Rudakov Konstantin Ivanovich

RUDAKOV Konstantin

1891 (St. Petersburg) - 1949 (Leningrad)

Graphic artist, painter, set designer.

born in the family decorator Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg. He was engaged in drawing and painting in a private studio VE Savinskoye, workshop PP Chistyakov in Tsarskoe Selo. In early 1910 kh visited "The new art studio, directed by BMKustodiev, EE Lancere, MVDobuzhinsky. In 1913 entered the Higher Art School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture at IAH. First, he studied at the architectural department, then from 1915 at the picturesque D. Kardovsky. He graduated from the course in 1922. In 1918-1920 worked as an instructor of art studio for the workers, while he taught math to seamen of the Baltic Fleet.

Since 1918 he has participated in exhibitions. He was a member of the World of Art "," Community of Artists, the Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia. In the 1920's worked a lot of satirical graphics, collaborated with the magazines "Siskin", "hedgehog", "Behemoth", "laughers", "Crocodile". Created cycles easel graphics "Nepmen" (1928-1932), "West" (1932-1934), "Naked Artist's Model" (1930).

From 1929 he taught at the graphic department of the Leningrad VHUTEINa (Institute of proletarian art, the Leningrad Institute of Painting, Architecture and Sculpture, Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. Repin).

In 1930 he worked in the children's department of the State Publishing House. A series of illustrations for the works of "Eugene Onegin" by Alexander Pushkin (1934), "Nana" E. Zola (1935-1937), "Dear Friend" by G. de Maupassant (1935-1937), "Nutcracker" E.-T.-A. Hoffmann (1937), "Anna Karenina" (1942-1945) and "War and Peace" (1941-1948) Leo Tolstoy, "The Auditor "Nikolai Gogol (1948)," Manon Lescaut "A.-F. Prevost (1948) and many others.

In 1938-1940 he worked in the Experimental lithographic workshop LOSSH. In the 1940's appealed to the theatrical-decorative art, has created costumes for productions of "Woe from Wit" Sir.doc in Leningrad Academic Drama Theater. Alexander Pushkin (1940-1941), The Wedding Anton Chekhov (1942) and "Much Ado About Nothing" William Shakespeare (1943, not implemented) for the Leningrad Variety Theater.

buried in St. Petersburg on Literatorskie jetty.

Rudakov - an outstanding representative of the so-called Leningrad school schedules associated with the names of VM Konashevych, NA Stipa, NF Lapshin. His personal style is often described as "picturesque graphics" or "graphic art". Perfectly owning many techniques (watercolor, pastels, gouache, lithography, etching, drypoint, monotype), he preferred the colorful: watercolor and colored lithographs. Artworks Rudakova inherent artistic image and color solutions. Even casual zatek paint artist skillfully transformed into organic element composition. In books, graphic appeared continuer miriskusnicheskih traditions.

Rudakova works are in many museum and private collections, including the State Russian Museum, State Tretyakov Gallery, Pushkin Museum im. Pushkin State Museum of the literary and others.

  • 27.11.2018 The Museum "Rostov Kremlin" have shown exposed the forgery of Russian avant-garde Curators of the exhibition "the Tail of the comet" Elena Basner, Yuri Avvakumov and Sergei Sazonov. Author Natalia Karofsky. Eight falshakov show specifically in a separate room. Including the scandalous "Samovar" by Malevich
  • 20.11.2018 Living artists: top sales The ranking of the most expensive works of living artists — is design, talking about the role and place of the artist in art history is much less than on the age and health of the fortress
  • 16.11.2018 The London "Russian auction" in November 2018. Forecasts ARTinvestment.RU November 26, held at Christie's Important Russian Art, November 27 — Sotheby's Russian Pictures, November 28 — Bonhams. Will still be bidding for PDI and the sale of the collection of Rostropovich-Вишневской 28 Nov 2018. But we only "scenic" auction
  • 24.10.2018 How much time is "surviving" the picture to the next resale What is the payback period to be allocated for investment in the painting? How much time you need the picture to "otvisetsya"? And when it makes sense again to auction off to make money on the resale?
  • 11.10.2018 Top-10 living artists List last week was headed by British artist Jenny Saville: her painting "Propped" on October 5, 2018 at a Sotheby's auction in London was sold for a record 12.4 million dollars
  • 10.12.2018 "Igor Vulokh. Evolution white" in Kazan In the Gallery of modern art GMII RT before 31 January an exhibition 80-летию artist-нонконформиста Igor Vulokh (1938-2012)
  • 10.12.2018 The exhibition "Piero della Francesca" in the Hermitage The works of one of the most famous artists of the XV century, Piero della Francesca art collections from Italy, Spain, Portugal, the UK show in the picket hall of the Winter Palace
  • 05.12.2018 The Style Of Faberge. Excellence is timeless Exhibition in the Museum-выставочном complex "New Jerusalem" will present more than 400 works of Faberge from Faberge Museum in Baden-Бадене, the State Hermitage Museum "Peterhof", state historical Museum, etc.
  • 04.12.2018 The exhibition "Breakthrough" at the Kuznetsk bridge, 21/5 Dmitry Kawarga, Olga and Oleg Tatarintseva, Sergei Mironenko, Oleg Tyrkin, Anastasiya Alekhina, Aristarkh Chernyshev, Victor Alimpiev, Kirill Chelushkin, Vitaly Pushnitsky, Gregory Nuts, Max Eagle, Alexey Dubinsky and others Curator Michael Sidlin
  • 28.11.2018 Levitan from the Russian Museum in Samara The exhibition "Isaac Levitan and his contemporaries" in the Samara art Museum presents the works of I. I. Levitan, V. D. Polenov, A. K. Savrasov, K. A. Korovin, V. A. Serov and others.
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