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Mansurov Pavel Andreevich
painter, graphic artist arts and crafts. born in the family church chorister. In 1909 he enrolled at the Central School of Technical Drawing of Baron Alexander Stieglitz, where he studied anatomy at the VE Savinskoye and mastered engraving techniques under the direction of VV Mate. Parallel attended School of Drawing Society for the Encouragement of Arts. In 1915, after completion of training, drafted into the army. He served in the First Aviation Regiment, then the Office of Military Air Fleet. In 1916 demobilized. In the 1916-1917 met Malevich, Vladimir Tatlin, E., P. Filonov, MV Matyushin, V. Kandinsky, carried away by avant-garde theories and ideas, and began to actively promote the new art. At the same time performed the first abstract paintings. In 1917 worked on the interior decoration of artistic cabaret "Halt comedians. In 1918, created the costumes and scenery for the ballet "Upmann, or smoking a joke" to music by A. Lurie in the Tsar's Chinese Theater, participated in the design of the play Vladimir Mayakovsky's Mystery-Bouffe " , illustrated brochure NN Punina "Poor people». Along with other artists took part in a festive decoration of Petrograd to the first anniversary of the October Revolution and created decorative panels "Europe" and "Asia" for St. Isaac's Square. Some time was engaged in a workshop Tatlin Ostozhenka, in particular, helped him to work on the monument III International. In 1919 took part in the First State Free Exhibition of works of art. In 1919-1920 he lived in Kazan, was arrested by the Cheka on suspicion of desertion and spent several months in prison. In late 1920 - early 1921 he taught at the Kazan Art School. In 1921-1927 he worked in the Petrograd Museum of Artistic Culture and supervised the experimental section Ginhuka, where in 1921 read the report calling for the unification of all the avant-garde. Has exhibited his works at the First Russian Art Exhibition in the Van Diemen Gallery in Berlin in 1922, the exhibition of paintings of artists in all areas of Petrograd in 1923, the 14 th International Exhibition of Art in Venice in 1924. Increased attacks on the left forced the art Mansurova leave the USSR. In 1928 the artist traveled to Rome with solo exhibitions and has not returned. In 1929 he settled in France. With the support of R. Delaunay began to create drawings for fabrics and soon achieved fame in this field, becoming cooperate with many famous Parisian houses of haute couture: Chanel, Hermes, Lanvin and others. At the same time, his abstract painting was not a success in Europe, in 1930 he returned to the traditional manner. In 1936 took part in the exhibition of Russian artists in the Paris gallery "Zach». In late 1940 he returned to the experiments in the spirit of the 1920's, created a constructivist paintings and collages, often with the imposition of convex elements, wrote "three dimensional" and "bilateral" picture. The next stage in the creation Mansurova coincided with renewed interest in abstractionism in the late 1950's and brought him worldwide fame. In 1957 he participated in a large exhibition devoted to the 50 th anniversary of abstract art in a Parisian gallery "Croesus". In 1972 the Museum of Modern Art in Paris held a retrospective of his work. Was also represented at the exhibition "Moscow - Paris", held in the Pushkin Museum im. Alexander Pushkin in 1981. Mansurov Memorial Exhibition held in 1995 in the State Russian Museum. Mansurov in his work sought to radically upgrade the language of art. In his individual style was influenced by the idea of a utilitarian cost-effectively create forms of Tatlin, Malevich's Suprematism, concept of plastic space Matyushina and the principle "-designed" Filonov. His work often meant by the term "picturesque formula" (borrowed from Filonov) - as a rule, vertical composition built on a combination of geometric and linear elements, often with bulk inserts and elements of collage. Mansurova works are in many museum and private collections, including the State Russian Museum, Pushkin Museum im. Pushkin Museum of Modern Art in Paris.
Композиция с шаром
Year: 1963
Technique: Бумага, графитный карандаш, цветные карандаши
Size: 48,2х21,2
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Композиция с картой
Year: 1920 ? 1968
Technique: масло, коллаж, Дерево, лак
Size: 80,3х33,8
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