Vladimir Lyushin

Born: 1898, Malino (Moscow Province)
Died: 1970, Moscow

Painter, graphic artist, poster designer, theatrical designer, illustrator, teacher. Born in the family of Ivan Lyushin in the village of Malino to the south-east of Moscow (1898). Studied at the Imperial Stroganov Central School of Art and Industry (from 1913) and under Aristarkh Lentulov, Wassily Kandinsky and David Sterenberg at the State Free Art Studios/VKhUTEMAS in Moscow (1918–24). Member of the Society of Easel Artists (1925) and the Art Brigade (1931). Designed political posters and painted works of Socialist Realism (1930s). Died in Moscow (1970). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1918), including the First Discussion Exhibition of Unifications of Active Revolutionary Art in Moscow (1924), Society of Easel Artists in Moscow (1925, 1926, 1927, 1928) and 500 Anos de Arte Russa – Dos Ícones à Arte Contemporânea at Oca in the Parque do Ibirapuera in Sâo Paolo (2002).

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