad (1946–52). Attempted a synthesis of art on an electronic basis. Died in St Petersburg (2006). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1956).

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