Artist of the week: Konstantin vyalov
ARTinvestment.RU   10 марта 2020

History, pricing and marketing metrics Konstantin Alexandrovich vyalov — Russian painter, graphic artist, Illustrator and stage designer, one of the founders of the "Society of easel"

Years of life: 1900-1976

Period: modernism

Fields: painting, sculpture, illustration, poster, sketch of a costume

Konstantin Alexandrovich vyalov — artist of astonishing destiny. Student best representatives of the Russian avant-garde, during his long creative life he managed to stand at the head of the Association of OST, to participate in the creation of the rosta Windows, issue the and lead of military-шефскую Commission, responsible for the cooperation of artists of the Moscow Union army and Navy.

Life and work

the same Age as the century, Konstantin vyalov was born in Moscow on 19 April 1900. Information about his family and childhood remained not very much, but we know that first painting lessons he received in Sunday school drawing on Micah. Played for the football club "Butyrskiy", wrote the scenery for the school productions. And in 14 years of the future artist entered the weaving Department of the Stroganov-промышленное school, choosing their specialization-painted fabrics. In 1917, he continued his education as a painter, in Free art workshops, where his teachers were Vasily Kandinsky, Vladimir Tatlin and Alexei Morgunov. 1920-го to 1924-й was a student in the painting Department of VKhUTEMAS, where he studied under Aristarchus Lentulov, and David Shterenberg.

By the early 1920-х include his first experiences of avant-garde art. Under the influence of his first teachers, and the ideas of Suprematism and Kazimir Malevich, whom he met while studying in the workshops, vyalov was fond of creating abstract geometric easel compositions, constructivist counter-reliefs and sculptures.

To this period also belongs the beginning of the development of one more big faces of the artist. In 1922-1925 Konstantin vyalov, began working as a decorator and set designer, collaborated with different Moscow theatres. In 1923 he designed the play "the Camorra Seville" at the Theater of the Revolutionary Military Council, in the season 1923/1924 Director V. M. Bebutov invited him to the decoration of the play "Stenka Razin" on the play by V. V. Kamensky at the Theatre of the Revolution. A year later, at the international exhibition of decorative arts and industry in Paris (1925) theatrical sketches vyalov was awarded a silver medal and became part of a large international exhibition of theatre-декорационного art in new-Йорке and several other North American cities in 1926.

Creating sketches of costumes and scenery, probably pushed him to develop skills in other areas of design activities, and he was engaged in creation of posters and book illustrations.

fascination with the ideas of the avant-garde, constructivism and lesson design art led to the creation of a unique visual style of the artist, which he vyalov was called a "mounting sense" "together splavlyaya experience of the poster with "telegraphic" language of street art".

it is Quite natural that he was among the founders and leaders of a famousThe society of easel, fans of "romantic montage" — is a creative group established by graduates of VKhUTEMAS, headed by David Shterenberg in 1925.

In 1932, after the resolution of the Politburo of the CPSU(b) "On restructuring literary-художественных organizations," terminated their activities of creative associations, including OST, vyalov came into MOSH. In 1930-е made a number of creative travel with the military and other expeditions to Kronstadt, Leningrad, Arkhangelsk, Sevastopol, Dagestan, Turkmenistan, in the Urals, very accurately reflecting the painting and drawing of that time era 1930-х, in particular industrialization. In the years 1933-1940 participated in the design of the pavilions-Union agricultural exhibition.

During the war vyalov created a series of 26 military posters for the Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union "TASS Windows", some of them — on the themes of aviation and military-морского fleet, the rest were dedicated to the liberation of Soviet cities and the restoration of the national economy.

the Development of the national economy, sports, as well as the theme of the sea and sailors were the main motives of the artist's work in the 1950-60-х years. In the postwar years, the style of the artist developed in the tradition of socialist realism, but his work has not lost its peculiar dynamics, luminosity and purity of the palette inherent in the earlier work.

Today his fans finds both the early and Mature work vyalov. His works of different years are in many Museum and private collections, including the State Tretyakov gallery, State Russian Museum, Pushkin Museum im. A. S. Pushkin, the State Central theater Museum im. A. A. Bakhrushin, etc.

Konstantin vyalov in demand on the art-рынке. The best illustration of this statement can serve its auction records. The most expensive pre-war period is a colorful composition 1933 "Surami pass" sold in 2018 at Shapiro Auctions New York for $110 thousand, a Record result for the post-war artist was achieved on may 31, 2006: canvas "Skating on Patriarch's pond in Moscow" (1960) was sold at auction at Sotheby's London for almost $50 thousand.

Marketing and financial indicators

Konstantin vyalov participated in all-Union exhibitions in Moscow, Leningrad, Kiev and other cities of the Union. The artist's works during his life were exhibited in Paris (1925), Berlin (1927, 1928), Venice (1932), new-Йорке, Philadelphia (1933), London (1934). The total number of group exhibitions abroad — more than 20. The largest number of exhibitions have you had in the US (9, including 2 in the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in new-Йорке) and Germany (4). In 1981 he held his first personal exhibition in Moscow. Personal exhibitions abroad artist had.

In our time the works of vyalov continue to be exhibited in Russia and abroad. Selected exhibitions of the last years (data Artfacts.net): Fly me to the Moon. The Moon landing: 50 years on Kunsthaus (2019, Zurich, Switzerland); Constructing the World: Art and Economy 1919-1939 And 2008-2018, Kunsthalle Mannheim (2018, Mannheim, Germany); Soviet Photomontage 1920s-1930s, Nailya Alexander Gallery (2016, new-Йорк,USA); Windows On The War: Soviet Tass Posters At Home And Abroad, 1941-1945, The Art Institute of Chicago (2011, Chicago, USA)@European semicolon & Russian Photomontage, 1920-1940, Ubu Gallery (2009, new-Йорк, USA).

In 1989, the work of vyalov was presented at the international art-ярмарке Art Cologne (Cologne, Germany).

According to the database ARTinvestment.RU by the time of publication, the artist has 75 auction sales, including 3 re-sale. The average cost of sold work — $10.1 thousand Total capitalization to the public market — $413 thousand Has a positive balance of sold and unsold work: 41 to 34 (55 % of all trading completed sales).

table 1. Sale during the auction

the Period sales, years.

Total sales, units

Successful units.

Failed units.

the success rate, %

1990-2000

7

7

0

100

2001 to 2010

25

8

17

32

2011-2020

43

25

18

58

table 2. Sales by country the auction

Country of sale

Total sales, units

Successful units.

Failed units.

the success rate, %

Russia

42

19

23

45

France

9

4

5

44

United Kingdom

8

8

0

100

Germany

5

2

3

40

Italy

5

4

1

80

USA

4

3

1

75

Belgium

1

1

0

100

Latvia

1

0

1

0

table 3. Re-sale

p/n

the Name

Sale

Sale

tenure, years

auction house

Profit, $

CAGR, %

God

Price, $

God

Price, $

1

the Hockey stadium "Dynamo"

2008

76 961

2017

67 397

9

MacDougall, London

-9 564

-1,4

2

the medical Examination. The poster for the 10-летию of the USSR

2017

180

2018

584

1

The Literary Fund, Moscow

404

224,4

3

After rain

2018

177

2020

211

2

The Literary Fund, Moscow

34

9,6

compound annual growth rate — 77.6 per cent. Noteworthy a short period of ownership between successful sales.

On the current 320-м AI Auction the men's costume sketch for the play "Stenka Razin" (1923).

Sources: maslovka.org, tramvaiiskusstv.ru, artinvestment.ru, artchive.ru, artfacts.net



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