Yevgeny Kibrik

Born: 1906, Voznesensk (Nikolayev Province)
Died: 1978, Moscow
Analytical Art

Graphic artist, painter, lithographer, teacher. Born in Voznesensk in Nikolaev Province (1906). Studied drawing under Pavel Volokidin and painting under Théophile Frayerman at the Odessa Institute of Art (1922–25), VKhUTEIN in Leningrad (1925–27) and under Pavel Filonov (1927–30). Secretary of the Masters of Analytical Art. Worked for newspapers and magazines (1920s), illustrated anti-religious folk tales (1930) and the works of Romain Rolland (1935), Alexander Pushkin (1936) and Nikolai Gogol (1943–45). Worked at the Leningrad Experimental Lithographic Studio (1939–40). Headed the studios of graphic art at the Central Theatre of Working Youth in Moscow (1930–32), All-Russian Academy of Arts (1942–43) and the Vasily Surikov Institute of Art in Moscow (1953–77). Died in Moscow and buried at the Novodevichy Cemetery (1978). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1927). Winner of the Stalin Prize (1947), People’s Artist of the USSR (1967), full member of the Academy of Arts of the USSR (1962).

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