Artist Kurnikov Nikolay Fedorovich

Country: Russian Federation
City: Moskow

Kurnikov Nikolay Fedorovich (1938-2006)

The first participation in the Regional art exhibition in 1970.

In 1971 the artist is for the first time the participant of the All-Russia exhibition of the young artists who were passing in halls of the Russian Academy of Arts in Moscow where its works among other Vladimir authors have been positively noted by criticism. Further the artist was the constant participant of republican and all-Union art exhibitions.

The beginning of creativity of Nikolay Kurnikova has dropped out for especial time. These are the years of huge creative lifting connected in Vladimir with formation of art style, called further «the Vladimir picturesque school». The art world of this direction is weaved from coloristic hyperboles. Using decorative, often open color, владимирцы lead up an artistic image in the products to decorative elegance which is inherent in folk art.

Power and force of influence of the Vladimir school is that that who from painters of the local organization is rare hasn't joined a dominating direction. Hasn't avoided it and Nikolay Kurnikov. On etudes and on creative trips working as numbers with leading masters of the Vladimir Union of artists it comprehended their personal handwriting, aspiring thus to search of the art individuality.

70-80 years of the last century are considered as the most interesting and bright creative period of the artist.

Works of 70th years at Kurnikova differ soft chromaticity where attracts attention special dark blue the sky, characteristic only for this master.

In 80th years painting Kurnikova becomes constrained and "severe", in its palette there is a chrome which does about painting of its many products more strict and delicate. These are years when the artist, having found the palette, with huge desire works at the full capacity.

And it yields fine result - in 1980 Nikolay Kurnikov becomes a member of the Union of artists of the USSR.

Landscapes N.Kurnikova are full of live and sincere movement of soul that does their truthful and convincing. Its painting has strong terrestrial ferment, is full of love to this world, bears in itself the big facts of life.

Works of the artist are in many museum and private collections of Russia and abroad.

Work list
Painting (Picture) : Bridge
1970 y. / 29x41 cm
25 000 Rubles
Painting (Picture) : Autumn road
1982 y. / 31x47 cm
733 €
Painting (Picture) : Etude
1986 y. / 47x31 cm
132 353 €
Painting (Picture) : Suzdal. Monastery
1981 y. / 46x35 cm
137 648 €
Painting (Picture) : Suzdal
1979 y. / 49x34 cm
148 236 €
Painting (Picture) : Flood
1967 y. / 51x41 cm
127 059 €
Painting (Picture) : Father's House
1983 y. / 47x31 cm
137 648 €
Painting (Picture) : Autumn in the village
1978 y. / 46x38 cm
148 236 €
Painting (Picture) : Waiting for Rain
1979 y. / 52x39 cm
4 €
Painting (Picture) : The end of winter
1965 y. / 67x83 cm
5 €
Painting (Picture) : Women wash
1979 y. / 49x42 cm
137 648 €
Painting (Picture) : Spring in Suzdal
1981 y. / 46x38 cm
127 059 €
Painting (Picture) : Spring
1980 y. / 38x58 cm
50 000 Rubles
Painting (Picture) : Autumn. Cathedral domes.
1989 y. / 50x40 cm
48 000 Rubles
Painting (Picture) : autumn
1970 y. / 67x83 cm
234 000 Rubles
Painting (Picture) : Autumn evening
1968 y. / 69x83 cm
234 000 Rubles
Painting (Picture) : village fence
1975 y. / 80x105 cm
260 000 Rubles
Painting (Picture) : Summer day
1981 y. / 49x32 cm
40 000 Rubles
Painting (Picture) : The end of winter
1965 y. / 67x83 cm
234 000 Rubles
Painting (Picture) : Spring
1969 y. / 67x80 cm
234 000 Rubles
Painting (Picture) : Spring motive
1996 y. / 50x40 cm
42 000 Rubles