Biographies Russian Artists 20th Century Modern Nonconformist 1970s Yury Penushkin (Youri Penouchkine)

Yury Penushkin (Youri Penouchkine)

Born: 1935, Leningrad

Painter, graphic artist. Born in the family of Ivan Penushkin in Leningrad (1935). Studied at the Leningrad Palace of Pioneers and Schoolchildren (1945), Leningrad Secondary School of Art (1946–53), under Pyotr Fomin and Yevsei Moiseyenko at the Ilya Repin Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture (1953–62, with interval) and as a post-graduate student of Andrei Mylnikov’s creative studio at the Academy of Arts of the USSR (1964–67). Member of the Union of Artists (1963). Painted Russian landscapes, interiors, portraits and still-lifes (1960s–70s). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1963). Contributed to the Salon d’Automne in Paris (from 1991), II Salon International in Nantes (1992, 1993), group exhibitions at the Galerie Arte Viva in Levallois-Perret (1993, 1994, 1997) and Centre Pouchkine in Nancy (1994, 1997), Larissa Gousterina and Yuri Penouchkine at the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC (1996), Yury Penushkin, Larisa Gusterina and Lyubov Kosenko: Painting and Graphic Art at the Manège Central Exhibition Hall in St Petersburg (2009), Impressionism in Russia at the Russian Museum in St Petersburg (2000), Times of Change: Art in the Soviet Union (1960–85) at the Russian Museum in St Petersburg (2006), The Four Seasons: Landscapes in Russia (19th–20th Centuries) at the Russian Museum in St Petersburg (2006–07), Venus Sovietica at the Russian Museum in St Petersburg (2007) and one-man shows at the House of the Journalist in Leningrad (1978), Union of Artists in Leningrad (1978), Galerie Le Ressort de la Créativité in Paris (1992), Galerie Arte Viva in Levallois-Perret (1995), Galerie Espace Saint Martin in Cognac (2004) and Villa Daumier in Valmondois (2005).

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