Andrei Ivanovich Plotnov

1916 - 19971 artwork

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Andrei Ivanovich Plotnov was born in 1916 in Dankov, Russia. He was a painter by trade and specialized in portraits and propaganda art. In 1933 Plotnov moved to Moscow and started studying at the Regional Art School of the Memory of 1905. Then in 1936 he joined the Department of Painting at the Moscow State Academic Art Institute because of the urging of the art critic and future museum... Read moreAndrei Ivanovich Plotnov was born in 1916 in Dankov, Russia.
He was a painter by trade and specialized in portraits and propaganda art.
In 1933 Plotnov moved to Moscow and started studying at the Regional Art School of the Memory of 1905. Then in 1936 he joined the Department of Painting at the Moscow State Academic Art Institute because of the urging of the art critic and future museum director Igor Grabar.
Plotnov was evacuated to Samarkand in 1942 where he completed his studies.
The years following his studies Plotnov drafted and joined the Art Studio of the People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs where he worked under Pavel Sokolov-Skalia.
Between December 1943 and December 1946 Plotnov designed roughly thirty posters for the TASS Studio.
The War marked his return to painting and Plotnov participated in two exceptional creative missions to Central Asia and Kazakhstan in the years 1948-1955 and 1978-1980.
Plotnov was awarded the title of Honored Worker of Arts of the Russian Sovjet Federative Socialist Republic in 1970.
He died in 1997 in his hometown Dankov.

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