Внимание! ARTInvestment.ru ищет картины этого художника для продажи. Kravchenko Aleksey Iliich
1889–1940  

KRAVCHENKO Alexey Ilyich

January 30, 1889 (Pokrovskaya Sloboda, Saratov province) — May 31, 1940 (Nikolina Gora, near Zvenigorod)

Graphic artist, painter, scene-designer


Read more



Кравченко, Алексей Ильич

Biography

KRAVCHENKO Alexey Ilyich

January 30, 1889 (Pokrovskaya Sloboda, Saratov province) — May 31, 1940 (Nikolina Gora, near Zvenigorod)

Graphic artist, painter, scene-designer

Alexey Kravchenko was born to a peasant family. He studied in the religious school in Saratov (1896–1900), in Moscow School of painting, sculpture and architecture (MUZhVZ; 1904–1905, 1907–1910) under the guidance of S. V. Ivanov, K. A. Korovin, V. A. Serov, A. E. Arkhipov, A. M. Vasnetsov, and in the School of Simon Hollósy in Munich (1906). In 1908 Kravchenko was awarded the Levitan Prize for his landscape In Ural Village.

The artist lived in Moscow (till 1918, since 1922), in Saratov (1918–1922). In 1908–1910 Kravchenko travelled on the rivers Volga, Sukhona, Northern Dvina; he visited Ural and the Crimea. In 1910–1911 he made a trip to Italy. In 1912–1913 he worked near Moscow, drew sketches in Sukhanovo and in Zvenigorod. The artist spent summer months of 1913 in Tarusa; there he made acquaintance with engraver I. N. Pavlov; under his guidance Kravchenko began to study linocut technique. In 1914 Kravchenko visited India and Ceylon (together with sculptor V. A. Vatagin) by the order of the Imperial Academy of Arts (IAKh).

In 1915 Kravchenko was mobilized to the south-west front as an artist and photojournalist; in 1916 he was demobilized. After the revolution of 1917, Kravchenko worked in the art section under the Department for Culture and Education (Kultprosvet) at the Soviet of workers, peasants and soldiers deputies. He was also a member of Moscow Union of painters and graphic artists. Kravchenko was engaged in design and agitation posters for revolution holidays.

In 1918 Kravchenko was sent to Saratov by the National commissariat of education (Narkompros) in order to organize province committee of fine arts. He was one of the founders of the State Free Art Studios in Saratov, where he was a dean of the faculty of graphic arts. Kravchenko headed the Radishchev Art Museum and the art section under the Department of Fine Arts at the Soviet of People’s Education.

In 1922 Kravchenko returned to Moscow. In the same year the artist was elected member of the Academy of Fine Arts. In 1925–1926 he travelled through Italy and France. In 1929 he was sent on a trip to New York by the All-Union Society for cultural relations with foreign countries (VOKS) in order to organize art section of the USSR pavilion at the International exhibition of industrial art. In 1930s Kravchenko made several trips through the Soviet Union; he visited regions of industrial construction of 1930s (Dneprostroy), visited Estonia, North Ossetia, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, the Black Sea coast; he also travelled on Volga River.

Подробнее



Attention! All materials of the site and database of auction results ARTinvestment.RU, including illustrated reference information about the works sold at auctions, are intended for use exclusively for informational, scientific, educational and cultural purposes in accordance with Art. 1274 of the Civil Code. Use for commercial purposes or in violation of the rules established by the Civil Code of the Russian Federation is not allowed. ARTinvestment.RU is not responsible for the content of materials submitted by third parties. In case of violation of the rights of third parties, the site administration reserves the right to remove them from the site and from the database on the basis of an application from an authorized body.

Индексы арт-рынка ARTIMX
Индекс
Дата
Знач.
Изм.
ARTIMX
13/07
1502.83
+4,31%
ARTIMX-RUS
13/07
1502.83
+4,31%
Show:

Top 24

Узнайте первым об открытии аукциона!

This site uses cookies, it can collect data about IP addresses and users. N 152-FZ «On Personal Data» and continue working with this site, you confirm your consent to the processing of personal data in accordance with the law N 152-FZ «On Personal Data» and «The policy of LTD «ArtIn» with regard to the processing of personal data».
Back to Top