SOLO EXHIBITION OF THE PEOPLE’S ARTIST OF RUSSIA PETR KOZOREZENKO AT THE RUSSIAN ACADEMY OF ARTS

Dates: November 27, 2019-December 15, 2019
Venue: Exhibition halls of the Russian Academy of Arts

The Russian Academy of Arts presents a major retrospective of more than 200 paintings and graphic works by the Academician of the Russian Academy of Arts, People’s Artist of Russia, Doctor of Art History, Professor Petr Kozorezenko timed to the 45th anniversary of the artist’s creative work.

Petr Kozorezenko (b.1953) graduated from the Art Department of Sergey Gerasimov All-Russian State Institute of Cinematography. The artist is actively involved in creative, public and teaching activity. Since 1966 he has been a Professor of the Graphic Art Department of  S. Stroganov Moscow State Academy of Arts and Industry, he has initiated the establishment and heads the Academy of Arts “Stroganov Traditions”. Kozorezenko gives charitable master classes for schoolchildren in drawing, painting, composition, plastic anatomy, history and theory of fine arts.

The artist’s work inherits the traditions of Russian realistic art. He paints from nature, creates sketches for canvases, his artworks are distinguished by the aspiration for psychological features of his characters. The range of his creative endeavors includes easel painting, cityscapes, the theme of Russian village, portraits, canvases on historical topic, book illustrations. Petr Kozorezenko is a recognized master of Russian art of the turn of the 20th -21st centuries, a holder of many awards and prizes whose works are in museum collections in Russia and CIS countries, as well as in private collections in France, Japan, Great Britain, USA, Italy, Germany, Denmark, Australia, Austria, India, Spain, Luxembourg.


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