Boris Aleksandrovich Uspensky

1927 - 2005 · Russian Federation

Artist biography

Boris Aleksandrovich Uspensky (July 12, 1927, Moscow - September 28, 2005, ibid.) - is the Soviet and Russian graphic artist, poster master, People's Artist of the RSFSR, full member of the Russian Academy of Arts. Cavalier of the Order of Friendship (1997).

Training In 1942-1947, he studied at the Art College in Memory of 1905. In 1953 he graduated from the Moscow State Academic Institute named after V.I. Surikov. Uspensky also headed the easel workshop of the Moscow State Art Institute named after V. Surikov being a professor there.

Boris Uspensky was a regular participant of various exhibitions - All-Union, All-Russian, Moscow, foreign, international and personal. He worked in various genres - a poster, easel graphics, painting.

The artist’s works are included in the collections of the International confederation of the unions of artists, the Ministry of culture of the Russian Federation, the Union of artists of Russia, in the museum of A. A. Bakhrushin, St. Petersburg Theatre Museum, the Krasnoyarsk Art Museum named after V.I. Surikov, in the museums of the cities of Kursk, Vladivostok, Tobolsk, Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Petrozavodsk, Tomsk, Vologda, in other galleries and museums in Russia and abroad. In the field of the poster, he achieved the greatest success during the period of joint work with Oleg Savostyuk. Since the nineties, he had worked mainly in the field of easel graphics. He was buried at Vvedensky cemetery.

Boris Aleksandrovich Uspensky

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