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Иркутский областной художественный музей им. В.П. Сукачева
ул. Ленина, 5
The name of Galina Novikova, undoubtedly, stands among the most famous Irkutsk artists. Her work does not leave indifferent neither professionals, nor people far from art. December 4, 2015 in the main building of the Irkutsk Regional Art Museum will open the exhibition «Galina Novikova», dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the artist.
The public will be presented 70 works, most of which - from the collection of the museum. In addition, some works are provided for the exhibition by collectors, including the gallery of Viktor Bronstein. The public will be able to see both the painting and the schedule of Galina Novikova, created in different periods of the author’s work.
Speaking about the artist’s work, art critic Tamara Dranitsa notes: «There are hundreds of portraits, if not more. And this is only picturesque, I do not consider now graphic works. At the same time, she was interested in any person - scientists, geologists, artists, cultures, ordinary people - there were a lot of such people in her portraits. Ordinary villagers often came to Galya. And during the time she lived on Baikal, she wrote the entire Port of Baikal - the old captains, the huntsmen, the neighbor’s old people. «
In addition to the portraits at the exhibition, you can see the landscape works of Galina Novikova. She had a special attitude to nature, - notes Tamara Dranitsa. She did not paint landscapes as such, but portraits of houses.
Within the opening of the exhibition there will also be a presentation of the book «Galina Novikova», on the creation of which the creative team of Irkutsk art historians worked. The book, published in 500 copies, contains more than 200 glossy illustrations - paintings, drawings by Galina Novikova, as well as photographs from the archive of the artist’s family.
Opening of the exhibition will take place on December 4 at 16:00 at: Irkutsk, ul. Lenin, 5. The entrance to the opening is free. The work of the exhibition will last until January 10, 2016.
Novikova Galina Evgenievna (12.05.1940 - 1.09.2000) - painter, graphic artist, teacher. Honored Artist of the Russian Federation. From 1957 to 1962 she studied at the Irkutsk Art College with a talented portraitist AI Vychugzhanin. From 1962 to 1967 and from 1969 to 1979 she taught at the Irkutsk Art College on the decorative department. Among the students of Galina Evgenievna - V. Adov, N. Domashenko, N. Basharin, A. Sheltunov, L. Imshenetskaya, E. Turunov and others. From 1968 to 1969 she lived and worked in Leningrad, taught at the Art College. V. Serov. The winner of the prize of Joseph Utkin and the first of Irkutsk artists was awarded the prize of his teacher Arkady Vychugzhanin.