Artist Ivanov Igor Vasilevich

Country: Russian Federation
City: Saint-Petersburg

Igor Vasilyevich Ivanov is one of the most serious, self-absorbed and thoughtful artists in Saint Petersburg. He was born in 1934 in Leningrad. In 1957 he graduated from the State Institute of Motion Picture Producers. He was attending the Course of Classic Drawing at the Academy of Arts. In 1958 he started attending the Art Studio of the Cultural and Recreation Center named after V.P. Kapranov, which was directed by O. Sidlin - one of the pupils of the eminent painter - A. Osmerkin. He was constantly painting from life during his long-time journeys to Pskov and Vologda Regions, the Carpathians, Crimea, the North Caucasus, Kiev, Samarkand… In 1964 he travelled for work in Armenia where he visited the Studios of such Artists as Saryan and Kochar in Erevan.

Ivanov is one who organized the historical exhibitions of Leningrad Nonconformists in the Cultural and Recreation Center named I. I. Gaza in 1974 and in the Cultural and Recreation Center «Nevskiy» in 1975. He took active part in the establishment of the Association of Experimental Exhibitions (AEE). In his artistic biography there were a large number of domestic and foreign exhibitions. In 1989 he took part in the Exhibition of Russian Artists - Champs-Élysées (Paris). E. Basmadzhan - famous art collector - purchased six canvases and six watercolors for his collection.

The art works of Igor Ivanov form part of the collections held by the State Russian Museum, the Museum of Saint Petersburg History, the Central Exhibition Hall «Manege», the Art Museum of Nonconformism, the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow, Zimmerli Art Museum (Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA) and also of many collections in Russia, Europe and America.

2000 - Personal Exhibition. The State Russian Museum. (Marble Palace, 72 works).
2001 - «Petersburg - Moscow, Moscow - Petersburg» Exhibition. The State Tretyakov Gallery.
2003 - «Vanguard of the Neva» Exhibition. The State Tretyakov Gallery.
2005 - Personal Exhibition. Moscow Central House of Artists.
2005 - «Search For The Truth. Fate and Art» Personal Exhibition. The Exhibition Hall of the Principality of Monaco.

Work list
Painting (Picture) : Crumpled paper
2015 y. / 53x73 cm
120 000 Rubles
Painting (Picture) : apple etude
2012 y. / 36x52 cm
100 000 Rubles
Painting (Picture) : Iris etude
2015 y. / 45x36 cm
100 000 Rubles
Painting (Picture) : Peony etudy
2013 y. / 50x70 cm
120 000 Rubles
Painting (Picture) : The painting of a series of Sails in Monte Carlo
2014 y. / 90x70 cm
150 000 Rubles
Painting (Picture) : The February chrysanthemum thirteenth year
2013 y. / 67x83 cm
150 000 Rubles