Contemporary Russian Art

ANDREY KRASULIN

Andrey Krasulin was born in 1934 in Moscow. In 1953-1960, he studied in the Moscow Stroganov School of Art and Industrial Design, majoring in monumental and decorative sclupture. In 1960, he was appointed chief artist of the Polytechnical Museum in Moscow. In 1970, he joined the Artists Union of the USSR. In the 1980s, he won second prize in the competition of monuments to Vladimir Vysotsky. Andrey began painting in the mid-1980s. In 2003, he was awarded the Golden Mean prize of the Moscow Architects Union. In 2005, Andrey received the Master award of Moscow art critics, artists and gallerists.

Among Andrey's solo exhibits are Sculpture. Painting. Graphics in the State Russian Museum in St. Petersburg in 1995, Boards in the Manezh Gallery in Moscow in 1995, Andrey Krasulin in the Lietuvos Aido Gallery in Vilnius in Lithuania in 1995, personal exhibit at Art-Manezh in Moscow in 1996, Sculpture. Painting. Graphics in the Vmeste gallery in Moscow in 1997, State Prize 1997 in the State Tretyakov Gallery in 1997, Reliefs on Sand in Neuentempel Galerie in Berlin in Germany in 1997, Travel Notes in the Chekhov House in Moscow in 1999, Andrey Krasulin. Etchings on Ludmila Ulitskaya's Autographs in the Manezh Gallery in Moscow in 2000, Lifestyle in the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow in 2005, From the Jubilees Series in the State Russian Museum in St. Petersburg in 2005, exhibit in the Karenina gallery in Moscow in 2006.

Andrey's most notable group exhibits include Youth Exhibition in the Moscow Union of Artists in 1962, Show of the 30 in the House of Artist in Kuznetsky Most in Moscow in 1979, Bienale Male Plastike in Ljubljana in Slovenia in 1989, Figuration Critique in Paris in France in 1990, Sculptura Sovietica Contemporaneo in San Giovanni al Natisone in Italy in 1990, Paris-Moscow in the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow in 1991, Modern Artists to Malevich in the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow in 1991, Artists of the 60s in the 90s in the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow in 1994, La Terra Ritrovata in San-Remo in Italy in 1995, Abstract Art in Russia: The Twentieth Century in the State Russian Museum in St. Petersburg in 2002, Moscow Abstraction: Second Half of the 20th Century in the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow in 2003, The Senezh Studio. 55 Etchings in the State Pushkin Fine Arts Museum in Moscow in 2003, Pure Abstraction in the Pop/Off/Art Gallery in Moscow in 2005, Revision of Material in the Tretyakov Gallery in 2005-2006. He also took part in the international project Sewers of the World, Unite!

Lifestyle. Sculpture-Painting-Graphic, a comprehensive book devoted to Andrey's work, was published by Palace Editions in 2005.

Andrey's works are found in the State Tretyakov Gallery, the State Russian Museum, Ludwig Forum for International Art in Aachen, Germany, and in other museums and private collections around the world.


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