Valentina Kropivnitskaya

Born: 1924, Tuchkovo (Moscow Region)
Died: 2008, Paris

Graphic artist. Daughter of Yevgeny Kropivnitsky and Olga Potapova, sister of Lev Kropivnitsky, wife of Oscar Rabin, mother of Alexander Rabin. Born in Tuchkovo in Moscow Region (1924). Studied in a secondary school for art. Member of the Lianozovo group (1958–78). Moved to Paris (1978). Died in Paris (2008). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1958), including a one-woman show at the Parkway Focus Gallery in London (1978) and a joint exhibition with Oscar Rabin at the Russian Museum in St Petersburg (1993).

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